Friday, May 11, 2012

Summer Faire

*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 Sweetheart Script it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Scripty Font will work
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #362 By Vix and can be found ~ HERE
Template #81 by Melissaz Creations and can be found 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 Karen Middleton 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 Lemon Faire By Inspired Creations
Thank you Nicky for making such wonderful kits to create with :)
And can be found ~ 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  Image/canvas Size 600x600 and floodfill your background with white, we can resize later I just like enough room to work

Raster Layers : 4,8,9,10 and 11 : Select all/float/defloat and apply papers of choice to each layer and delete template layers.

Raster 3 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection add noise Guassian/25/Monochrome Checked, deselect and delte template layer add d/s.

Raster 1 & Copy of Raster 1 :  merge both together,Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 4 c/p into selection deselect and delte template layer.

Raster 7 & Copy of raster 7 : Merge together select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection deselect and delte template layer.

Raster 2 & Copy of raster 2 : Select all/flaot/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection add same noise as you used before deselect and delete template layer add d/s.

Raster 6 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 4 c/p into selection open tube c/p and arrange in the left and right leave the middle open , when you have your tubes done merge together, duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay and on the original tube layer change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) add a d/s to your original tube layer and delete template layer.

Merged layer : Repeat the same steps as you did for raster 2 .

Dotted Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.

Open tube c/p resize by 90% duplicate, Guassian Blur 4.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay and add d/s to orignal tube layer.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Balloon 1 : 60%
Balloon 2 : 65% mirror duplicate/mirror
Scattered Flowers 1 : 75%
Flower 3 : 20% duplicate
Bow 1 : 30%
Pitcher 2 : 30%
Lemon Slice 1 : 25%
Nesting Bird : 40$ mirror
Sparkles 3 : move behind your tube
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. 
Add new layer select all Open paper 7 c/p into selection deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 95% add noise Uniform/30/Monochrome Checked.
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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