Sunday, May 6, 2012

Tropical Peach ~ PTU


*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 6, 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 Doris Day ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #1 By Vix it is one of her Big Masks and can be found ~ HERE
Template #122 by  Amy and Leah's Gumptastic and can be found on their blog ~ HERE

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
Penta.com : Dot & Cross
Xenofex - Constellation

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome Art of Elias Chatzoudis 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 awesome PTU scrapkit Tropical Peach By Kaci 
And can be purchased in any of the stores she sells at and you can find those on her blog  ~ 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 wordarts . Image canvas Size 650x600 we can resize layer but i like to have enough room to work.

Square 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 11 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer add a fat white gradient glow and d/s.

Square 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 12 c/p into selection/deselect and delte template layer.

Frame : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 9 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer and add same gradient glow and d/s.

Rectangle 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer and add same gradient glow and d/s.

Circle 2 : Select all/flaot/defloat open paper 2 c/p resize by 55% invert/delete/deselelct and delete template layer,add dame gradient glow and d/s.

Circle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 9 c/p into selection Texture Effects Weave with the following settings :
Gap Size : 2
Width : 8
Opacity : 5
Weave Color & Gap Color : Both White
Fill Gaps : Checked
Deselect and delete template layer and Add same gradient glow and d/s.

Rectangle 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection Apply Penta.com Dot & Cross default settings, Open tube c/p resize arrange invert and erase any of the tube that hangs over the bottom, deselect duplicate tube Guassian Blur 4.00 change the blend mode to overlay and add d/s to original tube layer and delte template layer add same gradient glow to rectangle layer and d/s.

Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used  the following
Element 20 : 45%
Element 7 : 80%
Element 14 : 80% flip and move under white ribbon
Element 5 : 45% duplicate/mirror
Element 22 : 60% and move behind the flowers, c/p again 45% and place with the other leaves
Element 34 : 60%
Element 38 : 60% and move behind element 34
Element 27 : 35% c/p again 30% free rotate/left/25/all layers unchecked position
Element 56 : 50% 
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 if needed. 
Open paper 14 c/p apply mask/merge group and apply Xenofex-Constellation I used Small Stars Setting, Play around with the settings until you find one you like, I never put these settings as there is so much variety.
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!

~Thank You For Trying My Tutorial~



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