Sunday, December 13, 2009

Online Friends

Did this one since I know all of us have
online friends we hold dear & chat with regularly.
I know I hold my friends esp dear.

Online Friends

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
Dec.13, 2009.
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Scott Blair
You need a license to use
his artwork which can be purchased at

Tube of choice
Scrap of choice
I’m using a FTU one called
It can be found at
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow

1) Open a 600x600 new image in psp.
Open a frame of choice & resize as wanted.
I resized 34%.
C/p as new layer.

2) Click inside middle of frame with magic wand.
If you need to select multiple areas,
Hold shift down while selecting to keep all areas selected.
Selections modify expand 3

3) Open a paper of choice.
Resize as needed.
I resized 17%.
C/p as new layer onto frame.
Selections invert & press delete.
Select none.
Move paper under frame.
Add drop shadow to frame layer
2,2,50,5 black

4) Copy & paste your tube as new layer.
Add the same drop shadow to it.
Open a button element & resize as needed.
I resized by 50% twice.
C/p as new layer.
Position as wanted on the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
I did this twice w/ 2 different buttons.

5) Open a mouse tube.
Resize as needed.
I resized by 50% twice & 70% once.
C/p as new layer.
Add drop shadow.

6) Choose some wordarts
Resize as needed.
I resized by 50% three times.
C/p as wanted.
Add eye candy 4000 gradient glow
Fat width 3
If needed.
Also add a drop shadow.

7) Open a heart element.
Resize as needed.
I resized 50% 3 times.
C/p as new layer.
Position as wanted,
I positioned under one of the wordarts.
Add a drop shadow.

8) X out background layer.
Merge visible rest of layers.
Duplicate once the merged layer.
On the bottom merged layer,
Adjust blur Gauassian blur 15
Effects texture effects

9) Resize all layers 88%
Add copyright info & name.
Save as jpeg or png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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