Monday, October 21, 2013

Full Moon


1 tube of choice - I used the awesome artwork of Renee Lavoie which can be purchased from PSP Tube Stop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Yataghan here

Gem Mask 192 here

Plug Ins:
Greg's Factory Output Vol II - Pool Shadow

"Troubling Bubbling Brew" is a tagger size scrap kit created by me and can be purchased from any of my stores here.

This tutorial assumes 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 El 41 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Free rotate Left 90 degrees.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Apply Greg's Factory Output Vol II - Pool Shadow - 
Use Default settings accept move the Intensity bar to 138.
Copy and paste EL 75 as a new layer just above the paper layer.
Resize 60% and move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the frame.
Move into exact position.
Tap the delete key.
Highlight the original tube layer that's just above the frame.
Erase what you don't want to overhang the frame.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 38;  Duplicate
El 77 - Erase the base
El 86:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Flip
El 5:  Resize 70%/Free rotate Right 15 degrees
El 5 again:  Resize 35%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 23:  Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 27:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
El 37:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 13:  Resize 35%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%

El 3:  Resize 50% - see my tag for placement.  
Once it's into position - Duplicate the moon layer.  
In your layers pallet move it just above the paper layer.  
Highlight the paper layer.  
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.  
Highlight the moon just above the paper layer.  
Tap the delte key.  

Highlight the white background layer.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name:
Foreground:  #000000   
Background:  #bb6113
Stroke: 1

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Save your tag.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I did creating it for you.

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