Friday, November 9, 2012

FTU - Do Bad Things

This tutorial was written by me on November 9th, 2012. Please do not claim as your own.  Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.


Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - FTU Scrap Kit Called Immortal Love by Karra's Kreative Korner
You can download it here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - I Used The artwork Of Ismael Rac. You must have the proper license to use his work. 

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

Wordart - FTU True Blood Wordart By Candys Treats
You can download the wordart at her blog here


Open New Canvas
I did can resize it at the end

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 8
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop clipped to image > Merge


Now that the hard part is are ready to add elements and your tube

Open Frame5
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Paper11
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on the paper
Paste as new layer inside frame5

Open Tube
Erase some of the tube until its equal with the bottom of your frame
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 91
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now that you've got your mask, frame and tube together. You are ready to add some elements to your tag. 


Open These Elements

True Blood
Street Light
Rose Vine 1
Heart Scatter
Soft Chair

Now add your wordart from Candy Treats. 
Now you can add a border around your wordart if you would like.
Right click on the wordart in your layers box
Alpha To Selection
Select > From Path > Grow > 4 > Apply 
Use #ba1c1c for your border color
Edit > Fill With FG Color

Add Copyright!!

Add Name!!

Merge All Layers!



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