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PTU tutorial Written by me (Marie's Designs) on 01/15/2016

This tutorial assumes that you have a working knowledge of PSP. I used PSP X3 but this tutorial should work with other versions of PSP.
          Tube and scrap kit are both available at Digi Divas.
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Tube: Artist KiwiBG Tube: Valentine - Erika Scrap Kit: Angel Wing Scraps - Love

Plug In Eye Candy 5 Impact Gradient Glow
Legend: D/S = Drop Shadow unless otherwise stated use these settings: -6, 6, 62, 6.93 Black
C/P = Copy Paste   E = Element
For Love of Kiwi Forum Set

What we are making:




  • New 650 X 250 - Select All
  • C/P pp 25 as new layer - crop to selection
  • Select all
  • C/P tube Valentine - Erika by KiwiBG Move tube down until the face shows, make sure the eyes are toward the top of the canvas. Crop to selection.
  • Duplicate image- mirror. Change blend mode to multiply. On the right image change blend mode to soft light.
  • E 98 C/P as new layer. Move down until the eyes of the tubes can be seen.
  • E 125 C/P Resize 72% Adjust > Sharpness >Sharpen D/S
  • E 62 C/P resize 54% Adjust > Sharpness > Unsharp Mask Settings: 3 30 3 D/S
  • Move element to lower left corner. Move down until the top of heart is showing. Refer to tag for reference, if needed.
  • E 8 C/P resize 54% move to bottom left D/S with these settings: -6 , 6 (You may use one of the other animals offered in the scrap kit, as per your preference.
  • E 17 C/P resize by 34% then resize by 42% add D/S move to lower left in front of cat.
  • C/P tube resize 54% then resize 72% place center and move a little to the right D/S
  • E 26 C/P resize 54% X2 D/S move to lower left duplicate mirror
  • E 97 Resize 52% then resize 58% Free rotate all layers unchecked L 35.00 D/S
  • Move to right place below rose layer but high enough up that you can still see the word love.
  • Layers New raster layer. Flood fill with #1d1d1d. Select All contract by 10 delete
  • New layer Select all contract by 3 Flood fill with DEAF4C contract by 3 again and delete
  • On same layer Adjust > add /remove noise > add noise 52% monochrome checked gaussian
  • Add your copyright and license info.
  • I used the font Fiolex Girls Sz 72 colors same as border with the gray being foreground and the golden color as background.
  • Select all cantrat one add noise inner bevel with these settings: deselect
  • Add EC 5 Impact gradient glow tiny double : color #f1e6d0, #FFFFFF, #770c13 D/s: -1, 1, 100,1 black
  • Export as PNG or jpg
Avatar
  • For avatar New 150 X 250 select all
  • On image we just made, close out the border and copyright layers. Copy merged
  • Back on avatar C/P crop to selection.
  • Border same instructions as previous image except change to contract to 6 and 2
  • Add copyright and license info.
  • I cheat and copy and paste name and just resize (No more than 75% though or it is grainy, even with unsharp mask. For this one I resized 82%). But, do it how you like.
We are done. I hope that you liked this tutorial an thank you for trying it.


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