Thursday, January 31, 2013

PTU - Camping Out

This tutorial was written by me on January 31st, 2013 Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice - WSL 365
You can download it here

Scrap Kit - PTU  scrap kit called "Camping Out" By Shell's Scraps
You can purchase the kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Boy and Girl in kit

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


Open New Canvas
I did can resize it at the end if you would like.

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open a new background color canvas with #8fb99c
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 These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. 

Sleeping Bag1

Open up your tube and place it in the middle
Now open your tube again and using your ellipse tool and make a circle around the head of your tube.
Now place it in the middle of frame4 and change mode to overlay.

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 10
Opacity - 67
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now resize your tag to 600x600 if you would like. 

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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