Thursday, May 30, 2013

Yo Ho Ho!

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On May 30, 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
Mask #44 by Tonya ~ 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 Suzanne Woolcott
Sadly her tubes are not for sale anymore ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful PTU Kit Yo-Ho-Rum 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 new image 650x650 and floodfill with whitewe can resize later I just like enough room to work with.

Open frame 3 c/p resize by 80% click inside with your magic wand expand by 7 new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection deselect and move below your frame and add d/s to frame.

Open tube c/p arrange and add d/s

~Time to add the elements I used the following~
Sand - Move below frame and paper layers duplicate/mirror
Palm tree - 65% mirror
Grass - 40% duplicate
Barrel - 30%
Map - 20% rotate with pick tool
X - 15%
Net - 40%
Bomb - 25%
Skull - 35% rotate with pick tool
Sword - 30%
Crab - 30% mirror
Flag - 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.
Select all Add new layer open paper 9 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group Resize by 104%.
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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