Saturday, June 18, 2011

Timeless Beauty

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

Tube of Choice
*I am using the stunning work of Zindy S.D. Nielsen (of You must have a license to use the same tube*

Noir Et Blanc PTU Kit
*This is a simply GORGEOUS kit by Addictive Pleasures (Tamie) and Pink Princess (Vicki). Please visit thier blogs to find out where you can purchase this kit*

Lets Get Started:
1). Open a 650*250 blank canvas

2). Copy and paste your paper of choice as a new layer

3). Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer
*Using your crop tool make sure you crop it back to a 650*250 canvas*
Duplicate your tube
On the duplicate layer:
Motion Blur
Angle: 90
Strength: 100%
Change the blend mode on your tube to something that suits it
*I used Multiply on mine*

4). Select All
Select Selections Border
Both Sides Checked
Anti-Alias Checked
Border Width 8
Copy and paste your paper of choice
Invert again
Do Not Deselect

5). Selections
Select Selections Border
Outside Only Checked
Anti-Alias Checked
Border Width 4
Add a new raster layer and flood fill with another color from your tube
Select None

6). Now is the time to add any elements to make the forum set your own
Move them below your 2 frame layers

7). Add any wordart you might want
*I added Timeless Beauty to the top and bottom of my set*

8). Add the copyright information and any license information that is needed

9). Add your name
Save in your preferred format

Lets Make An Avatar:
1). Open an 150*150 blank canvas

2). Copy Merge your tag

3). Copy and paste onto your canvas
Position the portion you want to be seen in your avatar
Crop your image back to 150*150
Use the steps in Step 4 & 5 from your banner to make the border for your avatar except change the 1st setting to 6 and the second to 3 for the width

4). Add your copyright and license information

5). Save

All Done!

This tutorial was written by Carrie's Concoctions on June 18, 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is unintentional

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