Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Easter ~ BYOC

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On March 12, 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 : I am using Alex Brush ~ HERE
Template # 220 By Millie ~ HERE
Mask #208 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 Pin Up Toons
This tube was purchased aat CILM when they were open
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 BYOC - Eggcellent Easter By the fantastic designers of PMTwS
And can be purchased ~ HERE

I am using parts from the following kits
Grung n Glitter Elements
Grunge N Glitter Paper Pack
Sarah B Paper Pack
Sarah B Eggcellent Easter Elements
Alika Scraps Paper pack
Pimped Paper pack
Polka Dot Scraps Element
Sarab B Wordart


*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 all 3 eggs, Resize canvas 675x625 Floodfill the background with white, We can resize later I just like having enough room to work with.

Layer 1 :
Select all/float/defloat open Pimped paper 12 c/p resize by 85% twice arrange invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer add d/s.

Layer 2 : 
Select all/float/defloat open AS_paper 2 c/p resize by 85%, invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer add d/s.

Layer 3 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 16 from Sarah's pack c/p into selection add noise Guassian/65/Monochrome Checked, deselect and delete template layer add a slight d/s in dark grey.

Layer 4 :
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 15 from Sarah's pack c/p into selection open tube c/p as new layer, mirror arrange invert/delete/invert again open as20 c/p arrange invert/delete/deselect and change the blend mode to Overlay delete template layer.

Layer 5 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open Glitter sheet 1 from Grunge N Glitter paper pack c/p into selection add noise guassian/45/Monochrome Checked delete template layer and add d/s.

Layer 6 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 13 from Sarah's pack c/p into selection open tube c/p arrange invert/delete/invert again open as20 c/p arrange invert/delete/deselect and change the blend mode to Overlay, delete template layer.

Layer 7 :
Select all/float/defloat new layer open Glitter Sheet 5 from grunge N Glitter paper pack c/p into selection add same noise you did for the previous frame deseelct and delete template layer and add d/s.

Open tube c.p resize if needed and arrange duplicate guassian blur 3.00 change the blend mode to Soft Light or whatever looks best with your tube

Time to add the elements I used the following
sb_grass - 95% arrange under your tube duplicate and arrange.
PDS_Bunny 1 - 35%
as07 - 30%
G&G_Grass 1 - 30%
as09 - 35% rotate slightly with pick tool
SB_ Eggs 4-8  -  choose how many and what colors you want,eggs 25% or 30% mix it up, and rotate them so there scattered, duplicate as many as you want.
as02 - 30%
sb_ribbon6 - 55%
sb_wordart 2 - 70% add a fat white gradient glow with an outline the same color as the wordart.
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.
Select all Add new layer open SB paper 15 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 110% arrange .
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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