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Monday, July 26, 2010

PostHeaderIcon American Dreams FTU

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American Dreams was written by me Punky Butts

Any other similarity is purely coincidental
and was done in psp 9 Any other versions should work
This tutorial was written for those
that have working knowledge of psp

Tools and Supplies Needed

Eyecandy I used EC 4000 chrome

Xenofex 2 Constellation

Font of choice I used Riesling

GG_Template 159 by Gina ♥
You can download HERE

Mask of Choice
or you can use the star mask I used WSL Mask92 ♥
You can download HERE

Tube of choice
I used the Beautiful art by Michael Landefeld
You will need a license to use his art
Michael Landefeld's art can be purchased at CILM
you must not use the same image in the tutorial
unless you have the appropriate
artist license to do so
Michael Landefeld art can be purchased at C.I.L.M ♥
You can find that HERE

Michael Landefeld is now with CDO
C.I.L.M has closed!

♥ Ready Let's Start ♥

(1) Open Template in psp
Windows > Duplicate > Close the original
Delete the credit layer
we are going to work on the template canvas

(2) On the Stars 2 Top Layer go to effects > eyecandy 4000 Chrome
Click on the Basic tab and use the following settings

(3) Then Click on the Lighting Tab and use the following settings
with the exception using color of choice for the highlight color and tint color

(4) Then Click on the Bevel Profile tab and select Button

(5) Highlight the stars 2 Fill Layer using the same chrome settings
changing only the tint color to white

(6) Highlight the stars 1 layer
add the same chrome you added to the stars 2 Fill Layer

(7) Highlight the stars 1 fill layer
go to effects > 3D Effects > Cutout
using these settings - color of choice for the
shadow color and fill interior color
click on those to change the color

(8) On the same layer go to adjust > Add / Remove noise > Add Noise
using the following settings

(9) Highlight the shape layer use same chrome settings in Step (5)

(10) Highlight shape fill layer use same settings in Step (7)

(11) I did not use the circles layer ~ this is up to you
Highlight the stripes layer
use same chrome setting as in steps 2, 3 and 4

(12) if using the sparkles layer you can add same
chrome setting as step (5) and add a slight drop shadow

(13) Add a new layer above the Raster 1 layer
flood fill with color or pattern of choice
go to layers > new mask layer > from image
find the star mask or mask of choice from the drop down
Source Luminance checked
on the mask layer on your layer palette merge group

(14) Duplicate the mask layer
on the bottom mask layer go to Adjust > Blur > Gaussian Blur
Set Radius to 30

(15) Open tube of choice - copy and paste tube as a new layer
position tube and resize if needed
Add drop shadow of choice to tube

(16) Crop and resize tag of choice

(17) Highlight the Original mask layer
not the copy of it
go to effects > Plugins >Xenofex 2 > Constellation
using these settings
Star Size 2.00
Star Variation 19
Edge Star Density 27
Overall Star Density 0
Overdrive 100
Twinkle Amount 50
Twinkle Rotation 45
Keep Original Image Checked

(18) Add your name and credits
and your done :)
If you want a transparent tag
delete the white background layer
and save as PNG

Thank you for doing my tutorial
I would love to see your results
Hugs xx Punky Butts xx


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