Some Kind Of Superstar

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This tutorial assumes a basic knowledge of Paint Shop Pro.  Knowledge of PSP tools is required.  Just be sure to read every step carefully and always pay special attention to what layer you are working on. 

 
Tools Needed:
  • PSP ( Paint Shop Pro ) - I used 9 but you should be able to use other versions
  • A Tube - I'm Using this fabulous tube created by " Chris Pastel " ...don't use unless you have a License to do so.
  • PTU Scrap Kit by Designs by Stina called " We're All Superstars " you can purchase it Here
  • WSL_Mask117....This fabulous mask was created by WeeScotLass you can find it Here
  • Vix_Mask112....This fabulous mask was created by Vix PSP she is now retired but please check out her blog it's still up.  Download the Mask Here
  • A Font of your choice....to add your name to your tag. 
  • No Plug-ins Yeah!


Please Note All settings stay the same unless otherwise noted...Thank You


Let's Begin....
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1.   Open your Tube, Masks in PSP ....duplicate once (shift D) and close originals.
 
2.   Open a New Image 600 X 600 with a white background
 
3.   Open a paper of your choice from the scrap kit.  I used paper 15  ....Image/Resize at 80%
 
4.   Layers/New Mask Layer/From Image  ...Select the WSL_Mask117 in the source menu....Create mask from - Source Luminance....Invert mask data - Unchecked
Layers/Merge/Merge Group
 
5.   Open both the Purple and the Green star shaped frames from the kit.  Open 2 papers of your choice from the kit.  I used paper 5 for the purple star frame and paper 2 for the green star frame.
 
6.   Make the Purple star frame active...Using your magic wand tool at default settings.  Select the inside of the frame.  Selections/Modify/Expand at 15
 
7.   Copy a paper of your choice onto the star frame.  Image/Resize at 80%   ....Selections/Invert  ....Edit/Cut  ....Selections/Select None
 
8.   Layers/Arrange/Move Down  ....Layers/Merge/Merge Visible  ....Edit/Copy
 
9.   Back to our image with the masks layer....Edit/Paste as a new layer  ....Image/Resize at 60%  ....Image/Rotate/Free Rotate at 30 degrees to the left.
 
10.  Using your mover tool ...move the star to the upper left  ....Effects/3D Effects Drop Shadow with these settings: Vertical & Horizontal 0, Opacity 50, Blur 10, Color Black, Shadow on new layer - Unchecked.
 
11.  Repeat these steps for the Green star frame and rotate it to the right and move it to the upper right
 
12.  Open the Music Notes from the kit  ....Edit/Copy  ...Edit/Paste as a new layer on top of the stars.   Image/Resize at 90%  ....Apply the same drop shadow as before.
 
13.  Open the Light Ray from the kit  ....Edit/Copy  ...Edit/Paste as a new layer on top of the music notes.  Image/Mirror
 
14.  Open the Glitter Splat04 from the kit  ....Edit/Copy  ...Edit/Paste as a new layer on top of the light ray.  Image/Mirror  ...Image/Resize at 80%  ....Apply the same drop shadow as before.
Move it to the lower right Side for position.
 
15.  Add a new Raster layer and Flood fill it with white.   Layers/New Mask Layer/From Image  ...Select the Vix_Mask112 in the source menu....Create mask from - Source Luminance....Invert mask data - Unchecked  ....Layers/Merge/Merge Group  ....Apply the same drop shadow as before.
 
16.   Open Frame 10 from the kit...Open a paper of your choice (I used paper 12.)  Using your magic wand tool at default settings.  Select the inside of the frame.  Selections/Modify/Expand at 7
 
17.   Copy your paper of your choice onto the frame  ....Selections/Invert  ....Edit/Cut  ....Selections/Select None
 
18.   Layers/Arrange/Move Down  ....Layers/Merge/Merge Visible  ....Edit/Copy
 
19.   Edit/Paste as a new layer on top of the mask layer (Stars)  ....Image/Resize at 70%  ...Move it to the bottom center for position  ....Apply the same drop shadow as before.
 
20.   Make you Tube Active...  Edit/Copy  ...Edit/Paste as a new layer on top of the frame we just added.  Resize as needed and apply the same drop shadow as before.
 
21.   Now you may add any other elements from the scrap kit you like.  I added:  Some music notes in different colors, The microphone, The lips, and one of the wordarts.
 
22.   Finally ad your proper Copyright info, watermark, and ad your name to your tag...
 
You are done! 
 

Hope you enjoyed doing this tut as much as I did witting it.  Any similarities to other tutorials are Entirely coincidental.

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