Sunday, August 26, 2012

The Raven

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On August 26, 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 Penakut ~ HERE
Mask #113 By WSL ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Screaming Demons
And can be purchased  ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome PTU kit The Raven By Pimped Designs
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Cora  for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
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 new image 700x650 floodfill with white.
Open frame 1 c/p resize by 85% click inside with your magic wand expand by 2 add new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection deselect and move below the frame apply Tramages Pool Shadow default settings then apply again but change Intensity to 60 , add d/s to frame layer.
Open frame 5 c/p resize by 75% take your selection tool and select the entire frame make add new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection move below your frame, keep selected and take your closeup tube and arrange parts inside each square, invert/delete then invert again you may have to erase any part of the tube that overlaps. when your happy merge all tube layers together change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) duplicate guassian blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to screen add d/s to frame, close off circle frame paper and background layers and merge visable, unhide other the other layers take your pick tool and rotate square frame and arrange.
Open main tube c/p resize if needed select the inside of your circle frame again expand by 6 invert and erase just the bottom of the tube, deselect apply xero-Grayscaler default settings add d/s to tube.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used The Following
Staple : 90% duplicate and rotate with pick tool merge down duplicate/mirror and arrange.
Flower 2 : 60%
Ribbon 2 : 70%
Flower 1 : 45%
Flower 4 : 50%
Key : 55%
Clock : 40%
Raven 1 : 40% and add a thin white gradient glow
Tree 2 : 65%
Books 3 : 45%
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 width of 625.
Open paper 5 c/p apply mask/merge group apply blinds Width-5,Opacity-20,Color-#c0c0c0, Horizontal & Light from top checked.
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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