Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Red Hot

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 21, 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 Aquarelle ~ HERE
Template #263 by Millie ~ HERE
Big Mask #1 By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
Tramages - Pool Shadow
Xero-Fritillary
Penta.com - Dot & Cross

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the beautiful art of 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 Red Hot By Amy Marie
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Amy Marie 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 then Canvas size 750x700, and floodfill background layer with white, We can resize later I just like having enough room to work with.

Raster 1 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 18 c/p into selection deselect and delte template layer.

Raster 2 : 
Select all/flaot/defloat new layer open paper 12 c/p into selection apply Tramages-Pool Shadow default settings then Xero-Fritillary 6-52-24-30 deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 3 :
Select all/float/defloat open paper 4 c/p resize by 75% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 4 Dotted Circle:
Select all/float/defloat new layer floodfill with white deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 5 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 12 apply Tramages-Pool Shadow default settings then blinds, 6-25-Black-Both Boxes Checked then deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 6 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 11 c/p into selection apply Tramages-Pool Shadow Default Settings deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 4 (Pink Square) : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection , open tube c/p as a new image mirror c/p resize I did mine by 55% invert/delete/deselect apply Penta.com-Dot & Cross default settings then change the blend mode on the tube to Screen , then crop Merged Opaque to get rid of the excess tube and delete template layer.

Open tube c/p resize by 35% arrange, duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Screen and lower the opacity to 75 and add d/s to original tube layer.

~Time to add the elements I used the following~
36 - 70%
98 - 75& and erase the excess chain
103 - 65%
20 - 45%
91 - 77% mirror
31 - 35%
75 - 40% rotate with pick tool
60 - 40%
72 - Move above 91 duplicate/flip arrange
73 - Move behind tube layer
39 - 80% mirror and move behind tube layer
28 - 30% rotate with pick tool
32 - 45%
90 - 35%
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 22 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!!

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


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