Thursday, January 10, 2013

PTU - Be Mine

This tutorial was written by me on January 10th, 2013 Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice - Here

Scrap Kit - PTU Scrap kit called Be Mine By Tiffany At Sweet Addictionz Scraps
You can purchase the kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - I am using the artwork of Tony Tzanoukakis. I got this tube when he was with PTE..but since then PTE has closed their store. 

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 Frame1
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper8
Paste as new layer on frame1

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. 

Element 1
Element 13
Element 16
Element 23
Element 35
Element 38
Element 41
Element 58
Element 59
Element 60

You may resize the elements to your liking. 

Open up your tube and place it in the middle
Now cut part of your tube and place in the middle of frame2 and change to grain merge. 

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 61
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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