Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Supplies Needed:

Paint Shop Pro
Tube of choice - I'm using Pinuptoons - Purchase at CDO . 
 Also,  Keith Garvey -  Purchase at Garv-Girls PSP Tubes  ( I purchased this tube at MPT).
You must have a license to use these tubes.
 Scrapkit Elegant Halloween by Vicky at True Taggin' Love! -  grab it HERE 
Monti's Circle Mask - grab it  HERE
Font used: Geomancy Extra Bold - HERE

Please don't forget to leave a lil love when downloading!
This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowlege of PSP.
Click on any image to view at actual size.

This is quick and easy... lets make a tag!

Open a new image 650px wide x 800px high - Flood fill white
Add a new raster layer - Select all - Open TTL-pp5 - Copy and paste Into Selection- Select none.
Apply Monti Circle Mask - Merge Group - Duplicate mask - Merge Down
Open TTL-Frame 1 - Paste as a new layer - Free Rotate - 90 Right
Activate Mask Layer - Open TTL-Ribbon 2 - Paste as a new layer - Free Rotate - 90 Right - Resize to 95%  All layers box unticked.
Grab your eraser tool and erase the part thats sticking out at the top.
Open TTL-Sequins - Paste as a new layer - Resize to 75% - Arrange towards the top of your tag.
Duplicate - Mirror - Flip - Merge Down.
Activate Frame Layer - Grab your magic wand and click inside - Selections- Modify - Expand - 10
Open TTL-Old Paper1 - Paste as a new layer - Selections - Invert - Delete - Select none.
Pull the paper layer under your frame in your layer palette.
Open TTL-Spooky House - Paste as a new layer - Resize to 85% - Arrange.
Grab you eraser tool and erase any overhang that sticks out on the right of the frame.
Open TTL-Ghost 2 - Resize to 20% - Paste as a new layer - Arrange to bottom of house.
Open TTL-Leaf Litter - Paste as a new layer - Resize to 70% - Arrange to bottom of frame - Duplicate - Arrange just above leaf layer.  Pull this layer behind the original leaf layer in your layer palette.
Open TTL-Tree - Paste as a new layer - Arrange
Open TTL-Murder or Crows - Paste as a new layer - Resize to 40% - Arrange top left - Duplicate - Mirror - Slide down just a bit.with your move tool - Merge Down
Open TTL-Crow 2 - Resize to 25% - Arrange to top left branch
Open TTL-Crow by Vicky - Resize to 25 % - Mirror - Arrange to top right branch
Open your main tube -  Paste as a new Layer - Arrange - Duplicate - Ajust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 3 - Change blend mode to Soft light.
Activate your main tube and apply a drop shadow.  I used V&H=2 - Opacity 40 - Blur 4 - Black
Apply Same drop shadow to all your layers except oval beige background and Mask layers.
Resize your tag now.
Add appropriate copyright, license number and your name.
Hide white background layer - Merge Visible - Save as a PNG... and Enjoy!

Here is another example using the awesome art of Keith Garvey.

I hope you enjoyed my tut and hope to see ya back soon!
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1 comment:

Cindi said...

Thank you Very much!