Sunday, February 20, 2011

Cool Treats- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. Get it at PTE.
This is PTU kit called Cool Treats from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is Vix_Mask363, by Vix PSP.
Font used is Toonish.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open blueframe from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Resize slightly to give yourself room and center.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize the tube as needed and center on top of frame as shown.

Open icecreampaper from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame.
Resize it to fit inside the frame and erase any portion hanging out.

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

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

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

Open pinkcart-shadows from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

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

Open popsiclebutton from kit.
Copy and Paste them as new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom right as shown.

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

Open pinkpaper from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask363.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font Toonish. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #71b9e3.
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 except 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 as needed!



All Finished!

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