Beach Bum

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on June 8th 2020
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 Yellow Rabbit
Xero – Porcelain & Radiance
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Mask008 by Me
Maryline Cazenave Tube/Scrap Bundle pkg 115 by Karmalized 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.

Remember Tube/Scrap bundles can ONLY be used with that artists work, you can use ANY tube from that artist, not just the tubes from the bundle, but you CAN NOT use another artists tubes

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 550 x 550 and flood fill with Grey #AAAAAA
Open Spray (2), copy and paste as a new layer – rename BG 1
Duplicate and on Copy of BG 1, change the blend mode to Soft Light
Activate BG 1 again
Open Spray (1), copy and paste as a new layer – rename BG 2
Duplicate BG 2

Activate Copy of BG 1
Open Spray (5) and resize to 350 pixels wide
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sparkles

Open Element (11) and resize to 45%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Net
Position towards the left side of the BG
Change the blend mode to Multiply
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 2 / Opacity: 15 / Blur: 3.96 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Open Element (53) and resize to 25%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower 1
Position so it covers the top right section of the Net

Add the same drop shadow BUT change the opacity to 30

Open Element (42) and resize to 25%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower 2
Position so it cover the top left section of the Net
Image, Free Rotate, Right by 90 degrees
Apply the same drop shadow

Open Element (19) and resize to 45%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Balls
Position along the bottom of the BG

Add the same drop shadow as used on the flowers

Open Element (73) and resize to 45%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sand
Position along the bottom of the balls

Open Element (74)
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sand 2
Position so the edge is on the sand

Activate Sand – Selections, All, Float, Defloat, Invert
Activate Sand 2 and press delete
Selections, None

Open Element (18) and resize to 25%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Shells
Image, Mirror
Position on the left side of the sand in front of the balls

Add the same drop shadow

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized to 45%, all layers Unchecked
Position where it looks best on the Sand
Add the same drop shadow

Open Element (28) and resize to 65%
Copy and paste as a new later – rename Greenery
Position below your tube so you can only see the green above the tube

Erase any pineapple you can see below the tube
Add the same drop shadow

Activate Flower 1
Open Element (34) and resize to 50%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Sign
Position where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow

Activate the Grey background layer
Open a paper of choice – I used Paper (4) and resize to 550 pixels
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mask 1
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for JustFi_Mask008 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Duplicate and on the copy, change the blend mode to Multiply and reduce the opacity to 71

Delete the grey layer
Crop away any excess canvas
Activate your tube layer, which should be your top layer
Layers, Merge, Merge to a New Layer
If you don’t have this option – Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Edit, Paste as a New Layer
Image, Increase Canvas Size to 600 x 600 central placement selected

Rename your Merged layer 1 and duplicate twice
Rename the middle copy 2 and the top copy 3
On 1 – Effects, Plugins, Xero – Porcelain – use the default settings
On 2 – Effects, Plugins, Xero – Radiance – use the default settings
Still on 2 – Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 10
Change the blend mode to Soft Light
On 3 – Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – radius set to 10
Change the blend mode to Soft Light

Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Yellow Rabbit
Set your foreground to null, 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
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel

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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