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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

♥~Copy Cat~♥ PTU

Here is what we will be making :
**This tutorial was written May 25th 2011**
***Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental & completely unintentional!***

 Supplies Needed :

Paint Shop Pro X2 (Any version should work)
Scrapkit : Copy Cat which is a collab by Tamie & Vicki @ can be purchased @  Pink Princess Scraps
Template By Eye Candii Graphicz 
Plugins Used :
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow (Optional)
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass (Optional)

Elements Used :
(these elements are not listed in any specific order)
Ele19
Ele14
Ele13
Bow
Ele23
Stars
Stop Sign
Ele3
Ele26
Ele27
Ele30
Paint Can
Paw Prints
Stop Sign2
Text
Ele15

Lets Begin :

Start by opening your template, then go to Image & click on Canvas Size. Then change it to 800 X 650 or to a size of your choice & click Ok.

Now in your layers pallet delete the copyright , background & all wordart layers!

Now in your layers pallet, click on the Pink Rectangle Back Left layer, go to Selections, click Select All, then click Selections again, click Float, then Selections again & click Defloat...
(from here down I will state "Selections - Select all - Float - Defloat- and you will know where to find those commands :-)

Now open Paper 1, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then go to Selections & click Invert. Now on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Then go to Selections & click Select None.
Apply a gradient glow & a drop shadow.
Delete your original Pink Rectangle Back Left layer.

In your layers pallet, click on your Large Black Dotted layer, Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat -
Open Paper 3, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then go to Selections & click Invert. Now on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Go to Selections & click Select None.
Apply a gradient glow & drop shadow.
Delete the original Large Black Dotted layer.

In layers pallet, click on the Oval White Noisy layer & apply a drop shadow.

Layers pallet, click on the Oval Pink Noisy layer, then click Selections, Select All - Float - Defloat-
Open Paper 7, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then go to Selections & click Invert. Now on your keyboard, press your delete key 1 time.
Go to Selections & click Select None.
Apply a gradient glow & drop shadow.
Delete your original Oval Pink Noisy layer.

Layers pallet, click on Oval Grey layer, Selections - Select All - Float -Defloat -
Open Paper 7, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, go to Selections & click Invert. Now on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time. Go to Selections & click Select None.
Apply a gradient glow & drop shadow.
Delete your original Oval Grey layer.

Layers pallet, click on Pink Rectangle Left layer, Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat - 
Open Paper 3, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then go to Selections & click Invert. Then on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Go to Selections & click Select none.
Apply a gradient glow & drop shadow.
Delete original Pink Rectangle Left layer.

Now follow that exact steps for the Pink Rectangle Right layer. Use the same paper & the same gradient glow & drop shadow.

In layers pallet, Delete the Black Dotted Rectangle layers both left & right!

Now click on your Black Rectangle Left layer, go to Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat -
Open Paper 5, copy & paste as a new layer , go to Selections - Click Invert. On your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Back to Selections & click Select None.
Apply gradient glow & drop shadow.
Delete original Black Rectangle Left layer.
Now follow those same steps for your Black Rectangle Right layer. Using same paper, gradient glow & drop shadow.

Layers pallet, click on Pink Oval layer, Selections - Select All - Float  - Defloat - 
Open Paper 1, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, this time re-size it to 85%.
Use your move tool & position the paper so that the part you want within the marching ants is inside of them.
Now go to Selections & click Invert, then on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Go to Selections & click Select None.
Apply gradient glow & drop shadow.
Delete your original Pink Oval layer.

Click on your White Oval Noisy layer, & apply a drop shadow.

In layers pallet, click on your Pink Circle Noisy Right layer, Selections -  Select All - Float - Defloat - 
Make a new raster layer,
Activate your flood fill tool, set background color to #000000 (black)
Now click inside the marching ants. Once filled, go to Selections & click Select None.
Apply a gradient glow & drop shadow.
Delete original Pink Circle Noisy Right layer.

Now do the same for your Pink Circle Noisy left layer. Using same paper , gradient glow & drop shadow.

In your layers pallet, delete your Black Dotted Circle Left & Right layers.

Now click on your Gradient Circle Right layer, Selections, Select All - Float - Defloat -
Make a new raster layer - 
Set your foreground color to #bf080c & your background color to #000000 (Black) and click Ok.
Now click on your Foreground color box again , now click your gradient tab. Set Angel to 50 & Repeats to 3, then select Linear (First box under your color box)
Click Ok.
Now activate your flood fill tool again, and click inside the circle. DO NOT deselect yet.
Open Ele 15, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 85%. Use your move tool to position your element within the circle. Once happy go to Selections, click Invert , then on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Now go to Selections & click Select None.

Go to your layers pallet & right click on your Ele 15 layer, then click Duplicate. Then go to Adjust, click Blur - then click Gaussian Blur - from the slide out menu. Set to 5.00 & click Ok.
Back to your layers pallet @ the top , change the blend mode to Overlay. 
Now click on your original Ele 15 layer, and change the blend mode to Luminance (L) .

Do exactly the same steps above for your Gradient Circle Left layer, using the same gradient & element.
Remember to delete both the original Gradient Circle layers (Both left & right)

In your layers pallet, click on your White Circle Frame Left layer, go to Adjust,click Add/Remove Noise, then click Add Noise from the slide out menu, set to Uniform , 100, and make sure the monochrome box IS checked, click Ok.
Apply a drop shadow.
Now follow those same steps for your White Circle Frame Right layer.

