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This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on October 10th 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 Have A Fun Sunday
Xero – Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Mask468 & Mask469 by Vix
IB-DirkRichter-25-1 by Foxys Designz

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

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 450 x 450 and flood fill with white
Open Frame1 and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Frame
Image, Free Rotate, Right 90 degrees
Duplicate and on the original
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 5
Rename Frame Blur
Rename the copy – Frame

With Frame Blur the active layer
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Position within the frame where it looks best
Resize if needed, I resized by 75%, all layers unchecked
Effects, Plugins, Xero – Porcelain

Duplicate the tube and on Copy of Tube
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 10
Change the blend mode to Overlay

Select your Magic Wand with these settings:
Mode: Add (shift) / Match Mode: RGB Value / Tolerance & Feather: 0 / Contiguous & Anti-Alias: Checked
Activate the Frame and select inside
Selections, Modify, Expand by 3 pixels
Selections, Invert
Press delete on both Tube and Copy of Tube layers
Selections, None

Activate the Frame and add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 3 / Opacity: 35 / Blur: 5.94 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the white background layer
Open Element1 and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Leaves
Image, Free Rotate, 90 degrees to the right
Position on the left side of the Frame, where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow

Open Element16 and resize to 300 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Ribbon
Position over the top of the Leaves
Add the same drop shadow
Grab your Selection Tool with these settings:
Selection type: Rectangle / Mode: Add (Shift) / Feather: 0 / Anti-Alias: Checked
Select parts of the Ribbon that cover the Leaves

Selections, Promote Selection to Layer – rename Top Ribbon
On the original Ribbon layer, press delete
Selections, None
Move the original Ribbon layer below the Leaves layer

Activate the white background
Open Element4 and resize to 300 pixels high
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Base Flower
Duplicate and on the original, apply a Gaussian Blur, with a radius of 10
On the copy, add the same shadow

Activate the Frame
Open Element5 and resize to 25%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Top Flower
Position where it looks best on your Frame
Add the same drop shadow

Open Element3
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sign
Position where it looks best on your Frame
Add the same drop shadow

Activate the white background layer
Open a paper of choice – I used Paper4
Resize to 400 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Vix_Mask469 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group – rename Mask 1
Duplicate and rename the copy Top Mask 1

With Top Mask 1 the active layer
Layers, Arrange, Bring to Top
Change the blend mode to Soft Light

Activate Mask 1 again
Open another paper of choice – I used Paper3
Resize to 400 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Vix_Mask468 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group – rename Mask 2
Duplicate and rename the copy Top Mask 2

With Top Mask 2 the active layer
Layers, Arrange, Bring to Top
Change the blend mode to Soft Light

With Top Mask 2 still your active layer
Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Have A Fun Sunday
Set your foreground and background to the same color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Stroke width set to 1
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
Delete the white background layer
Crop away any canvas
Save as a jpg/png
All Done

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