Mar 31, 2009

♥April Showers♥

Can you believe it's April already?
Here is another tut for you.
Remember to please leave some LUV
if you are using/doing my tuts.
A little thank you goes a long way.

Click tag to get full view.
You must have a working knowledge of PSP.

I am using the beautuful artwork of Elias Chatzoudis.
You must purchase a license to use this art.
You may do so at MPT


1 tube of choice & Font of choice.
I used Inspiration.
Mask of choice.I used a round one.

April Showers Wordart From
Wordart Fun:
Thank you Kathy! ♥

Amazing Freebie Called Chickadee.
It Can be found at:
Scrapity Scrap and More:
Thank You Mirella Sweetie! ♥

OK, here goes...

Open your supplies in PSP. Open a new
canvas 700x700, you may resize/crop later.
Floodfill white. Add a new raster layer.
Selections, select all. Resize & Copy and
paste a paper from the kit into selection. Select none.
Apply a mask, and on your layers pallette merge
mask group. Grab a frame and paste it as a new
layer. Grab your magic wand and click inside frame.
Selections>modify>expand5. Paste another paper
of choice as a new layer and then selections>invert>delete.
Select none. Drag paper layer under frame.
Dropshadow frame. Now grab the rainbow. Paste
it as a new layer inside the frame. Duplicate it and
image>flip. Paste some rain beads as a new layer,
just under the frame layer. Dropshadow.
Now the fun part! place some flowers of
choice all around the sides of your frame. Dropshadow.
Resize the rock beads, and place at the bottom.
Paste a few butterflies where they look best.
Dropshadow. I added a ribbon in the flowers also.
Resize the April Showers wordart and place it to
your liking. Dropshadow. Now chose a bow, and paste
it as a new layer at the top of your frame. Use
your deformation tool to rotate if needed.
Add the staple. Rotate 90%Dropshadow. Click
inside your frame and add your tube of choice.
Dropshadow. Place it where it looks best. Duplicate
the tube and bring the copy to the top layer. Erase
any parts you wish. See mine above or make it
your own! As always mine is just a guide. Now
X out the bottom layer and your mask layer.
Merge visable the remaining layers. Un X the
hidden layers. Position all layers nicely. Image
Resize 80-90% Bicubic resample all layers checked.

Hint: You can X out the bottom white layer
before saving to have a transparent bkg for forums..

Add your Artist © and your Name and WooT!! You Are Done!
Hope you enjoyed my tutorial & thanks for trying it!
Until next time!

Written by Beaches March 31, 2009
Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

1 comment:

Mirella said...


Thank you so much for making this beautiful tag with my kit.
I posted it on my showcase blog with a link to your tut.

Big hugs!


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