Friday, February 4, 2011

Love Letters

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

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen and can be purchased here
Font of Choice - I used Plug-NickelBlack here
My mask 32 here
Brush Strokes - Sprayed Strokes (optional)
“Cupids Love Letters” is a PTU scrap kit created by Geogirl Design and can be purchased from Butterfly Blush Designs. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Geogirl for a very sweet kit!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste FramedRdRibn PK as a new layer.
Resize 85%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand - be sure to click inside of all the little spaces, too.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 1.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties to Luminance (Legacy)

Add your embellishments. I used:
Flower 3: Resize 40%
Flower 2: Resize 30%
RibbonCurlPk1: Resize 40%
FlowerCherryBlossomWht: Resize 60% - I erased the part that stuck up the highest/Duplicate/Mirror
FlowerCherryBlossomPk: Resize 60^ - I erased the part that stuck up the highest/Duplicate/Mirror
Love Letters: Resize 40%/Free rotate Right 30 degrees/Mirror

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian blur:
Radius: 5
Apply Brush Strokes - Sprayed Strokes:
Stroke Length: 12
Spray Radius: 13
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Merge Down.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight 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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