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This tutorial was written by Fiona Pomfrett on July 24th 2013
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 Razing
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Kit of choice – I used ForMommy (FTU) by Cinnamon Scraps
White Tri Frame by Sunf
SOE Mask 10 by Rachel

I used the awesome artwork of Elisabeth Bell
You can purchase her work and a license from CDO
Please do not use Elisabeth’s work without purchasing a license first.

Let’s Start
Open UFwhitetriframe, press shift + D to duplicate and close the original
Delete Raster 3 and Raster 4 and resize to 350 pixels wide
Increase canvas size to 400×400, central placement selected
Activate Raster 2 and flood fill with White

Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer
Resize your tube if needed – I resized by 50% (all layers unchecked)
Position within the main rectangle of the frame
Move your tube layer above the Merged layer

Open CS_formommy_cluster and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer above your tube layer
Position towards the bottom of the frame
Add a drop shadow of choice I used:
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 40 / Blur: 11.88 / Color: Black

Select Raster 1
Selections, All, Float, Defloat
Flood fill with a complimentary color of choice
Selections, None

Select your Magic Wand with these settings:
Mode: Add (Shift) / Match Mode: RGB Value / Tolerance & Feather: 0 / Contiguous & Anti-Alias: checked
Activate the merged layer and select inside the top horizontal frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 4 pixels
Open a paper of choice I used paper9
Resize the paper to 300 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer
Selections, Invert – press delete on your keyboard once
Selections, None
Move the paper layer below the merged layer
Change the blend mode to Overlay or one of choice

Activate your tube and add a drop shadow of choice I used:
V: 2 / H: 10 / Opacity: 32 / Blur: 6.93 / Color: Black
Activate merged layer and add a drop shadow of choice I used:
V: 2 / H: 6 / Opacity: 32 / Blur: 6.93 / Color: Black

Open Brush2 and resize to 300 pixels wide
Activate your white background layer
Copy and paste your Brush2 as a new layer

Open another paper of choice I used paper3
Resize the paper to 325 pixels wide
Activate your white background and copy and paste the paper as a new layer
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for SOE_Mask10_ByRachel09 or mask of choice
Source Luminance, Fit to layer and hide all mask checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group

Activate top layer on your layer palette
Select your text tool and choose a font
Set your foreground to null, background set to a color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Add your name, use the nodes to angle/stretch your text if needed
When happy with size and position, convert to raster
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add the same drop shadow as you used on the merged frame layer

Hide the white background and crop away any excess canvas
Add your artists credits, scrap credits (if required) and your own taggers watermark as a new layer
Save as a jpg/png
All Done šŸ™‚

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