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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Peacy, Love and Groovy

This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on March 7, 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 PTU Artwork of ©Joel Adams, you must purchase a license found here.
Or you may use the tubes included in this kit. they are really cute!!
FTU Scrapkit by Nikki of Creative Intentionz called "Groovylicious" and can be found here.
Tag template#10 by Caitlin of Cupcake Sprinkles and can be found here.
Font of choice (I used BellBottom Laser)
Plug Ins: Eye Candy 4000 (Gradient Glow) and (Glass)
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. Resize Canvas 800 x 800, you may crop and/or resize later. Close the original.

Open papers 2, 3, 7, 8, 12 and 15, resize to percentage seen in blue bar, example, I see 15% so I resize my paper to 15 percent.
Minimize for later use.

Go to large circle, add new raster layer, flood fill white and arrange below the circle layer.

Go back to large cirlc layer, Select-All-Float-Defloat. Add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 12 into selection. Delete original layer.

Go to large circle frame, open element Groovylicious Clipart4 paste as new layer. Resize and arrange to fit over the large circle frame. Delete the large circle frame and black lines layers.

Go to Gray Rectangle layer Select-All-Float-Defloat. Add new raster layer. Open paper7, go to Image-Rotate left, copy and paste into selection, move below the large circle.

Go to White Flower Rectangle, open Groovylicious Clipart6 and 7, copy and paste as new layers. Resize and arrange over the flowers, alternating flowers. Delete original White Flower Rectangle Layer.

Go to Small Circle layer, Select-All-Float-Defloat. Add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 8 into selection. Delete original layer. Do this with Small Dark Circle layer using paper15. Delete original layers.

Open stars 1 and 2, paste as new layers, resize and arrange to fit inside the circles.

Go to Small Circle Frame layer, Select-All-Float-Defloat. Add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 2 into selection. Delete original layer. Do this with Small Dark Circle Frame layer using paper3. Delete original layers.

Go to White Flower layer, open Groovylicious Clipart6, copy and paste as new layer, arrange over the White flower and arrange a little higher and to the left. Delete original White Flower layer.

Open Groovylicious Clipart2, 3 and 5. Paste as new layers, resize and arrange to liking.

Add tube/tubes of choice arranging to liking. Crop and resize to liking.

Add name, using BellBottom Laser or a fat font of choice, using a Graidient color of choice from the tubes or kit. Convert to a raster layer, go to Effects-Plug Ins-Eye Candy4000-Gradient Glow and add a fat black glow, now add another medium black glow. Go to Effects-Plug Ins-Eye Candy4000-Glass using these settings: Basic Tab: Bevel Width: 10; Smoothness: 75; Bevel Placement: Inside Marquee; Edge Darkening: 100; Gradient Shadowing: 21; Refraction: 20; Opacity: 0; Tinting: 50; Glass Color: White. Lighting tab: Direction: 165; Inclination: 30; Highlight Brightness: 75; Highlight Size: 50; Highlight Color: White; Ripple Thickness: 20; Ripple Width: 50; Random Speed: 403; Bevel Profile: Button

Add Copyright info, and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori


Photobucket Thanks to Shani of Wicked Princess Scraps for the use of her kit, Strength In Me, a FTU kit to help raise awareness in testicular cancer. No matter what kind of cancer it is, if you love someone with cancer, be by their side and 'Love them through it'.
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Hello, my name is Lori. I work full time as a Grooming Salon Manager, I LOVE my 4 legged 'Babies'! (Hence the name of my blog) I'm soon to be married to a Great man, Put (actually it's his nickname). I have 2 Beautiful Daughters and 1 Handsome Son. I also have 2 Grandsons, Hunter and Trey, and a Step-Grandson, Logan! In my spare time I love to make tags and scrap page Lo's! I hope you enjoy and come back often!
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