*Click tag to see full size*
**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 28, 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
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am using JackieO , it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Scripty Font will work
Mask : Vix Big Mask 1 ~ HERE
Template Xmas Template#1 by Tracy, It is Listed under Tracy's Bulk Templates on the right ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE
Gold Pattern ~ HERE
This one was made by my friend JodiM Place place in patterns folder in PSP
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
*Tube/s of Choice*
I am using the Beautiful art Jennifer Janesko 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 Saturnalia by Dee's Sign Depot
And can be purchased ~ HERE
Thank you Deanna for making such wonderful kits to create with :)
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 Resize template 675x411 then Image canvas Size 725x550 add a new layer floodfill with white and send to bottom, we can resize later I just like enough room to work.
Oval fill : Select all/float/defloat expand by 2 new layer , find your Gold Foil pattern Angle-0, Scale-100 and floodfill your layer add noise Guassian/30/Monochrome Checked, delselect add d/s and delete template layer.
Oval : Select all/float/defloat open paper 11 c/p resize by 85 adjust paper invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Rectangle Fill : Repeat the same steps as you did for Oval Fill but DO NOT expand.
Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection open tube copy and paste as new image mirror copy arrange invert/delete/deselect chenge the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opecity to 60 and delete template layer.
Circle fill : Repeat the same steps as you did for the Oval Fill and expand.
Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection, Open tube c/p arrange invert and erase all that hangs over the bottom deselect duplicate tube Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light or whatever works best for your tube, add d/s to original tube layer and delete template layer.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used the following
Element 61 : 65% and move behind your gold circle layer.
Element 56 : 35% duplicate/mirror
Element 57 : 60% duplicate/mirror and move above your blue flowers
Element 32 : 30% move behind white flower dulicate/mirror
Element 62 : 50% move behind white flower duplicate/mirror
Element 26 : 40% free rotate/25/right/all layers unchecked.
Element 15 : 60% mirror and move behind gold circle
Element 49 : 70% free rotate/25/right/all layers unchecked.
Element 46 : 60%
Element 61 : 80% and move above your white background layer and arrange
Element 50 : 50% mirror
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements.
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize.
Add new layer select all Open paper 7 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!