Friday, June 28, 2013

Taking A Break

After a big struggle to get my own place to live, I finally got it! 

I will be moving starting Monday so I will be offline for about a week or till they get my internet all hooked up.

I am really hoping to get moved in 3 days!

Hopefully I can get my stuff & my kids all moved in 3 days...and hoping these faces do ok in the new place...




They are actually the only ones I'm worried about lol. 

I promise to have some tutorials & goodies available when I come back online!!!


Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Gothic Beauty

This tutorial was written by me on June 26, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
 
PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.
 
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.
 
Supplies:
 
Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful work of Amy Matthews. You can purchase her tubes here.
 
PTU kit called Gothic Beauty by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase this kit here.
 
Template 183 by Toxic Desirez. You can find it here.
 
Mask 394 from Insatiable Dreams. You can find it here in the Masks 10 set.
 
Font of choice. I am using Vanessa Loves You
 
Filters: Mura Meister Copies
 
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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask for now.
 
On your template, set the canvas size to 850 x 737. Resize all layers by 71%. Delete the credits layer.
 
Open KPD-GB-P1. Copy and paste as a new layer above your background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.
 
Merge the Black Bottom Rectangle & Black Top Rectangle layers together. Select all, float, defloat. Open KPD-GB-P9. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert, and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
Merge together the White Bottom Rectangle & White Top Rectangle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open KPD-GB-P13. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert, and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
Open KPD-GB-LACE2. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place along the top edge of the top black paper that we just added. On the black paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the lace layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.
 
Merge together the Grey Bottom Rectangle & Grey Top Rectangle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open KPD-GB-P5. Copy and paste as a new raster layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
Merge together the Grey Bottom Square & Grey Top Square layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open KPD-GB-P10. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
Merge together the Dark Grey Bottom Rectangle & Dark Greay Top Rectangle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open KPD-GB-P7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer above your Circle layer.
 
Mura Meister Copies, Wallpaper rotate using the default settings. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Set the blend mode for the top layer to soft light. Merge the two meister layers together. Adjust, Blur, Motion Blur, angle 0, strength 100. Repeat the motion blur twice.
 
On the Circle layer, select all, float, defloat. On the meister layer, selections, invert and press delete. Delete the original layer, selections invert.
 
Selections, modify, select selection borders, both sides checked, anti-alias checked, border width 3.
Pick two colors from your tube. I chose #ffffff and #191919. Create a linear gradient, angle 45, repeats 3.
 
Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. Deselect. Add noise, Gaussian, 100, monochrome checked.
 
3D effects, Inner Bevel using the following settings:
 
 
 
Copy and paste your tube again, over the meister layer, resize if necessary. Place over the right side of the circle layer. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the left side of the circle. Merge the tube layers together. On the meister layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete.
 
Duplicate the tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original tubes layer, set the blend mode to screen.
 
Open KPD-GB-GLITTER. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame layer.
Open KPD-GB-FAN. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.
 
Open KPD-GB-KEY. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly up and to the right side.
 
Open KPD-GB-RIBBONFLOWER2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right. Move the key so it appears like it's hanging from the ribbonflower. Duplicate the ribbonflower, place to the upper left corner of the left pink dotted square. See my tag for reference.
 
Open KPD-GB-DRINK. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.
 
Open KPD-GB-RIBBON1. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom. Make sure that the bottom of the fan doesn't extend below the bottom of the ribbon.
 
Open KPD-GB-STREAKOFLIGHT. Resize by 77%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking.
 
Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place so over the frame so you can see both tubes on the frameback behind her.
 
Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 70.
 
Open KPD-GB-CHARM. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the drink.
 
Open KPD-GB-NAILPOLISH. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right, below the key.
 
Open KPD-GB-LIPSTICK. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of the nail polish.
 
Open KPD-GB-SPARKLES1. Resize by 92%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
 
Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice. Merge visible and save as a PNG.
 
Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Lilly's Garden

This tutorial was written by me on June 24, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful work of Alex Prihodko. You can purchase his work here

Lilly's Garden PTU kit by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here

MB and SW Mask 21 by Moonbeams and Spiderwebs. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Miss Le Gatees.

