Scrap Blend 3

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Scrap Blend 3

Tutorial By Marleschka

This tutorial was made in PSP 8.1 but I am sure could be done in any version. For this tutorial I used 12 tubes, (please note: all tubes layers are closed on these tubes) all of which are supplied in the zip file. You can get my zipped file Here Bring up the tubes in PSP.


( 1 ) Open a new 595 x 469 transparent Image.


( 2 ) With your foreground on #F6F4DE and your background on #9E302D, In your foreground make a foreground background gradient with these settings, style linear, angle 45 repeats 0, invert checked and flood fill your image. ( please note the lighter color should be at the top right corner of your gradient.)


( 3 ) New Layer. Selections, Select All, Copy the ivy_06template0 tube and paste into the selection. Selections select none. Go to Adjust, Color Balance, Manual Color Correction and use these settings, Source, take a color from your image ( I took #DADADA) and the Target, your foreground color #F6F4DE. Hit OK.


( 4 ) New Layer. Selections, Select All, Copy the overlay tube and paste it into the selection, Selections, select none. Place the blend mode of this layer on Luminance.


( 5 ) New Layer. Selections, Select All, Copy the tube flowers and paste into the selection. Selections select none. Place the blend mode of this layer on Overlay.


( 6 ) Go to the tube frame. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Leave it there.


( 7 ) Go to the tube SS_1459_Misted and resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Place her to the top left. (See my Image) Drag this layer under your frame layer. Place the opacity of this layer on 80%Scrap Blend 3


( 8 ) Click back on your frame layer.


( 9 ) Go to the tube PatryMists_06_ValentineD_03 and resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it at the left bottom of your image (see my image)


( 10 ) Go to the tube SS_81 and resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it at the bottom right of your image (see my image)


( 11 ) Go to your eraser tool with these settings, size 90, Hardness 0, Opacity 50 and tap around the rose to take away the hard lines.


( 12 ) New Layer. Selections, Select All, Copy the tube rope-frame and paste into the selection. Selections Select None. Give this layer a Drop Shadow with these settings. V & H 1, Opacity 70, Blur 5.


( 13 ) Go to the tube BlindLove_Herzen and resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it at the top right of your image (see my image)


( 14 ) Go to the tube BlindLove2. Copy and Paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it to the top left. (see my image)


( 15 ) Go to the tube lovequote, Copy and Paste as a new layer onto your image. Take your deform tool and pull it in and iup to fit. (see my image) Go to Adjust, Color Balance, Manual Color Correction and use these settings, Source, #FFFFFF and the Target, your background ground color, #9E302D. Hit OK.


( 16 ) Go to the tube pin. Copy and Paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it to the center left of your image (see my image) Duplicate and mirror this layer.


( 17 ) Now you can take your Text tool and with a nice font put whatever you wish on it. I put Happy Valentines Day. Give it a nice drop shadow. Merge visible.


( 18 ) Selections, Select all, Selections modify selection by 2, selections invert and fill with a nice gold pattern.


( 19 ) Save as a JPG and you are finished.


I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.