Tuesday, January 8, 2013

PTU - Love

This tutorial was written by me on January 8th, 2013 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 Love by Tiffany at My Sweet Addictionz Scraps
You can purchase this kit at any of the stores Tiffany sells at. 
You can find the lists of her stores here  at her blog. 

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - I used the artwork of Keith Garvey. You must have the proper license to use his work. You can visit 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 3
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 Frame2
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper1
Paste as new layer on frame2

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. 

Element20 (duplicate 1x)
Element23 (duplicate 1x)

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 - 62
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Merge all layers together

Now go to filters > Blur > Guassian Blur 

Now resize your tag to 600x600

When you are happy with your tag..
Add Copyright!!
Add Name!!
Merge Name And Copyright together!!

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial. If you have done any of my tutorials, I would love to see your results. 
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