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**This Tutorial was written By Me On September 13, 2011 Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended this tutorial is my creation only**
This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Tube/Image Of choice: I am using the stunning artwork of Barbara Jensen, this is an exclusive tube for Scraps N Crap
and can be purchased HERE,please only use if you have a license to do so.
Scrapkit Of Choice : I am using the beautiful kit Glitter Fairy By Pink Candy Designs
And can be found HERE
Thank You Aurelie for such a pretty kit to play with :)
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (Optional)
Mura Miester Copies
Font of choice, I am using Musica Swash
Open a new image 600x250, transparent
Open paper6 c/p as a new layer arrange where you like it, then crop to the size of the tag.
Open your tube and apply Mura Miester copies, wallpaper/rotate and change the number to 9, (this all depends on what tube your using)
change the blend mode to overlay,(play with the modes and choose one that works best with your tube)
and lower the opacity to 40, or whatever works best for your tube.
Open element32 c/p as a new layer move to the left and then duplicate/mirror and move a bit to the right.
Open element 19 c/p as a new layer, resize by 85 sharpen.and move toward the top pf your tag.
Open element15, c/p as a new layer and move to the right position where you like then duplicate/mirror.
Open element17 c/p as a new layer. resize by 85, center in the middle of your tag.sharpen
Open tube and c/p as a new payer, resize if needed and place over the feather fan, duplicate and on duplicated image apply blur/gaussian blur 2.00
and change the blend mode to overlay or whatever works for your tube.apply dropshadow of choice to original tube layer.
Apply dropshadow to your elements
We are going to do the avatar now then go back to the tag
Open a new 150x150 and copy layers from your tag. i used the paper, copied tube, and the spray and feather element, but use what ever you like.
copy and paste your tube, resize to fit your avatar and move to the left, and repeat with your tube as you did with the tube for the tag.
when your happy merge visable, select all/contract by 5,invert and make a gradient from colors in your tube i chose a blue and white,
I chose foreground/background angle : 45,Repeats : 5 and invert checked.
add new raster layer and floodfil with your gradient,select none then add noise, Uniform/75.
Add dropshadow to your noise layer , merge visable.
Now back to the forum tag
merge visable,select all/contract by 8, invert, add new raster layer and floodfil with the gradient, and repeat as you did with the avatar. merge visable.
Add your copyright and name and your done.