Monday, May 20, 2013

Beach Bum

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 20, 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 Homemade Apple ~ HERE
Graphic of Choice : I am using one from Stock-Xchng ~ 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 beautiful art of Pin Up Toons
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 Sandy Toes By Pimped Designs
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Cora for making such amazing kits for us 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 a new imgae 700x600 and floodfill with white, we can resize later I just like enough room to work.

Open frame 1 c/p resize by 80% click inside with your magic wand expand by 6 open your chosen graphic c/p resize by 20% then again by 90% invert/delete/deselect and move below your frame and add d/s to the frame.

Open Palm Tree c/p resize by 75% move behind your frame layers arrange to the left duplicate/mirror add d/s

Open Sand c/p resize by 45% duplicate 2 times for a total of 3 arrange so there side by side merge all the sand layers together then resize again by 70% duplicate/mirror merge down and resize agian by 95% move above your white background layer.

Open Mat c/p resize by 60% move to the right duplicate/mirror merge down now erase all but maybe and inch or so see my tag for reference and move behind the sand layers

Open your tube c/p resize by 95% arrange add d/s

Choose what elements you want I used
Sanddollar - 25%
Starfish - 35%
Greens - 25% duplicate/mirror
Bird - 35%
Umbrella - 50%
Ribbon 1 - 50%
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 paper 9 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group .
Open Water 1 c/p and move above mask layer.
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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