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Thursday, February 7, 2013

PTU Tut- Mardi Gras

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 Mardi Gras 2013 from Tasha's Playground
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. You must have a license to use his tubes. Purchase them at Elias Art Shop.
Font- Dazzling Divas

-File>New 600x600 px.

-Open frame 6. Layer>Scale Layer 85%. Place in the center of canvas. Select the magic wand and click inside the frame. Select>Grow 5. Open paper 10. Scale 50%. Move paper layer below frame layer in the layer box. Place paper in selection. Layer>Transparenct>Add Alpha Channel. Select>Invert. Press delete on keyboard. Select>None. Make the frame active. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 2, black, 50.

-Open halftone. Make the bottom layer. Scale 90%. Place in center of tag. Repeat drop shadow.

-Open frame 3. Make the top layer. Scale 85%. Place at the bottom of tag. Using the magic wand (and pressing shift), click insdie the 1st, 4th and 7th box of frame. Select>Grow 2. Layer>New Layer. Move the new layer below the filmstrip. Change your foreground color to 860dfe. Select the bucket fill tool and fill selection. Open tube. Place in the 1st box. Layer>Dupliate Layer. Place duplicate in the 4th box. Duplicate again and place this duplicate in the 7th box. Make the top tube layer active. Layer>Merge Down twice (to merge all 3 tube layers together). Invert & delete. Select none. Change the mode to screen.

-Make filmstrip active. Using the magic wand click in the 2nd, 5th and 8th boxes. Grow by 2. Add new layer. Move below frame. Bucket fill selection with fecf19. Place a tube in each selection. Merge tube together. Invert & delete. Select none. Change the mode to grain merge.

-Make the filmstip active again. Using the magic wand, click inside the 3rd & 6th boxes. Add new layer and move below filmstrip. Grow 2. Add new layer and move below the filmstrip. Bucket fill selection with 4b6b1f. Place a tube in each selection. Merge tubes together. Invert & delete. Select none. Change the mode to value. Make the filmstrip active. Repeat drop shadow.

-I erased anything below the filmstrip.

-Open tube. Move aboe the yellow and purple frame in the layer box. Scale 75%. Place in the center of tag. Repeat drop shadow. Duplicate. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur on default. Change the mode to soft light.

word art 2
voodoo wand (rotate 15)
ribbon 2
glitter spray
mask 3
beads 4
coin 2

-Add your name and copyright and you're finished!


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