Thursday, April 7, 2011

Don't Worry Be Happy!

Supplies Needed:

Paint Shop Pro
Tube of choice with closeup
I'm using Pinuptoons - Purchase at CDO 
Also Elias Chatzoudis - Purchase at Elias Art Shop
You must have a license to use these tubes.
Black and White FTU Scrapkit by Mirella at Scrappity Scrap and More which was made for a challenge at Creative Misfits and can be downloaded from the Creative Misfits Creations Blog grab it HERE
DBV Mask 42 and 74 from Designs by Vaybs grab them HERE and HERE
Happy Wordart by Sandy at the Creative Misfits Creations Blog found HERE
Filters Used:  Xero Radiance and Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact-Gradient Glow (Optional)
Font Used : TheNautiGal ROB (pay font)

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.

Now let's make a tag!

Open a new canvas 600 x 600 flood fill white.
Open element 56  paste as a new layer - Resize 80% (Resize all layers unticked)
Open element 66 paste as a new layer - Resize 65%
Grab your magic wand and click inside the circle - Selections > Modify > Expand - 5
 Highlight white background layer - Open paper 17 paste as a new layer - Selections > Invert > Hit delete on your keyboard.
Highlight black frame layer - Selections > Invert > hit delete on your keyboard (optional).
Open your close up tube paste as a new layer. When you are happy with its placement - Selections > Invert > Hit delete on your keyboard > Select none.
Move tube layer beneath Black circle frame - Duplicate > Adjust > Blur > Gaussian Blur-3 > Change blend mode to what ever looks best for your tube I used multiply.
Highlight original tube layer apply Radiance filter with these settings: (optional)

Apply drop shadow - I used  V & H =2 - Opacity 40 - Blur 4 - Black
Highlight white background layer.
Add a new layer - Select All > Choose a color from your tube and flood fill layer - I used #fe9b95 > Select none.
Apply DBV Mask 74 > Merge group.
Open Paper 22 paste as a new layer.  Apply DBV Mask 42 > Merge group.
Open Element 40 paste as a new layer.  Move to right side of tag and arrage to your liking.  Use your eraser tool to erase any excess you don't want - Duplicate > Mirror
Paste element again as a new layer. Free rotate-90 either right or left.
Arrange to top of tag - Resize 90 % > Duplicate > Flip
Highlight top heart layer and merge each layer "down" until you have one heart layer.
Open element 55 paste as a new layer - Resize 70% > Duplicate > Mirror > Merge Down > Duplicate > Free Rotate-45 Right > Merge down.
Paste main tube as a new layer and arrange to your liking. Duplicate it and follow same steps for close up tube.
Add elements to your tag now.  I used:
Element 39-Resized 70% > Free Rotate 20 Left
Element 34-Resized 60%
Element 24-Resized 70%
Element 33-Resized 70%
Element 47-Erased chain part-Resized 70% > Duplicate > Resized 80% > Free rotate 20 Right
Apply same drop shadow to all elements except white ruffle circle and mask layers.
If you are going to resize your tag, do it now.
Paste wordart and arrange to top of tag.
Apply Gradient Glow filter with these Settings and color #fe9b95

Apply drop shadow - same settings as before.
Add copyright, license number and your name.  Hide background layer - Merge visible and save as a PNG.
Here is another example using the awesome art of Elias Chatzoudis.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial... if you are using my tutorials, don't be shy, leave me a shoutout to say hi!  See ya next time!

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