Friday, March 11, 2011

Lady Luck


Supplies Needed:

Paint Shop Pro
Tube of choice - I'm using Pinuptoons - Purchase at CDO 
Also, Elias Chatzoudis - Purchase at Elias Art Shop
You must have a license to use these tubes. 
Lucky Me "2010" FTU Scrapkit by Delicious Scraps  -  HERE
WSL Mask 364 (3rd one down) -  HERE
Filter- Mura Meister Copies

Please don't forget to leave a lil love when downloading!
This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowlege of PSP.
Click on any image to view at actual size.
Ok lets have some fun!

Open a new canvas 650 x 650 px > Flood Fill White
Add a new layer > Select all
Open Paper 3 > Copy > Paste into selection > Select None.
Apply WSL Mask 364 > Merge Group
Open Frame 2 > Resize 39%  Twice > Copy > Paste as a new layer.
Grab your magic wand and click inside the frame > Selections > Modify > Expand =10
Create a new raster layer and move it behind your frame layer.
Open Paper 4 > Copy > Paste into selection > Select none.
Activate your text tool > Fineliner Script > Size 24 > Vector > Foreground Null > Background #33410c
Create the background text you want > Object > Align > Center of Canvas > Convert to raster layer.
Apply Copies filter with these settings: Tiling Mode



Activate the layer behind your text > Select All > Float > Defloat > Invert
Active the text layer and hit delete on your keyboard > Select none.
Open Flower Frame > Resize 38% Twice > Copy > Paste as a new layer.
Open Leaves > Resize 35% Twice > Copy > Paste as a new layer > Arrange to left hand side of frame.  See my tag for placement. > Duplicate > Mirror
Open Leaf > Resize 35% Twice > Copy > Paste as a new layer > Arrange to left hand side of frame.  See my tag for placement. > Duplicate > Mirror
Open Flower > Resize 27% Twice > Copy > Paste as a new layer > Duplicate > Mirror > Arrange both flowers to the left on top of leaf > Merge Down > Duplicate > Mirror
Activate Mask layer.
Open Glitter > Resize 40% Twice > Copy > Paste as a new layer > Move up (see my tag for placement) > Duplicate > Mirror > Flip > Merge Down
Open Scattered Flowers > Resize 41% Twice > Move up > Duplicte > Mirror > Flip > Merge Down
Paste your tube as a new layer > Duplicate > Adjust > Blur > Gaussian Blur > Radius =3 > Change blend mode to Overlay.
Activate orignal tube > Adjust > Sharpness > Unsharp Mask - Default settings
Apply a drop shadow to this layer V & H=2 - Opacity 40 - Blur 4 - Black
Apply a subtle drop shadow to Scattered Flowers > V & H =0 - Opacity 0 - Blur 3 - Black
Apply drop shadow to all other elements (except glitter) > V & H =1 - Opacity 30 - Blur 3 - Black
I left glitter as is.
Resize your tag now if you want to.
Apply appropriate copyright, license number and your name.
Hide white background layer - Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Heres another example using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis

Enjoy your new tag! 

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