This tutorial was written by me on November 15th, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
PSP Version used: PSP X5 but any version should work.
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.
Tube of choice. I am using the work of Elias Chatzoudis. I bought this tube when he was with PSP Tubes Emporium. You can purchase his work and obtain the proper licensing here.
PTU Sexy Lady kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase this kit here.
Template 428 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.
DBV Mask 111 by Designs by Vaybs. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using Marguerite.
Filters: Filters Unlimited 2.0
Open your template and mask. Minimize your mask for now.
On your template, set your canvas size to 700 x 606. Resize all layers by 86%. Delete the credits layer.
Open Paper1. Copy and paste as a new layer just above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.
For each layer, add the paper specified:
Layer 1 – Paper9
Layer 2 & 3 – Paper3
Layer 4 – Paper10
Layer 5 – Paper5
Merge together layers 6 & 7. Manual color correction. Set the source to #e5a47b and your target to #242424.
Now to add your elements:
GlitterCircle – resize 60%, place just above Paper9 over the circle.
Beads – resize by 40%, place just above Paper10. Move to the top right side of Paper10.
Flower1 – resize by 30%. place below the beads, behind the right heart bead. Duplicate and place behind the heart bead on the left.
Open your tube or a close up. Place over the merged black square layer. Select all, float, defloat on the black square layer. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.
Duplicate your tube layer, guassian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 55. On the original tube layer, set the opacity to 55.
On the black merged square layer again, Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Striped Paper, Coarse using the default settings. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, set selection borders, Both sides checked, border width 3, anti-alias checked.
Add a new raster layer above your tubes layers and floodfill with a color or gradient of your choice. Deselect, add noise, gaussian, 50, monochrome checked.
Bow1 – resize by 50%. Place to the top left corner of your top frame.
Flower – resize by 50%, place to left side. Duplicate, flip horizontal, place to the right side.
Candle – resize by 45%, place to the bottom right.
Ribbon1 – resize by 69%, place to the bottom.
Open your tube again, flip horizontal, and place over the ribbon.
Cuppy – resize by 40%, place just under your tube, so it peeks out from behind her arch in her back.
Lipstick – resize by 30%, place to the bottom left.
Cocktail – resize by 40%, place to the right of the lipstick.
NailPolish – resize by 30%, place to the right of the cocktail.
Butterfly2 – resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Place slightly to the left.
Sparkles2 – resize by 74%.
Add your name, copyrights, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG.
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