Wednesday, December 5, 2012

PTU - Melody Serenade

This tutorial was written by me on December 5th, 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 Called Melody Serenade By Tiffany
You may purchase the kit here

You can visit Tiffnys blog here

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - I used the artwork of Keith Garvey. Please make sure you have the proper license to use his tubes.

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 7
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 Frame1
Now open Paper1
Use your rectangle tool and make a square on paper1
Paste as new layer.
Duplicate (1x)

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above.

Element 4 (using your flip tool..flip the element)

Open up your tube and place it in the middle.

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
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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