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Friday, July 6, 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.
Gimp or program of choice
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Victoria Fox. You must have a license to use these tubes. You can purchase the one I used at PSP Tubes Emporium.
FTU sampler kit Vintage Styling from A Taggers Scrap
Mask 169 from weescotslass 
Fonts- KG eyes wide open & Allura

-File>New 600x600 px.
-Open frame 6. Layer>Scale Layer 65%. Place in middle of canvas. Layer>DuplicateLayer. Select the rotate tool and click canvas. In the angle box put 15. Make the original frame layer acitve (bottom frame layer).  Select the magic wand and click inside the frame. Select>Grow 3. Open paper 29. Move below the frame layer. Layer>Transparency>Add Alpha Channel. Select>Invert. Press delete on keyboard. Select>None. Add paper 30 to the duplicate (top) frame, repeating the steps above. Make one of the frame layers active. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 2, black, 50. Repeat drop shadow on other frame.
-Open lace bit 2. Move below the top paper layer in the layer box. Place lace to the bottom right of the tag. Duplicate. Make the duplicate the bottom layer. Select the flip tool and click canvas to flip the lace. Now flip again, but press CTRL on your computer. Place to the top left of the tag. Add drop shadow of 1, 1, 1, black, 50 to both lace layers.
-Open background bracket. Make the bottom layer. Scale 80%. Place in center of tag. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50.
-Open chest. Make the top layer. Scale 75%. Flip. Place to the right side of tag. Repeat drop shadow.
-Open tube. Top layer. Scale 75%. Place n the chect. Repeat drop shadow. Duplicate. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur on default. Change the mode to sloft light and lower the opacity to 65.
Other elements:
-Make the top layer active. Select the text tool. Font: KG Eyes Wide Open, Size: 40 Foreground color: Black. Click canvas and type 'Things fall apart'.  Place text at the bottom of chest. Layer>Transparency>Alpha To Selection. Grow by 2. Layer>New Layer. Move new layer below text layer. Change foreground to white. Select the bucket fill tool and fill selection. Select none. Gaussian blur of 10.0. Make the black text layer active and repeat drop shadow.
-Still having the text tool selected, change the size to 30. Click cnavas and type 'so that other things can fall together'. Alpha to selection. Grow by 2. Add new layer and move below text layer. Bucket will with black. Select none. Repeat gaussian blur.
-Open paper 32 and make the bottom layer. Apply mask. Click HERE to learn how to use masks. Scale 80%.
-Add name with the Allura font and also add copyright.
All done!


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