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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

♥Oh Rudolf PTU♥

**This tutorial was written & posted by Ditzy Dezigns on November 9th 2011**
***Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental & completely unintentional!!***

Here is what we will be making :



Supplies Needed :
Paint Shop Pro X4 (Any version should work)
Tube Of Choice - I used Elias Chatzoudis who is now available @ PTE
Scrapkit - Rudolfina By Tamie @ Addictive Pleasures OR Dreams N Digital
Template - Temp79 By Tamie @ Addictive Templates **Look on the right of the blog - under Temps - click on the link Temps 76-80**

Plugins Used :
Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow (Optional)
Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass (Optional)

Font Used :
Honey Script

Elements Used :
P5
P1
P2
P8
P4
Snowman
Stocking
Sign2
Bauble5
Bells
Bell
Tag
Mouse2
Reindeer
Ribbon 3
Beads
Candy Cane
Lights
Ribbon
Snow

Lets Begin :

Start by opening your Temp 79 

Now go to your layers pallet & delete the following layers :
Credit Layer
Background Layer

Now in your layers pallet - click on your Raster 11 layer - now activate your Magic Wand tool - then click inside the red area on your canvas for Raster 11. 
Then go to Selections - click Modify - then click Contract - now set it to 1 & click Ok.

Now open P5 - 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. Now go back to Selections & click Select None.

Now back in your Layers Pallet - then go to Effects - click 3D Effects - then click Drop Shadow
**Please note the settings I have set below are the exact settings that I will use through out this tutorial**You are welcome to use the same settings, or play around with your settings to get an effect that you like**


Now click Ok.

Now go back to your layers pallet - click on your Raster 5 layer - then go to Selections - click Select All - then click Selections again & click Float - then go to Selections again & click Defloat -

Now open P1 - 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 back to Selections & click Select None.

Now go back to your layers pallet - click on your Raster 6 layer - then go to Effects - 3D Effects - then click Drop Shadow. (Remember , apply the exact same settings yo used above & click Ok)

Now in your layers pallet - click on Raster 12 - Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings as before, click Ok)

Back in your layers pallet - click on Raster 13 - activate your Magic Wand tool - click inside the red area for Raster 13 - then go to Selections - click Modify - then click Contract - this time set to 2 & click Ok.

Now open P2 - 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. Now go back to Selections - click Select None.

Go to your layers pallet - click on your Original Raster 13 layer - then go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings & click Ok)

Go back to your Layers Pallet - click on your Raster 7 layer - go to Selections - click Select All - then back to Selections - click Float - back to Selections - click Defloat -

Now open P8 - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas -then go back to Selections - click Invert - then on your keyboard press your Delete key 1 time. Then go back to Selections - click Select None.

Now back in your layers pallet - DELETE your ORIGINAL Raster 7 layer.

Now in your layers pallet - click on your Raster 8 layer - Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings as before, click Ok)

Now in your layers pallet - click on Raster 16 layer - activate your Magic Wand tool - click inside the red area for your Raster 16, then go to Selections - click Modify - then click Contract - set to 2 & click Ok.

Now open P5 - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then go back to Selections - click Invert - then on your keyboard press your Delete key 1 time. Now go back to Selections & click Select None.

Now in your layers pallet - click on your original Raster 16 layer - go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Use same settings as before, click Ok)

Now in your layers pallet - click on your Raster 1 layer - go to Selections - click Select All - then back to Selections - click Float - then back to Selections - click Defloat -

Now open P4 - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then go back to Selections - click Invert - then on your keyboard - press your Delete key 1 time. Now go back to Selections - click Select None.

Now in your layers pallet - click on your Raster 2 layer - Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings as before, click Ok)

Now open your Tube of choice - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas. Then re-size it to about 85%. Using your Move Tool - position your tube so that it is over the big "O" on your template. Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Tube layer - then click Duplicate. Now move your duplicated Tube layer down so that it is under your P4 & Raster 1 layers.

Now still in your layers pallet - click on your top (original) tube layer - then activate your Eraser Tool - now erase any part of your Tube that is over lapping the bottom of your "O".
You may also have to click on your duplicated (bottom) tube layer & erase the same parts that you erased on your top tube.

Now back in your layers pallet - make sure you are on your top (original) tube layer - now right click on that layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Adjust - click Blur - then click Gaussian Blur - set to 5 & click Ok.

