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 Toxic Desirez
"Freak Treatz" Purchase at Skullified Scrapz
Font of choice
Gradient of choice
I made mine to fit the colors of kit
Mask of choice
Redpaw media - beautifier
Adjust - brightness/contrast
PhotoEffex - scanlines
Layout Tools - contrast checkers
Xero - radiance
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 Anna Marine
You can find her artwork HERE
Tube i used can be found HERE
Open Frame1 R/S to 95% canvas size 650x650
Select frame, selections all float defloat, modify
expand by 1, add new raster, flood fill color of choice (black)
Do step again modify by 2, add new raster, flood fill
gradient of choice (i made my own to fit the colors)
Add noise - random, noise 16, monochrome- apply drop shadow
Open filmstrip R/S to 85% C/P onto canvas drag to bottom
Open freak treatz wordart R/S to 70% C/P onto canvas
Drag below spiked frame layer
Open tube R/S to % C/P onto canvas
Drag to where it's able to look like her sitting
Apply brightness/contrast settings: B: 20, C: 22
I then apply radiance settings: 128, 50, 128, 49
Then i applied gradient glow - white - add noise - D/S
Select filmstrip click inside 2 spots, selections modify
expand by 3, Open paper 3 R/S to 80% C/P onto canvas
drag inside the marching ants, selections invert, delete select none
Drag paper layer below frame. Do same step for other spots in frame
The second paper i used was paper 6, R/S to 80%
Once papers are in place, select your spiked frame
Erase any spikes poking out from behind filmstrip
Apply gradient glow - white - add noise - D/S
With magic wand click inside frame, selections modify
expand by 3, Add new rasyter layer flood fill with pink
I choose pink from a paper, Open your close up of choice
Mirror so she's facing opposite side of main tube
Select flood fill, selections all float defloat
C/P tube inside marching ants, move around until you like it
selections - invert, delete select none. drag below frame layer
I placed two tubes inside to fill the whole circle
Her face and the cupcake skull she's holding
Hide all layers merge just the close up tubes
Unhide, change blend mode to screen
Turn tube greyscale, apply radiance of choice
I then applied scanlines default settings
Select your wordart, selections all float defloat
Modify expand by 1 Add new raster layer, flood fill black
Select none drag below wordart. Now do same step but modify 2
Add new raster layer, flood fill your color choice (i used tan from frame)
Selections none, drag below wordart again. add noise D/S
Now it's element time
Elements i used and the resized %
Using this drop shadow: 0, 0, 66, 6, color black
Skull2 - 25%
Jelly Shot - 20%
Cupcake - 20%
Skull1 - 15%
Ribbon - 30%
Snake&Skull - 35%
Heart&Bones - 25%
Lips - 25%
Chocolate - 20%
Skull cone - 25%
Bow1 - 30%
Skullerfly - 20%
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, setting of choice
I applied pink raster then checkers contrast then my mask
Thanks for trying my tutorial.
This tutorial was written on May 27th, 2017 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.