Friday, May 11, 2012

Precious Gift ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 11, 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 Good Vibrations ROB it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Scripty Font will work
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #431 By Vix and can be found ~ HERE
Template #21 by Scraps Rebellion and can be found on her blog ~ HERE
Wordart Of Choice ( Find one that works with your tube) : I am using one by Betheny's Elegant Wordart ~ HERE

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art of Irene Owens and can 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 beautiful kit My friends By X-Clusively Christy Designs
Thank You Christy for letting me create with this stunning kit :)
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
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  Words, Word Backing, Blue Strip,  White Strip and Blue rectangle,canvas Size 650x600 and floodfill the background with white, we can resize later i just like to have enough room to work.

Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 5 c/p into selection, Open tube copy and somewhere on the PSP workspace and paste as a new image, c/p arrange and invert/delete/deselect duplicate tube Guassian Blur 4.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light, on the original tube layer change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and add d/s and delete template layer.

Circle Frame : Add d/s.

Black Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 1 c/p resize by 75% invert/delete/deselect and delte template layer, add d/s.

White Rectangle : Add d/s.

Frame Backing : Repeat the same steps as you did for the Circle Back, resize tube by 85% and dont mirror the tube.

Square Frame : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection/deselect add noise Uniform/55/Monochrome Checked,add d/s and delete template layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Flower 3 : 30% duplicate.
Flower 1 : 20% duplicate and place on top of the daisies.
Greenery 1 : 40% duplicate and cluster behind your flowers.
Cluster all your flowers and greenery together merge and duplicate.
Butterfly 2 : 45%
Frame 4 : 30% free rotate/left/30/all layers unchecked
Glitter Spray : 80% filp and move above your white background layer.
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements and template layers
Take your wordart and i find its easier to add it as a brush so resize 550x392  and go to File/Export  Custom Brush and name it Precious Gift and click OK, now select your brush tool and in the drop down find the brush we just made, add a new layer and choose a color from the pallete that has come with the kit I chose the darker green, and make the size of your brush 300, apply brush tap a few times I tapped 6 times, then add noise Uniform/15/Monochrome Checked, and then a fat white gradient glow with the 3rd tab the same green color, add d/s and position.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize .
Open paper 2 c/p apply mask/merge group resize by 95%.
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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