In your layers pallet, delete both of your Black Small Rectangle layers.

Also in layers pallet, delete both of your White Small Rectangle layers.

Open Ele 15 again , copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 85%. Use your move tool to position your Ele 15 to the center of your template.
In your layers pallet, right click on your Ele 15 layer, then click Duplicate. Now go to Adjust, click Blur, then click Gaussian Blur from the slide out menu. Set to 5.00 & click Ok.
Then go back to your layers pallet & change the blend mode of your duplicated ele 15 layer to Overlay.
On your original Ele 15 layer, apply a drop shadow.

Now open your Text element, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 35%. Use your move tool and position your Text element to the top left corner of your template. Then go to Image & click Free Rotate set to Left 30.00 & click Ok.
Now apply a gradient glow & a drop shadow.

Open StopSign2 element, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 25%. Using your move tool  position this element towards the top right of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Paw Print element, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then go to Image & click Free Rotate, set to Left 30.00 & click Ok.
Apply a gradient glow & drop shadow.
In layers pallet, right click on your Paw Print layer, click Duplicate. Then go to Image & click Mirror. Use your move tool to adjust the position a bit if needed.

Open your Paint Can element, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas , then re-size it to 45%. Use your move tool & position your Paint Can element to the lower left corner of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open Ele30 , copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 25%. Go to Image & click Flip.
Using your move tool position your Ele 30 to the upper right corner of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

In your layers pallet, right click on your Ele30 layer, then click Duplicate. Then use your move tool to position your duplicated ele30 to the left side of your template.

Open Ele27, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 25%. Now position towards the lower left corner of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open Ele26, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 50%. Using your move tool position your ele26 to the top of your template. (See my tag for reference if needed)
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.
In your layers pallet , right click on your Ele26 layer, then click Duplicate. Use your move tool to move your duplicated ele26 to the right, now go to Image & click free rotate, set to Right 90.00 & click Ok.

Open Ele19, copy & paste it as a new layer to your canvas, then re-size it to 85%. Using your move tool position your Ele19 to the center of your tag. Now in your layers pallet, move your Ele19 layer down below BOTH of your full Ele15 layers.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open Ele14, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 85%. Using your move tool position it to the top of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Bow element, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 35%. Using your move tool position it to the top left corner of your template. Then go to Image & click Free Rotate, set to Left 30.00 & click Ok.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.
In layers pallet right click on your Bow layer & click Duplicate. Go to Image & click mirror. Use your move tool to adjust the position of your bow if needed.

Open your Ele23, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 80%. Using your move tool position to the left side of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.
Now in your layers pallet move your Ele23 layer down so it is under some of the elements it is covering.
Now right click on your Ele23 layer, click Duplicate. Now go to Image & click Mirror.

Open your Stars element, copy & paste them as a new layer onto your canvas,then position them to the lower left corner of your template. Now go to your layers pallet & right click on your stars layer, then click Duplicate. Go to Image & click Mirror.


Open Stop Sign element, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 50%. Now position it using your move tool to the lower right of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open Ele3, copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then
use your move tool & position it to the bottom of your template.
Layers pallet, right click on your Ele3 layer, then click Duplicate. Go to Image & click Flip.

Activate your Text tool ,
Now add your name :
Font I used :
Dafunk2
Size 65 Pixels
Color : #bf080c
Click apply.
 If you wish to apply a gradient glow , go to your layers pallet, right click on your name layer & click Convert To Raster Layer.
Then apply your gradient glow.

Now apply a drop shadow to your name layer.
Once you have that done, activate your  magic wand, click inside each letter of the name you used for your tag.
Once all letters are selected, go to Effects, click Plug-ins, then click Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass. Set your settings & click Ok.
Keeping your letters selected, go to Adjust, click Add/Remove Noise, then click Add Noise, set to Uniform 40.00 & monochrome box checked. Click Ok.
Now go to Selections & click Select none.

Now apply your copyright & credit information.

Once everything is the way you like it , go to your layers pallet and right click on any layer, then click Merge. Then from the slide out menu click Merge Down.

Now activate your crop tool, and crop off any access canvas that we did not use.

Once you have cropped your tag you may want to re-size your tag.
Once your tag is re-sized go to Adjust , click Sharpness, then click Sharpen.

Now save your tag as PNG & you have completed this tutorial! :-)

Thanks for trying my tutorial!!

2 comments:

WickedCreationz said...

AWESOME RONNEY

DitzyDezigns said...

Thank-You Sweetie, I appreciate your stopping by & leaving me a sweet comment! It really means a lot!
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Hiya Everyone! My name is Ronney, I have 3 wonderful teenagers, and have been married to my husband for 20 years. I LOVE to design signatures, tags & avatars, I design with PSP, and have been designing for over 2 1/2 years. I will be not only designing signatures, tags & avatars but will also be writing & posting tutorials as well. I will also be making some templates to share with you all as well. So I hope you enjoy and can use everything I have available on my blog :-) If you ever try any of my tutorials,please send me your completed designs and I would love to showcase it here on my blog!
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