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Thursday, August 8, 2013

PTU Tut- Dark Love

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 Love Like Winter from Gimptastic Scraps and the matching tube from Eos Spark. You can purchase both of these at The PSP Project
Template 295 from Millie's PSP Madness 
Mask- 297 from weescotslass
Font- Frosting for Breakfast
 -Open template. Delete credits and layers 11 & 12. Image>Scale Image 500x334 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  0, 0, 5, black, 80. Delete the original template layer. Here are the template layers and which papers I used:
10- paper 10
9- paper 6
6- paper 5
5- paper 9
4- paper 4
3- paper 8
2- paper 2
1- paper 3
-Make layer 7 active. Alpha to selection. Open paper 7. Add alpha channel. Invert & delete. Open tube. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Place each tube in the selections (one on the left and one on the right). Merge these tube layers together (Layer>Merge Down). Delete. Select none. Change the mode to overlay. Layer>New Layer. Invert. Change your foreground color to 46000a. Select the bucket fill tool and fill selection. Select>Shrink 4. Select none. Repeat drop shadow 3 times on the bucket filled layer.
-Make layer 8 active. Alpha to selection. New Layer. Bucket fill with same dark red. Select none. Repeat drop shadow.
-Open frame 5. Make the bottom layer in the layer box. Select the rotate tool. In the angle box put -85. Layer>Scale Layer 70%. Place to the left side of tag. Duplicate. Layer>Layer To Image Size. Select the flip tool and click canvas to flip duplicate frame. Repeat drop shadow on both frame layers.
-Open tube. Make the top layer. Scale 62 %. Place in the center of canvas. Repeat drop shadow. Duplicate. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur 5.0. Change the mode to soft light.
flower 4 (duplicate & flip)
tea set
tag (rotate 15)
-Open paper 8. Make the bottom layer. Apply mask. Click HERE to learn how to use masks in Gimp.
-Add name and copyright and you're done!!


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