Monday, June 11, 2012



The poser used in this tutorial is by Mandy of Diva Designz and is part of the “Over the Hill” – Full Size - Commercial Use Collaboration here  
You can visit her blog here.

Font of choice - I used Havlova Austra here

Weescotlass Mask 208 here

Plug Ins Used:
Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow

“Over the Hill” is a tagger size scrap kit (also available in full size) created by Becky of Artragious Designs and is part of the TKO Birthday Collaboration and can be purchased from TKO Scraps.  You can visit Becky’s blog here.

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

~~ Lets get started ~~

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

Copy and paste Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Free rotate Left 7 degrees.
Move slightly to the left on your canvas.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Open up Paper 5.
Shift + D
Close out the original.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 10
 Make your working canvas active.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Paste the paper Into Selection.
Copy and paste a Poser of your choice from Diva Designs folder.
Paste as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 50%
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Highlight the paper below the poser.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the poser and tap the delete key.

Paste the same poser as a new layer in front of the frame.
Resize 40%
Move into position – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
Tag:  Resize 60%
Flower:  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Duplicate/Flip
Pop 2:  Resize 70%
Pop 1:  Resize 60%/Free rotate Right 15 degrees
Divider:  Resize 85%

Crop your Image.
Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow:
Width: 3
Opacity:  100
Opacity Drop Off:  Fat
Color: #ffffff

Resize all layers 80%.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!

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