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**This Tutorial was written By Me On June 16, 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 Tangerine and can be found ~ HERE
Mask #Big Mask 1 by Vix and can be found ~ HERE
Template #63 by Tracy,You can find it on her blog on the right hand side under tracy's Bulk Templates ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
*Tube/s of Choice*
I am using the Beautiful art of Sweet Pinup 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 Beautiful PTU kit Eve's Garden By Alika's Scraps
And can be purchased At SATC~ HERE
Thank you Alika 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 Image Canvas Size 725x625 then add a new layer send to the bottom and floodfill with white, we can resize later I just like enough room to work
Glitter Square : Leave as is and add d/s.
Square : Select all/float/defloat add new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Rectangle : add d/s
Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 2 c/p resize by 70% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with color #e1237f add noise Guassian/75/Monochrome checked, deselect and add d/s delete template layer.
Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection Texture Effects Weave with the following settings
Gap Size - 2
Width - 8
Opacity - 3
Weave & Gap color - White
Fill Gaps - Checked
Deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter heart 1 : add d/s.
Heart 1 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection apply Blinds with the following settings
Width - 5
Opacity - 25
Color - White
Horizontal & Light From Top - Both Checked
deselect and delete template layer.
Glitter Heart 2 : repeat same steps as you did for Glitter Circle.
Heart 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection, Open tube copy and somewhere in PSP paste as new image/mirror c/p resize by 35% arrange insode the martching ants invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opacity to 60 then merge tube and heart together apply blinds same settings as before except change the color to #e1237f and uncheck horizontal then delete template layer.
Open tube c/p resize by 30% duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light and add d/s to original tube layer.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used the following
25 - move between heart layers duplicate/mirror arrange
45 - 60% mirror and arrange
41 - 55%
37 - 50% then again by 90% duplicate/mirror
34 - 45% move under the bow
12 - 45%
42 - 35% mirror.
17 - 40% use your pick tool to rotate so its framing the circle and move below main tube layers.
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
Add new layer select all Open paper 6 apply mask/merge group resize by 97%. merge visable and resize by width 675 height will adjust itself
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!