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This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on January 29th 2017
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
Tube of Choice
Fonts of Choice – I used KG Inimitable Original and KG Eliza Schuyler Script
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Down Home by Hungry Hill

I used the awesome artwork of Cuddly Rigor Mortis
You can purchase her work and a license from CDO
Please do not use Kris’ work without purchasing a license first.

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 400 x 400 and flood fill with white
Open Antique Sign 1 and resize to 350 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Vix_BigMask001 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group – rename Mask 2

Open a paper of choice, I used paper 7
Resize to 400 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer
Apply the same mask with the same settings
Layers, Merge, Merge Group – rename Mask 1
Move this below the Mask 2 layer

Activate Mask 2
Open Chickenwire and resize to 350 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Wire
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 3 / Opacity: 50 / Blur: 3 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Open the Potted Plant and resize to 350 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Pot Plant
Position on the left side of the canvas
Add the same drop shadow

Open Produce and resize to 250 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Produce
Position to the right side of the canvas
Add the same drop shadow

Open Pitcher 3 and resize to 200 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Jug
Add the same drop shadow
Position on the right side of the canvas
Move below the Produce layer

Activate the Produce layer
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized by 45%, all layers unchecked
Position between the Produce and Pot Plant, where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow

Select your preset shape tool with these settings:
Shape: Ellipse / Anti-Alias & Create as Vector: Checked / Line style: Solid / Width: 5
Set your foreground to a color of choice, I used a blue
Set your background to null
Draw an ellipse round your canvas

Do Not Convert To Raster

Add a new raster layer – name it Delete Me
Select your text tool and choose a font – I used KG Inimitable Original
Set your foreground to null, background to a color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Place your curser over the edge of the vector shape
When you get the +A) or +T) symbol, click and add text of choice
I wrote ‘home is where the heart is’
Position along the top of the vector shape
When happy, convert to raster
Delete the Delete Me and Vector Circle layers

On your text layer
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add the same drop shadow

Still with your text tool, choose another font – I used: KG Eliza Schuyler Script
Keep your settings the same, changing the background color if needed
Add your name and position where it looks best
When happy, Convert to Raster
Add the same Gradient Glow, changing the glow color if needed
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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