Thursday, 10 June 2010

Lilac dreams

Lilac dreams
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 10th June 2010.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name and text.
I am using MTF Sweet Cheek
Tube of  choice.
I am using Lilac from Mistaken Art 
Tubes are not to be used without a  MTA license 
Scrap kit Purple Lust by Krissy's Scraps 
Scraps I am using from this kit are
Torn paper frame 1, Photo mat 2, wrap 3, Embellished wings 1, realistic bloom 3

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 500 x 500 at 72 dpi.

1.Re-size Torn paper frame 1 to 350 pixels wide,
copy, paste as a new layer on your working image image.
Image/ rotate/ free rotate/ 45 right, all layers untabbed, single canvas tabbed
Layers/ duplicate, Image/ rotate/ free rotate/ same settings.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

2.Re-size photo mat 2 to 450 pixels wide, copy, undo the re-size,
paste as a new layer onto your working image,
layers/ arrange/ send to bottom.
Effects/ Distortion effect/ twirl/ 720 degrees.

3.Re-size the photo mat to 350 pixels wide,
copy, paste as a new layer, add a drop shadow,
I have used... V 0, H 0, O 100, B 9.0, Colour: 000000
If you want it stronger click edit/ repeat drop shadow.

4.Re-size sequin mess 1 to 300 pixels wide,
copy, paste as a new layer, position at the bottom left,
layers/ arrange/ send to bottom.
Layers/ Duplicate layer, image/ mirror,
layers/ merge/ merge down.
Layers/ Duplicate layer, image/ flip,
layers/ merge/ merge down.
Add a drop shadow if you want one,
I have used... V 0, H 0, O 100, B 9.0, Colour: 000000

5.Activate the smallest photo map layer,
Re-size your tube file to 450 pixels high,
Copy the close up, paste as a new layer on your working image,
Position to your liking.
I have her level with the bottom of the frame.
Selections/ select all/ selections/ float/ selections/ defloat
Selections/ modify/ contract by 1.

6.Activate your frame layer and erase any parts of the frame you want
your tube to pop through.
I erased the top over her face and the bottom corners over her arms.
Add a drop shadow to both the tube and frame layers.
I have used the same settings as before.

7.Re-size wrap 3 to 350 pixels wide, copy,
paste as a new layer, postion over bottom part of the frame.
Use your raster deform tool to squidge the sides so the wrap fits.
Add drop shadow, same settings.
Activate frame layer and erase the middle point below the wrap.

8.Re-size realistic bloom 3 to 150 pixels wide,
copy, paste, position to your liking.
Re-size Embellished wings 1 to 150 pixels wide,
copy, paste, position on top of your bloom.
Add drop shadow, same settings as before.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

9.Copy, paste as a new image.
Re-size new image to 125 pixels wide,
copy, paste as a new layer onto your main image.
Position to your liking.

10.Copy, paste as a new image.
Re-size new image to 100 pixels wide,
copy, paste as a new layer onto your main image.
Position to your liking.
Add drop shadows to all 3 blooms if you wish.

11.Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save.

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