Friday, August 20, 2010

Blue Jean Baby-PTU



**This Tutorial was created By Me On August 7. 2010 Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended this tutorial is my creation only**

This Tutorial is intended for those that have a working knowledge of PSP

Supplies Needed:
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)

Tube Of choice (one with a closeup if possible) : I am using the awesome artwork of
Uchakina Irina Available at Scraps And The City HERE
THIS TUBE WAS PURCHASED AT MPT WHEN THE ARTIST WAS WITH THEM
This is a PTU tube , Please do not use them without the proper license to do so.

Scrapkit Of Choice : I am using "Starlicious" PTU kit by Rieka_Rafita  HERE
Thank You Rieka for giving us such stunning kits to work with

Template  By Taime of Addictive Pleasures HERE 

WSL Mask 84 HERE

Font Of Choice : I am Using Dominique

Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow (Optional)
Alien Skin - Xenofex 2/Constellation
Dropshadow of choice

**Let's Get Started**

Open template in PSP, duplicate, close original,delete copyright layer
Delete the stars & wordart layers

Chose 2 colors from your tube or kit that compliments each other
(I used the blue and dark pink from the color chart in the kit)

Select circle layer
Selections,Select All, float/defloat
Open paper 9 in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 70%, sharpen
Position where you like it
Invert/delete/select none
Delete original template layer

Select circle frame layer
Add dropshadow V&H-0, Opacity-55, Blur-5.00, Color-Black,OK

Select star background layer
Selections,Select All, float/defloat

New raster layer
Floodfill with the blue color
Select none
Add noise, Gaussian 55%, Monochrome-checked

Delete original template layer


Select star layer
Selections,Select All, float/defloat
Open paper 6 in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 70%, sharpen
Position where you like it
Invert/delete/select none
Delete original template layer

Select that background again
Selections,Select All, float/defloat
Copy & Paste tube as a new layer
Resize to your liking, position
Invert/delete/select none
Duplicate tube
On duplicated layer Blur Gaussian-3.00 OK
Change blend mode to Hard Light
Now move to original tube layer
Change the blend mode to that to Luminance (L)
Add D/S, V &H-0, Opacity-35 , blur-5.00,Color-Black

Select Star Background 2

Selections,Select All, float/defloat
Open paper 5 in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 70%, sharpen
Position where you like it
Invert/delete/select none
Use the same noise settings as above for this layer
Delete original template layer

Now go to your tube
Select the main tube(Not the closeup)
Copy & Paste as a NEW IMAGE
Now Mirror this image 
Select the blue star we just did
Selections,Select All, float/defloat
Copy & Paste  tube as a new layer
Resize : I did by 90% but that depends on your tube
Arrange where you like
Invert/delete/select none

Duplicate Tube, Blur Gaussian-3.00 OK
Change blend mode to Hard Light

Now move to original tube layer
Change the blend mode to that to Luminance (L)
Add D/S, V &H-0, Opacity-35 , blur-5.00,Color-Black
Delete original template layer

Select stars 2 layer
Selections,Select All, float/defloat
Add new raster layer
Floodfill with blue color,Select none

Select Stars 3 layer
REPEAT same steps as above
But change to your pink color

Open main tube
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 90%, sharpen
Arrange to where you like
Duplicate tube, Gaussian Blur-3.00, OK
Change blend mode to Hard Light
Add drop shadow of choice

Add any embellishments from the kit you like
This is entirely up to you and what you think looks good
And it makes the tag your own

When your done add dropshodow of choice to each element layer
And to template layers
Close off white background layer
Merge Visible
Then resize so the width is 600

Now make a gradient using the pink and blue colors from the kit
Foreground/background
Style-Linear
Angle-45
Repeats-1
Invert - NOT checked
Add new layer
Floodfill with gradient 
Apply Mask
Layers,Merge,Merge Group

Now go to Effects
Alien Skin Xenofex 2-Constellation

Settings - Small Star
Star Size : 2.00
Variation : 6
Edge Star Density : 8
Overall Density : 1
Overdrive : 100
Twinkle Amount : 55
Rotation : 45
Random Seed : 1
Keep Original Image : Checked
(These settings are just a guide, Play around with them until you find what looks best to you)

When you are happy with your tag 
Merge Visible

Add proper copyright and your name
Save as a PNG and your done!
(I used Eye Candy4000-Gradient Glow on my name)

Thank You for trying my tutorial
























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