Wednesday, April 24, 2013

FTU - Dirty Mechanic

This tutorial was written by me on April 24th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - FTU scrap kit called Dirty Mechanic By True Taggin Love
You can download this kit here

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Artwork of  Zlata_M. You must have the proper license to use this tube.
You can find this tube at PFD.

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 4
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 chain frae
Use your ellipse tool and make a ellipse on paper 8
Paste as new layer inside chain frame

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above and resize to your liking!!!

brake line connector
gear cluster
grease rag
line of washers and nuts
metal barrel
RPM gage
steering wheel
tire tracks

Open up the close up of your tube.

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

Now merge all layers together
Duplicate tag
Filters > Blur > Motion Blur > Radial > Default Settings
Change mode to overlay
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.


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