Innocence

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on March 18th 2019
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 Impact and Riztteen
MuRa’s Meister – Copies
Distort – Ocean Ripple
Xero – Porcelain
<I.C.Net> Software, Filters Unlimited 2
AAA Frames – Foto Frame

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

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 600 x 200 and flood fill with white
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename BG
Effects, Plugins, MuRa’s Meister – Copies
Choose the Wall Paper (rotate) at the default settings
Adjust, Blur, Motion Blur
Angle: 222 / Strength: 100
Effects, Edge Effects, Dilate
Repeat the Dilate again
Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance

Duplicate and rename the copy BG 2
Effects, Distortion Effects, Ripple

Change the blend mode to Soft Light
Reduce the opacity to 69

Duplicate and rename the copy BG3
Effects, Plugins, Distort – Ocean Ripple

Effects, Art Media Effects, Brush Strokes

Change the blend mode to Overlay
Reduce the opacity to 69

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename BG Tube
Position on the right side of the canvas
I mirrored my tube, but this will depend on your tube choice (Image, Mirror)
Effects, Plugins, MuRa’s Meister – Copies
Choose the Line preset with these settings:

Change the blend mode to Hard Light and reduce the opacity to about 40

Copy and paste your tube again as a new layer – rename Main Tube
Position on the left side of your canvas
Mirror your tube if needed (Image, Mirror)
Effects, Plugins, Xero – Porcelain
Use the default settings BUT change the blue channel to 0
Duplicate your tube and working on Copy of Main Tube
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 10
Change the blend mode to Overlay and reduce the opacity to about 60
On the original Main Tube layer, add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V: 0 / H: 16 / Opacity: 60 / Blur: 16.83 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Edit, Paste as a new layer – rename Paper
Layers, Arrange, Bring to Top
Effects, Plugins, <I.C.Net> Software, Filters Unlimited 2
Select Paper Backgrounds, then Fibrous Paper, Fine
Change the blend mode to Burn
Effects, Edge Effects, Dilate

Copy and paste the butterflies from your tube as a new layer – rename Butterflies
Position where they looks best
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V: 2 / H: 3 / Opacity: 60 / Blur: 3.96 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the Paper layer and duplicate
Move the Copy of Paper above the Butterflies layer
Change the blend mode to Burn and reduce the opacity to 53

Crop the canvas to 600 x 200
With the Copy of Paper layer active
Effects, Plugins, AAA Frame – Foto Frame

Repeat the Foto Frame on all the layers EXCEPT BG Tube, Main Tube, Copy of Main Tube and Butterflies
Activate Copy of Paper again
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged and Paste as a new layer – rename Brush
Effects, Art Media Effects, Brush Strokes
Use the same settings as earlier
Change the blend mode to Soft Light and reduce the opacity to 65

Select your text tool and choose a bold font – I used Impact
Set your foreground to null, background to black
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Type out INNOCENCE or a word of choice
Position where it looks best and convert to raster – rename Text
Change the blend mode to Soft Light and move below the Brush layer

Activate Paper and select your text tool again, choose a script style font – I used Riztteen
Keep your settings the same, changing the background color if required
Add your name and position where it looks best
When happy, convert to raster
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 3 / Opacity: 42 / Blur: 6.93 / 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 😀

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