Sunday, 2 April 2017

Arrr!



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using an Elias Chatzoudis tube that I purchased from MPT 
You can find the same tube at CDO
My Scrapkit Seacove
My Mask 066 HERE
Other supplies HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 26th March 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental


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OK Lets begin!


Place mask in your masks folder
Open supplies in PSP


Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 13 as new layer
apply Miz_mask066
merge group

copy and paste element 28
resize by 50
duplicate twice
position one to the left a little
one to the right
and one down a bit

copy and paste element 29
resize by 110
position just to the left a little

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit

(you may want to move your sand about
to make it look like your tube is 
sitting nicely on the sand)

copy and paste element 1
resize by 50
position bottom left of tube
duplicate
mirror
position behind tube to the right

copy and paste treasure chest
resize by 40
mirror
position bottom right of tube

copy and paste element 30
resize by 30
position just in front of chest

copy and paste element 26
resize by 50 twice
position behind the chest and grass

dropshadow all layers except mask
2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste wordart if you like

add name, copyright and license information
delete white background
merge visible

crop and save as png

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Broken Heart



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using one of Zindy's stunning free tubes
Scrapkit Miss You from Chaos Priestess.
My mask 160 HERE
Font of choice


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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 13th March 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 5 as new layer
apply Miz_mask_160
merge group

copy and paste Wire as new layer
resize by 70
rotate left 70

copy and paste FrameEl01 as new layer
resize by 60

erase wire showing inside frame
merge frame and wire together
move up your canvas a little
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste wordartEl01 as new layer
resize by 70
position below the frame
apply a white gradient glow 
dropshadow 

make mask layer active

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely inside the frame
erase any showing outside the frame
change blend mode to multiply if using a the same tube as me
if using a color tube, change blend mode to luminance (legacy)

Add name, copyright and license information

delete white background layer
merge visible
save as png

Starry Night



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using This little cutie from Laguna over at Pics for Design
You must have a license to use the same tube.
My Scrapkit Starry Night
My mask 153 HERE
Font of choice
Xenofex 2 - Constellation

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 6th March 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Place mask in your masks folder
open supplies in PSP

open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 5 as new layer
apply Miz_mask 153
merge group

copy and paste element 28
select all, float, defloat,
expand selection by 4
new raster layer
floodfill white
deselect
drag white layer below the star crescent layer
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely on your star crescent
dropshadow

copy and paste element 37 as new layer
resize by 50
position along bottom of star crescent
duplicate
position top left of star crescent 
and drag below it

Add name, copyright and license information

Now duplicate the mask layer twice
on the original mask layer
xenofex 2 - constellation
Star size 2
star variation 14
edge star density 7
overall star density 0
overdrive 100
twinkle amount 75
rotation 45
keep original image - checked

repeat for the two duplicated mask layers
ensuring you hit the Random seed button each time

hide the top two mask layers
copy merged

Open animation shop (as)
paste as new animation

back in psp, 
hide star crescent bottom layer
unhide middle one
copy merged

in AS, paste after current frame

back in psp, 
hide middle star crescent layer
unhide top one
copy merged

in AS, paste after current frame

save as gif.


Here are some more examples made by the members of my forum 

Deeva

Marie


Lisa


Bee


Bubble Name



Supplies needed:

Font - Cumulus HERE
Eye candy 5 Impact

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 5th March 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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open blank canvas 100 x 100

preset shapes - ellipse
foreground null, background (color of choice)

Hold down the shift key and draw out a
circle so it covers as much of your canvas
as possible
convert to raster layer
copy

Open blank canvas 700 x 500
paste as new layer
close the first canvas without saving

select all, float, defloat
eye candy 5 Impact - glass with the following settings

Deselect

selection tool, circle, feather 12
draw a circular selection in the middle
of your circle but only about half as big

adjust, brightness & contrast
brightness 53, contrast 27

Deselect


Duplicate your circle as many times as 
there are letters in your name
hide them all but the first one

text tool - Cumulus font - size 64
type out the first letter of your name in uppercase
in a different shade of your circle color
position the letter in the middle of 
your circle, convert to raster
dropshadow 0,0,50,8, black
merge down with your circle



repeat for the remaining letters of your name
each one on a seperate circle

once you have your done them all, position 
them slightly overlapping each other in a wavy line so it
spells out your name
You could move them up or down the layers if you wish.

