Tuesday, June 4, 2013

A Mermaid Tale

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On June 4, 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 Pea Carly Mae ~ HERE
Mask#208 by WSL ~ 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 Eos Sparks
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 Fish Tale By Gimpastic Scraps
and is Exclusive to The PSP Project
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Amy 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 750x650 and floodfill with white, we can resize later I just like enough room to work with.
Open frame 4 c/p Use your selection tool set on rectangle and draw over the frame open paper 3 c/p invert/delete/deselect
Open tube c/p resize by 60% and arrange over the frame
Open net c/p move between tube and frame layer
open tree c/p resize by 70%
Open water c/p move above the white background layer
Open coral c/p resize by 70% mirror
Open stone c/p resize by 55%
Open turtle c/p resize by 50%
Open shell 1 c/p resize by 55%
open starfish 1 c/p resize by 45% rotate with pick tool
Open Lizard c/p resize by 75% rotate slightly with pick tool
Open parrot c/p resize by 45%
Open Anchor c/p resize by 35% rotate with pick tool
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 7 c/p into selection/deselect apply mask/merge group resize by 103% then take your selection tool set on rectangle and make a rectangle from the bottom pof the mermaid to below the water and still on the mask layer tap the delete button and deselect.
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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