Saturday, June 23, 2012

Your A Firecracker ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On June 23, 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 Written In The Stars and can be found ~ HERE
Mask #219 by WSL and can be found ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Pin Up Toons 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 PTU kit Your A Firework By Designs By Sarah
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Sarah 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 a new image 650x650 and floodfill with white
Open frame 1 c/p resize by 80% and click inside each frame with your magic wand expand by 4 open paper 1 c/p resize by 80% invert/delete invert again and c/p your other tube into each frame when your happy invert/delete and deselect and make sure your frame is above the tube and paper layer,now merge all 3 of your tube layers together, duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to overlay and add d/s to original tube layers, add d/s to frame
Open firework 6 c/ resize by 55% and move to the top left duplicate/mirror
Open firework 1 c/p resize by 65% and move to the middle on top of your other fireworks
Open firework 5 c/p resize by 30% move to the top left duplicte/mirror and make sure both layers are below all the fireworks.
Open firework 8 c/p resize by 50% use your pick tool to rotate it slightly and arrange and erase any part of the sticks that cover the frame.
Open String c/p resize by 40% arrange
Open Button 1, 2 & 3 c/p resize by 55%
Open wordart 1 c/p resize by 35% duplicate and arrange
Open atars 3 c/p resize by 75% and move below your frame layers.
Add anymore elements you wish and add dropshadow of choice to all your elements do NOT add d/s to fireworks layers..
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize, 
Open paper 4 apply mask/merge group Open paper 1 c/p apply mask again merge group and change the blend mode to Lumiance(L).
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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