once you have them arranged how you like them
dropshadow each circle 2,5,50,8, black
merge visible

preset shapes tool - ellipse
foreground null, background a lighter shade of your circle color
draw out between 3 & 5 circles over the top of 
each other to make a cloud shape, convert to raster

select all, float, defloat
contract by 10
selections, modify, feather 10
invert
adjust brightness & contrast
brightness -39 contrast 27
deselect

repeat but make the 2nd cloud a different shape

position both clouds under your name to your liking
dropshadow the clouds

preset shapes tool - ellipse
draw out around 20 tiny circles in varying 
sizes and colors (to match your tag of course)

convert to raster
lower opacity to 40
duplicate
image, mirror & flip
position one to the left and one to the right
under your name but above the clouds
dropshadow

merge visible
crop and save your tag as png


Here are a couple more examples made by the members of my forum 





Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Daydreaming




Supplies needed:

Tube of choice, I am using the beautiful artwork of Kajenna
which you can purchase from Pics for Design
My Scrapkit - Daydream
Font of choice
Eye candy 4

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 21st February 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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open blank canvas 700 x 250

copy and paste paper  11 as new layer
image rotate, left 90
drag down so the swirly leaves are showing nicely along the top of your tag

copy and paste element 58
resize by 60
eye candy 4 - corona
13, 21, 100, 23, 0, 100
color #daebfb
draw only outside selection checked
duplicate layer
flip, mirror & rotate the 2 layers as desired
so they are across your canvas nicely
merge together

copy and paste element 61
rotate left 59
position bottom right corner

copy and paste element 57
rotate left 45, position bottom right corner
so the stem is coming from the corner
apply corona effect as before but change 
glow width to 5

copy and paste wordart 7 (or your choice)
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 21
invert, delete
deselect
delete wordart layer

position along the bottom of tag and to the left slightly

make copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit
position to your liking, 
change blend mode to screen
drag down layer palette to just above the merged small dandelions

Add name, copyright and license number

new raster layer
floodfill with light blue
select all, contract by 2
delete
deselect

merge all flatten
save as jpg

Spring



Supplies needed: 

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Alehandra Vanhek
which you can purchase from Pics for Design
My template 9 HERE
My mask 123 HERE
Font - GramophoneNF & 1 other of your choice
Eye candy 5

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 19th February 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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NOTE:  There will be a lot of "select all, float, defloat"
in this tutorial, so I will abbreviate it to SAFD


Open template, shift D to duplicate, close original.
delete credits layer

resize all layers 85
then canvas size 700 x 700

make bg layer active

copy and paste paper 09 as new layer
apply mask
merge group

make swirl layer active (raster 7)
SAFD
copy and paste paper 02 as new layer
invert selection
delete
invert
delete original layer
new raster layer
expand by 3
floodfill white
deselect
dropshadow 0,0,50,3,black

On each of the following layers 
raster 3, 4, 5, 2 & 6

SAFD
paste paper 02 as new layer
invert
delete
deselect
delete original layer

Circle layer
SAFD
copy and paste paper 04 as new layer
invert
delete
paste tube as new layer
position to your liking within the selection
delete
deselect
change blend mode to luminance (legacy)
delete original circle layer

grey 1, grey 2 & rectangle layers
SAFD
paste paper 07
invert
delete
deselect

repeat for grey 3
but use paper 09, resized by 50

back to your rectangle layer
SAFD
paste your tube 3 or 4 times
across the rectangle
invert
delete on each tube layer
deselect

merge the tube layers together
change the blend mode to screen

copy and paste element 03
duplicate, flip
position one above top right rectangle
and the flipped one above bottom right rectangle
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste element 11
resize by 60
position under the glittered rectangle layer
so its poking out beneath it but still within
the circle below
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black

dropshadow all glittered layers

delete white bg layer
merge visible all other layers

text tool
Gramaphone font, size 72, black
type out the word SPRING, right across the 
rectangle in the middle
drag it out so it fills the rectangle before
converting to raster

SAFD
on merged layer, promote selection to layer
Keep selected and create a new raster layer above the text layer
eye candy 5 Impact - glass with the following settings
65, 100, 0, 10, 20, 50, 41, 0, 12, 2
inside selection checked
glass color white

deselect
delete text layer

on promoted selection layer
change blend mode to multiply
(duplicate if you like it a bit darker)

Add name in the empty bottom right rectangle
add copyright and license information
merge visible
save as png.

