Friday, August 20, 2010

Double Trouble Forum Set-PTU





*Image shown smaller than finished tag*



**This Tutorial was created By Me On August 9. 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: I am using the wonderful art of Tim Lowery HERE
This is a PTU tube , Please do not use  without the proper license to do so.

Scrapkit Of Choice : I am using the awesome PTU kit ,Double Trouble byt Taime of Addiceted Pleasures HERE
And avaiable for purchase at Dreams-N-Digital HERE

Font of choice : I am using Bank Gothic 

Xero-Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow (Optional)
Dropshadow of choice
I used 
V&H-0, Opacity-40, Blur-4.00, Color-Black

**Let's Get Started**

Open a new raster image 600x250, transparent
Open paper 12 in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 90%, sharpen

Open Film Strip in PSP
Duplicate, Close original
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Free Rotate, 90% ,Left-Make sure ALL LAYERS is unchecked,sharpen
Select magic wand, click in the center of the left square
Open tube in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Arrange inside the square, when your happy with it
Invert/delete/select none
Move tube layer below your filmstrip layer
Duplicate tube, Image/Mirror
move it so it lines up in the right square
Merge down, Now duplicate your double tube layer
 On duplicated layer, Blur,Gaussian Blur 3.00,OK
Change blend mode to Soft Light
On original tube layer add dropshadow

Open close up tube in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Bring Layer to top
Resize by 80%,sharpen
Place it over the center of the filmstrip
Arrange to where you like it
Go to Effects,Xero-Porcelian
Settings:
Softness-50
Strength-128
Brightness-128
Red Channel-0
Green Channel-0
Blue Chanel-255
Click OK
Add D/S, V &H-0, Opacity-40 , blur-4.00,Color-Black

Now its time to add some some Elements
Open Sparkles2
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Free Rotate, 90% ,Left-Make sure ALL LAYERS is unchecked,sharpen
Move sparkles layer down so it is above your paper background
Move over to the right, when your happy
Duplicate,Image.Mirror,Sharpen
Merge down both sparkle layers
Add Noise, Uniform, 50.00, Monochrome checked

Open Flower in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Bring layer to the top
Resize by 40%, Sharpen
Move to the top left corner of the filmstrip
Duplicate , Image/Mirror
Merge Down, Add Dropshadow

Open Butterfly in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 35% then by 75% 2 times, sharpen
Use your Raster Deform tool and rotate it to where you like
Close raster tool
Move to the bottom of the flower
Use my tag as a guide
Duplicate , Image/Mirror
Merge Down, Add Dropshadow

When your happy with the tag 
Merge All Flatten
Selections/Select All/Contract by 8
Invert/New Raster Layer/Floodfill With Black
Select none
Add Noise, Uniform, 100, Monochrome checked
Selections/Select All/Contract by 8
Cutout-V&H-2, Opacity-60, Blur-20.00
Shadow Color-Black, Fill Interior with color-UNchecked
Repeat cutout but set V&H to -2
Select None
Merge All Flatten
Add Proper Copyright & Your name 
And Your Done

Now for the Avatar
Open New Raster Layer 150x150
Open paper 12 in PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 90%, sharpen

Open Filmstrip layer In PSPDuplicate.Close Original
Free Rotate, 90% ,Left-
Make sure  this time ALL LAYERS is CHECKED,sharpen
Now take your crop tool and crop the left square
See Image below for guide
Then Copy & Paste as a new layer
Resize by 75%, sharpen



Open Sparkles 2 In PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Free Rotate, 90% ,Left-
Make sure  this time ALL LAYERS is UNchecked,sharpen
Bring sparkles layer below your filmstrip layer
Arrange Sparkles so that the large part is covering your avatar
Add same noise as you did for the sparkles in your Tag

Open Tube In PSP
Copy & Paste as a new layer
Bring to the top
Resize by 80%, sharpen
Go to Effects,Xero-Porcelian
Settings:
Softness-50
Strength-128
Brightness-128
Red Channel-0
Green Channel-0
Blue Chanel-255
Click OK
Add D/S, V &H-0, Opacity-40 , blur-4.00,Color-Black 
Merge All Flatten
Selections/Select All/Contract by 8
Invert/New Raster Layer/Floodfill With Black
Select none
Add Noise, Uniform, 100, Monochrome checked
Selections/Select All/Contract by 8
Cutout-V&H-2, Opacity-60, Blur-10.00
Shadow Color-Black, Fill Interior with color-UNchecked
Repeat cutout but set V&H to -2
Select None
Merge All Flatten
Add Proper Copyright
(You only need to add Artist name and your License number for the avatar)
See my finished Avatar for reference
  Your name 
And Your Done
Thank you for trying my tutorial

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