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Open a blank canvas, 550 x 600.

Open your mask & paper 13. Copy and paste your paper as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open Frame 3. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Using your magic wand tool, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. 

Open paper 3. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below the frame layer.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer, flip horizontal. Arrange over the frame back layer.

On the frame back layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube layer. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 57. 

On the original tube layer, Effects>Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:



Set the blend mode for this layer to Luminance (L), opacity 32.

Open the Tree. Resize by 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the left side of the frame.

Open the Leaves on ground. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Doodle 1. Resize by 77%, flip vertical. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top of your canvas.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 77%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Flowers 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left.

Open the Lantern Post. Resize by 80%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open Clouds 3. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Clouds 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner of the frame.

Open the Pillows. Resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open Butterflies 3. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the heart clouds.

Open the Kitten. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.

Open your tube again, resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Arrange so she is sitting on the pillows. See my tag for reference.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG. 

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Saturday, June 22, 2013

Breezy Blue

This tutorial was written by me on June 22, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
 
PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.
 
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.
 
Supplies:
 
Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful work of Zindy S.D. Nielsen. You can purchase here work here.
 
PTU Cora kit by Wicked Princess Scraps. You can find purchase info here.
 
MB and SW Mask 21 by Moonbeam & Spiderwebs. You can find it here.
 
SR Texture2 by Scraps Rebellion. You can find it here.
 
Two fonts of choice. I am using Tuscan Caps LHF and Carpenter ICG.
 
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (optional, for text)
Eye Candy 4000 Glass (optional, for text)
 
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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 600. Open your mask, and WP_CA_PP6. Copy and paste your paper as a new raster layer onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.
 
Open WP_CA_WALL. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top. Duplicate, flip vertical, and place to the bottom.
 
Open WP_CA_PETALS. Resize by 86%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
 
Open WP_CA_FRAME5. Resize by 82%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
 
With your selection tool, draw out a rectangular selection around the rectangular windows of the frame (don't go beyond the edges of the frame).
 
Open your texture. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below the frame layer.
 
Open WP_CA_PILEOFLEAVES. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Flip vertical and place to the top of the rectangular frames. See my tag for reference. Duplicate this layer and flip vertical again. Place this copy to the bottom of the frame.
 
Open WP_CA_ARCH. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer below the copy of the leaves. Place to the left.
 
Open WP_CA_FLOWER15. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the leaves at the top.
 
Open WP_CA_STARDANGLE. Resize by 83%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place the star over the right side of the top leaves.
 
Open WP_CA_LOG. Resize by 20%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.
 
Open your tube, resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the frame. Duplicate, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to overlay.
 
Open WP_CA_CANDLE. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.
 
Open WP_CA_RIBBON1. Resize by 63%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom. Move the log up so it shows more of the top.
 
Open WP_CA_BIRD. Resize by 30%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer above the top leaves. Place to the bottom right so it sits on the log.
 
Open WP_CA_BEETLE2. Resize by 20%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top left, on top of the flowers.
 
Set your foreground to null, and your background to WP_CA_PP4. With the Tuscan Caps font, type out your name. Convert to raster layer.
 
EyeCandy 4000 Glass, Bevel 45, Smoothness 75, Inside marquee checked, edge darkening, 30, gradient shading 0, refraction 50, opacity 0, tinting 50, glass color #fbf8f9.
 
EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow. Basic tab: 3, 25, 100. Color tab using the following settings:
 
 
 
Set your background to WP_CA_PP3. Now write out your name again using the Carpenter font.
 
Repeat the Glass & Gradient Glow using the same settings as before.
 
Place this copy of your name to the bottom of the first name. See my tag for reference.
 
Add your copyright and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice. Save as a PNG.
 
Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Friday, June 14, 2013

A Little Bit Vintage

This tutorial was written by me on June 14, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
 
PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.
 
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.
 
Supplies:
 
Tube of choice. I am using the work of Amy Matthews. You can purchase her work here.
 
A Little Bit Vintage PTU kit by Wicked Princess Scraps. You can find purchase information here.
 
Tag Template 126 by Rosey. You can find it here.
 
WSL_Mask161 by Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.
 
