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Hello! I'm Crystal, aka darkly dreaming. I'm 34 and live in the Midwestern USA. I've been back into PSP since November of 2010. Prior to that I tried PSP for about a year back in 2005 or 2006. I've just recently begun trying my hand at tutorials. If you try one of my tuts and would like to show me what you made, please email me at darklydreaming33@hotmail.com. Happy Tagging!
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Saturday, October 8, 2011

PostHeaderIcon Rock Your World


This tutorial was written by me on 10/8/11.
Any resemblance to other tutorials is a coincidence.
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Supplies:
1) Tube of Choice. I'm using one called "Rocker" by Jose Cano. This is a PTU tube, which can be purchased at PTE.
2) Scrapkit of Choice. I'm using the PTU kit Rawkalicious by Toxic Desirez, available here.
3) Kan-Dee Collab Template 4, available here.
4) Vix BigMask019 available here.
4) Font of Choice.

Plugins:
1) Eye Candy Gradient Glow
2) Tramages, Tow the line


Let's get Started....

1) Open Template. Duplicate (shift d) and close original.
2) Delete Copyright, the top and bottom white strip, and background layers.
3) Image, Canvas Size, 700x700, align Center (both vertical and horizontal)
4) Open Paper 8. Copy and paste as new layer. Send to bottom. Apply our mask. Merge mask group. Resize by 120%.
5) Select the beads layer. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open paper 11 copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 90%, arrange where you want but so that the paper covers the beads. Selections Invert, delete. Select none. Apply Eye Candy Gradient Glow: 5, 25, 100, medium. Add drop shadow: 2,2,50,5 Black.
6) Delete original beads layer.
7) Select the gradient circle layer. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open paper 11 copy and paste as new layer. Selections Invert, delete. Select none. Apply Tramages, Tow the line with default settings. Add drop shadow from before.
8) Select the gradient circle layer again. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open close up tube. Copy and paste as new layer above our paper fill. Selections Invert, delete. Select none. Duplicate. On bottom layer, change blend mode to Luminance(L). On top layer, change blend mode to Soft Light and lower opacity to 65.
9) Delete original gradient circle layer.
10) Add previous drop shadow to large white circle layer, white circle layer, and white square layer.
11) Select the black rectangle layer. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open paper 6 copy and paste as new layer. Selections Invert, delete. Select none. Apply Eye Candy Gradient Glow with previous settings. Add previous drop shadow.
12) Delete original black rectangle layer.
13) Repeat steps 11&12 on black strip layer.
14) Select the pink shape layer. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open paper 7 copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 80%. Selections Invert, delete. Select none. Apply Eye Candy Gradient Glow with previous settings. Add previous drop shadow.
15) Delete original pink shape layer.
16) Repeat steps 14&15 on the pink circle layer, EXCEPT do not apply the gradient glow since there's already a white circle layer around it.
17) Select the blue strip 1 layer. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open paper 18 copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 85%. Selections Invert, delete. Select none. Apply Eye Candy Gradient Glow with previous settings. Add previous drop shadow.
18) Delete original blue strip 1 layer.
19) Repeat steps 17&18 on blue strip 2 layer and blue rectangle layer.
20) Add drop shadow to half tone brush layer.
21) Select the blue square layer. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open paper 13 copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 75%. Selections Invert, delete. Select none.
22) Select the blue square layer again. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open close up tube. Copy and paste as new layer. Selections Invert, delete. Duplicate. Change bottom layer blend mode to Luminance(L) and lower opacity to 63. Change top layer blend mode to hard light, and lower opacity to 83.
23) Open main tube. Copy and paste as new layer.
24) Select the blue square layer again. Select All, Float, Defloat. Selections Invert. Click back on the main tube layer, and take the eraser tool and erase at the bottom so it looks like she's coming out of the frame. Select None.
25) Duplicate main tube. On top layer, Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur 3. Change blend mode to Hue (L) and lower opacity to 53. On bottom layer, add our previous drop shadow, but change blur to 20.
26) Delete original blue square layer.
27) Add drop shadow (blur back at 5) to the word art back layer.
28) Select the word art layer. Select All, Float, Defloat. Open paper 16 copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 50%. Selections Invert, delete. Select none.
29) Open Notes 1. Copy and paste as new layer. Arrange just above our mask layer. Duplicate. Image Mirror. Image Flip. Image Flip. Right click on top layer and merge down. Add drop shadow.
30) Select wordart layer. Right click and merge down with the word art back layer. Send merged layer to top.
31) Open Beaded String 1. Copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 75%. Apply our gradient glow settings. Place it under the word art layer.
32) Open Guitar Doodle. Copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 75%. Add gradient glow. Image, Free Rotate Left 45. Arrange to the bottom right.
33) Open Splat. Copy and paste as new layer. Image Free Rotate Left 45. Add drop shadow. Arrange at top left. Send to bottom. Duplicate. Image mirror. Right click on top layer and merge down. Duplicate, Image Flip.
34) Open sparkles. Copy and paste as new layer above our mask layer.
35) Open ticket. Copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 40%. Add drop shadow. Arrange under our beaded string layer.
36) Open winged skull. Copy and paste as new layer. Resize by 70% then again by 50%. Add drop shadow.
37) Open piano keys and notes. Copy and paste as new layer, arrange top middle. Add drop shadow. Send layer to bottom.
39) Select Rock your world layer. Apply Gradient Glow: 5,0,100, Medium Black. Change blend mode to Luminance(L).
38) Resize tag to desired size. I did 95%.
39) Add your copyright info and name.
40) Export png. (Or add background color of choice and export jpg)

Thanks for trying my tut!



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