Tutorial Title: Dear Dear Diary
Written By: DesignsByKarma
Written On: 1/31/2011
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of Paint Shop Pro and its tools. It was written in PspX2 but may be done in previous versions. My tutorials are from my own creative imagination any resemblance to other tutorials is strictly coincidental. If I am using a brush, mask, frame, tube, template or preset that belongs to you and I do not have you listed please let me know which items is yours and give me a link to your site so I can give you credit and a link!!
Materials: Not Included:
1 Scrap Kit: My Diary: By:Sevens Scraps
1 - 6 Tubes: I am using the wonderful work of © Keith Garvey and which must be purchased at PspTubesEmporium (PTE) [/ur] (This particular work of art was purchased when he was with MPT)
1 Font: 2 peas Dear Diary (PTU-Font) You can purchase it at [url=http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/shop/two-peas/15505-font-dear-diary/?filters=fonts%2Ftwo-peas/]Two Peas In A Bucket
Plug-Ins Used: Not Provided:
EyeCandy: 4.0: Gradient Glow:
Mura's Filter Meister- Copies
Settings used throughout tutorial:
Gradient Glow: Fat: 3,25,100, default colors
Drop Shadow: 5,5,50,5, #000000
Copies: Line, Tile, 1,50,50,0,0,0,100,0,100,2,0,30,0
Unzip all supplies. Let's Begin!
1.) New Canvas: 800 * 800: (we will resize later)
2.) Choose 2 colors: 1 dark and 1 light. I am using #000000 and #c0c0c0.
3.) Change your foreground to the sd_gold112 pattern I provided.
4.) Using the pre-shape tool: Find the stars pre-shape I provided. Uncheck retain style: Line Style: Solid Line: Width: 3.13. Draw out the stars in the upper right hand corner. (see mine for an example)
a. Convert to raster layer.
b. Add gradient glow with settings above
c. Duplicate. CTRL+I, CTRL+M
d. Merge Down.
5.) Open 7s_MyDiary_block02: CTRL+C and close
6.) On canvas: CTRL+L and add drop shadow with settings above or your favorite drop shadow settings.
7.) Open 7s_MyDiary_Block01: CTR:+C and close
8.) On canvas: CTRL+L
a. CTRL+R: Left: 32.00 Degrees
b. Add drop shadow
9.) Open 7s_MyDiary_book01: CTRL+C and close
10.) On canvas: CTRL+L
a. Using your text tool: Set Font to the 2Peas Dear Diary font if you have it with these settings: Size: 20, Anti-Alias: Smooth, Stroke Width:0.0
b. Type out "Dear, Dear Diary" (do not add the quotations)
c. Objects: Distribute: Space Evenly Horizontal
d. Convert to raster layer:
e. Apply the Copies filter with settings above.
f. Highlight the book01 layer:
g. Using your magic wand: Click inside the white box: CTRL+SHIFT+I
h. Highlight the text layer: Hit the delete key
i. CTRL+D: Merge Down
11.) Open up 7s_MyDiary_paper04. Change the foreground to pattern: Find the paper:
12.) Using your pre-shape tool: Find the pre-shape: Corel11_050 which is the Inkblot: uncheck retain style: Line Style: Solid Line: Width: 3.13 : Draw out the inkblot on the left side of the notebook. (see mine for an example)
13.) Open 7s_MyDiary_frame14: CTRL+C and close
14.) On canvas: CTRL+L and move down a little bit. (see mine for an example) Using your magic wand: Hold now the CTRL+ Left Mouse Button: Click inside each frame: Selections: Modify: Expand: 4
15.) Open 7s_MyDiary_paper24: CTRL+C and close
16.) On canvas: CTRL+L
a. CTRL+SHIFT+I: Hit the delete key:
c. Move this layer under frame layer.
17.) Open 1 of your tubes. CTRL+C and close
18) Using your magic wand click inside one of the frames.
a. CTRL+L: move the tube to your liking
c. Hit delete
e. Move below the frame layer.
19.) Repeat steps 17 - 18 for 3 more tubes.
a. Add drop shadow to each tube and to the frame
b. Merge down 5 times so that the frame , tubes and paper layer are on 1 layer
20.) Open up another tube. CTRL+C and close
22.) On canvas: Highlight the ink blot layer.
a. Using your magic wand click inside the inkblot
b. CTRL+L: position to your liking.
c. CTRL+SHIFT+I and hit delete
e. Change blend mode: Luminance (L)
f. Merge Down.
23.) Open my word art: CTRL+C the "Dear, Dear Diary" Layer
24.) On canvas: CTRL+L and move to the top. (see mine for an example)
25.) Repeat step 23 for the other 2 layers.
a. Move the "I want to tell my" layer just under the notebook label. (see mine for an example)
b. Move the "SECERTS" layer just above the frames.
26.) Open 7s_MyDiary_flower01: Resize: 35% Bicubic: CTRL+M, CTRL+C and close
27.) On canvas: CTRL+L and move to the right side of the notebooks. (see mine for an example)
28.) Open 7s_MyDiary_glitter2 CTRL+C
29.) On canvas: CTRL+L and move to the upper left hand corner. Arrange send to bottom. Click on your top layer.
30.) Open 7s_MyDiary_glitter03: CTRL+M, CTRL+I, CTRL+C and close
31.) On canvas: CTRL+L and move to the lower right hand corner. Arrange send to bottom. Click on your top layer.
32.) Open 7s_MyDiary_pen03: Resize: 45% Bicubic: CTRL+C and close
33.) On canvas: CTRL+L, CTRL+R: Left: 3.13 degrees. Move to the right just above the exclamation point. (see mine for an example.)
a. Adjust: Sharpen.
b. Add drop shadow.
34.) Open up any doodle. CTRL+C and close
a. On canvas: CTRL+L and move to the left side. (see mine for an example)
b. Merge down if need be and move layer below the inkblot layer.
35.) Open your last tube: CTRL+C and close
36.) On canvas: CTRL+L and move down to the bottom of the canvas: (see mine for an example)
37.) Merge Visible. CTRL+C,
b. Resize: 500 pixels all layers checked
38.) Add copyright information, text and your watermark.
39.) Save as .jpg
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