Wednesday, June 10, 2015

PTU Tutorial ~ Ocean Friends

*Click tag to see  full size*

**This Tutorial was written By Me On June 10, 2015
*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 X6 but should work with other versions)
Font of choice : Water Script
Template #765 by Millie ~ HERE
Mask Of Choice
Dropshadow of choice


*Tube/s of Choice*
I am using the Awesome art of Laguna and can be found  ~ HERE
This is a PTU tube and you must have a license to use.

*Scrapkit Of Choice*
 I am Using Mermaid Treasures by Jackie's Jewels and can be found ~ HERE

*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 word art layers then image canvas size  800x650 now floodfill background layer with white.
Raster 1 : Select all/float/float new layer open paper 5 c/p into selection/deselect and delete template layer.
Raster 2, 3 & 8 : Leave as is
Raster 4, 5 & 9 : Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 10 c/p into selection/deselect and delete tempalte layers.
Raster 6, 7 & 10:  Select all/float/defloat new layer open paper 8 c/p into selection/deselect and delete tempalte layer.
Open Element 14 c/p resize by 70% take your selection tool make a selection over the window panes open paper 12 c/p reise by 65% arrange to where you want it invert/delete/deselect
Open tube c/p resize as needed, duplicate Guassian Blur 3.00 and change the blend mode to overlay and add d/s to original tube layer.



~ Now on to the Elements~
Use my tag as a guide for final placement
Wave - duplicate/mirror
Water Splash -Move behind tubes
Sea Weed 2 - 40% dupilcate/mirror
Urchins - 40% duplicate/mirror
Bubbles - 25% dupilcate/mirror
Coral 1 - 45% duplicate/mirror
Coral 3 - 26% duplicate/mirror
Sea Deco - 50%
Sign - 45%
Starfish 2 - 40%
Shell 1 - 30%
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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