Saturday, August 29, 2015

Ptu - Beach Life

This tutorial was written in PSP 9 and can be used with any other version. I assume that you have a working knowledge of PSP.


Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice/close up

Paid Scrap kit by Toxic Desirez
"Sail Away" Purchase at Skullified Scrapz

Font of choice

Plugins Optional:
red paw media

Tutorial shortcut index:
"Delete" on your keyboard under Insert.
"C/P" copy and paste as new layer.
Remove "O/L" Remove original layer.
"D/S" Drop shadow located in 3D effects.
"R/S" Resize layer located in Image.
New "R/L" Raster layer, in Layers.
"outer glow" Gradient glow from eye candy
Or my method on my blog under "How to dos"

Good D/S settings:
0, 0, 57, 6, color black

Good add noise settings:
Uniform- 70-90 % noise monochrome
Random- 10-34% noise monochrome

I used the artwork of Ismeal Rac
You can find his artwork Here


Open frame3 R/S 55% canvas size 600x600
Image- Rotate clockwise, duplicate frame then mirror it
now and spread apart so it's now 6 square frames
Merge frames together, with magic wand click inside each one
selections- m odify- expand by8, now with your selection tool
set to point to point make sure the little pieces behind the seaweed is 
inside the marching ants. Now open paper "background" R/S 50%

C/P onto canvas selections invert- delete. select none. 
drag below your frame layer. apply D/S to frame

Open tube of choice, R/S, C/P onto canvas, apply D/S

Note: I placed my elements around my tube

Now it's element time

Elements i used and the resized %
Using this drop shadow: 0, 0, 41, 7, color black
Beachball - 15%
Crab - 15%
Chair - 25%
Boat - 20%
(For the boat i used my deform tool
and i make it smaller to fit onto the water background)
Sand - 25%
Starfish2 - 20%
Lighthouse - 30%
Seagulls - 25%
Dolphin - 12%
Rock - 15%
Sunglasses - 15%
Life preserver - 20%

place elements where you want, or use my tag as a guide.
Apply your copyrights,  add your name save as a PNG
I didn't use a mask. what i did was duplicate my merged tag
On duplicate layer, added blur then texture effects - mosaic antique
You're done!

Thanks for trying my tutorial.
Now lets see those results.

This tutorial was written on August 29th, 2015 by Melissa.
In no way may this tutorial be copied to another
website without the creators permission. Any resemblance
to this tutorial is purely coincidental.

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