Tuesday, April 2, 2013

PTU - Nature's Beauty

This tutorial was written by me on April 2nd, 2013 Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice - Here

Scrap Kit - PTU kit by Krissy's Scraps Called Nature's Beauty
You can purchase this kit here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - I used the artwork of Zlata_M at PFD. You must have the proper license to use this tube
Click 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 10
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 7
Paste as new layer inside Frame1

Open These Elements and use the same dropshadow as above. 

Bird House
Butterfly 2 (duplicate 1x and flip)
Foliage (duplicate 1x)
Mushroom 2
Realistic Bloom (duplicate 7x)
Grass (duplicate 2x)
Wooden Barrow

Open up your tube and place it in the middle
Now duplicate and use your rectangle tool and make a square around face 
place it in film strip as new layer
Colors > Desaturate 
Change mode to Hard Light

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 67
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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