Tuesday, December 18, 2012

PTU - Tender Little Christmas

This tutorial was written by me on December 18th, 2012. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - PTU by me called "Tender Christmas" 
You can purchase this kit at any of the stores I sell at on the left of my blog.

Font Of Choice - Pea Ellie Bellie & Pixelette

Tube Of Choice -  I used a tube by Pin Up Toons.  You must have the proper license to use the work. You can find this tube at CDO. You can find the 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 6
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 Paper2
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper2
Paste as new layer.

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. 

Christmas Tree
Gingerbread Cupcake
Candy Cane

Open up your tube and place it on the left side of Frame6

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 73
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Merge all layers together
Duplicate whole tag 1x
Change mode to overlay

Now resize your tag to 600x587

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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