Wistful title



This tutorial is my own design and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was created in Paint Shop Pro V8.
© 2010 - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All rights reserved.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

ccharisse_tagback2_co (mask)
yp_lady_in_red_hat (tube)
yp_wordart_wistful

The above can be downloaded here

Extract these to a file on your computer

Eyecandy 3.1
http://www.fleursauvage.be/utilitaire/filtres/filtres.htm
Extract to your Plugins folder

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INSTRUCTIONS

Open the mask, tube and word art and minimise on your workspace

Open a new canvas 600 x 450 pixels, white background
Layers >> Promote Background Layer

In your Materials Palette load foreground with #EE6C66 Dark Pink
Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill this layer with the foreground colour

Layers >> New Mask Layer >> From Image
Select mask ccharisse_tagback2_co from the drop down list

mask selection

Click OK

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Group
Image >> Mirror

In the Materials Palette load the foreground with #F9DFDB Pale Pink
and the Background with #FFFFFF White

Make a foreground-background gradient
Style = rectangular
with the following settings:

gradient settings

Click OK

In the Layers Palette highlight Raster 1
Flood fill with the gradient
Window >> Duplicate

Working on the duplicate copy
Image >> Resize 45%
Resize all layers checked
Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)
Image >> Add Borders
with the following settings

Border setting

Click OK

This tile will be used later, minimise or save as a psp.image then minimise

Back to the original copy
In the layers Palette highlight Group-Raster 2
Image >> Resize 75%
Resize all Layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

With the Mover Tool re-position so that the top right-hand corner is at the co-ordinates 20, 570

Screenshot

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Flip

Maximise the tile we made earlier
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as a New Layer on your working canvas

With the Move Tool re-position so that the top left-hand corner of the tile is at the co-ordinates 20,20

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Flip

This is what you should have now

Screenshot

Maximise yp_lady_in_red_hat
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste as New Layer on your working canvas
Image >> Resize 75%
Resize all layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
With the Move Tool re-position (see finished tag for placement)

Effects >> Plugins >> Eye Candy 3.1 >> Drop Shadow
with the following settings:

Eye Candy settings

Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

Image >> Add Borders
same settings as before
Size in pixels = 2
Colour = #F9DFDB Pale Pink
Symmetric checked

Image >> Add Borders
with these settings:

Border settings

In the Materials Palette load the gradient
increase the Repeats to 7
Click OK

With the Magic Wand select the white border
Flood fill with gradient
Selections >> Select None

Image >> Add Borders
Size in pixels = 2
Colour = #F9DFDB Pale Pink
Symmetric checked

Maximise yp_wordart_wistful
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste as New Layer on the working canvas
With the Move Tool re-position in the top right-hand corner
See finished tag for placement

Add your name and/or watermark
Resize if desired
Save as a jpg


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial

If you have any questions or would like to show me your result
EMAIL ME



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