Tea Cutey

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on March 31st 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
Font of Choice – I used Autumn In November
Xero – Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Eye Candy 5: Impact – Glass
Mask 154 by René
IB MarylineCazenave 48-2 by Creative Scraps by Crys

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 400 x 400 and flood fill with white
Open Frame1 and resize to 250 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Frame
Move towards the bottom left corner of the canvas

Open Splatter and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Splatter
Image, Free Rotate, Left by 180 degrees
Position on the top right of the frame
Move below the frame layer
Duplicate and on the copy – change the blend mode to Multiply
Reduce the opacity to about 46

Open Leaves 2 and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Leaves
Position overlapping the Splatter

Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 3 / Opacity: 61 / Blur: 5.94 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Open Heart and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower Heart
Position so the top right side of the heart is covering part of the leaves

Add the same drop shadow

Activate the Frame
Select your Magic Wand with these settings:
Mode: Add (shift) / Match Mode: RGB Value / Tolerance & Feather: 0 / Contiguous & Anti-Alias: Checked
Select inside the Frame
Selections, Modify, Expand by 5 pixels
Add a new raster layer – name it Frame Back
Move it below the Frame
Copy and paste a paper of choice into the selection – I used Paper3
Selections, None
Activate the Frame again and add the same drop shadow

Open Bow1 and resize to 250 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Bow
Position on the frame where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow

Open the Scatter
Select one of the smaller hearts using your selection tool with these settings:
Selection type: Rectangle / Mode: Add (Shift) / Feather: 0 / Anti-Alias: Checked

Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Heart
Position so it sits on the middle of the bow
Add the same drop shadow

Open Scatter2 and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Scatter
Position along the top of the frame
Add the same drop shadow BUT change the V&H to 1

Open the Sparkles
Using your selection tool, with the same settings, select one of the sparkles

Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sparkle
Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked
Position on one of the pink scatters, where it looks best

Open Macarons and resize to 150 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Macarons
Position where they look best
Add the same drop shadow BUT set the V&H back to 3

Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized to 45%
Position where it looks best
Duplicate and on the copy
Effects, Plugins, Xero – Porcelain
Use the default settings BUT change the blue to 0
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V: 3 / H: 6 / Opacity: 61 / Blur: 7.92 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the white background layer
Add a new raster layer – name it Mask
Selection, All
Copy and paste a paper of choice into the selection – I used Paper4
Selections, None
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load/Mask from Disk
Look for AoRK-Mask-154 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Resize by 90%, all layers unchecked

Activate your Tube which should be your top layer
Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Autumn In November
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, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel

Duplicate and on the original – Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add the same drop shadow as used on the elements

On the copy – Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 5: Impact – Glass
Set the color to the same as your text

Change the blend mode to Screen

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 😀

Leave a Reply

Or