Written by Destiny on March 26, 2008
All Rights ® retained to same

defiancetemplate_finished.jpg (65.9kb)


Materials you will need for this tutorial
Brushes: Kara Tagback Flow2, des_defiance Eye Candy 5 Nature (smoke)
Tubes: floral daisies, defy_tube  
Mask: mask173_KREATIONS 
Font: Bleeding Cowboys 
Supplies Here   (Tubes, wordart, mask & brushes)

This tutorial was written by me on March 25, 2008 and any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Please do not claim it as your own. This tutorial was written by me using PSP X2 and I retain all rights to same.
Your results, however, are not and are yours to do with as you will.
I hope that you enjoy this tutorial and if you have any questions please E-Mail me.
All materials and tubes used are copyrighted to their respective owners and credit will be given if known.
Images supplied with my tutorials that I have made may be shared with other groups as long as my watermark is not removed.
If there is something I have used and it is yours, please let me know so I can give you credit or take it down.

You can download a free trial of PSP here
This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.
Unrar files into a folder that you can easily access.
open the supplied images in psp
Put mask in your mask folder.
Open font for use in psp.
Install plugins into your plugins folder.

destiny_wordart_defiance.jpg (30.2kb)

Ok, Let's get started.

  • New Image size 557 x 619
  • Flood fill with white
  • choose two colors from your tube
  • I used : #7f560b and #e8be58
  • set gradient to #2 fore/background angle 45 repeat 1
  • new layer flood fill with gradient
  • layers load mask173_KREATIONS
  • fit to canvas, source luminance
  • apply
  • delete mask layer
  • merge group
  • New Layer
  • paintbrush: Kara Tagback flow2
  • color: fore: #5d2805 back: #7f560b
  • set gradient to #2 fore/background angle 45 repeat 1
  • Apply paintbrush to center of canvas
  • edit, copy floral daisies
  • paste as new layer
  • layer setting: multiply
  • edit copy tube: defy_tube
  • edit paste as new layer
  • new layer
  • paintbrush: find des_defiance
  • make foreground color black and background color: #7f560b
  • apply brush with black and then again with your 2nd color,
    moving the brush just a touch
  • If you want to skip this step I have included the word art that I made the brush from.
  • Add your name (font I used: Bleeding Cowboys)
  • Effects: apply inner bevel:
    1. bevel shape: 12, width: 12
    2. Image: Smoothness: 16, depth: 4, ambience: 0, shininess: 0
    3. Light: Color White, angle 315, intensity 25, elevation: 30,
  • effects: eye candy 5: Nature/ smoke
  • settings: smoke type: wispy, direction: 30, 50.74, 27, 38, 42, 79, random seed 1924
  • color: natural smoke

add watermark
merge all, resize (if you want to), and save as jpg.

I hope that you have enjoyed this tutorial and if you have any questions please e-mail me or leave a message in the forum.

Thank you, Destiny

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