Broken Promises

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on July 16th 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 Funtastic Script and Fruitella
Eye Candy 5: Impact – Gradient Glow
BigMask_019 by Vix
Broken Promises kit by Curious Creative Dreams

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

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 650 x 650 and flood fill with grey #7A7A7A
Open Ele10, copy and paste as a new layer – rename BG Flower Blur
Position towards the top left of the canvas

Duplicate and rename the copy BG Flower

On BG Flower Blur
Adjust, Blur, Motion Blur

Repeat the blur with the same settings twice more
Activate BG Flower and add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V: 3 / H: 5 / Opacity: 55 / Blur: 15.84 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the grey background
Open Ele61, copy and paste as a new layer – rename Heart
Position at the top left of BG Flower
Add the same drop shadow

Open Ele63
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Back Flower
Position overlapping half the heart on the right

Add the same drop shadow

Activate BG Flower Blur
Open Ele27, copy and paste as a new layer – rename Clock
Position on the left side of the flowers
You want the top of the clock level with the top of the Heart

Add the same drop shadow

Open Ele60, copy and paste as a new layer – rename Red Flower
Position on the right, coming from behind the smallest flower

Add the same drop shadow

Activate BG Flower
Open Ele35, copy and paste as a new layer – rename Center Flower
Position in the middle of the big BG Flower
Add the same drop shadow

Open Ele30 and resize to 75%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sheet Music
Position towards the bottom of the Center Flower, covering part of the Clock

Add the same drop shadow

Open Ele26 and resize to 65%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Top Flower
Position on the bottom corner of the Sheet Music
Add the same drop shadow

Activate Center Flower
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I left mine at 100%
I also mirrored my tube so it better suited my tag
Position where it looks best, covered slightly by the Sheet Music
When happy, add the same drop shadow
Erase any tube you can see below the Sheet Music

Activate Top Flower
Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Funtastic Script
Set your foreground to null, background to a color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Add your text of choice – I wrote ‘Broken Promises’
Position where it looks best and convert to raster
Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise
Gaussian & Monochrome: Checked / Noise:10%
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 5: Impact – Gradient Glow

Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V: 0 / H: -4 / Opacity: 62 / Blur: 4.95 / Color: Dark shade of text color (I used #9D4852) / Shadow on new layer: Checked

Activate your Text layer again
Apply the same drop shadow BUT change the H to +4 and set the color to a lighter shade of your text color (I used #EFD6D6)

Select another font – I used Fruitella
Keep your settings the same, changing the color if required
Add your name and position where it looks best
When happy, convert to raster
Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel
Use the same settings as before
Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise
Use the same settings as before
Add the same drop shadow as used on your previous text layer BUT change the color to Black and Uncheck the Shadow on new layer box

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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