Sunday, 26 March 2017

Bubble Name

Supplies needed:

Font - Cumulus HERE
Eye candy 5 Impact


This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 5th March 2017  and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

open blank canvas 100 x 100

preset shapes - ellipse
foreground null, background (color of choice)

Hold down the shift key and draw out a
circle so it covers as much of your canvas
as possible
convert to raster layer

Open blank canvas 700 x 500
paste as new layer
close the first canvas without saving

select all, float, defloat
eye candy 5 Impact - glass with the following settings


selection tool, circle, feather 12
draw a circular selection in the middle
of your circle but only about half as big

adjust, brightness & contrast
brightness 53, contrast 27


Duplicate your circle as many times as 
there are letters in your name
hide them all but the first one

text tool - Cumulus font - size 64
type out the first letter of your name in uppercase
in a different shade of your circle color
position the letter in the middle of 
your circle, convert to raster
dropshadow 0,0,50,8, black
merge down with your circle

repeat for the remaining letters of your name
each one on a seperate circle

once you have your done them all, position 
them slightly overlapping each other in a wavy line so it
spells out your name
You could move them up or down the layers if you wish.

once you have them arranged how you like them
dropshadow each circle 2,5,50,8, black
merge visible

preset shapes tool - ellipse
foreground null, background a lighter shade of your circle color
draw out between 3 & 5 circles over the top of 
each other to make a cloud shape, convert to raster

select all, float, defloat
contract by 10
selections, modify, feather 10
adjust brightness & contrast
brightness -39 contrast 27

repeat but make the 2nd cloud a different shape

position both clouds under your name to your liking
dropshadow the clouds

preset shapes tool - ellipse
draw out around 20 tiny circles in varying 
sizes and colors (to match your tag of course)

convert to raster
lower opacity to 40
image, mirror & flip
position one to the left and one to the right
under your name but above the clouds

merge visible
crop and save your tag as png

Here are a couple more examples made by the members of my forum 

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