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Monday, January 28, 2013

PTU Tut- Crazy For You

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 Forever Love from Gimptastic Scraps
Template 149 from Elegant Inspirations
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Alex Prihodko. You must have a licnese to use these tubes. Purchase the one I used at Pics for Design
Fonts- Centria Script and Serious Sally

-Open template. 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:
pink background- paper 2
white circle 1- paper 4
lt pink circle 1- paper 9
white circles 2- paper 6
pink circles- paper 5
grey squares- paper 8
pink squares- paper 7
-Make lt pink circles 2 active. Alpha to Selection. Layer>New Layer. Change foreground color to 7f1414. Select the bucket fill tool and fill selection. Select none. Fitlers>Noise>RGB Noise. Change all settings (except alpha) to 0.30. Add drop shadow of 0, 0, 5, black, 50.
-Make black squares active. Alpha to selection. Add new layer. Bucket fill with same color. Select none. Repeat noise. Filters>Decor>Add Bevel. Uncheck 'work on copy' and leave the rest of the settings. Repeat drop shadow.
-Make black scalloped frames active. Alpha to selection. New layer. Bucket fill with 910d0d. Select none. Repeat noise. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50.
-Make white strips active. Add alpha channel. New layer. Bucket fill with same color.Select none. Repeat bevel & drop shadow.
-Make sideways hearts active. Alpha to selection. Add new layer. Bucket fill with 774833. Select none. Repeat noise and drop shadow. Repeat for the following layers:
white dotted lines
black strips
pink dotted circle
-Make pink heart stirps active. Alpha to selection. Add new layer. Bucket fill 910d0d. Select none. Repeat drop shadow. Repeat for the following layers:
black dotted circle 1
black dotted circles 2
pink dotted outlines
-Repeat drop shadow on the following layers:
white heart lines
white dotted circles
white dotted outlines
-Make white squares active. Alpha to selection. Change foreground color to 7f1414 and background color to white. Select the blend tool. Gradient: FG to BG (RGB), Shape: Bi-Linear. Click the top of the middle square and drag mouse down to the bottom of the same square. Open tube close up. Place in selection. Invert and delete. Select none. Change the mode of the tube to overlay. Repeat drop shadow on the gradient layer.
-Open full body tube. Make the top layer. Scale 35%. Place to the right of the tag. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 5, black, 50. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur on default. Change the mode to soft light and lower the opacity to 50.
heart scatter 2
gem 1 (flip)
gem 2
frame 2
frame 5
bottle (rotate 15)
heart 1
leaf 1
note (duplicate & flip)
heart 2 (flip)
-Make the top layer active. Select the text tool. Change foreground to white. Text: Centeria Script, Size: 60. Click canvas and type 'Crazy for you'. Place text to the bottom left of tag. Alpha to selection. Select>Grow 2. Add new layer and move below text layer in layer box. Bucket fill selection with black. Select none. Repeat drop shadow.
-Add name with the serious sally font and also add proper coyright and you're done! 


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