Tutorial written by Nemesis

For this tutorial you will need:


Eyecandy 4000 - gradient glow
Download My tut settings here

To install the eyecandy gradient glow settings you go to your eyecandy folder
where it is depends on where you installed it. if you can't find it then
simply do a folder search in your explorer and search for eyecandy.
Unzip the settings into eyecandy/ eyecandy settings/ gradient glow.

This tube:

The fonts I'm using are called Satisfaction and vrinda

You will also need a heart outline preset shape.


Open up a new image 500*500 pixels with a transparent background.
Select your preset shape heart outline. Set linewidth to 10 and both
Foreground colour and background colour to : #fecfe9
Make sure you have antialias ticked and created as vector Unticked.
Draw a heart about the size of 150*130.

Go to selections / select all then to selections/ float.
Continue by going to effects/ 3d effects/ inner bevel and add with
the following settings:

Now with the heart still selected go to adjust/add-remove noise/ add noise.
Add noise with Uniform and monochrome ticked and 10%.

Deselect by pressing ctrl + D
Then go to effects/ plugins/ eyecandy 4000/ gradient glow.
Add with the LoveHeart settings.
We now have something looking like this...

Add a new raster layer (layers/ new raster layer).
Select the text tool and set foreground colour and background colour to: #ffa2cb
Set linewidth to 1 and tick the bold text option.
Set the text size to 48 and kearning to -287.
Add the same noise to the text as you did to the heart then
go to eyecandy gradient glow and add with the same setting as before.

Add a new layer and select the font Vrinda.
Set foreground colour and background colour to : #fe6eae
Set linewidth to 0, Font size to 14. Type in Love.
Then change the font size to 10 and
type in "affection, amour, appreciation, cherishing,
delight, devotedness, emotion, enchantment"

Go to eyecandy gradient glow and add with the setting LoveGlow.
Place the text like so...

Go to layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Then add a new raster layer,
Select your painbrush tool, set the foreground colour to: #fecfe9
Set shape to round, size to 50, hardness to 36.
Then draw something like this...

Go to Adjust/ Blur/ gaussian blur and add with a radius of 10.
Then go to effects/ texture effects/ texture and add with these settings...

Layers/ Arrange/ send to bottom.
Finish off by adding the pinkbutterfly tube.
Now merge visible and then crop.
Save as .Jpg and you are done!!

Hope you had fun!
Happy psp.ing :0P

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and/or print it out for your own personal use,
but do not copy it in any way to put on-line, pass out,
or re-write without my permission.

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