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This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind.
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2,
tho' any version should work.
Scrapkit: I'm using a FTU kit from Tasha's Playground,
named Misfits Birthday. Find the link to it, here.
Tube: I'm using the artwork of Arthur Crowe.
You can find more of his stunning artwork here.
Do not use this artwork unless you have a license to do so
& have purchased the tube.
Mask: RLB-Mask 6 from RedHeadLadybug,
Filters: DC- 1972 (Optional)
or filter of choice for tube
Eye Candy 4000- Gradient Glow
Font: Easy Rider
Drop shadow: 2 -2 50 4, black
Save your progress often.;)
Let's do this! =)
Open a new canvas 650 X 650 px.
Copy & paste paper3.
Apply the mask & merge group.
Now, copy & paste frame6.
With your magic wand, click inside each square
Now, paste paper2, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none.
Move the paper below your frame &
add a drop shadow to the frame.
Next, copy & paste frame4.
Resize 80% & move slightly to the left.
Again, click inside the circles of the frame
with your magic wand.
Modify & expand by 4. Invert.
Copy & paste paper6, resizing 70%.
Hit delete, keep selected.
Add your closeup, resizing as desired.
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas.
Move both the paper & closeups under the frame.
Merge the closeups together. Duplicate.
On the top one, add a Gaussian blur of 3.
Change the Blend Mode to Screen at 55%
Next, add your main tube. Resize as needed.
Place her in the middle.
Apply DC- 1972 at these settings
(you should only have to adjust the top 3):
Add a drop shadow to your tube.
Now we'll add some elements.
For each one, I added a drop shadow to,
unless specified otherwise.
glitter spray- Move this to just above
disco ball- 75%. Mirror.
Place this on the left of your tube.
present- 55%. Duplicate
Place both on right of tube.
On the top one, use Manual Color Correction:
#fad1e5- Source & #3d89eb- Target.
Then resize this one another 85%.
cake- 45%. Place on the left.
bubbles- 40%. Rotate 90 right.
Place in front of your tube.
jello shot- 35%. Duplicate.
Place both off to the left.
Duplicate so you have 4.
Place two off to the right.
Rotate one 8 right & the other 12 left.
The two left ones: Rotate one 10 left &
rotate the other 15 right.
Move both the left balloons under
your 2nd frame in layers palette.
candle1 or candle2- 27%
Place 'on' the cake'.
Add any other elements if you prefer.
Crop & resize to your own liking.
Now add your proper copyrights & watermarks.
Now add your name.
Add a gradient glow at these settings:
Then add your drop shadow to this layer.
Finally, merge visible & save as a PNG & enjoy.