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Monday, November 5, 2012

PTU Tut- Apple Pickin' Time

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

Gimp or program of choice
PTU kit Harvet Time from Sarah's Tags N Things
Tube of choice. I am using Pinuptoons. You must have a license to use these tubes. Purchase them at Creative Design Outlet
Template 163 from Punky Butts
Fonts- KG Eyes Wide Open & Pea Noodles Girlfriend

-Open template. Delete credits. Image>Scale Image 450x450 px. Image>Canvas Size 600x600 px and 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. Select>Invert. Press delete on your keyboard. Select>None. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 5, black, 50. Delete the original template layer. Here are the template layers and which papers I used:
black circle- paper 2
right orange square- paper 7
left orange square- paper 6
large square- paper 3
right black square- paper 5
left black square- paper 5
left top black square- paper 4
right bottom black square- paper 4
-Open tube. Make the top layer. Layer>Scale Layer 70%. Place tube in center of tag. Repeat drop shadow.
-Open element 39 (grass). Move this layer below tube layer in layer box. Scale 50%. Place at bottom left of tag. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Layer>Layer To Image Size. Select the flip tool and click canvas to flip the duplicate grass.
40 - flip
4 - Rotate -15
-Make the top layer active. Select the text tool. Font: KG Eyes Wide Open, Size: 50, Foreground color: white. Click canvas and type 'Apple pickin' time'. Place text at the bottom right of tag. Alpha To Selection. Select>Grow 2. Layer>New Layer. Move new layer below text layer. Change foreground to d211819. Select the bucket fill tool and fill selection. Select none. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Bluw on default. Make the text layer active and add a drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50.
-Add your name with the Pea Noodles Girlfriend font. Also add your copyright and you're done!


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