Sunday, 12 April 2015


Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful art of Alex Prihodko
you can purchase from Pics For Designs
Scrapkit - Toadilly Spring from Tashas Playground
My template click to open full size and save
font of choice

This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on March 22nd 2015
Written in psp9 but any version should work
Any similarity to any other works is purely coincidental and unintentional


Open blank canvas 650 x 350

c/p paper 1

c/p element 1,2 & 5
resize all by 50
position bottom left corner in a cluster arrangement

c/p element 17
rotate right 17
position top left corner
slightly off the canvas

image, mirror
position right hand side
slightly off the canvas

c/p element 9
position so top of swirl is in the
top right corner
slightly off the canvas

d/s all elements 2,4,30,8, black
merge all elements together

c/p rectangle template

magic wand
tolerance 10, feather 0
mode Add
expand by 2
click inside each rectangle
on elements layer, hit delete

Keep selected

c/p tube
position in far right rectangle
selections, invert
hit delete

c/p tube again
Mirror if you like
position in the two far left rectangles
hit delete

add tube again
resize by 40
position in middle rectangle
hit delete
duplicate and close off the duplicate

add tube one more time
resize by 60
position in the last rectangle
hit delete

Merge tube layers together except the duplicated one
change blend mode to luminance

unhide duplicate tube layer

make rectangle layer active
d/s as before

c/p wordart
resize by 45
image, rotate left 90
position inside far left rectangle
change blend mode to luminance
d/s as before

New raster layer
floodfill white
select all
contract selection by 2
hit delete

c/p element 17 again
resize by 45
d/s and position where you like

Add name and copyright information

Merge all flatten

save as jpeg

To make a matching avatar

selection tool
custom selection
top & left 0
right 100
bottom 200
edit selection
move the red square over one of the rectangles
edit selection

Paste as new image
new raster layer
floodfill white
select all, contract by 2
hit delete

add name and cr
merge all flatten

Thats it your done !!

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