Friday, April 19, 2013

Spring Butterfly

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On April 19, 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 Good Vibrations Script ~ HERE.
Template #31 By Twyzted ~ HERE
Big Mask #1 by Vix ~ HERE
Gradient of Choice : I am using one by Tonya ~ HERE
I am using one names Phoenix but use whatever matches your tube/kit
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art Alex Prihodko
And can be purchased  ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful PTU Kit Spring Butterfly By Designs By Sarah
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Sarah for making such amazing kits for us 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 raster 12 and copy, Canvas Size 760x550, add new layer Floodfill with white and send to the bottom, We can resize later I just like having enough room to work with.

Raster 3 : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 5 c/p resize by 103% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 6 : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p resize by 70% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 11 :
NOTE DO THIS STEP FOR ALL FRAME/NOISE LAYERS
Add noise Uniform/60/Monochrome Checked then sharpen then add the following shadow H&V=0, Opacity=45,Blur=8 color black, shadow on new layer UNCHECKED.

Raster 5 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with your chosen gradient with the following settings, Linear,45,Reapeats=3, Invert unchecked deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 4 : 
Repeat the same steps as you did for Raster 5.

Raster 2 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with color #a045f8 then apply Texture Effects Weave 2,8,5, Weave & Gap Color both white fill gaps checked, deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 10 :
Repeat same steps as you did for first frame layer.

Raster 8 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with same gradient and settings deselect, add noise Guassian,15,Monochrome Checked then delete template layer.

Raster 7 : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 8 c/p resize by 75% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 9 : 
Repeat same steps as you did for the pther frame layers.

Open main tube c/p resize by 45% duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 change the blend mode to overlay or whatever works best for your tube and addd/s to main tube layer.

Time to add the elements I used the following
Frame 5 - 105% move above your white background layer
Flower 4 - 50% arrange behind your tube layers duplicate/mirror
Grass - 40% move behind flowers duplicate/mirror
Flower Line 1 - 55%
Butterfly 3 - 50% duplicate 70% mirror
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 95% all layers UNCHECKED.
Select all Add new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group  resize by 105%.
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!!

~Thank You for trying my tutorial , I hope you found it fun and easy to follow~




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