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo



Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the gorgeous artwork of Barb Jensen
which you can purchase from her store HERE
Fonts - Great Victorian Swashes & Distant Stroke HERE and HERE
Eye Candy 4

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 6th February 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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open blank canvas 700 x 250
copy and paste tube as new layer
duplicate several times and position 
all over your canvas so there are no gaps
merge visible

adjust - blur - motion blur
angle 61, strength 100
repeat 

duplicate layer

selection tool - rectangle, feather 0
draw out a rectangular selection from top to bottom
anywhere on your tag,
invert
delete
deselect
Image, mirror
change blend mode to burn (or whatever suits your tag)

copy and paste tube as new layer
move to one side of your tag (let or right, its your choice)
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black
duplicate tube
image mirror
change blend mode to screen
lower opacity to around 75

(With the tube I used, I copied the dragon arm tattoo
and pasted as a new layer, then positioned it in the
bottom left corner of my tag)

Now move the "burn" rectangle layer to the top
of your layer palette
duplicate
image, rotate, left 90
use your deformation tool to squash it down so its thinner
and drag it out from one side so its longer

Position the vertical rectangle halfway across your tube
position the horizontal rectangle across your tube about 3/4
of the way down it, going off the edge of your tag
but not right to the bottom of the tag, leave enough room for borders

new raster layer
floodfill with color of choice
select all, contract by 6
delete
expand by 2
invert
floodfill black
invert
expand by 2
invert floodfill with 1st color again
deselect

Add name
Great Victorian Swashes, size 72
light color from your tag
type out your name
convert to raster
Add a nice inner bevel
Add a gradient glow, use the fat setting but 
change the colour from white to a lighter shade 
of the same color you used for the name
glow width 3
opacity 75
dropshadow

Change font to Distant Stroke, size 48
color black
type out your name again
add the same gradient glow as before
opacity 100
dropshadow
position this name on top of the first one

Add copyright and license information
merge all, flatten
save as jpg

Dream



Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the stunning artwork of Enys Guerrero
which you can purchase from CDO store
My Minikit - Dare to Dream
My Mask 152 - HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 30th January 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 4 as new layer
apply mask
merge group

copy and paste element 3
resize by 50
position off center to the left

copy and paste element 2
resize by 50
position bottom right of cage

copy and paste element 13
resize by 50
position slightly right and down in front of the previous element

copy and paste element 15
resize by 35
rotate left 32
position along the bottom of the cage

copy and paste element 20 
resize by 30
position just in front of the cogs and tape
bottom right corner of the cage

copy and paste element 19
resize by 20
position just to the left of the previous flower

copy and paste element 4
resize by 50
rotate left 32
position in front of flowers

Open paper 2
selection tool - rounded rectangle - feather 0
draw out a square selection in the middle of the paper
copy
close paper

Make your mask layer active 
paste the square you just copied
select all, float, defloat
contract selection by 30
delete

If your square is too big, resize it to fit your tag nicely
you want it to fit nicely behind all the other elements
without sticking out too much

rotate right 22

magic wand, click inside your frame
expand selection by 5
copy and paste your tube
position to your liking
invert selection 
delete
deselect

drag your tube below your frame
change blend mode to lumincance (l)
duplicate
adjust, blur, gaussian blur 5
change blend mode to soft light

dropshadow all elements and frame
2,5,50,8,black

Add your name, copyright and license information
delete white background layer
merge visible
save as png

Monday, 6 February 2017

Your Story



Supplies Needed:


Tube of choice I am using the beautiful artwork of 
Misticheskaya, which you can purchase from Pics for Design
Quickpage from Feli Designs HERE
my masks 137 & 141 HERE
Filter Factory G - Xaggerate
Font - Diane De France HERE

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 1st January 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Open quickpage
shift D to duplicate
close original


Resize by 19
duplicate layer twice for a total of 3
rename them 1,2,3 from bottom to top
hide layer 1
On layer 3
image, mirror & flip
move so the hole in the middle is completely covered
merge down


Effects - Filter Factory G - Xaggerate
apply Miz_mask 137
merge group
unhide layer 1
drag this layer to top of layer palette
apply Miz_mask 141
merge group


make bottom layer active
copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit
duplicate
drag to top of layer palette
using your selection tool or eraser
remove the bottom half of the top tube
so it looks like it is sitting behind 
the flowers, but in front of the ribbon


You can also remove any parts of the bottom tube
that are poking out too much.


dropshadow bottom tube


Add name, copyright and license information
merge visible


save as png

Wish Big



Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Di_Halim
which you can purchase from Pics For Design
My Template 91 HERE
Mask of choice
Font of choice
Eye candy 5
Eye candy 4


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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 29th January 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Open template
shift & D, close original
delete credits layer
Resize all layers to 700 x 700

