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Sunday, July 1, 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
PTU kit Longing from Gimptastic Scraps. You can purchase this kit at PSP Tubes Emporium.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Keith Garvey. You must have a license to use these tubes. Purchase them at PSP Tubes Emporium.
Template 2 from Tamie and Aqua over at Creative Misfits Creations
Mask 353 from weescotslass
Font- Great Vibes

-Open template. Delete credits. Image>Scale Image 450x389 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, 10, black, 80. Delete the original template layer.Here are the template layers and which papers I used:
raster 7- paper 2
raster 5- paper 1
raster 10- paper 4
copy pf raster 10- paper 3
raster 4 & copy of raster 4- paper 6
raster 12- paper 8
raster 11- paper 5
-Make raster 3 active. Alpha to selection. Open paper 4. Add alpha channel. Invert & delete. Open tube. Place in selection. Delete. Select none. Change the mode of the tube to value. Lower the opacity to 50. Repeat for copy of raster 3, except use paper 3.
-Make raster 2 active. Colors>Colorize. Change only the lightness to -100. FIlters>Noise>RGB Noise. Change all sliders (except alpha) to 0.50. Repeat drop shadow.
-Make copy of raster 2 active and repeat drop shadow.
-Open frame 1. Make the top layer. Layer>Scale Layer 50%. Place in the middle of tag. Select the magic wand and click inside the frame. Select>Grow 5. Open paper 7. Move below frame layer. Add alpha channel. Invert & delete. Open tube. Make the top layer. Scale 75%. Place on frame. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Move duplicate tube under the frame layer. Delete. Select none. Make the top tube acitve. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50. Layer>Merge Down (to merge top tube layer with shadow layer). Select the eraser tool and erase the bottom part of the tube so it looks like she is sticking out of the frame.
-Open frame 3. Make the bottom layer. Scale 65%. Place in the center of tag. Repeat drop shadow.
-Open frame 4. Make the bottom layer. Scale 60%. Select the rotate tool and click canvas. In the angle box put -12. Place to the left side of tag. Duplicate. Layer>Layer To Image Size. Add paper 1 to both frames (repeat above). Repeat drop shadow on both frames.
Other elements:
flower 2
flower 4
bling 2
key 1 - rotate -20
-Open paper 2. Make the bottom layer. Apply mask. Click HERE to learn how to use masks.
-Add name and copyright and you're done!!!


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