Sunday, March 31, 2013

FTU - Shop Til You Drop

This tutorial was written by me on March 31st, 2013 Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice - Mask 363 Here

Scrap Kit - FTU Scrap kit By Gimptastic Tuts Called Shop Til You Drop
You can download this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice -  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 650x650. You 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 9
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  Frame
Use your rectangle tool and make a square on paper 6
Paste as new layer on Frame1

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. 

Blue Bag
Purple Bag
Credit Card
Nail Polish
Dollar Sign
3 Way Mirror

Open up your tube and place it in the middle
Open tube again and place inside of frame
Change mode to Hard Light
Duplicate tube and place on right side of half body tube

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 60
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Now merge all layers together
Duplicate tag
Filters > Blur > Motion Blur > Radial > Default Settings
Change mode to soft light
Merge Again

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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