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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Blow Your Mind



This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on Jan 12, 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI.
Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. I'd LOVE to see the creations and post into my slide show! Thank You!
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.

Supplies needed

Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork of ©Keith Garvey, you must purchase a license found here.
PTU Scrapkit by Tamsin McAtee called "What's your flavor" No longer available.
Tag template from Cin of Creative Misfits First Template Challenge (midway down, with blue backgrounds) and can be found here.
Word art by Beth of Blissfully Beth and can be found here.
Font of choice (I used HavixHmkBold)
Plugins: Xero; Eye Candy 4000(opitional)
Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original. Resize Canvas 800 x 800, you may crop and/or resize later.

Open paper 3, copy and go to layer [10]and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper3 into selection. Add graident glow of choice.

Open glitter swirl of choice, arrange below layer [10] to the top left, go to Layers-Duplicate and arrange a little down to the right.

Open paper 3, copy and go to layer [09]and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper3 into selection.

Open paper 12, copy and go to layer [08] and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper12 into selection.

Open paper 1, copy and go to layer[07] and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper1 into selection.

Open paper 12, copy and go to layer[06] and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper12 into selection.

Open paper 1, copy and go to layer [04] and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper1 into selection.

Open paper 6, copy and go to layer [03] and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper6 into selection.

Open paper 6, copy and go to layer [02] and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper6 into selection.

Open paper 2, copy and go to layer [01] and Select-All-Float-Defloat and paste paper2 into selection.

Open tube of choice, arrange to fit inside of layer 01 to liking on the left, duplicate and arrange on the right side. Merge this layer down so the tubes are on one layer. Go to layer 01 Selections-All-Float-Defloat-Invert go to the tube layer and hit delete key on keyboard.

Go to Effects-Xero-Porcelian using these settings: 50-128-128-0-0-255. Go to layer properties and set layer to luminance and visibilty to 70

Open Stars of choice, copy, paste, resize and arrange to the right of layer [01]

Open bow of choice, copy, paste, resize arrange to the bottom, middle of layer [01]

Open flower of choice, copy, paste, resize and arrange to fit in the middle of the bow.

Open buckle of choice, copy, paste, resize and arrange to fit in the top left corner of layer [01].

Add main tube, arrange to the right.

Add word art and arrange to fit in the middle of layer [01]. Add Gradient glow of choice.

Crop and resize as needed.

Add name Gradient Glow of choice, Copyright info, license and save!

Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori


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