Daisy





Everlasting Daisy


This tutorial is my own design and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was created in Paint Shop Pro X.
© February 2014 - Yvonne - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All rights reserved.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

Pink Daisies.jpg (from http://www.wallpapers10.net)
Narah_mask_0348.jpg
mtfp_278_©_Paco.pspimage
yp_daisy_text.psp
yp_everlasting_daisy_text.psp
yp_decor_strip.psp
Xiomara-Script.ttf (from dafont.com)
plantagenet-cherokee-1361529377.ttf (from Font.DownloadAtoZ)

All the above can be downloaded here

download supplies

Download and extract to a file on your computer
Open tubes, text and mask in PSP and minimise
Extract fonts to your Fonts folder. Open then minimse.


Plugins

MuRa's Meister - Cloud

Available here
http://www.fleursauvage.be/utilitaire/filtres/filtres.htm
Download and extract to your Plugins folder

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Drag and Drop Script from Dynamic Drive



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INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1

Open a new canvas 800 x 600 transparent background



STEP 2

In the Materials Palette
load Foreground with Pale Pink #F8F5F7 and Background with Light Pink #F5E1E8

Select Flood Fill Tool and fill canvas with foreground colour #F8F5F7

STEP 3

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selections >> Select All

Maximise Pink Daisies.jpg
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste into Selection
Selections >> Select None

Effects >> Art Media Effects >> Brushstrokes

art media effect

Layers >> Duplicate

STEP 4

In the Layer Palette make Raster 2 invisible

layer palette=

Layers >> New Mask Layer >> From Image

Select Narah_mask_0348.jpg from the drop down list

mask layer

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Group

Layers >> Duplicate

STEP 5

In the Layer Palette make Raster 2 visible, highlight and lower opacity to 27

Layers >> Properties

layer properties

STEP 6

In the Layer Palette highlight the top layer (Copy of Group - Copy of Raster 2)

Maximise tube mtfp_278_©_Paco.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Blur >> Gaussian Blur

Radius = 50

STEP 7

The girl tube should still be on your clipboard

Edit >> Paste as new layer

Image >> Resize 95%
Resize all layers unchecked

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 8

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to minus 5 (-5)

STEP 9

In the Layer Palette highlight Copy of Group - Copy of Raster 2
Layers >> Arrange >> Move Up

This is what you should have now

layer palette

STEP 10

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow


This is what you should have now

progress shot

STEP 11

Layer >> New Raster
Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection tool

custom selection

Select Flood Fill Tool and fill selection with Foreground colour #F8F5F7

Selections >> Select None

Layers >> Arrange >> Bring to Top

STEP 12

Open tube yp_decor-strip.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Layers >> Duplicate

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Layers >> Merge Down
Edit >> Repeat Layer Merge Down

In the Layer Palette reduce opacity of Raster 5 to 50

Layers >> Properties

layer properties

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to minus 2 (-2)

STEP 13

In the Materials Palette make the Foreground colour transparent

materials palette

Select the Text Tool with the following settings

text tool setting

NOTE: PSP9 users: Size = 35

Place the cursor at the co-ordinates x=400, y=550

Type the word DAISY five times with a space between each word

Objects >> Align >> Horiz.Center in Canvas

Layers >> Convert to Raster Layer

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

In the Layer Palette reduce opacity of Raster 6 to 65

Layers >> Properties

layer properties

STEP 14

In the Materials Palette keep the Foreground transparent
Load Background with Dark Pink #D788A2

Select the Text Tool with the following settings

text tool setting

NOTE: PSP9 users: Size = 40

Place the cursor at the co-ordinates x==400, y=560

Type the words Everlasting Daisy

Objects >> Align >> Horiz. Center in Canvas

Layers >> Convert to Raster Layer

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 15

Maximise text yp_daisy-text.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise text
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 16

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Selections >> Select All
Selections >> Modify >> Contract
Number of pixels = 5
Selections >> Invert

Select Flood Fill Tool and fill selection with Background colour Dark pink #D788A2

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

inner bevel

Selections >> None

STEP 17

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible

Image >> resize 85%
Resize all layers unchecked

STEP 18

Layers >> New Raster Layer

In the Materials Palette make the Foreground opaque
Select Flood Fill Tool and fill layer with Foreground colour #F8F5F7

Effects >> Texture Effects >> Blinds

blind setting

STEP 19

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selections >> Select All
Selections >> Modify >> Contract
Number of pixels = 5
Selections >> Invert

Select Flood Fill Tool and fill selection with Background colour Dark pink #D788A2

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

inner bevel

Selections >> None

STEP 20

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

Layers >> Arrange >> Send to Bottom

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible

STEP 21

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Add your name and/or watermark

Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

Resize if desired
Save as a jpg



I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

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