19 November 2014

Autumn Harvest (FTU)

This tutorial was written by me on November 19, 2014 and was written assuming you have a general knowledge of PSP.  You will need the following supplies:

Beautiful FTU scrap kit "Harvest Time" by Wicked Princess Scraps.  Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful kit with us hun!

Tube is by PinupToons, this is the free tube offer for November, available at CDO.

Mask #82 by Signature Collections.

Font: Apple Butter, HERE.

Drop shadow used throughout, unless otherwise noted:

H ~ 2
V ~ 2
O ~ 58
B ~ 10

~~ Remember to save often! ~~

Place the mask in your PSP mask folder or a folder of your choice.

Open a new image, 750 x 750, white background.

From the kit, copy and paste Frame 3, resize 80%, then 85%.

Using the magic wand, click inside the frame.  Selections > Modify > Expand > expand by 5.

Open paper 5 and resize 70%.  Copy and paste as a new layer, move below the frame layer, invert selection and tap delete.  Do not deselect.

Open Fencewheel and resize 40%; copy and paste as a new layer above the paper.  Arrange as desired and tap delete.  Deselect.

Copy and paste the tube and move to the right side of the frame.  Apply drop shadow - V: 2, H: 2, O: 50, B: 15.

Open Branches and resize 65%.  Copy and paste above the background layer.  Arrange at the far left as shown in my tag.  Duplicate and move down.  Duplicate again and mirror, move this layer above the frame and arrange.

Add the rest of your elements, I used:

Bird: resize 15%, mirror
Fern: resize 30%, duplicate and mirror
BabyBreath: resize 50%, erase the long stem.  Duplicate 2 or 3 times and arrange as desired.
Log: resize 20%, then 80%
Lantern: resize 30%
PineCones: resize 15%, duplicate and mirror, resize 85%
Squirrel: resize 27%

Apply drop shadow from the introduction to all elements.

Hide the background layer and merge visible.

Activate the background layer and add a new raster layer.  Select all.

Open paper 2 and paste into selection.  Deselect.

Apply Signature Collections mask #82 and merge mask group.

Add your name using Apple Butter Font, size 72, stroke 1.  Foreground #d4bf86 and Background #43423e.  Drop shadow.

Add all applicable copyright and license information.  Resize tag as desired (I resized 85%) and save as a png.  You're finished!

I hope you enjoy your new tag and feel free to show me your results.  You can email me HERE.

Until next time ...

~Carol xo

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