Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Kitten Wishes Upon Falling Stars

Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice.  I'm using the adorable artwork of Lisa Cree which can be purchased from her store, PSP Tube Stop.

Font of choice - I'm using Chicken Basket here

Vix Mask 451 here

Plug Ins used:
Mura’s Meister – Copies

“A Dragon’s Dreamy Day” is a tagger size scrap kit created by me and can be purchased from any of my stores here.  You'll find the list in the upper right corner.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

Open up a 750 x 700 canvas.
Flood fill white.

New Raster layer.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle and create a rectangle approximately 200 x 500 pixels.
Copy and paste Paper 17 Into Selection.
Don’t worry about placement yet.

Open up Paper 5.
In your color pallet close out the foreground.
Change the background to Pattern and look for Paper 5.
Angle: 0
Scale: 70

Make your Ellipse Tool active and create a circle that’s approximately 425 pixels.
Convert to raster layer.
Duplicate the circle layer.
Resize 110%
Move all 3 shape layers into exact position – see my tag for reference.

Highlight the larger circle.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 7.
New Raster layer below the circle layer.
Copy and paste Paper 16 Into Selection.

Highlight the smaller circle.
Repeat the above step.

Copy and paste El 73 as a new layer.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees
Tap the letter K on your keyboard to active your Pick Tool and push the side in slightly just to thin the ribbon out a little.
Move it into position – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste El 60 as a new layer.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees.
Resize 95%.
Move into position over the bow on the ribbon.

Copy and paste El 4 as a new layer.
Resize 10%
Apply Mura’s Meister – Copies:
Choose Encircle
Change the top 3 numbers to:
Number: 46
Shift X: 65
Shift Y: 65
Move this ring into position behind the small green paper layer.
Duplicate the ring.
Resize 110% and move into position behind the larger green paper layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer and move into position over the purple rectangle layer.
Highlight the purple paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties of the tube to Soft Light.

Paste your tube as a new layer.
Move into position in front of the small cloud circle layer – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 47
El 55:  Resize 75%
El 12:  Resize 70%
El 34:  Resize 50%
El 54:  Resize 40%
El 46:  Resize 60%
El 67:  Duplicate/Erase the big side of the element that overlaps the other
El 71:  Resize 50%/Free rotate Left 75 degrees
El 72:  Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 75 degrees
El 9:  Resize 25%/Free rotate Right 25 degrees
El 79:  Duplicate 2x’s

Highlight your white canvas. 
New Raster Layer. 
Select All. 
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Duplicate/Change the Properties to Multiply.
Merge Down. 
Apply the mask. 
Merge Group.
Merge Down.
Move one mask toward the upper left area of your canvas and the other to the lower right area of the canvas.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground:  #bdb5f5
Background: #ae6378
Stroke: .8

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

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

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

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