Friday, March 9, 2012

Water Colors

Sweet on You

PSPX2 (an older version will work also)

I used the Scrapkit “Water Colors by Designs by Sarah,
you can purchase it at Pimp My Tags w/Scraps

Thank you Sarah for a very pretty kit to work with!

Tube/s of choice: Tube of choice,
I used the wonderful artwork of Juri Ueda Marie
Used with group permission

Mask of choice, I used Monti's Blinds Mask here

Choice of font, I used Chocolate Box here

Xero Plugin – Porcelain

Install mask if needed
Install plugin/s if needed
This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP
Use the following settings for drop shadow, unless otherwise stated:
Effects>3D>Drop Shadow>
V 3
H 3
Opacity 60
Blur 8
Color Black
Shadow on new layer unchecked

=^_^=   Ready to start?  Let’s go!  =^_^=

Open a new file, transparent, 700x700
Flood fill white

Copy/Paste Paper 11 as a new layer
Layers>Load/Save Mask>Load Mask From Disk
Fit to canvas checked
Source luminance checked
Invert transparency checked
Hide all mask checked
Layers>Merge>Merge Group

Copy/Paste Scallop Frame as a new layer
Image>Resize 115%
Add drop shadow

Copy/Paste your tube
Add drop shadow
Apply porcelain effect>default settings

I used the following embellishments:
(Add drop shadow to each embellishment)

Image>Resize 75%
Rope Clasp
Image>Resize 50%
Image>Resize 50%
Image>Resize 50%

If you want to use the white background you can
Layers>Merge>Merge All (Flatten)
File>Export>JPEG Optimizer
Set compression value to 25
Save to where you want

If you want to use the transparent background you can
File>Export>PNG Optimizer
Click “ok” on the next screen
Save to where you want

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial!

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