Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Snow Beary Cold

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 CK Fancy Cat ~ HERE 
Template #131 by Horseplays Pasture ~ HERE 
Big Mask #19 By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
Inner Bevel of Choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful art of Keith Garvey
And his art 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 Snow Berry Cold by Kristin of Toxic Desirez
And can be purchased at any of the stores she sells at ~ HERE 
Thank you Kristin 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 template duplicate close original delete credits and strips Image Canvas Size 650x600 and floodfill with white, we can resize later but I like enought room to work.
Circle 1 : Select all/flaot/defloat open paper 18 c/p resize bu 70% arrange invert/delete/deselect and add a inner bevel of choice and delete template layer add d/s.
Repeat the same steps for Circle 2.
Back Right Rectangle : Select all/float/deflaot open paper 13 c/p resize 70% arrange invert/delete/deselect add same inner bevel you used previous and delete template layer add d/s.
Repeat the same steps for Back Left Rectangle.
Oval back : Select all/float/defloat expand by 2 add new layer and floodfill with white add noise Guassian/100/Monochrome checked, deselect and delete template layer add d/s.
Oval : Select all/float/defloat open paper 12 c/p resize 85% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Top Rectangle : Select all/float/defloat new layer choose a color from your kit I used #ffccdf floodfill then open your tube I used the middle layer c/p as a new image mirror and c/p to your tag arrange invert/delete. apply Xero-Porcelian default settings then change the blaend mode to Overlay and duplicate.
Now move back to the template layer Select all/float/defloat expand by 3 new layer and floodfill with white and add the same noise as you used previous deselect and delete template layer and add d/s.
Repeat the same steps for the Bottom rectangle.
Open main tube c/p arrange duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Soft Light add d/s to original tube layer.
Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Snow - 75% mirror and move behind tube.
Frame 1 - 45% move behind glitter rectangle duplicate and arrange being the other glitter rectangle add noise Guassian/30/Monochrome Checked.
Snowman - 40% mirror
Bear 2 - 20%
Tree - 70% move behind the snowman duplicate 70% and arrange duplicate again arrange. 
Swirly Tree - 50% move behind the glitter rectangle duplicate and arrange.
Skull 1 - 25% rotate with pick tool.
Kitty & Ball - 30%
Butterfly - 30%
Wordart - 90%
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
Add new layer  select all open paper 2 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 107 twice, duplicate on the duplicated layer change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and the orignal layer to Multiply. merge together, open snowfall c/p resize by 90% twice make sure this is the top layer, then merge visable
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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