Friday, May 10, 2013

Tattoo You

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 10, 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 VTC-Bad Tattoo Hand One ~ HERE.
Template #87 by Aqua~ HERE
Big Mask #1 by Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using a tube by Pin Up Toons.
This tube was purchased at CILM when they were open
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-PUT 77-1 By Tammy Kat 
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Tammy 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 template, duplicate close original delete creditsthen Canvas Size 725x575, and floodfill background layer with white, We can resize later I just like having enough room to work with.

Raster 10 & Copy : 
Select a;;/float/defloat open paper 3 c/p resize by 85% twice arrange invert/delete/deselect and delte template layer.

Raster 4 & Copy : 
Add noise 45/Uniform/Monochrome Checked sharpen and add d/s.

Raster 6 & Copy : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 4 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.

Raster 1 : 
Leave as is and add d/s.

Raster 2 :
Repeat the same steps as you did for Raster 4 except do not add d/s.

Raster 3 : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper 1 c/p resize by 85% twice invert/delete invert again open your tube c/p resize by 85% arrange invert and erase just the part of her body and arm deselect duplicate tube Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to Overlay add d/s to original tube layernow do this to your paper layer it will give a nice neon look then delete template layer.

Raster 7 & 8: 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection now take a portion of your tube arrange invert/delete/deselect apply Penta/com - Jeans default settings and change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and delete template layer.

Raster 6 & all Copies :
repeat same steps ad you did for Raster 4 except add the noise twice.

Raster 9 : 
Repeat same steps as you did for Raster's 7 & 8 except use paper 4.

~Time to add the elements I used the following~
Frame 1 - 85% 4 times and move above the small circle arrange duplicate/mirror 
Element 15 - 85% 3 times
Element 4 - 55% rotate with pick tool
Element 19 - 55% rotate with pick tool
Element 17b - 30%
Element 17a - 25%
Element 17 - 20%
Element 12 - 50%
Element 13 - 40%
Element 14 - 35%
Element 8 - 30%
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% make sure all layers is UNCHECKED.
Select all Add new layer open paper 4 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group.
Now take Element 7 from your kit and c/p between your tag and mask layer arrange now make sure your white background layer is still closed off,
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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