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**This Tutorial was written By Me On April 15, 2012
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)
Font of choice : I am using Aquarelle
Dropshadow of choice
Gradient of choice
Template #333 By Missy and can be found on her blog ~ HERE
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
*Tube/s of Choice*
I am using the beautiful art of Steve Baier and can be purchased at UYA ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.
*Scrapkit Of Choice*
I am using the awesome PTU scrapkit Mermaidia Mini by Designs By Sarah
And can be purchased ~ HERE
Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize
*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits and the wordart and thin rectangle layers then image canvas size 750x600 we can resize later i just like enough room to work.
Circle 1 : select all/float/defloat add a new layer, find a gradient that matches your tube floodfill then add noise Uniform/50/Monochrome Checked, deselect then delete template layer.
Circle 2 : select all/float/defloat new layer pick a pale blue form your kit floodfill and add the same noise deselect and delete template layer.
Small glittered circle 1 : select all/float/defloat new layer and floddfill with the same gradient and add the same noise as before, deselect then delete template layer.
Small Circle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer, open paper 1 c/p into selection deselect then delete template layer.
Small glittered Circle 2 : repeat same steps as you did for the previous glitter circle.
Small circle 2 : repeat the same steps as you did for the previous small circle except mirror your paper BEFORE you c/p.
Rectangle 1 : repeat same steps as you did with Circle 1.
Rectangle 2 : select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 9 c/p into selection, add blinds with the following settings Width 5, Opacity 25, Color White, Horizontal and light from top checked, then repeat but UNCHECK horizontal. deselect and delete template layer.
Circle 3 : repeat the same steps as you dis for Circle 1.
Circle 4 ; select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 5 c/p into selection, deselect then delete template layer.
Open main tube c/p resize by 80% arrange duplicate gussian blur 4.00 change the blend mode to Soft Light or whatever works best for your tube add a d/s to original tube layer.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used the following with a D/S unless otherwise stated And refer to my finished tag for placement:
Leaves deco 1 : 80% move to the left duplicate/mirror and move above your white background layer.
Starfish 2 : 40%
Starfish 1 : 30%
Pebble 2 : 50%
Pebble 1 : 45%
Bubbles : 40% then c/p again and resize again by 35% duplicate and move behind tube
Beads : 40% duplicate/mirror merge down duplicate again and flip move above the white background
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize if needed.
Select all new layer Open paper 2 c/p into selection deselect, apply Taramages Pool Shadow default settings twice then apply mask/merge group then apply Xenofex - Constellation i used Small Stars setting but play around with it to find what looks best to you.
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!