entirely my own work.
Any resemblance to other tutorials/designs on the net is
Please do not rip this tutorial apart or claim it as your own work.
This tutorial is done in PSP 9 but maybe done in other versions as
well. A basic understanding of the program and it's tools is needed.
I am using a tube called Kristina by Alexander McMillan.
You can buy this tube at Scraps and the City here
The Kit I am using is called Purple - Birthday for Gurlz which is part
of the Birthday Collab available at SATC here - for only $10
Make sure you check it out - there are some amazing kits/tubes in this
collab for non stop tagging!
Font : WhoopAss, Before the Rain
Filters : DSB Flux - Bright Noise, Eye Candy Gradient Glow/HSB Noise/Glass
Open a 650 x 650 transparent image
Choose a color from your tube, and using your preset shape (elipse)
draw out a large circle. Convert to raster layer and move to the left.
Copy and paste your tube on top of this layer - do not resize.
Now - Magic Wand, and on your circle layer, click outside the circle
and you will have the marching ants showing. Move back to your tube
layer and hit delete. Your tube is now perfectly placed inside. Change
the blend mode on your tube to Luminance (legacy)
You can add whatever effects you like to the cicle. I added DSB Flux
Bright Noise with default settings, and a White Gradient Glow (Eye
Now change your background color to black - draw out an oval shape
slightly larger than your circle. Move this layer down below your
circle layer. I added a White Gradient Glow and then a Purple Gradient
Copy and paste your tube - resize by 66% and move to the left of the
Open your kit - and use the following elements
PK-BFG - Limo - copy/paste as new layer. Resize by 66% and move this
layer down below your tube layer.
PK-BFG- Glitterstar - copy/paste as new layer. Move to the right and
move down below the Limo layer, and slightly to the right.
PK-BFG- Balloons - copy/paste as new layer. Resize by 66% and move the
balloons so they sit on the front of the Limo.
PK-BFG- Ribbon 2 - copy/paste as new layer. Move this so it sits in
front of your tube.
PK-BFG- Cake - copy/paste as new layer. Move this down below the ribbon
layer - moving so it sits just in front of the tube (left leg)
PK-BFG- Martini - copy/paste as new layer, resizing by 66%. Move to the
left ... moving so it sits in front of the tube (right leg)
PK-BFG- Sparkles 2 - copy/paste as new layer, duplicate, flip and
Now - onto your text
Using the WHOOPASS Font Size 48, type out Rockin' Birthday.
Add Eye Candy HSB Noise, adjusting width and length to 100 only.
Add Eye Candy Glass with default settings
Grab your Magic Wand, and click outside the words, showing the marching
ants. Selections Invert, Modify, Expand by 4. Add a new layer, flood
fill with white, and move this layer down below the original word
layer. Add DSB Flux Bright Noise with default settings.
Modify again by 4, add a new layer and floodfill with black. Move this
layer down below the white word layer. Select none.
Merge all layers. Duplicate and on the top layer, adjust Blur/Gaussian
Blur - 3. Adjust Blend Mode to Overlay, and lower Opacity to 54.
Add your Copyright Information, and your name, and save as a PNG file.