Texture 4 by ibjennyjenny. You can find it here.
 
Font of choice. I am using Jennifer Lynne.
 
Filters: Filters Unlimited 2.0
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Open your template. Delete Rasters 12, 2, 4, and 7. Move Raster 9 to the top layer. Erase the bottom left corner of Raster 8 that hangs below Raster 9.
 
Set the canvas size of the template to 800 x 800. Now using the crop tool, crop to the dimensions of 800 x 632, making sure the crop area is centered over your template. Resize all layers by 75%.
 
Open PP8 and your mask. Copy and paste PP8 as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Delete the background layer.
 
On Raster 6, select all, float, defloat. Open PP6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
On the Copy of Raster 6, select all, float, defloat. Open PP9. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
On Raster 5, select all, float, defloat. Open PP10. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
On the Copy of Raster 5, select all, float, defloat. Open PP4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
On Raster 3, select all, float, defloat. Open PP2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
Open FAN2. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top right of the Raster 3 layer. Duplicate the fan 3 times. Arrange the fan so it is something similar to the image below:
 
 
 
Merge the fans together and center over the Raster 3 layer. See my tag for reference.
 
Open the DIAMONDSPRINKLE. Resize by 71%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
 
On the Raster 11 layer, manual color correction. Set the source to #aeaeae and the target to #d4643c.
 
Open your texture. Resize by 40%. Shift + L and set the hue & saturation to 0, 0.
 
Filters Unlimited 2.0, Sandflower Specials, Pool Shadow Framed. Change the intensity to 100, and the lightness to 160.
 
On the Raster 11 layer, select all, float, defloat. Copy and paste the texture as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Set the blend mode to Screen.
 
Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking over the texture. Selections, invert and press delete.
 
Duplicate the tube layer. Gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen. Press delete to erase any extra overhang and deselect. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Hard light, opacity 26.
 
On Raster 8, manual color correction. Set the source to #5c5c5c and the target to #e6dab2. Repeat the steps for the texture and tube layers that we did on the previous layer.
 
Open the DOOR. Resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly to the right of center. See my tag for reference.
 
On the Raster 9 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open PP7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.
 
Open the PEARLS. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place on the top of the Raster 9 layer, slightly to the right.
 
Open the CHELLO. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side.
 
Open BOOKS1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.
 
Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the door.
 
Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 65.
 
Open the CARDS. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the chello. Rotate slightly to the left.
 
Open the BUTTERFLYJAR. Resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right of the cards.
 
Open the FLOWERSWAG. Resize by 55%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.
 
Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG.
 
Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Summer Fun


This tutorial was written by me on June 13, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using a free tube from Ismael Rac for his Facebook fans. You can snag it by going here.  

2013 Stilleto Heels kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz exclusive for the Xeracx store. You can purchase this kit here

Mask 0079 by Trese. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Majel.

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Open IR-FRAME1. Resize by 69%. Set the canvas size to 600 x 600.

Create a 3 color linear gradient using #e21a1a, #ffffff, and #2771db, angle 45, repeats 0.

Add a new layer and floodfill with your gradient. Move this layer below your frame layer. Now with your magic wand, on your frame layer click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. On the gradient layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Effects, artistic effects, halftone using the following settings:

Halftone Pattern - Round, 7
Screen angles - 0
Use as overlay checked, soft light, 76
Color scheme greyscale, ink white, transparent checked.

Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Flip and arrange over the gradient layer to your liking.

On the gradient layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 38. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 44.

Open IR-P2 and your mask. Minimize your mask. Copy and paste your paper as a new layer and move this layer to the bottom. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open IR-SPLATOFGLITTER. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left. Duplicate, flip horizontal, and place to the lower right.

Open IR-BOW2. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to the top center of your frame.

Open IR-BEACH. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the frame.

Open IR-BALLOON1. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side of the frame.

Open IR-LOUNGER. Resize by 60%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the balloons.

Open IR-FLOAT. Resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open IR-PARASOL. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the uppper right side of the frame. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open IR-SUNDAE. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right.

Open IR-SPARKLES2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place just under the bow.

Open your tube again, resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to the bottom.

