Tuesday, July 14, 2009


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Artwork courtesy of HBO.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrapkit: "Bon Temps Collection - Eric" by "Oopsie Daisy" and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Mask1 by Sabre, you can find it here.
Font(s): AL Afternoon Delight, Scrap Cursive

Here we go!

Open a new image, 600x600 (we can resize later), flood fill with white.

Open paper8 - Copy, paste as a new layer, apply Sabre mask1, merge down, duplicate.

Open frame4 - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize if necessary.

Open tube or image of choice - The image I chose does not need a background so I just copied and pasted. If your using a tube, flood fill frame with a paper of choice, move underneath frame layer, paste tube as new layer, make any resizing now.

Open swoosh - Copy, paste as a new layer, arrange over mask layer to the right of the frame, duplicate, mirror.

Open bloodstain - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize if necessary.

Open journal - Copy, paste as a new layer underneath frame layer, resize if necessary, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply.

Open feather, spiral ribbon, blood, bloodtini, and string bow - Copy, paste as a new layers, resize to your liking - duplicate both the spiral ribbon and the string bow changing the blend modes to multiply.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Open fangtasia wordart - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize if necessary.

Add a new vector layer for "My Lover". Try to choose a font that is a handwritten style.

Add a new vector layer for your text, I chose the bar slogan. To make it stand out, I duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with white.

Add a new vector layer for your name. I choose paper2 as my floodfill.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2009. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

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