Friday, March 9, 2012

Tragic Romance ~ PTU

*Click tag to see full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On March 9, 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
Template Of Choice :  Template # 389 By Missy ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice*
 I am using the stunning art os Zindy S.D Nielsen and can be purchased at her store ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube please do not use without the proper license to do so .

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the beautiful PTU scrapkit Tragic Romance By Pimped Designs
And can be purchased  ~ 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 the following layers Dotted Line,Wordart,Stars 1+2, 2011 and 2011back, Image Canvas size 700x550 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.

Raster 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection/deselect then delete template layer.

Rectangle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 4 c/p into selection then open tube c/p resize by 85% and arrange just the male vampire inside the dotted lines invert/delete/deselect,Change the blend mode of your tube to Overlay and lower the opacity to 65,apply blinds with the following settings
Width - 4
Opacity - 15
Color - Black
Horizontal & Light from top - Checked 
then delete template layer. merge down the select all/float/defloat expand by 4 new layer and floodfill with dark red add noise/deselect and add a thin black gradient glow.

Rectangle 2 : repeat the same steps you did for the previous rectangle except so the female portion of the tube is inside the rectangle.

Center Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 4 c/p into selection open tube resize and position invert/delete/deselect, duplicate tube guassian blur 5.00 and change the blend mode to soft Light add a dropshadow to original tube layer, now merge down your 2 tube layers, move to the rectangle again select all/float/defloat invert then move back to your tube and hit delete, this removes any of the excess from the blurred tube, deselect.merge together with your rectangle now select all/float/defloat expand by 5 floodfill with a dark red add noise deselect and move behind tour tube layers and delete template layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used the following and added d/s :
Ribbon 5 - 50% erase any part that hangs over.
leaves 1: 35% move behing the main rectangle duplicate/flip and arrange so there slightly offset, merge down duplicate again and mirror.
Key : 35% free rotate 35 left.
Butterfly : 30% free rotate 35/left.
Print 1 : move above your white background layer.
Music Sheet : 35% free rotate 35/right and move it behind the leaves on the right side.
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 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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