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Under The Sea Graphic Tutorial

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Supplies Needed

Font of choice – I used Inspiration, a pay font, but Coneria should work just as nice here
LINK: http://www.dafont.com/coneria-script.font

Vix Mask 451 here
LINK: http://www.freewebs.com/vixpsp/masks.htm

My template 207 here
LINK: http://www.horseplayspasture.blogspot.com/search/l...

Plug Ins used:

DSB Flux – Tiler

Xenofex 1.0 – Shower Door

For this tutorial I used Angela Hobb’s “Under the Sea Resale Package” which can be purchased from her resale store here.
LINK: https://www.etsy.com/listing/245321845/mermaids-th...

The elements in this package are stunning! Thank you!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.

Shift D.

Close out the original.

Image/Canvas Size:

700 x 700 Pixels


Highlight the background layer.

Flood fill with #ffffff

Delete the following layers:

Credit, LAYERS 10, 9, 8, 7, 5 and 4.

Open Paper 2.


Paste as a new layer at the top of your layers pallet.

Resize 40%

Close this layer out.

Highlight LAYER 1.

Click on it with your Magic Wand.

Highlight the closed-out paper layer at the top of your layers pallet.

Right click your mouse on it.

Choose “Promote Section to Layer”.

Move the promoted layer just above LAYER 1 template layer.

Click the lock icon at the top your layers pallet to lock the layer.

Apply DSB Flux – Tiler:

Match your settings to mine –


Delete the template layer.

Click the lock at the top of your layers pallet to unlock the layer.

Highlight LAYER 2.

Repeat the above step.

Highlight LAYER 3.

Click on it with your Magic Wand.

Duplicate the paper layer and open this layer up by clicking on the eye icon.

Bring it just above LAYER 3 template layer.

Move it into a position you like – I chose the sand are near the middle.

Right click your mouse on the layer and choose “Promote Section to Layer”.

(Delete the duplicated paper layer)

Lock the layer.

Apply Xenofex 1.0 – Shower Door:

Use Default Settings.


Unlock the layer.

Delete the template layer.

Highlight LAYER 6.

Click anywhere outside of the template with your Magic Wand.

Copy and paste Paper 2 as a new layer above the template.

Resize 25%

Tap the Delete key.

Copy and paste El10 as a new layer.

Resize 30%

Move into position

Tap the delete key.


Delete the template layer.

Merge Visible the rock element and paper layer.

Give the merged layer a slight Inner Bevel:

Highlight LAYER 13.

Merge Down.

Merge Down again.

All 3 small circle template layers should now be on the same layer.

Click on each small circle with your Magic Wand.

Highlight the paper layer.

Promote Section to Layer.

Move this just above the template layer.


Delete the merged template layer.

Add your elements. I used:

El 5: Resize 20% (move it behind the large circle)

El 5 again: Resize 7%/Duplicate 2x’s for a total of 3

El 5 again: Resize 25% (move behind the rectangle papers)

El 4: Resize 10%/Duplicate 3x’s for a total of 4

El 16: Resize 10%/Duplicate

El 9: Resize 5%

El 3: Resize 30%

Open up the paper layer.

Move in your layers pallet just above the background layer.

Apply the mask.

Merge Group.


Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Color Pallet:

Foreground: #000000

Background: #000000

Stroke: 0.5

Type your name.


Color Pallet:

Foreground: #000000

Background: #41dbdd

Make your Color Replacer tool active and double right click on your name.

In your layers pallet move the colored name layer below the black name layer and move it slightly to the right.

Merge Visible both name layers.

Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:

Gaussian and Monochrome checked

Noise: 35%


Close out your white background.

Merge Visible.

Resize all layers 85%.

I’d love to see your results.

Email me!



Tutorial written by Digi Scrap Cafe CT Beverly Dziob Herr

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