Summer Delights

Summer Delights


Supplies Needed

PSP- I used X but will work in any version
1 Tube of Choice. I used the Artwork of Elias Chatzoudis.
You will need to purchase a license to use his work and can be
here from MPT.
Font of choice I used Apricot
Scrap kit used is by Farrah called " Taste of Summer" which can be
purchased at
Designer Scraps
Mask No 109 is by Vix please visit her site

Okay let's get started

Open a new image 600x600 (we can resize later)
Open the Scrapkit in PSP and choose a frame of choice, and 2 papers.
Open your tube, and the mask.
Open any extra embellishments and ribbons of choice if you would like
to use them.
Layers, new raster layer floodfill with white.
Edit copy, edit paste your paper as new layer.
Resize by 90%
Layers, new mask layer from image
And find Vix_Mask109
Source luminance checked, Invert mask data, unchecked, OK
Layers, Merge, Merge Group.
Resize by 90%.
Edit copy, edit paste your frame as new layer.
Resize by 80%.
Duplicate your frame
Edit copy, Edit paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize to suit. And position were suitable.
Add a drop shadow of choice to your tube.
Move your tube layer inbetween the 2 frame layers
Back on the top frame layer erase parts of the frame that cover your tube.
Add a drop shadow to the bottom frame layer.
Once happy with your tube position duplicate your tube
on the bottom tube apply the filter Xero, Alien Mist.
Mistiness 128
Strength 200
Red Mist 255
Green Mist 255
Blue Mist 255, OK
On the top tube layer apply the filter Xero, Porcelain
Softness 50
Strength 128
Brightness 128
Red Channel 0
Green Channel 0
Blue Channel 255, OK
Paste the Watermelon 1 as a new layer
place under the bottom frame layer.
Use your pick tool and very slightly expand it to the frame
On your bottom frame layer, using your magic tool, select inside the frame.
Selection modify expand by 6, selections, invert.
Back on the watermelon layer hit delete on your keyboard.
Apply filter Xero, Tekstya
white Tone 0
Black Tone 0
Density 127
Depth 127
Highlights 127
Sparsity 1
Use source ticked, Ok.
Copy and paste flowers of choice and resize to your liking,
I did a few different sizes, arrange around the bottom of the frame
Add watermelon, resize and apply Xero, Porcelain settings as above.
Now is the time to add any extra flowers, embellishments, ribbons,
brushes etc
Resize to your liking and your nearly done.
For your name have your Background/fill set at pattern with a paper of choice.
I used paper2, angle 0, scale 50
Foreground colour of Choice, stroke width 1
I found the black stood out more.
Effects 3d effects, Inner Bevel,
Bevel 2, Width 10
Smoothness 17, Depth 6
Ambience 6, Shininess 28
Colour white, Angle 45
Intensity 25, Elevation 64, OK
Add a drop shadow of choice
Add all appropriate copywrite information.
Once happy with your creation resize all layers to your liking and your done.
Save your tag.

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial

Layout and Tutorial ©Janelle written on April 22nd, 2008.
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