Thursday, May 30, 2013

FTU - Precious Friends

This tutorial was written by me on May 30th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice 

Cluster Frame - Precious Friends Cluster Frame By Sweet Temptations 
You can download it here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - Artwork By Zndy Nielson. This is a FTU tube by Nielson.
You can find this tube 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

Click On Your Color Picker Tool
Pick A Color From The Cluster
Now go to file
Creat A New Layer
Adanced Options 
Fill With - Forground Color
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 Cluster Frame
Open #60bfe5. Use your ellipse tool and make a circle on #60bfe5
Copy/Paste as new layer in Cluster Frame
Erase any unneccessary spots

Open your tube and place inside cluster frame

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 74
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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