Saturday, July 7, 2012

Black Skull ~ PTU

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On July 7, 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 Bleeding Cowboys ~ HERE
Mask #Big Mask 18 by Vix ~ HERE
Template #177 By Kristin ~ 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 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 kit Black Skull By AmyMarie
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you AmyMarie 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 Unless otherwise stated
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 duplicate and close original, delete credits Image canvas Size800x700 floodfill your background with white we can resize later i just like enough room to work.
Top & Bottom Black Square : Merge both together apply Texture Effects Weave with the following settings
Gap Size - 2
Width - 8
Opacity - 10
Weave 7 gap Color - White
Fill Gaps - checked
Add d/s.
Top & Bottom red Circles : Merge both together Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 17 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer add d/s.
Top Red Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 10 c/p resize by 65% arrange invert/delete    deselect and delete template layer, add d/s.
Bottom Red Rectangle : repeat the same steps as you did for the top rectangle.
Round rectangle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 13 c/p resize by 85% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer add d/s.
Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 18 c/p into selection open tube c/p arrange invert and erase just the bottom of the tube deselect duplicate Guassian Blur 4.00 and change the blend mode to screen and add d/s to original layer, delete template layer on your circle apply the same weave as you did before but change both colors to #fff428 and add d/s to circle.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used The Following
WireChrome1 - 80% move above background layer arrange duplicate/mirror/flip
Element 3 - 55% and move above round rectangle arrange duplicate.mirror/flip
Cupcakr 2 - 55%
Can 1 - 55%
Cap 2 - 45%
Cap 2 - 40%
Butterfly 1 : 45% mirror
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each
When your happy with your tag close off your white background layer and merge visable resize to a width of 625
Open paper 8 c/p apply mask/merge group resize by 95%
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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