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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's. Supplies: Gimp- Any version should work Awesome PTU kit from Sweet Cravings Scraps called Route 66 HERE Tube of choice. I am using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. You must have a license to use his work. You can purchase his tubes HERE Template by Kaci on the Creative Misfits blog. I used CMSKDS_CMSquareTemp HERE Font- Fashion Victim Let's get started! -Open template. Delete the credits. Image>Scale Image by 500x500 pixels. Now got to Image>Canvas Size of 600x600 pixels and make sure to click center. -Let's add papers to the template layers. Make the template layer active (see below). Right click template layer in layer box and choose alpha to selection. Open paper (see below). Right click paper layer in layer box and choose add alpha channel. Layer>Scale Layer by 60%. Select>Invert. Press delete on your keyboard. Select>None. Delete the original template layer. Here are the template layers and which papers I used: 1 & 2- paper 16 4-paper 11 7 & 9- paper 15 6 & 8- paper 17 -Make layer 3 active. Colors>Colorize. Hue-60 Saturation- 60 Lightness- 50 Now go to Filters>Light and Shadow>Drop Shadow of 3, 3, 10, black, 50. -Make layer 5 active. Colorize but just change the lightness to -100. Filters>Repeat Drop Shadow. -Make layer 10 active. Repeat drop shadow. -Open frame 3. Make this the top layer in the layer box. Scale by 50%. Select your magic wand tool. Click inside the frame. Select>Grow by 5. Open paper 2. Move the paper layer below the frame layer. Add alpha channel. Scale by 50%. Invert and delete. Select none. Make the frame layer active. Add a drop shaodw of 2, 2, 2, black, 50. -Open tube close up. Move below the frame layer. Plavce tube inside frame (see mine). Using the magic wand click inside the frame. Grow by 20. Make the tube active. Invert and delete. Select none. Change the mode to screen. -Open the full body tube. Repeat drop shadow. Layer>Duplicate. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur on the default settings. Change the mode to overlay. Elements: Add a drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50 to each element layer. See my tag for placement. diner sign 1- scale 35% clock 1- scale 30% table- scale 35% frame 1- scale 70% dice- scale 35% street sign- scale 50% hearts 2- scale 70% popcorn- scale 35% -Add your name and copyright. You're finished!


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