This tutorial assumes you have a
good working knowledge of PSP and was done in version 9.
Tubes thanks to Montana Kate, Grace,
MDZ Mists and Mask by Yoka. Font - Albermarle Swash
Open all tubes and mask in PSP.
Open Font and minimise to tray.
Open image 700 x 500 px transparent.
Open March Series Fractals 3 -
3.pspimage. Edit copy, edit paste as new layer on your
canvas. Add a new raster layer, move to bottom.
Foreground colour c98956, background colour 9b5538. Make
a Foreground/Background Gradient - Angle 45, repeats 1,
invert not checked. Fill bottom layer with gradient and
merge layers visible.
Layers/New Raster layer, fill with
fff6ad. Layers/New Mask Layer/From Image -
Yoka-TG-Les-Kalterosh-MASKER.jpg invert not checked.
Layers Merge Group. Lower layer opacity to 72. Layers
Duplicate - resize 75% and pull slightly to the right.
Fin_del_verano_by_ELENADUDINA MDZ Mist.pspimage, edit
copy, edit paste as new layer. Resize 85%, all layers not
checked and move to the right of the canvas.
Open Oct Series Dragons 2 -
2.pspimage. Edit copy, edit paste as new layer. Image
mirror, image resize 65% all layers not checked. Move to
upper left corner. Blend mode Overlay and layer opacity
Open tube OutOfStone_Grace's_TLC.psp,
copy and paste as new layer on canvas. Image resize 50%
all layers not checked, layer opacity 80. Move down and
to the left.
Activate top layer. Text tool - 'Albermarle
Swash' size 60 -Vector - background colour fff6ad -
foreground null. Type your text and use the handles to
pull letters closer as you wish. If you use two layers of
text Merge layers down and add a drop shadow V - 2, H -
2, Opacity - 75, Blur - 5 - Black.
Layers/New Raster Layer - add your
watermark. Layers All Flatten.
Add border 1 px black. Edit/Copy.
Promote background to layer. Image resize 90%.
Layers/New Raster Layer, move layer down. Select
All/Paste into Selection. Gaussian Blur 10. Select none.
Activate upper layer - Drop
Shadow V - 7, H - 6, Opacity - 33, Blur - 10 - Black.
Repeat at -7 and -6.
Border 2 px Black.
Contrast/Clarify at 2.
You are done.
Tutorial © Dawn Hewer 2010