Sunday, March 6, 2011

Inspiration- PTU

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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Keith Garvey. Get it at PTE.
This is PTU kit called Come on Get Happy from Designs by Sarah. Get it at PMTw/S.
I used template 351 by Missy at Divine Intentionz.
I used mask Vix_Mask364 by Vix PSP.
Font used is Ephesis.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the copyright, wordart, dotted line, thin rectangle, and thin rectangle 2 layers.

Open paper pp4 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your circle left layer, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Copy and Paste the following papers to their respective template layers.
Paper pp10 to rectangle shape.
Paper pp2 to thin rectangle (xero)
Paper pp7 to circle right
Paper pp12 to heart

On the Polaroid layers, use your magic wand tool and select the black area of each pic.
Go to Selections>Modify>Expand by 1.
Hit the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the black space.

Open paper pp9 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind each Polaroid and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside.

Copy and Paste your tubes above each of the papers behind the Polaroids.
Mirror the tube on the left and use a close up if you like for the middle.
Erase any portion of the tubes hanging outside of the polaroids.
On the tubes on the left and right, duplicate the tubes.
On the bottom tubes, change the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy).
On the upper tubes, change the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open watercolor smear1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circles.
Resize and arrange it behind the left Polaroid as shown.

Open bead spill1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top as shown.

Open tag2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the Polaroid frames as shown.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open ribbon4 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open littleflower3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the heart layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom.

Open button2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open keys from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it above the Polaroids from kit.

Open sequins staple1 from kit.
Copy and paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it over the Polaroids as shown.

Open sequins staple2 from kit.
Copy and paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it over the Polaroids as shown.

Open beadspill1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open WA2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open WA1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open paper pp6 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_Mask364.
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 Ephesis. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #4f7b7b.
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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