Monday, January 27, 2014

Hogwarts Magic

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On January 27, 2014
*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 Harry P ~ HERE 
Template #15 by Twyzted ~ HERE
Big Mask #1 by Vix ~ HERE 
Dropshadow of choice

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

*Tube/s of Choice* 
I am using the Awesome art of Arthur Crowe
This tube is Exclusive to The Creative Chicks Forum
If you wish to obtain this tube You have to join the forum ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice* 
I am using the Beautiful PTU Scrapkit The Magic Of Hogwarts By Creative Scraps By crys
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Crystal 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 and close original delete credits and raster 7, then Image canvas Size 700x600 and floodfill raster 1 with white.
Raster 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer c/p paper 8 into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 3 : Select all/float/defloat new layer c/p paper 15 into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 6 :  Select all/float/defloat new layer c/p paper 16 into selection deselect then Add noise Uniform/65/Monochrome Checked then sharpen and delete template layer.
Raster 4 : Click inside one of the circles with your magic wand  contract by 2 then add new layer c/p paper of choice then c/p tube resize and arrange as desired deselect and crop to remove the excess tube the duplicate tube Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to soft light and on the original tube layer change to Lumiance(L).
Now do the same for the other 2 circles then delete template layer.
Raster 5 : Select all/float/defloat new layer c/p paper 18 into selection deselect and add noise Uniform/65/Monochrome Checked and sharpen and delete template layer.
Open tube c/p resize as desired then arrange duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 change the blend mode to soft light then add d/s to original tube layer.
~Time to add the elements I used the following~
Element 46 - 30% rotate with pick tool
Element 38 - 40%
Element 45 - 30% rotate with pick tool
Element 61 - 30%
Element 13 - 30%
Element 23 - 70% arrange between the square and frame layer.
Element 11 - 30%
Element 7 - 40% rotate with pick tool
Element 16 - 50%
Element 19 - 25%
Element 20 - 20%
Element 49 - Move below element 23 add noise Uniform/60/Monochrome checked and erase any part that is outside the frame.
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 17 c/p into selection apply mask/merge group resize by 95%.
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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