Monday, June 10, 2013


*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On June 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 Exmouth ~ HERE
Template #172 By Kristin ~ HERE
Big Mask #1 By Vix ~ HERE 
Dropshadow of choice

*Plugins Used*
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow For Name (Optional)
Xero - Fritillary

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the beautiful art of Alex Prihodko
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 Cascade By Amy Marie
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Amy Marie 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 credits, then Canvas size 850x650, and floodfill background layer with white, We can resize later I just like having enough room to work with.

Rectangle top & Bottom : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open 5 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.

Square Top & Bottom : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 9 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.

Round Rectangle Top & Bottom : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 13 c/p into selection apply Xero - Fritillary 5-52-24-35 deselect and delete template layer.

Round Rectangle : 
Select all/float/defloat open paper11 c/p resize by 85% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.

Circle : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 19 c/p into selection open tube c/p resize arrange invert and erase the bottom of the tube then deselect add d/s and delete template layer.

~Time to add the elements I used the following~
81 - move to your circle duplicate and move above your tube and erase all that covers your tube
49 - 55% mirror
62 - 85% and move under your tube layer
7 - 70% and move unfer ribbon
104 - 35% rotate with pick tool
30 - 40% rotate with pick tool
95 - 55% rotate with pick tool
59 - 60%
113 - 50%
1 - 75% move above your white background layer
68 - move behind tube layer.
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 12 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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