Monday, September 13, 2010

Halloween Candy

Clicking on the image will allow you to enlarge for bigger view.


1 tube of your choice - I used the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis here
Font of Choice - I used Al Sandra here
My Template 10 here
Xerox - Porcelain
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
“Halloween Candy” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Nikki of Creative Intentionz and can be purchased at Twilight Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Nikki for such a terrific kit! You never disappoint with your talent!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Image/Canvas size 700 x 700
Highlight the background layer and flood fill white.
Delete the credit layer.

Highlight Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 11 Into Selection.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight inner bevel:

Highlight Squares layer.
Click on each square with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize the tube much larger and move into position - see my tag for reference.
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Lower the Opacity to 55.
Merge Down.
Highlight the original merged layer.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Nosie:
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 33%
Highlight the Duplicated layer.
Click anywhere outside the squares with your Magic Wand.
Number of Pixels: 53
Tap the delete key a few times.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Default Settings.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain:
Default settings.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Words layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 2
Open up Paper 6 and use your Selection Tool to choose a plain orange section of the paper.
Set your foreground to Pattern/the Orange paper section.
Highlight your working canvas again and flood fill the words.
Apply the slight inner bevel.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Bow 2: Resize 50%
Wreath Frame : Resize 50%
Binder Clip 2: Resize 50%/Free rotate right 45 degrees
Cauldron: Resize 50%

Crop your image.

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it the same Inner bevel.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!

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