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Sassy Sookie

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!!

* Scrapkit add on freshness by Lilas, the add on is free to use and you can get it here.
* Tube of your choice, I used a tube from Ismael Rac. He made three great true blood tubes and you can buy them at his shop. Don't use without a license!!!
* Font of choice
* Mask WSLmask 181, you can find them here
* Optional Eye candy 4000/Gradient glow
Remember to save often :-)
Have fun!!

1 Open a new image 1200 by 800 pixels. I always use a large workspace, you can always crop or resize later, floodfill with white.
2 Open element8 (flower) in psp.
3 Image/Resize with 10%, all layers CHECKED.
4 Image Canvas Size to 800 by 800 pixels, middle arrow checked:

5 Effects/Plugins/MuraMeister/Copies with these settings:

Settings default, only change to preset menu to Encircle and the number to 20.

6 Edit/Copy the frame you just made.
7 Edit/Paste as a new layer on your working canvas you made in step 1.
8 Open element 12, (the string with flowers etc.)
9 Image/Resize 25%, all layers CHECKED.
10 Move on top to the right of the frame.
11 Layers/Duplicate.
12 Image/Flip
13 If you want you can move them around a bit to your liking.
14 Click inside the frame with your magic wand, with these settings:

15 Selections/Modify/Expand with 25 pixels.
16 Open paper2 from the kit.
16 Image/Resize to 800 pixels
17 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer on your canvas
18 Move inside the frame to your liking and the go to Selections/Invert and hit delete on your keyboard. Don't deselect yet.
19 Make sure this layer is under your frame layer.
20 Open your tube of choice
21 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer
22 Move her in the frame to your liking and hit delete on your keyboard again. Make sure this layer is on opt of the paperlayer you just made.
23 Selections/Select none.
24 Give her a dropshadow of choice, I used 2, 2, 55, 5
25 Close the backgroundlayer and Merge the other layers.
26 Open the bg layer again.
27 Move the frame a bit to the right.
28 Make sure you are on the backgroundlayer.
29 Selections, Select all.
30 Open paper1 from the kit.
31 Image/Resize to 1200 pixels.
32 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste into selection.
33 Selections/Select none.
34 Layers/Load/Save mask from disc and search for your wsl mask181.

Source Luminance, Fit to canvas, Hide all mask and invert transparency not checked!

35 Layers/Merge/Merge group.
36 Layers Duplicate if you think it's too faint, I did it a couple of times and then merged them again.
37 Edit/Copy element 12 again and copy to the frame on the right side, see mine for reference.
38 Open your tube again and put her under the vine string... I used a smaller version of the tube for this one.
39 Open element 5, the white flower.
40 Image/Resize 5%, all layers CHECKED.
41 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer.
42 Move on top of your tube, I don't like it when you see the legs cut off or things like that so I make sure she's behind some lovely flowers or other things from the kit.
43 Give the flowers a little dropshadow.
44 Make sure you are on the masklayer.
45 Open element14.
46 Image/Resize 50%, all layers CHECKED.
47 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer.
48 Move to your liking.
49 Take a nice font, (null out foreground and use a nice darker color for your background) place it to your liking. See my tag for reference.
50 Layers/Convert to a raster layer
51 Give it a dropshadow of choice or use eye candy 4000, with the color settings set to fat and the width to 3, I used a light color from the tag for the second color and left the first one white.
52 Image/Resize with 75% or to your liking.
53 Add your watermark and the credits if necessary.
54 File/Export as a jpeg :-) (Or as a png if you prefer, make sure you close the backgroundlayer if you do)

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