Sunday, 28 September 2014

Gothic Mask

This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 18th 2014
written using psp 9 but any version should work
any resemblance to other works is purely coincidental

Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Danny lee - Gothic Mask tube
which can be purchased from S&Co
Texture pack HERE
My supplies HERE


OK lets begin!!
Note: C/P = copy and paste as new layer
d/s = dropshadow 2,5,50,8, black,

Open blank canvas
800 x 800, floodfill white

new raster layer
select all
open texture of choice, copy
paste into selection
apply mask
resize mask by 85
duplicate, image flip & mirror
merge down

c/p gothic frame

c/p ouija board
resize by 70
position at bottom of frame

c/p skeleton
image, mirror
resize by 70 x 2
position on top of ouija board

c/p cross
resize by 70 x 2
position to bottom left of frame
rotate left 30

c/p black candle
reszie by 60
position on top of cross

c/p blood vial
resize by 60
position so it looks like it is leaning on the candle

c/p bat
resize by 60
position top right of frame

make frame layer active
magic wand, click inside frame
expand by 5
c/p tube
position so face is showing
selections invert, delete

duplicate tube layer
adjust blur, gaussian blur, 6
change blend mode to burn

d/s all layers except mask and skeleton

add your name and copyright information
delete white background
merge visible
crop and save as png

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Without Music

written by Mizteeque on 3rd Sept 2014
Written in psp9 but any version should work
Any resemblance to any other works is purely coincidental and unintentional



Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Jennifer Janesko
I purchased mine from CILM when it was open but you can now purchase
Jennifers tubes from CDO
My Supplies HERE
Font of choice  - I used Inspiration which is a pay font


Note:  c/p = copy and paste as new layer
d/s = dropshadow 2,5,50,5,black

OK lets begin!!

open blank canvas 800 x 800
floodfill white

c/p quirky collage paper
resize by 50
apply mask
resize by 80

c/p element notes
resize by 50
position at bottom of tag

c/p element pianoframe
resize by 30
position on top of notes

c/p element corner
resize by 30
image, mirror
position on top left corner of frame

c/p violin
resize by 30
rotate left slightly
position to left, just covering the frame a little

c/p bow
resize by 30
position across the violin

c/p single rose
resize by 50
drag below frame layer
position bottom right, just sticking out from behind the frame
duplicate and rotate left slightly, move up a bit
duplicate again, image, mirror and position so it sticks out from
behind the violin
duplicate once more, image flip, position at bottom of violin
d/s all roses

c/p music wordart
resize by 40
position at top of tag
apply a white gradient glow following settings


make mask layer active
c/p tube as new layer
if using the same tube as me, resize by 80
move to the right slightly and erase any bits sticking out 
from behind the frame

delete white b/g layer
Add name and copyright information
merge visible
crop and save as png