Thursday, 8 November 2012

Autumn Beauty


Autumn Beauty
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 8th November 2012.
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Supplies needed.

Font of choice for your name.
I am using Dean Martin
Tube of  choice.
I am using  one by Elizabeth Austin
Mine is EA0042 - Autumn and available at UpYourArt here
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Plugin - Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )
Template 22 by Vix
Scrap kit 'Sunflower Patch' by Bits N Bobs
Items I have used are...
Paper 1, Elements 17, 31, 37, 48, 56

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

1. Re-size your template,
all layers tabbed to 500 pixels wide.
Shift + D to duplicate, close the original template
remembering to say no to saving the changes.
Delete the Background and TOU layers.

2. Copy element 31 and paste as a new layer on your template.
Image/ Mirror, position to the bottom right.
Layers/ Duplicate, Image/ Mirror Layers/ Merge/ Merge down.
Layers/ Arrange/ Send to bottom.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using V 3, H 3, O 75, B 9 Colour black #000000

3. Copy and paste element 56 as a new layer,
position towards the right.
Layers/ Duplicate, Image/ Mirror, Image/ flip
Layers/ Merge/ Merge down.
Layers/ Arrange/ Send to bottom.
Add the same drop shadow as before.

4. Copy and paste element 37 as a new layer.
Image/ Mirror, position towards the bottom left corner.
Layers/ Duplicate, Image/ Mirror, Image/ flip
Layers/ Merge/ Merge down.
Layers/ Arrange/ Send to bottom.
Add the same drop shadow as before.

5. Re-size the paper to 500 pixels high,
copy your paper.
Activate your leaves layer of the template.
Selections/ Select all,  Selections/ Float,  Selections/ Defloat.
Edit, paste into selection.
Effects/ 3D Effects/ Inner Bevel
Bevel 2: Width 15: Smoothness 0: Depth 5: Ambience 0:
Shininess 0: Colour# ffffff: Angle 315: Intensity 50: Elevation 30:
Selections/ Select None




6. Activate the merged layer ( Orange circle ).
Effects/ penta.com/dots and cross.
amount: 72, cross distance: 10, cross width:2
Activate the name plate layer.
Effects/ penta.com/dots and cross.
Same settings as before.



7. Activate the optional words layer.
Selections/ Select all,  Selections/ Float,  Selections/ Defloat.
Selections/ Modify/ Expand by 2 pixels.
Layers/ Add a new raster layer.
Flood fill the wording with white #ffffff .
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Selections/ Modify/ Expand by 2 pixels.
Layers/ Add a new raster layer.
Flood fill the wording with orange #df5e09
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Selections/ Select none.
Add the same drop shadow as before.

8. Activate the circle frame inner shading layer.
Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.
Image/ Re-size to 300 pixels high.
All layers un-tabbed.
Layers/ Arrange/ Bring to the top.
Position your tube so it looks like she is sat on
top of the T in Beauty.
Add the same drop shadow as before.

9. Activate the merged layer ( Orange circle ).
Copy your tube again (not the one you just pasted )
 and paste as a new layer.
Image/ Re-size to 400 pixels high.
All layers un-tabbed.
Image/ Mirror, position slightly to the left.
You want her head just touching the top of
the orange circle.
Layers/ Properties and change the blend mode
of this layer to hard light.
Activate the Orange circle layer again.
Selections/ Select all,  Selections/ Float, 
Selections/ Defloat, Selections/ Invert.
Activate the larger tube layer and hit delete on your keyboard.

10. Activate element 17, copy,
Activate your top layer.
Paste as a new layer.
Position in the bottom center of the frame.
Image/ Re-size to 200 pixels wide.
All layers un-tabbed.
Add the same drop shadow as before.
Layers/ Arrange/ Move Down

11. Add all copyright info, your name and save.

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