Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Coffee Break ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On April 14, 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 #440 by Vix ~ HERE
Template #1 By Mythical and can be found on the Creative Misfits blog ~ HERE

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the beautiful art of Pin Up Toons This tube was purchased from CILM when they were open
but can now be purchased at CDO ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the  PTU scrapkit Coffee Break by Polka Dot Scraps
And can be purchased ~ 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

*Let's Get Started*
Open template Shift+D close original, delete credits Raster 1+2 layers.

Raster 9 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 7 & 8 : merge both layers together select all/float/defloat open paper 5 c/p resize by 70% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 6 : select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 3 c/p into selection, now take your tube and c/p arrange in the left frame, invert/delete/deselect, duplicate tube then mirror then merge tube layers, and change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opacity to 60, delete template layer.

Add main tube resize if needed then duplicate guassian blur 4.00 then change the blend mode to Screen and add d/s to original tube layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following with a D/S unless otherwise stated:
Bubbles : 55% move above your oval layer duplicate/mirror.
Swirl 1 : 45% move to the right behind your tube duplicate/mirror
Coffee beans ; 20%
Paper Cup : 20%
Leaves 2 : 50% arrange duplicate and move slightly askew see my finished tag for placement merge down duplicate again and mirror
Flower 2 : 38%
Flower 1 : 27% and place on top of pink flower.
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 6 c/p apply mask/merge group
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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