Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Fireworks ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 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 EK Laughter and you can find it ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Mask Big mask 1 By Vix and can be found ~ HERE
Template #166 By Kristin ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art Zlata_M and can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Sweet July By Sky Scraps
And can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
Thank you Marie for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*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 sizr 800x700 and floodfill your background layer with white we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

Circle left : Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p resize by 50% invert/delete add a fat white gradient glow and delete template layer.

Circle Right : repeat the same steps as you did for the previous circle.

Rectangle Top : Select all/float/defloat open paper 3 c/p resize by 65% invert/delete add a fat white gradient glow and delete template layer.

Rectangle Bottom : Repeat the same steps as you did for the previous rectangle.

Rectangle right : Select all/float/defloat open paper 1 c/p resize by 50% invert/delete and delete template layer.

Rectangle Left : Repeat the same steps as you did for the right rectangle.

Round Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 2 c/p resize by 85% invert/delete add a fat white gradient glow with a 3rd tab color  #ae0c0a  and delete template layer.

Star back Left : Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with color #ae0c0a open close up tube c/p resize by 50% arrange invert/delete change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opecity to 85, add Blinds with the following settings
Width - 5
Opacity - 20
Color - Black
Horizontal & Light from Top - Checked
Delete template layer

Star frame left : Add d/s

Star Back right : Repeat the same steps as you did for the previous star

Star Frame right : Add d/s

Open main tube c/p resize duplicate guassian blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay add d/s to original tube layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
E50 - 45%
E21 : 45%
E16 : 45%
E52 : 30%
E53 : 20% and place above red flower
E44 : 30%
E55 : do not resize
E20 : 50% duplicate/mirror
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. 
Add new layer select all Open paper 5 c/p into selection deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 93%.
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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