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Friday, February 3, 2012
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.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Roman Zaric. You must have a license to use these tubes. This tube will be available for purchase 2-3-12 at PSP Tubes Emporium HERE Texture from Bokeh HERE. I used texture 3 Heart brushes HERE Font- TheNautiGal Lets get started! -File>New 600x250 px. -Layer>New Layer. Change your foreground color to f9203d. Change background color to f2dfda. Select your gradient tool. Change from Linear to Radial. Press ctrl on your keyboard and click the middle of your tag with your mouse. Drag your mouse to the left to add gradient. -Open texture. Make the top layer. Layer>Transparency>Add Alpha Channel. Layer>Scale Layer 50%. Change the mode to overlay. Layer>Dulpicate Layer. -Add new layer. Select your gradient tool. Change from Radial to Bi Linear. While pressing ctrl, click the middle of your canvas and drag your mouse up. Change the mode to value. -Open tube close up. Make the top layer. Move to the far right of your canvas. Change the mode to screen. Layer>Layer To Image Size. Duplicate. Select the flip tool and click canvas. -Open full body tube. Make the top layer. Scale 80%. Place in the middle of tag. Filters>Light & Shdaow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 2, black, 50. Duplicate tube. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur on default. Change the mode to soft light and lower the opacity to 60. -Open your sparkles. Move below the tube layer. -Let's add a border. Add a new layer at the top. Foreground should be still set at f9203d. Select the magic wand. Click canvas. With the bucket select tool, click canvas. Filters>Noise>RGB Noise. Change all sliders (except alpha) to 0.50. Filters>Shrink by 5. Press delete on your keyboard. Add new layer. Make the 2nd layer. Fill with white. Shrink by 2. Press delete. Add dnew layer. Make the 3rd layer. Fill with black. Shrink by 3. Press delete. Select>None. Add gaussian blur of 10.0. -Add new layer. Move above the sparkles layer. Select your paintbrush and the heart bar 2 brush. Add harts to the bottom of your tag. Duplicate layer. Using the flip tool, press crtl pn your keyboard and click canvas. Repeat noise. Lower opacity to 50. -Add new layer. Make the top layer. Filters>Artistic>Weave. Change all the boxes to 1.0. You should now have a 'pasted layer; at the top of your layer box. Move the pasted layer above your texture layer. -New layer. Move above the top gradient layer. Select the rectangle select tool. Add 2 think rectangle selections to you tag (you will need to press shift).
-Set your foreground color to f47183. Fill the selection with the bucket fill tool. -Add your name and copyright. For the avitar: -Make these layers invisible (click the eye next to each layer). Tube, name, copyright & border layers. -Edit>Copy Visible. -File>New 150x150 px. Edit>Paste As>New Layer. -Layer>Layer To Image Size. -Open tube. Make the top layer. Scale 35%. -Add your border, like we did above for the banner. -Add your name or initial. Also add your copyrights. All done!


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