Saturday, July 9, 2011

Butterfly Dreams

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

Tube and Image of Choice
*I am using the gorgeous work of Dark Yarrow. You must have a license to use the same image and tube. You can purchase her art through Dreamscape Imaging*

Butterfly Dreams PTU Scrapkit
*This is a fabulous kit by Pink Princess Scraps. You can purchase this kit at Digital Chaos*

Mask of Choice
*I am using a sparkle mask from Witchysheart made for the Creative Misfit forum. You can download this mask from the Creative Misfits Creations blog*

Lets Get Started:
1). Open all supplies in PSP
Open a 650*500 blank canvas

2). Copy and paste your paper of choice as a new layer
New Mask Layer
From Image
Source Luminence checked
Invert mask data unchecked
Press Ok
Right click on the mask layer
Ungroup layers

3). Duplicate your mask layer
Move the duplicate down and to the right slightly

4). Using your present shape tool draw a large circle
(use my tag as a guide)
Select All
Selections ~ Modify ~ Contract by 20
Add a new Raster Layer
Copy and paste your paper of choice into selections
Do Not Deselect
*This is where I added an image*
Copy and Paste your image as a new layer
Select None
*Change the blend mode to something that suits your image and the paper you chose*

5). Make your circle layer active
Select All
Copy and paste your paper of choice into the selection
Select None

6). Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer
*I duplicated the tube, did a gaussian blur on it and changed the blend mode*

7). Add the elements you would like on the tag...Make it your own!

8). Resize if you feel necessary

9). Add all copyright information and any applicable license number

10). Add your name
Save in your desired format

All Done!

This tutorial was written on July 9, 2011 by Carrie's Concoctions. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is completely unintentional

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