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.
Tube of choice/close up
Paid Scrap kit by Kizzed by Kelz
"Sea Mermaid" Purchase at Scrap N Company
Font of choice
Redpaw media - beautifier
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 Andy Cooper
You can find his artwork HERE
Tube i used can be found HERE
Open 620x620 canvas, Open element9 R/S to 20% C/P
onto canvas, apply Mura meister's copies - settings:
Circle, tile mode, behind, Encircle. 19, 65, 65, the rest at default
Open element6, R/S to 15% C/P onto canvas, using copies again
using default settings but switch shift X,Y set to 57, 57
Go back on your blue starfish and erase the tips poking out of the shells
Open element45, R/S to 20%, C/P onto canvas once more using copies
using default settings. but on shift X,Y set to 67, 67
Duplicate then mirror, and apply drop shadow on all layers
I then went in and erased anything poking out from the white shells
Open tube. R/S to 60% C/P onto canvas place in center
above all layers, this tube fits perfectly! Apply drop shadow
Open element97, C/P onto canvas place in the front of all layers except tube
Drag below your tube layer, looks as tho she's laying on them. apply D/S
Using your freehand selection tool. select around the frame.
Open paper6, C/P onto canvas, selections invert- delete select none.
drag paper below all layers. i used dodge tool and brightened it up a bit
Now it's time for more elements
Elements i used and the resized %
Using this drop shadow: 0, 0, 57, 5, color black
ELEMENT60 - 10%
ELEMENT15 - 25%
ELEMENT53 - 30%
ELEMENT96 - 20%
ELEMENT50 - 20%
ELEMENT1 - 20%
ELEMENT104 - 25%
ELEMENT16 - 25%
ELEMENT87 - 25%
place elements where you want, or use my tag as a guide.
Apply your mask, copyrights, add your name save as a PNG
I applied beautifier to the whole tag, settings of choice
On mask i used paper 4
Thanks for trying my tutorial.
This tutorial was written on July 31st, 2016 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.