Sunday, June 2, 2013

True Blood


*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On June 2, 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 LD Newborn Vampire ~ HERE
Template #10 by Twyzted~ HERE
Big Mask #1 by Vix ~ HERE 
My True Blood Wordart ~ 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 Ismael Rac
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 Trubie by Pimped Designs
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Cora 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 700x550, add new layer send to bottom and floodfill with white, We can resize later I just like having enough room to work with.

Shape : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer and floodfill with black deselect and delete template layer.

Left & Right Rectangle : 
Select all/flaot/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection, new layer again open paper 5 c/p into selection deselect and change the blend mode to overlay and delete template layer.

Left & right Rectangle frame & center Frame: 
Add Noise Guassian/50/monochrome checked sharpen  add d/s

Left & right front rectangle : 
Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection  add new layer again open paper 3 c/p into selection change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) now open one of your male tubes c/p resize arrange invert/delete/deselct duplicate guassian blur 3.00 change the blend mode to soft light and the blend mode on the original tube layer to screen delete template layer

Left & right front frame: 
add noise Random/100/Monochrome checked add d/s

Center Square :
NOTE move both Center Square and frame to the top 
select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 6 c/p into selection open tube c/p resize arrange invert and erase the bottom and side excess deselect duplicate tube guassian blur 3.00 change the blend mode to Overlay and add d/s to original tube layer.

~Time to add the elements I used the following~
Blood - 35% duplicate/mirror/flip
Cross - 70%
Button 2 - 60% duplicate
Book - 20% rotate with pick tool
Candle - 45%
Quill - 25% mirror and rotate with pick tool
Clock - 55%
Flower 4 - 35%
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 8 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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