Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Dark Dreams

This tutorial was written in PSP 8 but can be done in other versions
This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP

Image of Choice
*I am using the gorgeous artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen. You MUST have a license to use the same art*

Dark Dreams PTU Scrap Kit
*This is a beautiful kit by A Taggers Scrap. Please visit her blog to find the stores she sells in*

Mask of Choice
* I am using WSL_Mask 300. This is a great mask by Wee Scott Lass. Please check out her blog for all of her fantastic masks and other goodies*

Lets Get Started:
1). Open all supplies in PSP
Resize as you feel necessary

2). Open a 700*500 blank canvas

3). Draw a large circle in the middle of the canvas
Convert to Raster layer
Select All
Copy and Paste your paper of choice as a new layer
Invert AGAIN
Copy and paste your image of choice as a new layer
Select None

3). Duplicate your Image layer
On the duplicate add a Gaussian Blur of 5
Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light
On the Original layer change the blend mode to Luminence Legacy or whatever looks best with your image

4). Draw several small circles
Position them as you see fit (or see my tag for reference)
On one of your small circles:
Select All
Copy and Paste your paper of choice
*I chose to Paste Into Selection*
Select None
* Do the same thing for the other circles*

5). Add a new raster layer
Send it to the bottom
Copy and paste your paper of choice as a new layer
New Mask Layer
Find your mask in the drop down menu
Source luminance checked
Invert Mask Data unchecked

6). On your layer palette
Right click on the "Mask"
Ungroup layer

7). Add any embellishments you want to make the tag your own

8). Resize if you feel necessary

9). Add all copyright information and any license information you need

10). Add your name
Save in your desired format
All Done

This tutorial was written by Carrie's Concoctions on March 16, 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is unintentional

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