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Thursday, May 20, 2010

postheadericon Along the Grapevine Tut


Feel free to use my tutorial as a guide and have fun giving it your own spin.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

Needed Supplies & Filters :


Tube of Choice .. I am using the work of Suzanne Woolcott which you must have a license to use. Please do not use her work without purchasing through here.

Scrap Kit of Choice .. I have used a gorgeous PTU Kit from Puddicat called Along the Grapevine which can be purchased here.

Template  of Choice .. I have used template 99 by Missy which can be downloaded from her blog here.

Mask of Choice .. I haved used WSL_Mask105 Weescotslass which can be downloaded here.

Font of Choice .. Waterbrush ROB

Let's get started

Open your template in PSP. Delete credits and djust canvas size to 600x600. Floodfill bottom layer white.

New raster layer (above your bottom white layer). Select all, copy and paste into selection Paper 1. New mask layer from image, WSL_Mask105, invert mask data unchecked, and merge group. Layer duplicate and merge down. Resize 110%.

Select Circle layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 14, selections invert and hit delete. Select none and delete original Circle layer.

Add the following gradient glow and then drop shadow. I have used 2/2/40/4 throughout.


Select Rectangle layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 13, selections invert and hit delete. Select none and delete original Rectangle layer.

Adjust add remove noise /gaussian/mono checked/15%. Add the same gradient glow and drop shadow as before.

Copy and paste Leaves 2, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position bottom centre.

Copy and paste Bush 3, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position on the left hand side. Copy and paste Bush 1, resize 65% and drop shadow. Position on your first bush layer.

Select Background Frame layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 1, selections invert and hit delete. Do not deselect. Copy and paste Grape 1, resize 30% and position in your top window. Select none. Layer duplicate, mirror and move to your bottom window.

Delete original Background Frame layer. Add the same gradient glow and drop shadow as before.

Select Frame layer, select all/float/defloat, new raster layer and floodfill with #371b49. Select none and delete original Frame layer.

Adjust add remove noise /gaussian/mono checked/35%. Add the same gradient glow and drop shadow as before.

Select Background Frame 2 layer, select all/float/defloat, copy and paste Paper 2, selections invert and hit delete. Select none and delete original Background Frame 2 layer.

Select Frame 2 layer, select all/float/defloat, new raster layer and floodfill with #371b49. Select none and delete original Frame 2 layer.

Adjust add remove noise /gaussian/mono checked/35%. Drop shadow.

Copy and paste your tube. Resize if necessary and center.

Copy and paste Grapevine 1, resize 65%, rotate left 90 & drop shadow. Position bottom centre.

Copy and paste Butterfly 2, resize 30% & drop shadow. Position right hand corner.

Copy and paste Pendant 1 below your butterfly layer, resize 65% & drop shadow. Position so it looks like it's hanging from the butterfly.

Copy and paste Pond 1, resize 50% & drop shadow. Position bottom right hand corner. Copy and paste Hummingbird 3, resize 25% & drop shadow. Position as if drinking from the pond.

X out white background, merge visible. Open white background, resize to your liking (I used a 500x500).

Add copyright and your name. I have used Waterbrush ROB size 72 color #371b49, then added some noise (add remove noise /gaussian/mono checked/35%) & the same gradient glow and drop shadow as before.

Save and you are done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial. Pls feel free to experiment and use my tutorial as a guide.

Please feel free to send me your results. I'd love to see what you came up with. 



1 comments:

Puddicat Creations said...

Wow hun awesome tag and I love it thank you so much for using my kit too.
Hugs Cindy

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