Layer 3
Select all, float, defloat,
new raster layer
floodfill with a fore/back gradient using two colours from your tube
Linear, repeats 0, angle 0

copy and paste tube
position to your liking
invert selection
delete
change blend mode to luminance (L)
deselect
delete original layer

On each full star layer (4, 6, 8, 9, 10)
select all, float, defloat,
new raster layer
flood will with color/gradient/paper of choice
Eye candy 5 Impact - Glass - apply your favourite setting
deselect
delete original layers

Layer 5 & 7
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste tube
position so the entire star is filled
(you may have to paste your tube more than once)
invert selection
delete
invert 
apply glass 
deselect
delete original layers

Small stars layer
colorize to suit your tag
add noise - Uniform, Monochrome checked, 65
apply glass

eye candy 4 - gradient glow
Apply a fat white setting to all the stars

dropshadow 2,5,50,8, black
to all star layers

WA layer
select all, float, defloat, 
floodfill with color/gradient of choice
deselect
delete original layer

dropshadow WA Back

Paste tube at top of layer palette
resize as necessary
dropshadow

make white background active
new raster layer
floodfill with gradient
sunburst repeats 1
apply mask of choice
merge group

dropshadow layer 2

add name, license and copyright information
delete white background layer
merge visible
save as png

Be Mine .... Or Else!



Supplies Needed:


Tube of choice, I am using the FTU artwork of Irulana
Scrapkit from Amy & Leah 2nd one down HERE
Fonts Compacta Bold & Beaked Tyrant
Mask from Moonbeams and Spiderwebs 2nd one down HERE
Eye Candy 4
Penta.com


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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 22nd January 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 1
apply mask
merge group

Text Tool - Compacta Bold, size 180, color black
type out a capital B and M
convert to raster

change size to 72, type out lowercase e,i,n,e
convert to raster

arrange so they spell 'BeMine' (no spaces)
merge together
place at bottom of tag, just offset to the left a little

select all, float, defloat,
copy and paste paper 1
invert
delete
invert
make original layer active
expand by 4
floodfill with a dark color from your tube (I used dark red)
deselect
merge together
Add a pale pink gradient glow

Text tool - Beaked Tyrant, size 72, colour black
type out 'or else'
before converting to raster
rotate to the left a little
convert to raster
add a pale pink gradient glow
position just across the end of the word 'Mine'

make mask layer active

preset shapes - ellipse, 
background color same dark colour you used before
hold down the shift key and draw out a circle behind 
the 'BeMine' words so it starts at the edge of the words
and goes almost all the way across.
convert to raster
select all, float, defloat
contract by 4
copy and paste paper 9
invert selection 
delete
copy and paste tube, position to your liking within the circle
delete
deselect
Change blend mode to screen, lower opacity to around 60
add pale pink gradient glow to the dark red background circle

preset shapes tool - rectangle, same dark red as before
draw out a slim vertical rectangle just to the right of the circle
rotate right slightly
convert to raster
select all, float, defloat, 
contract by 4
copy and paste paper 6
invert selection 
delete
deselect
add pale pink gradient glow to dark red background rectangle.

Draw out another rectangle, but this time a skinny horizontal one
from left to right behind the 'BeMine' words
convert to raster
penta.com - Jeans - default settings
add pale pink gradient glow

Draw out one more rectangle, but this time even skinnier and change
the colour to black.  Right across the middle of the previous rectangle
and so it overlaps the ends slightly
convert to raster
add pale pink gradient glow.

copy and paste tube
image, mirror
drag below the two horizonal rectangles
erase any of the tube that shows below the rectangles

dropshadow, 0,0,50,8,black to the following layers
Circle background, all rectangles (horizontal and vertical)

dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black to the following layers
'BeMine', 'or else', tube

Add your name & copyright information
delete white background layer
merge visible
save as png.

Alfs



Supplies Needed:


Tube of choice - You will need a large tube for this to work
I am using the beautiful artwork of Alfadesire
This particular tube is a free download from PFD 
but you will still need a license number to use it
Eye Candy 4 
Font of choice
Animation Shop

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 15th January 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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open blank canvas 700 x 250

copy and paste tube as new layer

Muras meister - copies - wallpaper (rotate) default settings
adjust blur - motion blur, angle 61, strength 100
repeat blur
duplicate layer

On the duplicated layer
Alf's power toys - dartboard
concentric divisions 10
radial divisions 2
all other settings 0


move the layer down until the center line
is no longer visible along the bottom of the tag


magic wand, feather 0, mode Add(shift)
click inside each black circle
hit delete
deselect

