Friday, April 19, 2013

PTU - Beach Blast

This tutorial was written by me on April 19th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice 

Scrap Kit - PTU kit by Pandora Designs Called Beach Blast
You can purchase this kit at any of the stores she sells at on her blog. 
Click here to vist her blog.

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 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 2
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 frame2
Use your ellipse tool and make a ellipse on paper8
Paste as new layer inside frame2

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

Beach Chair
Palm Tree
Sand (duplicate 1x)
Sand Castle
Tanning Lotion
Tropical Drink

Open up the close up of your tube. 
Duplicate tube
Filters > Enhance > Unsharp Mask
Now you are going to work on the duplicated tube layer.
Change mode to screen
Filters > Distorts > Blinds > 
Change mode to these settings.
Displacements - 38
Number of Segments - 12

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 66
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. 

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