Open IR-BANNER. Resize by 79%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open IR-CUPPY. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left of the chair.

Open IR-RADIO. Resize by 55%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of the cuppy.

Open IR-SUNCREAM. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right.

Open IR-SPARKLES1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Emolutionary Party

This tutorial was written by me on June 4, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of PTU artist Ismael Rac. You can purchase his work here

Emolutionary Party PTU kit by Wicked Princess Scraps

Template 9 from the Ice Cream, Circus & Twilight Templates + Word Art by Amy & Leah's Gimptastic Tuts. You can find it here

Light Effects by Designs By Sarah. You can find them here

Mask 4 by Dees'Sign Depot. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Lexington High.

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 Textures

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Open your template and mask. Minimize your mask for now.

On your template, set the canvas size to 650 x 550. Resize all layers by 92%. Delete the top 4 layers.

Open PP4. Copy and paste as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Using the Pick/Raster Deform tool, pull the edges of the mask to the edges of your canvas.

On the circle 2 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open PP9. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the square 2 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open PP8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert, and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the circle 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open PP7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer. 

On the square 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #ffffff. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Fine Canvas using the default settings.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. Duplicate and arrange the two tubes to your liking. When satisfied with the placement, merge the tubes together.

On the white paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate the tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original merged tubes layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 44.

On the frame 2 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open PP2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert, and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open CUPCAKE4. Resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right corner.

Open BOW2. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the top of the cupcakes.

Open your tube again. Resize if necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the center of the frame. Duplicate, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

Open the STARBORDER. Resize by 85%. Rotate 90 degrees counterclockwise, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open LIPS2. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner of the frame. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open CAKE2. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left. 

Open CUPCAKE3. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of cake2.

Open the YOYO. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place under the cupcakes on the right, slightly to the left.

Open KITTY3. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right.

Open the light effects. Resize by 58%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyrights, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Girl Next Door

This tutorial was written by me on June 1, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the super cute work of Pinuptoons. You can purchase his work here

Girl Next Door PTU kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase this kit here

Template 95 by Amy & Leah's Gimptastic Tuts. You can find it here

Texture 022 by ARTPLUSLOVE. You can find it here

Mask 33 by Gems Taggin Scraps. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Happy Sans.

Filters:

Penta.com Color Dot
AlienSkin Eye Candy 4000 Glass (optional)

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask for now.

On your template, set the canvas size to 700 x 700. Resize all layers by 86%. Delete the credits layer.

Open P5. Copy and paste as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

On the rect 3 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open P11. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the rect 2 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open P8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the rect 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open P13. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the circle 2 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open P7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the circle 2 layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #a8eced. Do not deselect.

Open your texture. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original circle 2 layer. Set the blend mode for the texture to Luminance.

Open your tube or a closeup. Copy and paste as a new layer, flip horizontal and place over the texture. Place to your liking. On the texture layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube/closeup layer, selections, invert and press delete.

Duplicate the tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, Opacity 90. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Soft Light.

On the square 3 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open P9. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer. Repeat for the square 2 layer.

On the square 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #a8eced. Do not deselect.

Open your texture again, copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. 

Penta.com Color Dot, change the value to 100, and the distance to 10.

Set the blend mode for this layer to Luminance.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer, flip horizontal. Place over the square and arrange to your liking. 

On the texture square layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

On the tube layer, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original tube layer, set the opacity to 26.

Open the ZIPPEDHEART. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the right and place to the lower right corner of the template.

Open the SODA. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, to the right side of the top small square.

Open the BUNNY. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.

Open RIBBON1. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open the SKULLBOW. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer, rotate to the right. Place to the upper right corner. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the top of the lower left square, just above the top of the bunny.

Open the CROWN. Resize by 50%. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the top of the topmost circle layer, off to the left.

Open BOW1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to the bottom of the crown. Rotate slightly to the left so it is the same angle as the crown.

Open the BAROFCHOC. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the soda can.

Open the BUBBLES. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, between the bunny and chocolate.

Open your full-size tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of the large circle. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen.

Open SPARKLES1. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply EyeCandy 4000 to your name using your own settings.

Apply a drop shadow of choice. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

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