Image, mirror

Magic wand, click inside the empty parts
(you may have to hide the bottom blurred layer)
expand selection by 3
new raster layer
floodfill with a colour from your tube
contract by 3
hit delete
deselect
add noise,  uniform, 100, monochrome checked

Magic wand again, click inside the empty parts
copy and paste tube a couple of times and position one to the left and one to the right
hit delete
deselect
Merge the tube layers together
change blend mode to screen
drag below your 'noise' layer
duplicate twice

On 1 screen layer
eye candy4 - hsb noise 25, 30,40,0,42,42, smooth lumps



On 2nd screen layer
repeat hsb noise, but hit random seed button

On 3rd screen layer
repeat hsb noise, hit random seed again

paste tube again, resize if necessary
dropshadow

New raster layer
floodfill with colour you used for our noised border
select all
contract by 2
delete
add same noise as before

Add name, copyright and license information

Hide the top 2 screen layers
copy merged

Open Animation Shop
paste as new animation

back in psp, hide the bottom screen layer
unhide the middle one
copy merged

In AS paste after current frame

repeat for the last screen layer

save as gif

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Vintage Beauty



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice I am using the awesome artwork of Arthur Crowe
which can be purchased from his store HERE
FTU scrapkit Vintage from Dreamland Designs
Eye candy 5 Impact

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 22nd December 2016 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 20 as new layer

preset shapes tool - rectangle, line width 12
foreground colour dark brown, background colour null
draw out a rectangle in the middle of your canvas
convert to raster

Eye candy 5 Impact - Chrome
reflection map - Abstract - Penny
leave all other settings at default

magic wand, click inside your rectangle
expand selection by 3
invert selection
on paper layer, click delete
deselect

copy and paste lantern as new layer
resize by 50
position top right corner of frame

copy and paste dress form as new layer
resize by 15
position bottom left corner of frame

copy and paste flower as new layer
resize by 50
rotate right 90
position bottom left, erase the stem

copy and paste flowers 2 as new layer
resize by 15
image, flip
drag below the dress form

copy and paste flowers as new layer
resize by 35
rotate right 90
position bottom left, between the dress form
and the flower

copy and paste chicken wire as new layer
drag down under the paper so a little is 
showing outside the edge of the paper
duplicate, image, mirror
duplicate, rotate right 90, position so it can
be seen beneath the flowers
duplicate, image, mirror & flip

make frame layer active
magic wand, click inside the frame
expand by 3
make paper layer active
copy and paste tube as new layer
invert selection
hit delete
deselect

Change blend mode on tube to luminance legacy
duplicate
adjust, blur, gaussian blur 7
change blend mode to screen
reduce opacity to around 75

dropshadow all layers except, paper and blurred tube
2,5,50,8,black

add name, copyright and license information
delete white background
merge visible
save as png

Christmas forum set




Supplies needed:

Tube of choice I am using the beautiful artwork of Misticheskaya
which you can purchase from Pics for Design
My Template_89 HERE
Muras Meister Copies
Eye Candy 4000
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 26th November 2016 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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Open template
shift D to duplicate, close original
delete credits layer
make bg layer active


copy and paste tube as new layer
muras meister, copies, wallpaper (rotate) default settings


adjust, blur, motion blur, angle 315, strength 100
repeat


Paste tube as new layer again
position to the right a little but not entirely behind the rectangles
you may wish to mirror it too
change blend mode to screen, lower opacity to 50ish


paste tube again
resize and position to the left slightly
dropshadow of your choice


make rectangles layer active
select all, float, defloat
paste tube as new layer twice
position one to the left and
one to the right
invert
hit delete on your keyboard on each tube layer
invert, 
expand selection by 1
back on rectangles layer
floodfill red
deselect, 
add noise, 100%


Make stars layer active
select all, float, defloat,
new raster layer
floodfill red
add noise, 100%
deselect
add your favourite inner bevel to the stars
add a fat white gradient glow and dropshadow
delete original stars layer


Make circle border active,
select all, float, defloat, new raster layer
floodfill red, add noise as before
dropshadow
deselect and delete original layer


make circe layer active
select all, float, defloat, new raster layer
floodfill with a red/green gradient, sunburst, repeats 0
make sure the red is in the middle and the green is on the outside
paste tube as new layer
position to your liking
invert selection, delete
deselect
change blend mode to luminance (legacy)


Make border grey active
select all, float, defloat, new raster layer
floodfill with red/green gradient, linear, angle 136, repeats 9
deselect
add noise if you wish or your fav inner bevel
or both, whatever you like


Add name, copyright and license information
merge all 
save as jpg


Make matching Avatar if you wish