Thursday, April 4, 2013

FTU - Wanna Be A Cowgirl

This tutorial was written by me on April 4h, 2013 Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Mask Of Choice - Mask 209

Scrap Kit - FTU Scrap Kit By Babs Bitzy Beez called "Cowpoke"
You can download it here

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - I'm using the artwork of Ismael Rac. 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.

Wordart : Here


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 11
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  Frame7
Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on paper 8
Paste as new layer inside Frame7

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. You may resize the elements to your liking.

Fence - Make sure you duplicate 1x and flip
Rope 4
Sunflower 1
Well 1
Window (place window behind frame7)

Now open your wordart and place to the left of your tube.
Resize to your liking.

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 - 80
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. If you have done any of my tutorials, I would love to see your results.
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