Saturday, June 29, 2013

Sweet As Candy

***Sweet As Candy By JackieBeth, written on January 23, 2011***
***save as you go along***
***add drop shadows and resize/recolor when you see fit***

Items Needed

Paint Shop Pro/version PSPX was used to create this tutorial
(a close up/ choose one with a pattern on clothing) tube/image of choice
Artist I Used: Ismael Rac
you MUST purchase a license at his store HERE to use his work
font of choice/font used in this tutorial: "Juergen & Inlove"
filter Xero/Radiance
filter Mura Meister/Copies
filter RCS Filter Pak 1.0/RCS Screenworks-Grid
filter AAA Frames/Foto Frame


open a blank transparent canvas size 550 by 250

copy and paste tube of choice to canvas
apply filter Xero/Radiance: default settings
place tube to preference

duplicate your tube
select bottom tube layer
adjust/blur/gaussian blur: 15

apply filter RCS Filter Pak 1/RCS Screenworks-Grid

select your top tube
selections/select all/float/defloat
select your bottom grid layer
press delete on your keyboard
selections/select none

apply filter Mura Meister/Copies: Line, change line to 15

hide your top tube layer
duplicate the grid about 3 times
merge visible
change opacity to 50
merge visible

add a new raster layer
move to bottom of layer palette

flood fill with color of choice
apply filter Alien Skin Xenofex 2.0/Constellation
star size 5.98
size variation 58
edge star density 1
overall star density 28
overdrive 100
twinkle amount 95
twinkle rotation 45
keep original image selected

change blend mode of top grid layer to burn (or another blend mode of choice)

unhide your tube layer

merge visible

apply filter AAA Frames/Foto Frame: width 4, matte 1, opacity 100

apply all proper credits

add names/phrases as you wish

help? comments? suggestions? questions? email me at

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