PSP Tutorials


Keep Me In Your Heart - Noeleen

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP 

Artwork Copyright to Michael Landefeld

You must have license to use this work

You can purchase one from CILM

Supplies Needed

Michael Landefeld image, if you have a license or alternativey an image of your choice

Scrap Kit, My Family Tree by BlueDream Designs, thank you, you can download the kit here

Mask WSL_117 by Chelle, thank you, you can download it from Chelle's site here

Font - PlumaSegunda

Doodle & Diamonds (optional)

Let's begin!

Open up a new image, 600 x 650, floodfill with white

Layers - new mask layer, and apply the mask

Copy and paste paper8 from the scrap kit as a new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Delete the mask layer and merge group

Duplicate this layer, activate group raster layer 1

Adjust, blur, gaussian blur 40

Copy and paste MyFamilyTree_Pergament.png as a new layer, re-size  by 50% and rotate by 90 degrees, reduce the opacity of this layer to 46

Copy and paste MyFamilyTree_Book.png as a new layer, reduce the opacity of this layer to 84

Copy and paste MyFamilyTreePaintedFlowers.png as a new layer, re-size by 80% and position

Copy and paste frame 1 as a new layer and resize by 80% twice

Copy and paste flower1 as a new layer and position, resize by 80%

Copy and paste MyFamilyTreeWrap.png as a new layer, resize by 80% and position

Copy and paste MyFamilyTreedoodle.png as a new layer, re-size by 80% and position, move this layer under layer group raster 1

Copy and paste the small bow into your working image, rotate by 35 left, re-size by 80% and position

Add a drop shadow to the bow with the settings vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 60, blur 8, colour black

Add your main tube into your working image, position and add the same drop shadow as above

Add the word art, re-size to suit your tag, add a drop shadow

I added the black doodle and some diamonds to the bows, add extras now if you wish

New raster layer - now add your name, I used the font PlumSequnda, size 36, foreground and background colour black and add the drop shadow

Selections, select none

Add the copyright and your watermark

Layers, merge, merge visible

Save as a gif


Written by IrishLass - 15th August, 2008