Sunday, March 11, 2012

A Beautiful Twilight ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On March 11, 2012
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)
Font of choice
Dropshadow of choice
Mask 27 Horseplay's Pasture  ~ HERE
Template #52 By Yvette ~ HERE
Her templates are on the left under downloads.

*Plugins Used*
Tramages - Pool Shadow
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Zindy S.D Nielsen this is a Free To Use tube and can be found here ~ HERE
Even tho this is a FTU tube you still must us a proper copyright.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the beautiful PTU scrapkit Swan Lake by Designs By Stina
And can be purchased at any of the stores she sells and and you can find those on her blog ~ HERE

Always remember to duplicate your tube and close the original
C/P means copy and paste as a new layer
D/s means Drop Shadow
Remember to sharpen after resizing
Resizing is always smartsize

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits and layer 5, resize template by 575x565 make sure all layers are checked then Image Canvas size 625x600 then add a new layer and send to the botton and floodfill your background layer with white, we can crop later i just like enough room to work.

Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer, open paper 10 c/p into selection/deselect then delete add a fat white gradient glow, width 3.00 then template layer.

Rectangles : merge both together select all/float/defloat choose a color from your kit add new layer floodfill then apply Tramages-Pool Shadow default settings deselect then delete template layer.

Frame background : select all/float/defloat open paper 5 c/p resize by 85% and arrnage we just want the color part of the paper no any of the design, when your happy invert/delete, invert again and open your tube, position and resize if needed invert again then delete/deselect, now duplicate gussian blur 5.00 change the blend mode to screen and change the blend mode on the original tube layer to Lumiance(L), delete template layer.

Frame : Add a dropshadow

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following with a D/S unless otherwise stated:
Bow 5 : 70%
Butterfly 3 : 30% the free rotate left 25 
Feather 2 : 30% arrange behind your frame background layer , duplicate and arrange slightly offset.
Lantern 3 : 70% move behing the butterfly and erase the string that is above the butterfly.
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers.

When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize if needed.

Add new layer floodfill with a color to match your tag i chose a dark purple apply mask/merge group apply Xenofex2-Constellation I used Small Stars Setting play around with the settings and find one you like best., 
Add your copyright, I add mine after i have resized it it keeps it crisp and clear.
Add your name in font of choice.
Save as a PNG and Your Done!

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