Bedazzled

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on May 14th 2018
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
Font of Choice – I used Rooster
AssortedMask_6 by Dee
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
IB-SheenaPike-May2018-AOTM kit by LHD Scraps

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

Note: This is the CDO Diamond Club Exclusive tube for May 2018. This tube is only available to Diamond Club members. If you join the Diamond Club before the end of May, not only will you get this fab tube but you will also get all the other benefits of being a Diamond Club member! You can read all the information about the Diamond Club {here}

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 550 x 550 and flood fill with grey #929292
Open Ele11 and resize to 400 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – I used:
V: 6 / H: 7 / Opacity: 51 / Blur: 4.95 / Color: #151515 / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Open Ele26
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Frame BG
Move below the Frame layer
Position so part is within the frame
Erase any that is outside the frame

Activate the Frame layer
Open Ele4 and resize to 400 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Rainbow
Position towards the top of the frame
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 10

Open Ele21 and resize to 250 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flowers
Position on the bottom right of the Frame
Add the same drop shadow BUT change the Opacity to 26

Open Ele20 and resize to 800 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Glitter
Position the left edge level with the left edge of the Frame
Erase any of the glitter you can see to the right of the Flowers
Duplicate and on the copy, apply the same Gaussian Blur as used on the rainbow
Change the blend mode to Hard Light

Open Ele19 and resize to 400 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Lanterns
Position the left end of the string on the left edge of the frame about half way up
Add the same drop shadow, setting the opacity back to 51
Erase any lanterns/string you can see to the right of the Flowers

Open Ele33 and resize by 50%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Leaves
Position so the leaves cover the left end of the lantern string
Add the same drop shadow
Erase any stem you don’t want

Open Ele22 and resize to 400 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower Scatter
Image, Mirror
Position along the right edge of the frame
Add the same drop shadow

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized by 55%, all layers unchecked
Position where it looks best, I moved mine below the Flower Scatter layer
Add a drop shadow of choice, I used:
V&H: 7 / Opacity: 64 / Blur: 11.88 / Color: #151515 / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the grey background layer
Open a paper of choice – I used Paper3
Resize to 550 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mask
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for DD_AssortedMask_6 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Resize by 95%, all layers checked

Open Ele12 and resize to 450 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sparkles
Position so they sit just above the frame
Activate Flowers (which should be your top layer)
Open Ele32 and resize to 50%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Single Sparkle
Position where it looks best

Select your text tool and choose a font – I used: Rooster
Set your foreground to null, background to a color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Add your name and position where it looks best
When happy, convert to raster
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 55 / Blur: 9.90 / Color: #151515 / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

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

 

 

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