Thursday, January 28, 2010

Angel- PTU


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I've used a PTU artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen. You can buy it at her site HERE.
This is a PTU kit called Half Way to Heaven by Cazie Designs. You can visit her blog for links HERE.
I've used Template #7 by Tamie of Addictive Pleasures. It can be downloaded on her blog HERE.
The mask is by Vixen, #362. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Carpenter.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer, layer named misfit, and both layers named text.

Colorize both of the layers named strip and oval and circle to match.
Adjust>Hue and Saturation>Colorize, Hue=141, Saturation=119.

Open clear flower from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the stars layer.
Resize and arrange over stars and Layer>Duplicate to cover all stars.

Open wings from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the angel background layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open diamondrain2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the circle frame layer.
Arrange it over the circle.
On the circle layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Select the diamond rain layer and go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra diamonds.

Open doodle1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the angel background layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open clod from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the oval layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Copy and Paste your tube of choice above the oval frame layer.
Duplicate your frame by going to Layer>Duplicate.
Move the upper oval frame above your tube.
Using your eraser tool, erase portions of the upper frame at the top covering up the face or above whatever portions of the tube you want to stick out of the frame.
On the tube layer, erase the portions of the tube on the bottom that are hanging outside the frame.

Open feather from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the duplicated oval frame layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open candle from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the angel background layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open paper4 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom layer of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask362.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask,
go to Merge>Merge Group.

I used the font Carpenter. Set it to a size you like, and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #7aa7c7.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything by going to
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

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