Sunday, August 19, 2012


*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On August 18, 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 Alex Brush ~ HERE
Mask #84 By WSL ~ HERE
Template #1 by Tracy  ~ 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 Jennifer Janesko
This tube was purchased from CILM
But now  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 Awesome PTU kit Inspired by Jennifer Janesko 135-3
By Ladyhawwk Designs and is Exclusive to CDO
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Cathy 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 close original, delete credits and both heart layers,add a new layer send to the bottom floodfill with white, then resize width to 600, height will adjust itself make sure all layers are checked, then image canvas size 675x625, we can resize later but i like enough room to work.
Circle : Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Frame 1 : Add noise Uniform/75/Monochrome Checked add d/s.
Dotted circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer, Open your color swatch that comes with the kit and with your eyedropper tool make your foreground the last color on the swatch floodfill the dotted circle deselect and delete template layer.
Rectangle 2 : Select all/float/defloat open paper 6 c/p resize by 70% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Dotted rectangle : repeat the same steps as you did for the dotted circle.
Frame 2 : Select all/float/defloat, open tube c/p resize by 95% arrange and then erase any part that covers the frame on the bottom and left side do NOT erase any part of the right side,deselect duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light add d/s to original tube layer, now add the same noise to the frame that you used before and add d/s.
Now Time To Add The Elements
I Used The Following
Ele9 : 45%
Ele4 : 40% c/p again the 30%
Ele13 : 55%
Wordart 1 : 55%
Ele3 : 35%
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 600 make sure all layers are UNCHECKED
Open paper 2 c/p apply mask/merge group resize by 104% and lower the opacity to 80
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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