Surf Girl



Translated into English by Sonel
with permission from the creator, Snakelady


Snakelady's Original Tutorial here in Dutch

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What you need for this tutorial:

A tube of your own choice.

Download the rest of the supplies here.


Open the font (Spanky 20 Second version) and minimize.

Let's start!

Open all the supplies in PSP.

New Image : 600 x 600 white.

Layers - New Raster Layer.

Set your foreground color on soft yellow (#fcf5b0) and
the background color on Blue (#1e73ea) or choose your own colors from your tube.

Go to your Foreground Properties and choose Gradient :
Style : Linear
Angle : 45
Repeats : 0

Floodfill the layer with the Gradient.

Layer - New Mask Layer - From Image :

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.

Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

Activate the Freehand Selection Tool.

Select the left frame - see example:

Layers - New Raster Layer.

Copy image (gele tulp.jpg) and Paste into Selection.

Set the layer opacity on 75.

Selections - Select None.

Select now the inside of the right frame with your Selection Tool.

Layers - New Raster Layer.

Copy (BeautifulBlueWavePTR.psp) and Paste into Selection.

Selections - Select None.

Set the layer opacity on 70.

Copy the image (kokospalm.pspimage) and Paste as a New Layer.

Move to the left corner of your frame.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 0-0-80-10 Black.

Copy your tube and Paste as a New Layer.

Move to the middle of your right frame.

Add the same Drop Shadow.
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 0-0-80-10 Black.

Copy the surfboards (OB J_surfboards_clt.psp) and Paste as a New Layer.
Move downwards.

With the font supplied or one of your own choice, type your name or text.
Font used in this Tutorial : Spanky 2, size 72.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 1-1-100-1 Black.

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten).

Place your watermark.

Alternative Version by Snakelady


Alternate Version by Sonel

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I hope you had much pleasure in making this tutorial.
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