Deliciously Sinful

This tutorial was written by Fiona Pomfrett on March 17th 2012.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental. Do not copy and paste this tutorial anywhere on the net.
Scripting and translating of this tutorial is strictly forbidden.

Supplies needed:
PSP – I used X4 but any version will do
Tube of Choice
Font of Choice – I used MTF Dear Santa
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Lokas Software – 3D Shadow
Mask 542 by Insatiable Dreams
Deliciously Sinful kit by TKDezigns or kit of choice

I used the awesome artwork of PinUpToons
You will need a license from CDO to use his work, the tube I used was purchased when Rion was at CILM
Please do not use Rion’s work without purchasing a license first

Note: When opening any papers or elements from the kit, press shift + D to duplicate and close the original, always work on the copy

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 400×400
Open one of the acrylic frames from the kit
Resize to 350 pixels wide
Copy and paste onto your working canvas

Open 5 colored papers of your choice
Copy and paste each one as a new layer
Move the frame above the 5 paper layers

Activate your frame layer and grab your magic wand
Mode: Add (shift) / Match Mode: RGB Value / Tolerance & Feather: 0 / Contiguous & Anti-Alias: checked
Click inside the first box on your frame
Now miss 4 boxes and click inside the next one
Keep skipping 4 boxes until you reach the end of the frame
You should have something like this:

Selections, Modify, Expand by 3 pixels
Selections, Invert
Now activate your top paper and press delete
Selections, None

Activate your frame again
Click your magic wand inside every box that is next to paper 1

Selections, Modify, Expand by 3 pixels
Selections, Invert
Now activate your next paper and press delete
Selections, None

Repeat this for the other 3 boxes and papers
You should have something like this

Hide the frame layer
Layers, Merge, Merge Visible the paper layers
Unhide your frame layer and activate it
Add a drop shadow of choice I used
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 45 / Blur: 3 / Color: Black

Open a paper of choice
On your main canvas add a new raster layer
Move this layer to the bottom of your layer palette
Selections, All
Copy and paste the paper INTO selection
Selections, None
Image, Resize by 90% all layers unchecked

Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from disk
Find 542InsatiableDreams or a mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group

Duplicate your mask layer
On the original
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Choose the Rainbow preset
Set the 4 colors to 4 colors from your image

Still on the original mask layer
Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise
Uniform & Monochrome: Checked / Noise: 15

Activate the copy of mask
Add a drop shadow of choice I used
V&H: 0 / Opacity: 70 / Blur: 2 / Color: one from your image
Layers, Merge, Merge Down
Add a drop shadow of choice I used
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 56 / Blur: 11.63 / Color: Black

Activate your frame layer
Open one of the ribbon frames from the kit
Resize to 250 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer onto your canvas
Position towards one side of the canvas

Copy and paste another paper of choice
Move this below your ribbon frame
Grab your magic wand (same settings as before)
Active your ribbon frame and click inside
Selections, Modify, Expand by 2 pixels
Selections, Invert
Activate the paper and press delete
Selections, None

Activate the ribbon frame again
Add a drop shadow of choice I used
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 56 / Blur: 11.63 / Color: Black

Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer
Position so it sits within the frame
We will get rid of the excess tube in a mo
Add a drop shadow of choice I used Lokas Software 3D Shadow

Duplicate your tube
Move the original tube layer below the ribbon frame
Hide the original for now

Activate the copy and lower the opacity to about 65
Erase the bottom part of your tube, you want to erase from just above the edge of the frame
I drew a selection round the area on mine to delete

Now unhide your original tube layer
You want to erase 99% of this layer just leaving a strip above the edge of the ribbon were we erased the top tube
Again I drew a selection so you could see where I was erasing

Now put the opacity of the top tube back to 100%

Open one of the ribbon swirls resize to 250 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer
Position over the edge of your ribbon frame
Duplicate this ribbon swirl
Move the original below the ribbon frame
Activate the copy and erase parts so it looks like it threads through the frame
Add a drop shadow of choice to the original I used
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 56 / Blur: 5.63 / Color: Black

Select your text tool and choose your font
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Foreground set to null, background to a color of choice
Add your name and place where happy
Convert to raster
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Apply the same glow as you did to your mask
Add a drop shadow of choice I used
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 56 / Blur: 5.63 / Color: Black

Add your artists copyrights, scrap credits and your own taggers watermark as a new layer
Crop away any excess canvas
Save as a jpg/png
All Done 🙂

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