Monday, February 11, 2013

PTU - Orange Ya Happy

This tutorial was written by me on February 11th, 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 "Orange Ya Happy" By Krissys Scraps
You can purchase the kit here

Font Of Choice 

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

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 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 Frame1
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper 6
Paste as new layer on frame1

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. 

Bead Scatter
Decorated Pail
Funky Flower
Natural Bloom
Orange Slice
Scattered Glass Peddles
Silk Flower 1 (duplicate 4x)

Open up your tube and place it in the middle
Now open your tube again and place in frame1 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 - 15
Opacity - 70
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Merge all layers together
Now go filters > Blur > Motion Blur > Radial (keep the settings as is)
Now change mode to overlay again

Now resize your tag to 700x687 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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