Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Simply Beautiful



Supplies Needed: 


Tube of choice, I am using the beautiful artwork of Nocturne, which can
be purchased from Pics For Design
Supplies HERE


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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on August 20th 2015
written in psp9 but any version should work
any resemblance to other works in entirely coincidental




open blank canvas 800 x 800 
floodfill white


preset shapes tool - rectangle - line width 25 foreground color black, background null
hold down the shift key and draw out a square in the middle of your canvas
objects, align, center in canvas
convert to raster


duplicate, resize by 80
rotate left 11
position top left of original square
duplicate, image, mirror
position bottom right of original square


Drag original square to top of layer palette


magic wand, feather 0, click inside the top square, expand by 3
c/p tube as new layer, position face inside frame
selections invert
hit delete on your keyboard
duplicate, adjust, blur, gaussian blur 5
change blend mode to overlay
deselect
Merge down, and drag tube layer below frame


make top left frame active
magic wand, click inside frame, expand by 3
new raster layer, floodfill with a gradient made from two colors from your tube
c/p tube as new layer, position to your liking
selections invert, hit delete on your keyboard
invert selection again,
effects, edge effects, enhance more, change blend mode to luminance (L)
duplicate, gaussian blur 5, change blend mode to overlay
deselect
drag frame above floodfilled and 2 tube layers


repeat the above steps for the bottom right square but resize your tube by 60


Add your favourite dropshadow to each frame layer


Hide white background layer, merge visible all other layers
unhide white background


Add the rose elements to your liking, dropshadow


Add name and copyright information
delete white background layer
crop and save as png

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below is a beautiful example made by Blanca


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