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Sunday, January 13, 2013

PTU Tut- Gothique

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 Amour Gothique from A Taggers Scrap
Tube of choice. I used the art of Verymany. You must have a license to use these tubes. Purchase the one I used at Pics For Design.
Template from Ceejay and Pooker HERE
Font- Devil Breeze

-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:
whire circle 1- paper 8
white circle 2- paper 6
lt pink strips- paper 16
grey strip- paper 13
pink rectangle 1- paper 11
black rectangle 1- paper 9
grey circle- paper 20
whitecircle 3- paper 1
lt pink circles- paper 24
pink rectangle- paper 3
black rectangle 2- paper 5
black squares- paper 14
lt pink squares- paper 17

-Make pink dotted circles active. Colors>Colorize. Change only the lightnes to 100. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50. Repeat for the following layers:
pink dotted circle 1
black dotted squares

-Make pink dotted circle 3 active. Colorize. Change only the lightness to -100. Repeat drop shadow. Repeat for the following layers:
pink dotted oulines
white dotted outline 2

-Repeat drop shadow on black dotted circles & white dotted outline.

-Open tube. Make the top layer. Layer>Scale Layer 40%. Place in the center of tag. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur on default. Change the mode to soft light and lower the opacity to 35.

-Open frame 7. Make the bottom layer. Scale 85%. Place in the center of tag. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 10, black, 80.

-Open frame 6. Move this layer below the tube layers. Scale 45%. Place to the bottom right of tube. Duplicate. Layer>Layer To Image Size. Select the flip tool and click canvas to flip duplicate frame. Make the right frame active. Select the magic wand and click inside the frame. Select>Grow 1. Open paper 10 and move below the frame layer. Add Alpha Channel. Invert & delete. Open tube. Place tube in the selection. Delete. Select none. Change the mode to value. Repeat for the left frame using paper 12 and change the mode of the tube to screen. Add a drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50 to both the frames.

-Open frame 3. Make the bottom layer. Scale 75%. Place in center of the tag. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 5, black, 80.

-Open grass. Make the bottom layer. Place at the center top of tag. Duplicate. Select the flip tool and press ctrl and click canvas. Duplicate. Select the rotate tool. Click canvas. In the angle box put 90. Place to the left side of tag. Flip (without pressing ctrl). Repeat drop shadow on all grass layers.

flower 6
necklace 2
heart 6
candle 1
cross - Rotate -20
heart 11 - Rotate -20 - Duplicate & Flip
love potion
flower 5

-Open word art 4. Make the top layer. Scale 50%. Place to the bottom right of tag. Alpha To Selection. Grow 1. Layer>New Layer. Move new layer below this layer. Change foreground to black. Select the bucket fill tool and fill selection. Select none. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50.

-Add name and copyright and you're finished!


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