Saturday, February 16, 2013

FTU - Lucky Me

Lucky Me

This tutorial was written by me on February 16, 2013, using my own ideas. Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental. This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX.
Please leave some love when downloading supplies. The artists/creators work hard to make/share their work with us, so let's be appreciative. Please use all correct copyright information and follow all TOU’s. Let’s give credit where credit is due.
As always, tutorials are only a guideline. If you don't have the exact supplies, use ones you have or ones you choose.


“St. Patrick Babe” by Arthur Crowe
“Friendship Collection – BiaFran” FTU scrap kit by Bel Vidotti
~*~*~* Ms. Vidotti has closed her site and I have no idea where to download her kits now. If you don’t have this kit, please use another of choice~*~*~*
Eye Candy 4000_Gradient Glow

EC = Eye Candy
GG = Gradient Glow
DS = Drop Shadow
C/P = Copy and Paste
FF = Flood Fill
ANL = Add New Layer
AS = Animation Shop

Open blank 600x600 canvas
Add new layer_FF with color of choice (red tag I used #8b0106…Green tag I used #2b9542)
Apply mask
C/P Frame 01
Select inside the left row of squares_expand by 5
C/P the half tube_position as desired_Promote to layer_Select none
Repeat for the other 2 rows, changing the parts of the tube that shows
Merge tube layers together
Select all openings_expand by 5
ANL below frame_C/P paper 02 into selection_select none
Change blend mode of tube layer to Luminance Legancy and lower opacity to about 40
C/P the following elements, duplicating, mirroring, rotating, re-sizing as needed:
Butterfly 02
Envelope 01
Envelope 02
Flower 01
Flower 05
Flower 08
Flower 09
Leaves 02
Note Paper
Ribbon 02
Wire 02
C/P full tube (for red tag, I used the black outfit)
~*~*~*Red Tag Only~*~*~*
Using your Change to Target tool, set foreground to #8b0106_click around edges of the elements you would like colored, coloring as much or as little as you like *This kit’s TOU gives permission for re-coloring. Please be sure the kit you use allows this. If not, simply skip this step*
Add all correct copyright/license information
Add name_Loki Cola_100_Black
EC 4000_GG_3_25_100_use either the red or the green depending on color of your tag
Sharpen more
DS layers as follows:
Full tube_0_0_50_45_Black
Frame_same as elements but apply 3 times
~*~*~*Optional: I didn’t like the frame being so huge, so I re-sized it:
Close off full tube, mask, white background
Merge all other layers visible
Re-open other layers
Using your deform tool (shift+D) pull on nodes until the back is the size you like
Repeat sizing for mask if needed~*~*~*
Crop to desired size

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