Sunday, May 19, 2013

Shiver Me Timbers

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 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 Pieces Of Eight ~ HERE
Big Mask #1 By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow

*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 IB Melissa Dawn 2-3 By Chi Chi Designs
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Cindy 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 image 700x600 and floodfill with white, we can resize later , I just like enough room to work.

Open frame c/p resize by 90% duplicate on the bottom later rotate with your pick tool and resize again by 95% twice, click inside the top frame with your magic want expand by 5 , open paper 6 c/p resize by 75% the again by 85% arrange invert/delete/ invert again open Fog c/p invert/delete/deselect and move in between the frame layers and add d/s to both frames.

Open Palms c/p resize by 85% and mirror add d/s.

Open Sand c/p resize by 95% and move above your white background layer

Open Beware Sign c/p resize by 45% add d/s

Open Treasure chest c/p resize by 35% add d/s

Open Map c/p resize by 20% add d/s

Open Compass c/p resize by 15% add d/s

Open Flowers c/p resize by 30% add d/s

Open Crop c/p resize by 30% mirror and arrange on the chest add d/s

Open Wordart without shadow c/p resize by 40% add a fat white gradient glow rotate with pick tool sharpen and add d/s

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 layer UNCHECKED.
Select all Add new layer open paper 4 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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