Saturday, August 14, 2010

Dark Cry- PTU

Now you can download a PDF copy of this tutorial to do without using your internet browser.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen. You can purchase her art and a license HERE.
This is a PTU kit called Twilight by Seven’s Scraps. You can visit her blog for links to her stores HERE.
The mask is Vix_Mask371, by Vixen. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Vtks Revolt.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas at 800x800 pixels.

Open frame03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Copy and Paste your tube below your frame.
Resize and arrange it to fit within the opening of the frame.

Open doodle01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your tube.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open splats04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Layers>Duplicate
Move one to the left of the frame and one to the right.
Resize and arrange them as shown in tag.

Open string02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown in tag.

Open bow11 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown in the tag.

Open candle01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom left as shown.

Open ruffle03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown in the tag.

Open key01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown in the tag.

Open rose03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom as shown in the tag.

Open music notes06 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open paper01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the below everything.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask371.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.

I used the font Vtks Revolt. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layers and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the light and the mask.
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
Crop and Resize to your liking.


All Finished!

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