Thursday, August 8, 2013

Summer Sun

This tutorial was written by me on August 8th, 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 amazing work of Alex Prihodko. You can purchase his tubes here

PTU kit, Beachcomber by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here

Template 211 by Toxic Desirez. You can find it here

DD_NM_5 mask by Dees'Sign Depot. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Praying Angel.

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

On the template, set the canvas size to 850 x 737. Resize all layers by 71%. Adjust the canvas size so it is 600 x 550.

Delete the credits layer, the hearts layers, and also Raster 2.

To make it easier, merge together the duplicate layers (Raster 8 with Copy of Raster 8; Raster 6 with Copy of Raster 6 and so on).

Open paper 7. Copy and paste as a new layer above Raster 1. Apply your mask, merge group. Using your raster deform/pick tool, pull the edges of the mask to the edges of the canvas.

On Raster 8, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 12. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On Raster 6, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On Raster 7, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 9. 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 paper 8. 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 paper 6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open Clouds 2. Resize by 79%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top.

Open the Netting. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

On Raster 9, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 7 again. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 83%, flip horizontal, flip vertical. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top.

Open Flowers 2. Resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right side of the center circle. Duplicate, flip horizontal, flip vertical. Place to the bottom left of the center circle.

On the Copy of Raster 2 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 6 again. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open your tube or a close-up. Copy and paste as a new layer, flip horizontal. Place over the center circle. 

On the center circle layer, select all, float, defloat. On your tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your tube layer. Blur, Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open the Frame - Wheel. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Sand 1. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

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

Open Grass 2. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Duplicate 3 more times and arrange them across the bottom of your tag, atop of the sand. See my tag for reference. Merge the grass layers together.

Open the Palm Tree. Resize by 73%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to your liking.

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

Open Flowers 1. Resize by 25%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left end of the fence. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the far right.

Open the Bird. Resize by 25%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side of the fence, so he's sitting on it.

Open your tube and resize if necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place slightly to the right.

Open the Sun Spots. Resize by 84%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. 

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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