Thursday, May 17, 2012

Lemon Summer ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 17, 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 Helve Cursive it is a free font and can be found ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #192 by WSL and can be found ~ HERE
Template #110 By Deb,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 of Keith Garvey 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 beautiful kit Sweet Lemonade by Designs By Sarah
Thank you Sarah for making such wonderful kits to create with :)
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
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 and the top 3 layers,Image/canvas Size 750x700 add a new layer send it to the bottom and floodfill your background with white, we can resize later I just like enough room to work

Raster 10 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection/deselect add a fat white gradient glow and delete template layer.

Raster 9 : Select all/flaot/defloat new layer open paper 16 c/p into selection/deselect add a fat white gradient glow and delete template layer.

Raster 8 : Selecta ll/flaot/defloat new layer open paper 15 c/p into selection/deselect add a fat white gradient glow and delete template layer.

Raster 7 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection/deselect add a fat white gradient glow and delte template layer.

Raster 6 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 13 c/p itno selection, open tube copy and paste as a new image mirror c/p to tag arrange invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to Overlay and delete template layer.

Raster 5 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 15 c/p into selection add Noise Guassian/45/Monochrome Checked, deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 4 : Repeat the same steps as you did for raster 6 but keep your tube mirrored.

Raster 3 : Repeat the same steps as you did for Raster 5 .

Open main tube c/p arrange , duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay, or whatever works best for your tube, add d/s to original tube layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Lemonade Splat : 60% flip and take your pick tool and move it slightly to mirror the circle, move behind your frame layers.
Greenery 1 : 60% duplicate/mirror.
Flower 3 : 30%
Flower 2 : 30% duplicate/mirror and move behind your rose.
Lemon 1 : 35%
Lemonade_Circles : 75% and move behind your flowers.
Fence : 70% and move behind your cluster.
Dragonfly : 45%
Bow 3 : 60% Use your pick tool to rotate slightly 
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 to a width of 650 height will adjust itself. 
Open paper 11 apply mask/merge group resize by 105% .
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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