Pumpkin Spiced


This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on September 10th 2016
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental. All tutorials are for non-profit personal use only. No distribution allowed except via text link.

Supplies needed:
PSP – I used X9 but any version will do
Image of Choice
Fonts of Choice – I used Freddy and Illusias
Xero – Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Texture of Choice – I used 001 from Instant Vintage Halftone Textures
My Selection File – place in your Selection folder

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

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 600 x 250 and flood fill with grey #AAAAAA
Add a new raster layer, name it Frame
Layers, Load/Save Selection, Load Selection from Disk
Look for JustFi-PumpkinSpiced
Source luminance and Replace selection both checked
Flood fill the selected area with white
Selections, None

Activate the grey background
Copy and paste your image as a new layer – rename Main Image
Position so it fills with 4 right sections
Erase any that is in the two smaller sections
I selected the areas to be deleted
Copy and paste your image again – rename Left Image
Position part within the both small sections
Resize your image if needed – I resized by 75%, all layers unchecked

Select your freehand selection tool with these settings:
Selection type: Point to point / Mode: Add (shift) / Feather & Smoothing: 0 / Anti-Alias: Checked
Lower the opacity of the frame to about 38
Draw round the part of your image you want ‘outside’ the frame
Selections, Promote Selection to layer
Selections, None
Move the promoted selection above the frame layer
Put the opacity of the frame back to 100

Activate Left Image
Erase any of the excess image from outside the small sections
Again I selected the area to be deleted
Hide the Frame, Promoted layer and grey background
This should leave you the two image layer only
Layers, Merge, Merge Visible
Rename Base Image

Unhide the frame
Grab you selection tool with these settings:
Selection type: Rectangle / Mode: Add (Shift) / Feather: 0 / Anti-Alias: Checked
Select a couple of part of your image
Selections, Promote selection to layer – rename Color
Selections, None

Unhide the hidden layers now (Layers, View, View All)
Activate Base Image
Adjust, Hue & Saturation, Colorize
H: 147 / S: 0
Duplicate and working on the copy
Effects, Plugins, Xero – Porcelain
Use the default settings
Repeat the Porcelain again
Reduce the opacity to 65

Open your texture of choice
Resize to 600 pixels on the longest side
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Texture
Rotate 90 degrees left if needed
Lower the opacity to 70

Activate the frame
Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise
Gaussian & Monochrome: Checked / Noise: 10%
Add Noise again BUT check Random instead of Monochrome
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 0 / Opacity: 80 / Blur: 13.86 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the promoted layer, this should be your top layer
Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Freddy
Set your foreground to null, background to a color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Add your text of choice – I wrote ‘PUMPKIN SPICED’
Position within the small top left section of the frame
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Keep your text tool active and change the font – I used Illusias
Keep all your settings the same
Add your name and position where it looks best
Convert to raster

Duplicate the text layer and on the copy
Using your Manual Color Correction tool (mini tut here) change the color to white or a color of choice
Effects, Image Effects, Offset
Activate the original text layer
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V: 0 / H: 2 / Opacity: 70 / Blur: 3.96 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Add your artists copyrights and your own taggers watermark as a new layer
Save as a jpg/png
All Done 😀

Another sample using the art of Jennifer Janesko, who is also licensed through CDO. You can find these tubes {here} they are 1-1, 15-1, 43-2, 91-1 and 131-1 (from left to right). Font used is Fruitella.

Here’s another sample, using the art of Jamie Kidd, who is also licensed through CDO. You can find the two photos I used {here} and {here}. Font used is Mighty Heart. This is slighty larger as it’s a banner for a facebook group 🙂

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