Thursday, October 5, 2017

Indian Summer

Supplies Needed

Font of choice – I used Preside (Light) here

JWY mask here

PlugIns used:
Mura’s Meister - Copies

“Indian Summer Part 1” is a PTU Full size scrap kit created by April of April the Scrapaholic and can be purchased from Wilma4Ever.  Please visit her blog here.  Thank you, April, for an awesome kit!   
This tutorial was written assuming 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 Element 8 as a new layer.
Resize 40%.
Paste the element again as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Move both frames into position – see my tag for reference.
(Don’t be too fussy with positioning just yet.  We’ll come back to them.)

Color pallet:
Close out the foreground.
Background: #694417

Make your Rectangle Tool active set on Rectangle.
Create a rectangle that’s approximately 375 px by 425 px
Convert to Raster layer.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform & Monochrome checked
Noise: 38%
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Free Rotate Left 10 degrees.
Click anywhere outside of the rectangle with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Contract by 6
Copy and paste Paper 7 as a new layer.
Right click on it in your Layers Pallet and choose “Promote Section to Layer” from the submenu.
Delete the original paper layer.
At the top of your layers pallet click on the Lock icon.
Adjust/Blur/Radial Blur:
Match your settings to mine –

Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Click the lock icon at the top of the layers pallet to unlock the layer
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer over the paper layer – see my tag for reference.
Right click on the tube in your Layers Pallet and choose “Promote Section to Layer”.
Delete the original tube layer.
Lower the Opacity of the tube to about 57.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: Set on Gradient/look for Metal Brass
Style: Linear
Angle: 90
Repeats: 0
Background:  Close it out.

Make your Pen Tool active.
Line width: 4
Create a small line that runs along the top left of the rectangle – see my tag for reference.
Convert to Raster layer.
Give it a small Inner Bevel.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees.
Move it so it runs along the left side of the rectangle – be sure to match corners up of both lines – see my tag for reference.
Merge Visible both lines.
Move into position at the bottom right corner of the rectangle.

To each of the circle frames:
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Copy and paste Paper 9 as a new layer below the frame.
Right click on it in your layers pallet and choose “Promote Section to Layer”
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 19

After you’ve added the paper to both frames then delete the original paper layer.

Color Pallet:
Reverse the front and back colors so now the Metal Brass gradient in the background.
Close out the foreground.
Make your Ellipse Tool active set on circle.
Create a very small circle anywhere on your working canvas.
Convert to Raster layer.
Apply Mura’s Meister – Copies:
Set on Wallpaper use default settings.
Move this layer just above your white background layer in your layers pallet.
Feel free to duplicate the circle layer, move them around on your pallet, whatever you like – it’s your tag, let your imagination run!

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer and position it in front of the rectangle – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
14:  Resize 25%
16:  Resize 10%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
15:  Resize 10%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
17:  Resize 25%/Give it the same inner bevel as used earlier/Duplicate element
6:  Resize 25%/Duplicate
10:  Resize 15%
6 (again):  Resize 10%
4:  Resize 15%
4 (again): Resize 10%
1:  Resize 5%/Duplicate

Highlight your white background.
Copy and paste Paper 2 as a new layer.
Adjust/Blur – Use same settings.
Apply the Mask.
Resize 105%
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Close out the Foreground
Background: #2b0a12

Type your name.

Close out your white background.
Save your tag as a PNG.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!

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