Sunday, September 16, 2012

Autumn Night's Forum Set

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On September 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

*Supplies Needed*
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : I am Using Natayla ~ 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 Zindy S.D.Nielsen
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 Autumn By creationz By Jo
and is Exclusive to Zindy's Store
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Jo for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

Always remember to duplicate your tube and close 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 a new image 650X250 add new layer select all open paper 4 c/p into selection add a new layer again open paper 3 c/p into selection and chang ethe blend mode to soft light/deselect.
Open Clip 2 c/p resize by 40% arrange just so the petals show duplicate and move along side merge down duplicate 3 more times and arrange see my tag for placement lower the opecity to 90 make sure this layer is on top at all times.
Open clock c/p resize by 40% arrange and lower the opacity to 65
Open Yellow Sunflower c/p resize by 35% arrange duplicate
Open Leaves Spill 2 c/p resize by 35% arrange aboe your background layer duplicate/mirror/flip and then change the blend mode to both layers to Overlay.
Open lamp c/p resize by 35% then again by 45% arrange so it looks like it is hanging under the border flowers.
Open Lights c/p resize by 80% arrange
Open tube I used the closeup resize by 85% arrange under the border flowers duplicate guassian blur 3.00 chenge the blend mode to Overlay and add d/s to original tube layer
Add anymore elements you wish and a dropshadow to each
Write a saying you want tin a font of your choice I chose Autumn Nights.
Now for the Avatar open a new image 150x175 and copy parts of your tag I used both backgrounds, leaves,Border flowers and lights and sunflower and i resized this again by 55% then c/p your tube resize arrange
When your happy with your tag  and avatar merge visable then on your forum set select all contract by 5 invert add new layer and choose a color form the color palette that comes with the kit I chose the last color in the first row floodfill and add noise uniform/45/Monochrome checked, deselect and add a thin black gradient glow.
do the same for the avatar except contract by 4.
Add your copyright and then Add your name 
Save as a PNG and Your Done!!

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