Dreams Of Toothless

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on April 4th 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 Bourgeoise
Xero – Porcelain
VM Extravaganza – Painting By Numbers
AAA Frames – Foto Frame
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
IB AlenaLazareva 15-2 by Chaos Priestess

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

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 600 x 250 and flood fill with white
Open a paper of choice – I used Paper3
Copy and paste as a new later – rename Back

Open El22
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mask
Position on one side covering about 3/4 of the canvas

Duplicate and hide the copy

Activate the original mask layer
Open El12
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Leaves
Image, Free Rotate, Left by 90 degrees
Position in the middle of the canvas
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 87 / Blur: 5.94 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Open El01
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flowers 1
Position on the left side edge of the canvas with the some of the flowers going off the canvas
Add the same drop shadow BUT change the H to 5

Open El13
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flowers 2
Position on the bottom right side of the canvas, again with some of the flower going off canvas
Add the same drop shadow

Open El02
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flowers 3
Position over the top of Flowers 2

Add the same drop shadow

Activate Flowers 1
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Position where it looks best
Adjust, Hue & Saturation, Colorize
H: 147 / S: 0
Effects, Plugins, Xero – Porcelain
Use the default settings

Duplicate your tube layer
On the copy – Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 5
Change the blend mode to Soft Light and reduce the opacity to 79
Activate the original Tube layer and add the same drop shadow

Activate Flowers 1
Open El14
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sign
Position where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow

Activate Flowers 3 – this should be the top layer
Open Paper6
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Overlay
Change the blend mode to Overlay and reduce the opacity to 40
Activate the Mask and duplicate
On the copy – Layers, Arrange, Bring to Top
Reposition if needed
Change the blend mode to Screen and reduce the opacity to 63

Activate the white background layer
Crop the canvas to 600 x 250
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Paste as a new layer – rename Numbers
Layers, Arrange, Bring to Top
Effects, Plugins, VM Extravaganza – Painting By Numbers
Both settings set to 255
Change the blend mode to Soft Light and reduce the opacity to 20

Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Paste as a new layer – rename Frame
Effects, Plugins, AAA Frames – Foto Frame

Reduce the opacity to 50

Add a new raster layer and flood fill with black
Selections, All, Modify, Contract by 1 pixel
Press delete
Selections, None
Rename Frame 2

Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Bourgeoise
Set your foreground to null, background set 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 the same drop shadow

Add your artists copyrights, scrap credits and your own taggers watermark as a new layer
Save as a jpg/png
All Done 😀

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