Monday, May 27, 2013

PTU - Country Roots

This tutorial was written by me on May 27th, 2013. Please do not claim as your own. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - PTU Scrap kit by Jackie's Jewels called Country Roots
You can find this scrap kit at any of her stores on her blog

Font Of Choice

Tube Of Choice - Artwork by Keith Garvey. You must obtain a license to use this tube.

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 Frame2
Open paper7. Use your rectangle tool and make a square on paper7
Copy/Paste as new layer in frame2
Erase any unneccessary spots

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

Chicken Wire
Vine2 (duplicate 1x)
Sunflower (duplicate 5x)
Lightning Bugs

Open your tube and place to the right of frame2
Now open tube again and place inside frame2
Change mode to value
Duplicate 3x and flip

Now open tube again and place in center of frame2

Now dropshadow your elements with these settings.

Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 73
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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