Autumn Feelings

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on October 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
Font of Choice – I used Legacy
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
MaskHalloween2012-5NotHallow by Vix
Hello Autumn kit by Kizzed By Kelz

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 550 x 550 and flood fill with white
Open Elements (67) and resize to 65%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Wheel
Grab your Magic Wand with these settings:
Mode: Add (shift) / Match Mode: RGB Value / Tolerance & Feather: 0 / Contiguous & Anti-Alias: Checked
Select inside each of the sections of the wheel
Selections, Modify, Expand by 5 pixels
Add a new raster layer – name it Wheel Fill
Copy and paste a paper of choice into the selection
Selections, None
Move Wheel Fill below the Wheel layer
Activate the wheel and add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 3 / Opacity: 52 / Blur: 19.80 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Activate the white background
Copy and paste Elements (9) as a new layer – rename Back Leaves
Position behind the Wheel Fill to the left side
Add the same drop shadow

Open Elements (79)
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Back Flower
Move below the Back Leaves
Position over to the right

Add the same drop shadow

Activate the Wheel
Open Elements (46) and resize to 65%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Pumpkins
Position along the base of the wheel, more over to the left
Add the same drop shadow
Don’t worry about any Back Flower you can see below the Pumpkins

Open Elements (74) and resize to 65%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Top Leaves
Position along the top of your wheel
Add the same drop shadow

Open Elements (1) and resize to 35%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Toadstool 1
Position in front of the Pumpkins where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized to 45%
Position on the right side of the Pumpkins, overlapping them a little
Add the same drop shadow

Copy and paste Elements (52) as a new layer – rename Wind
Position where it looks best
Duplicate and change the blend mode to screen
Lower the opacity to 57

Open Elements (27) and resize to 75%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Bottom Leaves 1
Image, Mirror
Position slightly overlapping the base of your tube
Duplicate and rename Bottom Leaves 2
Resize to 75%, all layers unchecked
Image, Mirror and position overlapping Toadstool 1
Add the same drop shadow to both Bottom Leaves layers

Open Elements (6) and resize to 20%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Toadstool 2
Position near Toadstool 1 and move below Bottom Leaves 2
Add the same drop shadow

Open Elements (15) and resize to 15%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower 1
Position between Bottom Leaves 1 and 2
Add the same drop shadow

Open Elements (58) and resize to 15%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower 2
Position next to Flower 1 and add the same drop shadow

Open Elements (72) and resize to 15%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower 3
Position next to Flower 1 and add the same drop shadow

Open Wordart (1) and resize to 350 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Wordart
Change the color if needed (I used the Manual Color Correction tool – mini tut here)
Position wordart where it looks best
Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel

Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add the same drop shadow

Delete the white background layer
Ensure the top layer is the active one
Layers, Merge, Merge Visible to a New Layer
If you DO NOT have this option
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Paste as a new layer and line it up
Rename Base
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 5
Duplicate, rename the copy Top
Activate Base – Layers, Arrange, Send to Bottom
On the Top layer, change the blend mode to Soft light

Layers, Merge, Merge Visible to a New Layer
If you DO NOT have this option
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Paste as a new layer and line it up – rename Mask
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Vix-MaskHalloween2012-5NotHallow or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to canvas and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Change the blend mode to Screen

Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Legacy
Set your foreground to null and your 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
Apply the same Inner Bevel, Gradient Glow (changing the colors if needed) and drop shadow as used on the Wordart

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

 

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