*Click tag to see full size*
**This Tutorial was written By Me On October 12, 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
PSP ( I Use 3X but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : Burton's Dreams ~ HERE
Template #340 by Millie ~ HERE
Big Mask ~1 by Vix ~ HERE
Dropshadow of choice
*Tube/s of Choice*
I am using the Awesome art of Elias Chatzoudis and can be found ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.
*Scrapkit Of Choice*
Hallowed Spirits By Scrappin with Lil Ole Me and can be found ~ HERE
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 both wordart layers and now we need to resize the entire template, resize 600x479 make sure all layers are checked. then image canvas size 675x525 and floodfill background with white.
Raster 1 & 2 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 18 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layers.
Raster 3 : Select all/flaot/defloat open paper 4 c/p resize by 40% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 4 : Leave As Is.
Raster 5 & 6 : Select all/float/defloat open paper 20 c/p resize by 40% invert/delete/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 7 & 8 : Merge together select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 7 c/p into selection deselect and delete template layer.
Open tube make sure it is behind the wordart, c/p resize as needed arrange and erase the bottom part below the black bar then crop to remove any excess tube.
47 - c/p resize by 45% arrange duplicate/mirror
89 - c/p resize by 35%
81 - c/p resize by 45%
86 - c/p resize by 25%
91 - c/p resize by 65%
7 - c/p resize by 70%
33 - c/p resize by 75% and erase the botom of the tube
63 - c/p resize by 20%
107 - c/p resize by 20%
2 - c/p resize by 16% and rotate with the pick tool
4 - c/p resize by 16% and rotate with pick tool
115 - resize by 20%
136 - resize by 24% mirror
40 - resize by 35% and move behind the tube layers
62 - resize by 22% mirror
5 - resize by 25%
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 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~