Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Sorrowful You

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On September 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 Vampire ~ HERE
Template # 148 by Kristin ~ HERE
Big mask #1 By Vix ~ 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 Celine
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 Sorrowful You By Tasha's Playground
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Tasha 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 template duplicate close original delete credits and star 1 + 2 Layers, Image Canvas Size 700x600 and floodfill your background with white.
Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 3 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Rectangle 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer make a gradient with a color form your tube and black Linear/ angle-45/repeats-3/invert checked/ floodfill with your gradient apply a texture of choice open tube c/p as a new image mirror and arrange invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and lower the opacity to 40 and delete template layer.
Dotted Circle : Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with black deselect and delete template layer.
Open tube c/p resize by 45%  select circle layer again arrange tube invert and erase just the legs deselect duplicate guassian blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to screen and lower the opacity 75 add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Tree : 80% move behind rectangle 2 arrange duplicate/mirror.
branch : add d/s
Clock : 55%
Flower : 60%
Flower 3 : 55%
Leaves : 50% duplicate
Goblet : 55%
Bird : 60%
Sparkles : move over the cluster.
Spider : 55%
Leaves ; 60% and move behind your circle
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 8 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group and resize by 97% 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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