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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Love Sex and Dance


Supplies

Scrap kit of choice - I am using "Love, Sex & Magic" by Soxsational Scraps available from Twilight Scraps, Scraps with Attitude and Paradise 4 Scrappers
Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of PsycoJimi available with a FTU licence from MistakenArt
Font of choice - I am using Misfortune and Pump Demi Bold LET
Plugins: Eye Candy 4000 > Gradient Glow


Let's begin...


Open a new 600 x 600 blank canvas flood-filled white

Paste Beaded Frame1 as new layer
Resize by 70%

Select the inside of inner frame with your Magic Wand
Selections > Modify > Expand by 2
Add a new raster layer
Layers > Arrange > Move Down
Paste Paper of choice INTO selection
Deselect

Duplicate and set blend mode to Multiply
Lower opacity to 60
Layers > Merge > Merge Down
Rename Frame Background

Paste ClockFace as new layer
Resize by 53%
Set blend mode to Multiply
Duplicate, then
Layers > Merge > Merge Down

Paste Sparkle as new layer
Resize by 70%
Position in centre
Set blend mode to Soft Light
Rename Sparkle

Paste Lady Silhouette of choice as new layer
Resize by 60%
Position in centre


Select the outer frame with your Magic wand
Selections > Modify > Expand by 2
Activate Frame Background layer
Paste another paper of choice as new layer
Layers > Promote Selection to Layer
Set blend mode to Multiply
Deselect
Layers > Merge > Merge Down


Paste Bow of choice as new layer
Resize by 50%
Position in upper centre

Paste Tube as new layer
Resize as necessary and position

Paste Flower1 as new layer
Layers > Arrange > Send to Bottom

Adjust > Blur > Radial Blur with the following settings:


Resize by 95%

Effects > Texture Effects > Mosaic - Antique with the following settings:


Lower opacity to 70

Crop and resize

Select your Preset Shape Tool and set to Ellipse
Foreground - #000000
Background - null

Hold your shift key and draw out a circle around your tag
Objects > Align > Centre in Canvas

Select your Text Tool and font of choice
I am using Misfortune
Text colour of choice - I am using #480e2a

On the curve type out your text of choice
Position to your liking



Open the Layer Palette and Vector layer
Hide ellipse and convert to raster layer
Lower opacity to 65

Select another font of choice
I am using Pump Demi Bold LET
Foreground - #000000
Background - #480e2a
Stroke width - 2.00

Type out your name
Objects > Align > Horizontal Centre in Canvas
Convert to raster layer
Apply a Gradient Glow and drop shadow of choice

Finally, add your © copyright, licence and watermark, then save as a GIF or JPG and you're done!


** IF YOU WISH TO ANIMATE PLEASE FOLLOW THESE NEXT STEPS **

This is a very easy animation!

Activate Sparkle layer and duplicate
Rename Sparkle1 and Sparkle2

Activate Sparkle1 and hide Sparkle2
Edit > Copy Merged

Open Animation Shop
Edit > Paste as New Animation

Back to PSP
Hide Sparkle1 and activate Sparkle2
Edit > Copy Merged

In Animation Shop
Edit > Paste After Current Frame

Select All and change Frame Properties to 50
Now save as a GIF and you're done!

Thanks for trying my tutorial!

::st!na::


Here is a non-animated version:



© Tutorial written by Stina on 5th August 2009
All rights reserved

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