Monday, April 30, 2012

Army Brat ~ PTU


*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On April 30, 2012
*This tutorial is my creation only*
Any resemblance to other tutorials is not intended 
Use my tutorial as a guide to make your tag your own 

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 : i am using Musica Swash
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #5 by Melissa and can be found on the Creative Misfits Blog ~ HERE
Template #64 by Tracy and can be found on the right side under Tracy's Bulk Templates ~ HERE

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Anna Liwanag and can be purchased at PTE ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the awesome PTU scrapkit Army Brat By Kaci 
And can be purchased in any of the stores she sells at and you can find those on her blog ~ HERE

*NOTES*
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
Elements are added with a D/S unless otherwise stated 
And see my finished tag for placement

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits . Image canvas Size 625x600 we can resize layer but i like to have enough room to work.

Glitter Oval  : Leave as is add d/s.

Oval : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Square 1 : Leave as is add d/s.

Square 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 5 c/p into selection open tube and copy and somewhere in PSP paste as a new image/mirror c/p arrange inside the square invert/delete/deselect. change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) delete template layer.

Glitter Square 2 : Leave ass is add d/s.

Square 2 : Repeat the same steps as you did for Square 1 except use your closeup tube and dont mirror.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Glitter Splat 3 : c/p arrange behind the small squares above the oval duplicate 2 times and arrange merge glitter layers together, now select your oval layer select/all/float/defloat/invert and move bak to your glitters and hit delete/deselect.
Bow 2 : 45% arrange at the tip of a square duplicate and arrange on the other.
Bow 4 : 45% and arrange on top of pink bow duplicate.
Sparkle 2 : arrange and duplicate. Do not add d/s
Staple : 30% arrange duplicate free rotate/30/left/all layers unchecked, merge together and duplicate and arrange.
Wire 1 : 85% move behind the glitter oval on the top right duplicate/mirror/flip merge together and resize again by 95% 
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. 
Open paper 11 c/p  apply mask/merge group resize by 95% add noise Guassian/30/Monochrome Checked.
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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