Monday, September 17, 2012

Gridiron Girl

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On September 17, 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 Sports Jersey ~ HERE
Mask #62 By WSL ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art of Elias Chatzoudis
And can now  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 Gridiron By Kaci
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Kaci for making such wonderful kits to create with :)

*NOTES*
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 750x750 and floodfill with white, we can resize later I just like enough room to work.
Open Element 29 c/p resize by 70% move to toward the top left corner.
Open Element 35 c/p resize by 85% and move to toward the bottom right see my tag for placement click inside with your magic wand expand by 3 open paper add a new layer and move behind your frame open paper 2 c/p into selection contract by 3 open tube c/p resize if needed arrange invert and erase just the bottom of the tube deselect add d/s to tube and both frames.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Element 3 : 60% and rotate with your pick tool
Element 7 ; arrange behind tube erase any part that hangs out of the frame.
Element 48 : 85%
Element 2 ; 45%
Element 32 : 75%
Element 59 : Move behind the round frame
Element 56 : 45%
Element 6 : 55%
Element 60 : 70% duplicate and move behine the football, erase any that shows behind the football
Element 14 : 65% rotate with pick tool
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 650
Add new layer  select all open paper 2 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group and resize by 105% merge visable duplicate
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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