Saturday, May 31, 2014

New Beginnings Forum Set Tutorial

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

PTU Scrapkit
*I am using the beautiful scrap kit by TLP Designz called "New Beginnings"  You can purchase this kit at Confetti Scrap Boutique*

Forum Mask
*I am using one of the fantastic forum masks by Moonbeams and Spiderwebs*

Lets Get Started:
1). Open a 650*250 blank canvas
2). Copy and paste your paper of choice as a new layer
3).  Select All
Paste your paper of choice as a new layer
New Mask Layer
Using the drop down menu choose your mask
Press Ok
Right click
Delete Mask
Ungroup layers
4). Make your bottom paper layer active
Select All
Select Selections Border
Both Sides Checked
Anti-Alias Checked
Border Width 8
Copy and paste your paper of choice
Move the frame layer to the top
5). Now is the time to add any elements to make the forum set your own
Move them below your frame layer but above your original paper layer and mask layer
6). Add the copyright information and any license information that is needed
7). Add your name

Save in your preferred format

Lets Make An Avatar:
1). Open an 200*200 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 200*200
Use the steps in Step 4 from your banner to make the border for your avatar
4). Add your copyright and license information
5). Save

All Done!

This tutorial was written by Carrie's Concoctions on May 31, 2014
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is unintentional

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