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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on August 20, 2009.
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.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.

Supplies needed:
Tube(s) of choice, I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey which you must have a license to use. You can buy his work and get your license at PSP Tube Emporium.
FTU Scrapkit by Un-Leash-ed-Scraps called "Blingalicious" and can be found here.
Template (#10) is from Beth, made for Creative Misfits Creations from their 3rd template challenge and can be found at Creative Misfits Creations.
Font of choice (I used Shifty Chica)
Plugins: Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact, Xero

Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open your template. Copy and paste a tube of choice. Place it just above your oval frame layer. Arrange tube layer to liking. Duplicate 1 time, move the copy below oval frame and x out top tube layer to use later.
On Oval frame layer use magic wand and click inside of Oval, go to Selections~~>Modify~~>Expand by 5, go to Selections~~>Invert. Click on tube layer and hit Delete Key.
Now make top tube layer visable, add drop shadow of choice, (I used 1-1-100-10.0). Duplicate this layer and x out to use later. Erase any tube hanging past Bottom part of frame, (you may/should erase above the frame, it will not mess up the tube, she will look like she's 'poppin out' the frame).
Make the 3rd tube layer visable, go to Image~>Mirror. Move tube above small circle layer. Arrange desired part of tube to liking inside of frame.
On small circle frame layer use magic wand and click inside of circle, go to Selections~~>Modify~~>Expand by 5, go to Selections~~Invert. Click on tube layer and hit Delete Key. Go to Effects~~>Photo Effects~~>Film and Filters~using these settings:
Filter Looks: Glamour
Custom
Filter Color #ffdaad
Denisty: 4.
Go Back to Effects~~>Photo Effects~~>Black and White Film~using these settings:
Filter Color: Blue
Strength: 40.
Go to Xero plugin~~>Porcelain~using these settings:
Softness:50
Strength: 128
Brightness: 128
Red Channel: 0
Green Channel: 0
Blue Channel: 255.
Move the word art up a little if needed.
Open papers 4; 3 & 8. Copy paper 8 and go to Oval layer, Select All, Float and paste into selection.
Copy paper 4; go to Oval Frame, Select All, Float, Defloat and paste into selection, Go to Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact, Gradient Glow with settings of choice, add drop shadow of choice.
Go to Small Cirlcle Layer, Select All, Float and paste paper 4 into selection.
Go to layer #2 Select All, Float and paste paper 4 into selection add drop shadow.
Copy paper 3, go to Small Circle Frame, Select All, Float and paste paper into selection. Go to Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact, Gradient Glow with settings of choice, add drop shadow of choice.
Go to layer #1 Select All, Float and paste paper 3 into selection add drop shadow of choice.
Go to layer #3, Select All, Float and paste paper 3 into selection add drop shadow of choice.
Go to word art, Select All, Float and paste paper 3 into selection. Go to Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact, Gradient Glow with settings of choice, add drop shadow of choice.
Open doodle 4, copy (don't close out) and paste just above Oval layer, resize to fit in oval, go to Adjust~~>Sharpness~~>Sharpen, add drop shadow.
Go back to doodle 4 and change the color to the same as the oval paper, copy again and paste just above small circle; resize to fit in circle, go to Adjust~~>Sharpness~~>Sharpen, add drop shadow.
Open Butterflies 1 & 2, copy and paste, resize and arrange to liking, go to Adjust~~>Sharpness~~>Sharpen, add drop shadow.
Open Ribbons 1 & 3, copy and paste, resize and arrange to liking; go to Adjust~~>Sharpness~~>Sharpen, add drop shadow.
Open Flowers 1 & 3, copy and paste, resize and arrange to liking; go to Adjust~~>Sharpness~~>Sharpen, add drop shadow.
Open Blings 1 & 2, copy and paste, resize and arrange to liking, go to Adjust~~>Sharpness~~>Sharpen, add drop shadow.
Add new raster layer, send to bottom. Flood fill Black or color of choice. Using the selection tool, in Elispe mode, select some of the background, invert delete, arrange behind tag, go to Adjust~~>Blur~~>Gaussian Blur with Radius set at 26.00.
Add name with a fat font of choice, (I used font Shifty Chica) Color #ef7dbc. Go to Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact, Gradient Glow with settings as follows:
Outside Glow
Mask Selection checked
Glow Radius: 5.00
Soften Corners: 100
Overall Opacity: 100
Distortion Amount: 21
Distortion Lump Size: 30
Smoothness: 100
Color Black.
Go to Xero Radiance with settings:
Strongness: 128
Charm: 50
Truth: 128
Beauty: 255.
Go to Effects~~>Photo Effects~~>Time Machine~with following settings:
Intensity: 80
Early Color.
Add drop shadow of choice.
Add Copyright info and license and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori

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