Thursday, December 27, 2012

PTU - With Sugar On Top

This tutorial was written by me on December 27th, 2012. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice - I used one of Jackie's mask.
You can find it here

Scrap Kit - PTU scrap kit called With Sugar On Top By Spellbound Designs
You may purchase the kit here.

Font Of Choice - Season's Greetings & Pixelette

Tube Of Choice - I used the artwork of Ismael Rac. You must have proper licenses to use his work.
You can purchase this tube at his 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 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



Open Frame3
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper6
Paste as new layer on frame3

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above.

Sign 1
Gift Bag 2
Gift Bag 4
Gift Bag 5
Critter 1

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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