Sunday, May 19, 2013

Smooth Sailing

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 18, 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 Summertime ~ HERE
Template #197 by Kristin ~ HERE
Big Mask #1 By Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
Penta.Com - Jeans

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the beautiful art of Anna Liwanag
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 Ahoy 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 then Canvas size 850x700, and floodfill raster 1 layer with white, We can resize later I just like having enough room to work with.

Raster 9 & Copy : 
Select all float/defloat open paper 2 c/p resize by 85% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 8 & copy : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 11 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 7 & Copy : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 5 c/p resize by 80% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 3 & Copy : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection apply Texture Effects Weave, 2,8,10,Both Boxes White, Fill Gaps-checked, deselect and delete template layer.

Copy 2 of Raster 5 : 
Seelct all/float/defloat new layer expand by 3 floodfill with white add noise Guassian/100/Monochrome Checked, sharpen deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 5 & Copy : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 12 c/p into selection , open close up tube c/p resize by 60% arrange invert/delete/deselect change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and apply Penta.com jeans default settings to both layers. delete template layer.

Copy Of Raster 4 : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer expand by 2 floodfill with whote and add noise Guassian/100/Monochrome Checked sharpen, deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 4 : 
Select all/float/deflaot new layer open paper 1 c/p into selection  open close up tube c/p arrange resize by 90% invert erase just the bottom of the tube deselect and delete template layer.


~Time to add the elements I used the following~
Wordart 1 - 45% and add fat white gradient glow
Life Preserver - 40%
Porthole -  95% Move above the red circle duplicate/mirror
Anchor - 40%
Tag 3 - 55%
Bow 1 - 30% mirror
Ribbon 1 - 65%
Flower 1 - 35% duplicate 75%
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 11 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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