Sunday, September 7, 2014

PTU Tutorial ~ Starlet


*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On September 7, 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 AlisonROB (This is a pay font but any scripty font will work 
Template #105 By Horseplays Pasture ~ 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 Awesome art of Caron Vinson
(This tube was a monthly bonus and is no longer available)
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 Kit IB_Marika - June 2014-bt By Monti's Scraps
And can be found  ~ HERE
Thank you Cat 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*
We will be working from the bottom up
Open template Duplicate and close original, Delete credits and star layer then Image canvas Size 650x650 and floodfill background with white.
Add new layer and floodfill with #fdc45b Select Beads Layer, select all/float/defloat then invert and move to the floodfilled layer delete and deselect add noise Uniform/30/Monochrome Checked and delete original template layer.
Open Element 26 c/p resize by 85% click inside with magic wand, expand by 5 add new layer open paper 2 c/p into selection, keep selected and move paper layer below the star, Now open your close up tube c/p resize by 85% arrange invert/delete/deselect. now duplicate and on the top layer apply Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to overlay and on original tube layer change the blend mode to Lumiance(L) and add d/s to your star.
Open main tube c/p resize by 85% arrange duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to overlay add d/s to original tube layer.

*Now Time To Add The Elements*
Element 22 - c/p resize by 55% move behind star layers arrange duplicate/mirror
Element 25 - c/p resize by 40% arrange 
Element 9 - c/p resize by 25%
Element 11 - c/p resize by 25%
Element 33 - c/p resize by 20% rotate slightly with pick tool and arrange behind film reel
Element 6 - c/p resize by 45% and move behind film board
Element 16 - c/p resize by 20% and move behind tube layers
Element 29 - c/p resize by 45% add same noise you used earlier.

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 2 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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