Thursday, January 17, 2013

Gothic Romance

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On January 17, 2013
*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 : Aquarelle ~ HERE
Template #185 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 Jose Cano
And His art 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 Gothic Romance By Toxic Desirez
And can be purchased ~ HERE 
Thank you Kristin 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  Resize entire template to width of 700 make sure all layers is checked then Image canvas Size 775x700 and floodfill the background layer with white, we can resize later but I like enough room to work.

Top Rectangle : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 6 c/p resize by 85% arrange invert/delete/deselect add d/s and delete template layer.
Repeat the same for Bottom Rectangle.

Top Square : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p  arrange invert/delete/deselect add d/s delete template layer.
Repeat the same for Bottom Square.

Black Top Rectangle : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 16 c/p resize by 85% invert/delete/deselect add d/s and delete template layer.
repeat the same for Black Bottom Rectangle.

Circle : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 11 c/p invert/delete/deselect add d/s and delete template layer.

Rectangle : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer make a gradient with 2 colors from your kit/tube i used F-#870825, B-#e664ba style Linear Angle/45, Repeats/3, Invert not checked floodfill your layer with your gradient, Apply Blinds, 8,20,Black,Both boxes checked, now open your tube c/p resize by 75% arrange invert/delete/deselect now duplicate your tube mirror and change the blend mode to screen, then crop opaque to remove the excess tube left over.

Open tube again c/p resize by 65% arrange duplicate guassian blur 3.00 change the blend mode to Screen and add d/s to original tube layer.

Now time to add the elements
I used the following
Web - 70% move behind main tube and change the blend mode to overlay.
Skull 1 - 25% rotate with pick tool
Letter - 35% rotate with pick tool
Dripped Heart - 30%
Skullerfly - 30% rotate with pick tool
Winged Heart - 35%
Wordart - move above your white background layer
Sparkles - move above the spiderweb
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 by 90% all layers NOT checked.
 Select all Add new layer open paper 10  c/p into selection apply mask/merge group.
Merge visable then resize as desired.
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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