Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Hot Emo


1 tube of choice – I used the awesome artwork of Zlata M which can be purchased from The PSP Project.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Body Pierce & Chains here

Vix Mask 451 here

Plug Ins used:
Stylize – Glowing Edges
Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow

“Hot Emo” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Sanie of Creation by Sanie and can be purchased from HeartbeatzCreationz.   You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Sanie for a fantastic kit.
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.

New Raster layer.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Ellipse.
Make an oval approximately 550 x 425 pixels – we’ll center it in a bit.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer over the paper – see my tag for reference.
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Merge Down.
Copy and paste Flame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 70%/Duplicate 4x’s.
Move flames into position – see my tag for reference.
Highlight the oval paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each flame layer and tap the delete key.
Close out your white background.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white background.
Center it on your canvas.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow
Width: 5
Opacity: 100%
Opacity Drop Off: Fat
Color: White

New Raster layer.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Make a rectangle approximately 600 x 100 pixels.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Apply Stylize – Glowing Edge:
Use Default Settings.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow:
Use same settings.
Duplicate rectangle layer 2x’s and move them into position – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position in front of the flames.

Add your elements.  I used:
Flower 1:  Resize 50%/Duplicate 3 x’s for a total of 4
Flying Heart 2:  Resize 50%
Bow 2:  Resize 30%/Duplicate/Mirror
Deco 1:  Resize 50%
Glitter 3:  Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
Bad Bug 1:  Resize 30%
Butterfly 2:  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Use your Pick Tool and pull the sides out slightly.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Background: #000000
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below your name.
Flood fill with #ffffff
Highlight your name that’s in black.
Merge Down.

Resize all layers 80%.

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

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