Monday, December 10, 2012

PTU - Emo New Years 2013

This tutorial was written by me on December 10th, 2012. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - PTU Scrap Kit by Pandora Designs called "Emo New Years 2013". You can purchase this kit from any of the stores Pandora sells at. You can find the list on her blog here

Font Of Choice - Cocktail and Wendy

Tube Of Choice - I used the artwork of verymany. I got this tube at Pics For Design

Also verymany has her own store now. You can visit her store here

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


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 1
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



Open Frame6
Now open Paper6
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper6
Paste as new layer.

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above.


Open up your tube and place it in the middle of frame6.
Erase parts of your tube that is showing outside of the frame.
Now change mode to grain merge.
Duplicate 1x > Flip

Now open your full body tube and place it on the left of your frame.

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 85
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge All Layers!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. If you have done any of my tutorials, I would love to see your results.
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