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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

♥Well La-De-Freakin-Da PTU♥

**This tutorial was written & posted by DitzyDezigns on June 29th 2011**
***Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental & completely unintentional!!***

Supplies Needed :
Paint Shop Pro X2 (Any version should work)
Scrapkit - Kylies Addiction By Angel's Designz
Template - DSColab3 (Scroll down to almost the bottom & you will see a group of 4 templates, the one you want is in that group.)

Plugins Used :
Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow (Optional)

Fonts Used :
English (For main name)
Pixelette (For copyright/credit info)

Elements Used :
Papers 1,12,13,14,15, & 16
Hand
Star1
Star 2
Star 4
Peace Sign
Sparkles
Streamer
Shoes
Skull 1
Bow 3
Skull 3
Star & Sign Tail
Party Flag

Lets Begin :

Open your template - DSColab3
Go to Image, click Canvas Size, set it to 800 X 650. (I prefer to have extra room to work with verses not enough room. We will crop it later)

Now go to your layers pallet & delete the following layers :
Info
Bg

Now still in your layers pallet - click on your Large Blue Circle layer. 
Go to Selections - click Select All - then click Float - then click Defloat -
Now open Paper 14 - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template.
Go to Selections & click Invert.
Now on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Go back to Selections & click Select None.

Now go to  Effects - click Plugins - Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow. 
Set your settings to your liking.
Click Ok.

Now in your layers pallet, delete your original Large Blue Circle layer.

In your layers pallet - click on your Black Oval layer, Go to Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat -
Open Paper 16 - Copy & paste as a new layer onto your template.
Go to Selections & click Invert.
Then on your keyboard press your delete key 1 time.
Back to Selections - click Select None.
Now apply the same Gradient Glow effect that you added to the Large Blue Circle.
In your layers pallet, delete your original Black Oval layer.

Now follow those same steps for the layers below , I will also list the paper I used for each layer :

Left Small Blue Circle - Paper 12
Right Small Blue Circle - Paper 12
Left Slanted Black Rectangle - Paper 1
Pink Squares - Paper 13
Right Blue Slanted Rectangle - Paper 1
Pink Circle - Paper 13
(Don't forget to apply your gradient glow & delete the original layer)
Now open your Tube of choice - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template.
Re-size your tube if needed.
Position your tube to your liking.
Go to your layers pallet, right click on your tube layer, then click Duplicate.

Now go to Adjust, click Blur , then click Gaussian Blur , set to 5.00 & click Ok.

Now at the top of your layers pallet, change your Blend Mode to Overlay.

Then on your original tube layer, apply a drop shadow.
(Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow, set the settings to your liking)

Now in your layers pallet - click on your White Square layer, go to Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat -

Open Paper 14 - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template-
Now go to Selections, click Invert.
Then on your keyboard press your Delete key 1 time.

Now keeping selected, copy & paste your tube again as a new layer onto your template, re-size it as desired. Using your move tool, position your tube so that the parts you want visible are showing.
Once you are happy with placement, press your delete key 1 time.
Then go back to Selections & click Select None.
Remember to delete your original White Square layer.

On your tube layer (the one you just applied) change the Blend Mode to Luminance (L)
Now follow those same steps for the following layers :

Left Slanted White Rectangle - Paper 15
Right White Slanted Rectangle - Paper 13

(Remember to copy & paste your full length tube - re-size it, place it, then press delete key 1 time, & select none, then change the blend mode to Luminance (L).

Open your Hand element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas , then re-size it to 25%. Position it to your liking.
Go to Adjust, click Sharpen, then click Sharpness
Then apply a drop shadow. (Use the same steps you used on your layers.)

Open your Star & Sign Trail - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then go to Adjust, click Sharpen, then click Sharpness.
Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Star & Sign Trail layer, then click Duplicate.
Go to Image, & click Flip.
Now use your move tool to position to your liking.

Open your Party Flags - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template, then go to Image, click Free Rotate set to Left 90.00 & click Ok.
Position your Party Flags to the right side of your square frame bg.

Now in your layers pallet - Move your Party Flag layer down so it is just below your Square Frame Bg layer.

Now right click on your Party Flags layer, then click Duplicate. Go to Image, then click Mirror.
Now position your Duplicated Party Flags element to the left side of your Square Frame Bg layer.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.
(Remember to sharpen you go to Adjust, click Sharpen, then click Sharpness.)

Open your Skull 3 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template, then re-size it to 25%.
Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.
Go to your layers pallet - right click on your Skull3 layer, then click Duplicate.
Now position your duplicated Skull3 element to your liking.
I duplicated my Skull3 element 2 more times & positioned them through out my tag.

Open your Bow3 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template, then re-size it to 30%.
Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Go to your layers pallet, right click on your Bow3 layer, then click Duplicate. Position to your liking.
You can duplicate this element as many times as you would like until you have your desired look.

Open your Skull1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template, Then re-size it to 30%.
Now position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Shoe element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 25%.
Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Streamer element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then go to Image & click Free Rotate set to Left 90.00 & click Ok.

Position your Streamer towards the bottom of your template.
Now Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Go to your layers pallet, right click on your Streamer layer - then click Duplicate.
Go to Image & click Flip.
Now position your duplicated streamer element to the top of your template.
In your layers pallet, you may want or have to move both your Streamer layers below certain elements & your tubes so that it is not covering it.

Open your Peace Sign element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template, then re-size it to 30%.
Position to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Star 1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your template , then re-size it to 30%
Position it to the left side of your template.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.
Go to your layers pallet, right click on your Star 1 element , click Duplicate
Now go to Image, click Mirror. Adjust the position of your duplicated Star1 element if needed.

Open your Star 2 element - follow the same steps for this element that you did for your Star 1 element.

Open your Star 4 element - follow the same steps as above.

Open your Sparkles element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then position it to the bottom of your template.
Sharpen.
Go to your layers pallet, right click on your Sparkles layer then click Duplicate.
Now go to Image & click Flip.

Now in your layers pallet, click on your Wordart layer, & apply a drop shadow.
Also in your layers pallet, click on your Wordart Bg layer & apply the same drop shadow.


Now activate your text tool & set your font, size & color
I used :
Font : English
Size : 50 Pixels
Background Color : #000000
Foreground Color : set to nul

Type out your name, click Apply.
Go to your layers pallet - right click on your name layer & then click Convert to Raster Layer.
Now go to Effects - Click Plugins - then click Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow
Set to your liking & click Ok.
Apply a drop shadow to your name.


Now add all of your copyright & credit information.


Once you have added everything, go to your layers pallet & right click on any layer.
Then click Merge, then from the slide out menu click Merge Visible.

Now activate your crop tool & crop off any canvas that you did not use.

Now you might want to re-size your tag .

Once your tag is re-sized for to Adjust, click Sharpen, then click Sharpness.

All that is left is to save your tag as a PNG & you have completed this tutorial!!♥






 

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