*Click tag to see full size*
**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 22, 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 2Peas Broccoli & Beef it is a pay font and I cant share it but any Quirky Fun Font will work
Dropshadow of choice
Mask #84 by WSL and can be found ~ HERE
Template Wonderland By Crazy Cakes ,You can find it on her blog ~ HERE
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
*Tube/s of Choice*
I am using the Awesome Art of Aldo Dark and can be purchased at SATC ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.
*Scrapkit Of Choice*
I am using the Fun Kit Wild Thang by Designs By Sarah
Thank you Sarah for making such wonderful kits to create with :)
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 and wordart we can resize later I just like enough room to work.
Raster 8 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 13 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 7 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 5 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 6 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 4 & 5 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 14 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 3 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 15 c/p into selection/flip deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 2 : Repeat same steps as you did for Raster 3 but do not flip your paper.
Raster 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 12 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Frame 1 : c/p take your pick tool and rotate so its opposite of the paper square, click inside with your magic wand expand by 10 new layer open paper 14 c/p into selection, open tube copy and paste as a new image and mirror resize by 80% invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opacity to 70 and make sure your frame is above the paper and tube layers add d/s to frame.
Open tube c/p resize by 75% position duplicate Guassian Blur 2.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light and add d/s to original layer.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used the following
Grass 2 : c/p positon
Grass 1 : 85% and move slightly below grass 2
Buttons 1, 2, & 3 : 60% and cluster together on the right side of the grass add d/s to each, merge all 3 together resize by 90% again duplicate/mirror.
Grass 3 : 60% position behind the button cluster duplicate/mirror
Grass 4 : 50% and move behind the button cluster on the right side above grass 3 duplicate/mirror.
Tag 1 : c/p and place it between the button clusters.
Wolf Tracks : 55% move to the right part of your tag duplicate and position.
Flower Button 3 : 55%
Flower Button 1 : 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 to a width of 650x650.
Add new layer select all Open paper 11 c/p into selection deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 95% Apply Xenofex-Constellation 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!