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


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
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
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


below is a beautiful example made by Blanca

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