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Nifty Fifties




By © Purplechick Creations
Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental
and unintentional.
This tut uses PSPX2 but can be used with other versions.

Please do not share this or place on another website

Supplies

* Scrapkit monkeying around by Tamara. It's a payed kit and you can buy it at Simply Beautiful Scraps under just a girl designs.
* I used tubes from Evil Kid (3) wich I purchased at CILM. Don't use these without a license!
* WSL mask 80. You can find them here.
* Shimmer mask 7,if it's yours please let me know so I can give you proper credit or remove it if necessary. Put the masks in your masks folder in your psp files.
* Fonts of choice, I used fifties, found here* Eye candy 4000, gradient glow.
* My supplies here
Remember to save often :-)
Have fun!!

1 Open the sodashoppe tube in psp.
2 Shift D to duplicate and close the original
3 Image/Cavas size with these settings:



width 1000
height 1000
placement middle arrrow, lock aspect ratio UNchecked.

4 Layers/New raster layer
5 Layers/Arrange/Send to bottom
6 Floodfill this layer with white.
7 Open the floor tube in psp.
8 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer.
9 Image/Resize with 40%, all layers UNchecked.
10 Move this layer inside of the window of your shop, under the shoplayer. See my tag for reference.
11 Make sure you are on the shoplayer and click inside the window with these settings:



mode add shift, match mode rgb value, tolerance 1, contiguous checked, feather 0, anti alias checked, outside checked.

12 Selections/Modify/Expand with 5 pixels.
13 Open one of the papers from the kit, I used paper 7.
14 Put that in the foreground of your materialspalette, angle 0, scale 25.
15 Layers/New raster layer.
16 Floodfill this layer with the paper pattern.
17 Move this layer under the floorlayer.
18 Keep Selected!
19 Selections/Modify/Contract with 5 pixels
20 Layers/New raster layer.
21 Effects/3-D Effects/Cutout with these settings:



vert and hor 0, opacity 100, blur 15.
shadow color black

22 Selections/Select none
23 Open the tubes you want to use in the room.
24 Image/Resize to your liking, I made sure they would fit in the room.
25 Move them on top of the floor layer so it looks like they are in the room sitting or standing or whatever you like :-)
26 Give them a dropshadow of choice and give the floorlayer a dropshadow too.
(if you do my tuts more often you know I use Hor and Vert 2, opacity 55, blur 5) but it's up to you of course.
27 Okee, now we have the sodashop covered we merge it all into one layer, close your white backgroundlayer and click on any other layer.
28 Layers/Merge/Merge visible.
29 Open the white backgroundlayer.
30 Make sure you are on the white background layer.
31 Layers/New raster layer.
32 Floodfill with a color from your kit, I used #83c3cf.
33 Layers/Load/Save mask/Load mask from disk and find your shimmers mask 7 with these settings:



Source luminance checked
Fit to canvas checked
Invert transparency checked
Hide all mask checked

34 Layers/Merge/Merge group.
35 Layer/New raster layer
36 Open one of the papers from the kit, I used paper 4. Put this in the foreground of your materialspalette, angle 0, scale 100
37 Floodfill your layer with the paper pattern.
38 Layers/Load/Save mask/Load mask from disk and find your shimmers mask 7 with these settings:



Source luminance checked
Fit to canvas checked
Invert transparency UNchecked
Hide all mask checked

39 Layers/Merge/Merge group.
40 Open your main tube in psp.
41 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer.
42 Move to the left side of the tag, see mine for reference and give a dropshadow.
43 Open one or more of the flowers in psp, resize them and place them around your masklayer, see mine for reference.
44 Image/Resize with 65%, all layers CHECKED, or to your liking.
45 Take your texttool and a nice font and write your name.
46 Layers/Convert to a raster layer
47 Give it a dropshadow or go to Plugins/Eyecandy4000/Gradient Glow, with the color set to blue and the glow width set to 5.
48 Add your watermark and proper credits if needed.
49 File/Export as a jpeg :-)

That's it!!!
I hope you had fun making this tag
huggers Paola

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