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Thursday, September 22, 2011

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. Supplies Gimp Awesome PTU kit G Gurl Swag from my friend Tasha over at Tasha's Playground HERE Tube of choice. I am using the art of Keith Garvey. You must have a license to use his tubes. You can purchase them HERE Template 2 by Linda and Tasha HERE Mask 11 by vix HERE Font- Pea Bhea Let's get started! -Open template. Delete the credits. Image>Scale Image 500x442 pixels. Image>Canvas Size 600x600 pixels and make sure to 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. Delete the original template layer. Here are the template layers and which papers I used: back rectangle- paper 14 Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 1, 1, 15, black, 80 middle frame back- paper 5 right frame back- paper 13 left frame back- paper 6 -Make the back rectangle frame layer active. Colors>Colorize. Change the lightness slider to -100. Leave the rest alone. Filters>Noise>RGB Noise. Change all the sliders (except alpha) to 0.50. Make the left frame layer active. Colorize again just changing the lightness to -100. Repeat noise. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50. Make the right frame layer active. Colorize. Hue: o saturation: 40 lightness: -46. Repeat noise and drop shadow. Make the middle frame layer active. Colorize. Hue: 233 Saturation: 20 Lightness: -41. Repeat noise and drop shadow. -Make the left cirlce layer active. Filters>Decor>Add Bevel. Uncheck work on copy. Repeat drop shadow. Repeat these steps for right circle. -Make the rectangle layer active. Repeat add bevel. Repeat for left & right rectangle layers. -Make the text layer active. Alpha to selection. Add new layer below this layer. Select>Grow by 1. Fill selection with white using the bucket fill tool. Repeat drop shadow. -Repeat drop shadow on raster 1 layer. -Open tube. Move layer above right frame paper (black paper). Place tube inside right frame. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Select the flip tool. Click canvas to flip tube. Move duplicate tube layer above left frame paper layer (red paper). Select the eraser tool. Erase parts of both tubes that are outside of the frames. Lower opacity of both tubes to 30. -Open tube again. Scale 80%. Move layer below the word art layers. Place in middle of tag. Repeat drop shadow. Duplicate tube. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur on default. Change the mode of the duplicate tube to soft light. Lower the opacity to 75. Erase parts of the tubes under the word art. Elements: Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50 to all element layers unless otherwise stated. See my tag for placement. road- rotate 90 dice sparkle 3- no drop shadow city scape winged hearts stars disco ball- no drop shadow charm ribbon 3- no drop shadow -Open paper 17. Make the bottom layer. Apply mask. -Add your name and copyright. You're finished! I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!


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