Letter Luna Babe

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This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

The copyright rests solely with Black4Roses.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Little Fluffy Clouds

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 brushes.

Export the brushes in PSP by Custom brush to your brush folder.

You need 1 tube and 1 butterfly tube of your own.

 

The for the tubes should not be removed and displayed as your own.

If you use your own material, you have to adjust them.

If you are ready, you can start :-)

 

Head image

 

Step 1

Open the materials in PSP.

Copy them with Shift+D - close the originals.

Open a transparent image of 600 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #82dbbb.

Set your background color to #5fa58b.

Or choose your own colors.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - with these settings:

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'gh_swirly_009' - Size 500.

Click 1x with your foreground color on the right side against the edge.

Image - Mirror.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle.

Custom selection - with these settings:

Your image should look like this:

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings.

Selections - Invert.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your gradient back to color.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'glitter' - Size 500.

Click 1x with your foreground color left and right in the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'gh_swirly_009' - Size 115.

Click 1x with your foreground color upper right in your image.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Step 6

Copy the tube you want to use.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Resize if necessary - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 7

Copy your butterfly tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

 Resize if necessary - All layers not checked.

Place the butterfly top right - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Little Fluffy Clouds - with these settings:

Click on tab 'Camera and Sky' - with these settings:

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Image - Canvas size -  with these settings:

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Layers - Arrange - Send to bottom.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - same settings as before.

Activate your top layer.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 11

Activate your Text tool - type the mark of the tube maker on your crea.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Save your head image as a jpg file.

 

The background image

Step 12

Open a new transparent image of 1024 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill this image with your background color.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - with these settings:

Step 13

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'abstract3' - Size 500.

Click 2x with your foreground color upper left.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color black.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Effects - 3D effects - Seamless tiling - with these settings:

Save your background as a jpg file.

Place it in your Letter Creator and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

Black4Roses

October 25, 2007

 

Translated by Zial on January 17, 2013

 

 

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