Sunday, May 29, 2011

Southern Breeze Tutorial


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I done this tut in PSPX1 but it can be done
with any version of PSP. This is an easy tutorial
with not much to do. No outside filters used

You will need:

A tube - I used one of Pittis Grafik's adorable tubes.
You can get them HERE
but any tube will do.
Scrap kit called 'Southern Breeze' from HoresePlaysPasture
HERE
Thank you Beverly
Font I used is called 'Bandy' from Urban Fonts
HERE


New white canvas 800x800



Preset Shape Tool-Flower5. Foreground colour-Black



Draw out the flower about 3/4 of your canvas - Objects-Align-Centre In Canvas.
Convert to Raster layer.Magic Wand. click inside the flower.New raster layer. Copy & paste a paper
from the scrap kit Into Selection. Selections-None, You can now delete the flower outline layer.

Duplicate the paper flower layer & on the bottom paper layer go to Adjust-Blur-Gaussian Blur 25.
Make top paper flower layer active & give this drop shadow



Copy & paste the Sand Dune from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 65% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Move down to almost the bottom of the paper flower. Adjust-Sharpen.

Copy & paste the Fence from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 75% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Deformation Tool - pull down the top of the fence so it is about half the height & stretch out the sides
to cover the edges of the sand dune. Adjust-Sharpen. Add drop shadow. Move the fence down.

Copy & paste one of the Doodle Flower elements from scrap kit as a new layer. Move to one side of the
paper flower. Duplicate-Merge Down.

Copy & paste one of the Bow elements from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 50% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Move across to the Doodle Flowers. Adjust-Sharpen, add drop shadow.

Copy & paste the Sun element from scrap kit as anew layer. Resize 40% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Move
up & across to one side of the paper flower. Add drop shadow.

Copy & paste the Cloud element from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 50% Bicubic-all alyers unchecked.
Adjust-Sharpen. Move up & across so it is just edging the Sun.

Copy & paste one of the Butterfly elements from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 50% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Image-Free Roatate-Rotate 25 left or right, whichever side your Doodle Flowers are on. Add drop shadow.
Move Butterfly over on top of the Doodle Flowers

Add your name & correct copyright. Crop Tool-Freehand, crop excess white background. Cross out eyes on
bottom layer (white) Merge VISIBLE all other layers. Copy your Merged Image & paste as a New Image
on your workspace. Your merged image should now have a transparent background. Resize to your liking.
I resized mine 68% Bicubic-all layers CHECKED. Save as a *Png


This tutorial was written by ©Kate on 29th May 2011.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
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