Sunday, February 10, 2013

PTU - Elegance In Green

This tutorial was written by me on February 10th, 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 "Elegence Is Green" by Krissys Scrapswre
You can purchase the kit here

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Artwork Of Keith Garvey. You must have a license to use his work. You can purchase a license number here.

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 Paper 10
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
Duplicate and flip
Use your rectangle tool and make a rectangle on paper 10
Paste in 2nd Frame 10th

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above.

Bead Scatter 1 (duplicate 1x)
Grass Strip 1
Dragon Fly 1
Jeweled Butterfly
Keepsake Box
Moss Balls
Natural Bloom 2
Tea Pot & Tea Set

Open up your tube and place it in the middle
Now open your tube and place in frame 1 and changed to hard light

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 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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