Friday, July 13, 2012

Summer Nights


1 tube of choice – I used the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which can be purchased from PSP Tubes Emporium.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Allura here

Gem Mask 136 here

Plugs Ins used:
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II – Pool Shadow
Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow

"Summer Nights" is tagger size scrap kit created by Leanne of Bella's Designs and can be purchased from Confetti Scraps Boutique.  You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Leanne for a really terrific summer 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.

Copy and paste Element 30 as a new layer.
Resize 90%
Free rotate Right 75 degrees
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill with #202020
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II – Pool Shadow:
Use Default settings.
Copy and paste Element 27 as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 80%
Move into position – see my tag for reference.
Tap the delete key.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
Element 21:  Resize 70% - Move into position and then apply Pool Shadow effect – same settings.
Element 21 again:  Resize 40% - move into position and apply Pool Shadow effect – same settings.
Element 22:  Duplicate
Element 12:  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Use Pick Tool to turn a little
Element 17:  Resize 50%/Free rotate Right 75 degrees/Mirror/Duplicate/Resize 70%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 11
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Foreground and Background: #373951
Stroke: .5
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow:
Width: 3
Opacity: 100
Opacity Drop Off: Fat
Color: White

Resize all layers 80%.

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

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