A Moment With You

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This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on November 20th 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 X8 but any version will do
Tube of Choice
Font of Choice – Fadilla
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
MPM_Mask14 by Millie
A Moment With You kit by Gimptastic Scraps

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

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 400 x 400 and flood fill with white
Open ele2 and resize to 250 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Books
Move down slightly on the canvas
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used
V: 2 / H: 4 / Opacity: 35 / Blur: 7.92 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I reszied by 50%, all layers unchecked
Position your tube so it’s sat on the stack of books
Add the same drop shadow

Open ele31 and resize to 150 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Dice
Position to the left of the books, overlapping the bottom one slightly
Add the same drop shadow

Open ele3 and resize by 75%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Ball
Position to the right of the Books
Move below the Book layers
Add the same drop shadow
Erase any of the chain that is below the Books

Open ele30, copy and paste as a new layer – rename Watch
Position on the left above the Dice and slightly behind the Books
Add the same drop shadow
Erase any excess chain

Grab your selection tool with these settings:
Selection type: Rectangle / Mode: Add (Shift) / Feather: 0 / Anti-Alias: Checked
Select the top part of the ribbon on the right
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Selections, Promote selection to layer
On the original, press delete
Selections, None
Move the promoted layer above the tube layer

Open Wordart and resize to 40%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Wordart
Position where it looks best
Using the selection tool, with the same settings as before
Select the with you… part of the text
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Selections, Promote selection to layer
On the original press delete
Selections, None

Move the promoted layer just below the original text
Layers, Merge, Merge Down
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
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Add the same drop shadow

Activate the white background layer
Open paper 2 and resize to 400 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for MPM_Mask14 or one of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer, Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Resize by 90%, all layers unchecked

Open paper 5 and resize to 400 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer
Apply the same mask with the same settings as before
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Resize by 90%, all layers unchecked
Change the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy)

Activate the top layer
Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Fadilla
Set your foreground to null, background to a color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Add your name, position where it looks best
When happy, convert to raster
Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel
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Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
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Add the same drop shadow

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

 

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