Summer Punch

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on July 7th 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 Jacobie
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
BigMask 006 & 018 by Vix
IB MarylineCazenave July2019 BT kit by LHD Scraps

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 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
Open Ele27 and resize to 65%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Hut
Position up and left on your canvas
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V: 3 / H: 6 / Opacity: 40 / Blur: 8.91 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Open Ele4 and resize to 55%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Tree
Move below the Hut layer
Position so the top of the tree is a little higher than the Hut
Add the same drop shadow

Activate the Hut
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized to 45%, all layers unchecked
Position in front of the Hut
Add the same drop shadow

Open Ele17 and resize to 55%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Blanket
Position below the tube so it looks like the tube is sat/lay on it
Add the same drop shadow

Activate the Hut
Open Ele2 and resize to 55%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Right Flowers
Image, Mirror
Image, Free Rotate, 90 degrees to the left
Now position the top of the flowers along the right edge of the hut roof

Erase the excess flowers, I selected the area to be deleted

Add the same drop shadow

Copy and paste Ele2 again as a new layer – rename Left Flowers
Image, Free Rotate, 45 degrees to the right
Position the top flowers on the left side of the hut roof

Erase any excess flowers again and add the same drop shadow

Activate the white background layer
Open a paper of choice – I used Paper1
Resize to 600 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mask 1
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Vix_BigMask018 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked
Erase any mask you can see below the Rug

Open another paper of choice – I used Paper6
Resize to 600 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mask 2
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Vix_BigMask006 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Resize by 85%, all layers unchecked
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 6

Delete the white background
Crop away all excess canvas
Increase the canvas size to 600 x 600, central placement selected
Layers, Merge, Merge Visible to a New Layer
Layers, Arrange, Bring to Top – Rename Soft Light
Duplicate and rename the copy Overlay

Working on the Soft Light layer
Apply the same Gaussian Blur as used on Mask 2
Change the blend mode to Soft Light
Effects, Texture Effects, Blinds

Activate Overlay
Apply the same Gaussian Blur again
Change the blend mode to Overlay
Reduce the opacity to 45

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

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

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