Now back in your layers pallet - at the top - change the Blend Mode from Normal to Overlay.

Now in your layers pallet - click on your duplicated (bottom) tube layer (the first one you duplicated & moved down in your layers pallet) Go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow. (Use the same settings & click Ok)

Now in your layers pallet - click on your Raster 10 layer - Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings, click Ok)

Now follow that same step (adding a drop shadow) to the following layers :
Raster 9
Raster 2
Raster 15

Now back in your layers pallet - click on your Raster 3 layer - go to Effects - click Plugins - then click Eye Candy 5 Impact -then click Glass.
**The settings below are my own preference, you may use them if you would like, or play around with the settings to get your own effect.**



Then click Ok.

Now go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (use same settings, click Ok)

Now click on Raster 4 - Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings, click Ok)

Now open your tube of choice again - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 85%. Now go to Image - click Flip Horizontal (on other versions of psp you might have to click Mirror instead)
Now using your Move Tool - position your tube to the lower left (see my tag for reference if needed)
Be sure to line up the bottom of your tube with the glitter edge.

Now in your layers pallet - move your tube layer down so it is below your Raster layers 14, 15,3 & 4.
Now right click on your tube layer - click Duplicate - then go to Adjust - click Blur - then click Gaussian Blur - set to 5 & click Ok.
Now in your layers pallet - at the top - change your Blend Mode from Normal to Overlay.

Then in your layers pallet - click on your original tube layer - Go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same setttings, click Ok)

Now lets add some Elements :

Open your Snowman element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 40%. Using your Move tool - position your Snowman element to your liking.
Now go to Adjust - click Sharpness - then click Sharpen
*You will want to sharpen each element that you re-size*
Now go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings, click Ok)
Now open your Stocking element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 40%. Using your Move Tool - position your Stocking element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
Then go to your layers pallet -right click on your Stocking layer - then click Duplicate. Now using your Move tool to position your duplicated Stocking element to your liking.

Now open your Sign2 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 65%. Using your Move Tool - position your Sign2 element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Open your Bauble5 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 45%. Using your move tool - position your Bauble5 element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Bauble5 layer - then click Duplicate. Now use your Move Tool to position your Duplicated Bauble5 element. You might want to duplicate this element a few more times & position them around your tag. That is totally up to your preference.
**Please note - you do not need to Sharpen or apply a Drop Shadow to elements that you have duplicated, as long as you applied those effects prior to duplicating the element**

Now open your Bells element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 45%. Using your move tool - position your Bells element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Bells layer - then click Duplicate. Now use your Move Tool - position your duplicated Bells element to your liking as well.

Open your Bell element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 30%. Now using your Move Tool - position your Bell element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Bell layer - then click Duplicate. Now using your Move Tool position your duplicated Bell element to your liking.

Open your Tag element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 65%. Using your Move Tool - position your Tag element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings, click Ok)

Open your Mouse2 element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 50%. Using your move tool position your Mouse2 element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings, click Ok)
Now go to your layers pallet -right click on your Mouse2 layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image & click Flip Horizontal (or Mirror, depending on what your version has) then using your Move Tool - position your Duplicated Mouse 2 element to your liking.

Open your Reindeer element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 50%. Now using your Move Tool - position your Reindeer element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Reindeer layer - then click Duplicate. Now using your Move Tool - position your duplicated Reindeer element to your liking.

Open your Ribbon 3 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas. Use your Move Tool to position to your liking.
Then I went to my layers pallet - I moved the Ribbon 3 layer down so that it was under a few of the other layers - but yet on top of others. Its your choice how you wish to position your Ribbon3.
Adjust -Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Open your Beads element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then using your move tool - position your beads to the lower part of your template. 
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Beads layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image - click Flip Vertical. This will now make it so you can use your Move Tool & position your duplicated Beads element to the top of your template.
Again you will want to go to your layers pallet - move both of your Beads layers down under some of your elements & tube layers.

Open your Candy Cane element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - now re-size it to 30%. Using your move tool - position your Candy Cane element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings ,click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Candy Cane layer - then click Duplicate. Now using your Move Tool & position your duplicated Candy Cane element to your liking. Now duplicate this element a couple more times, and position each to your liking.

Now open your Lights element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 75%. Go to Image - click Free Rotate - set to Right 10.00 & click Ok
Now using your Move Tool - position your Lights element to the upper Red bar that is towards the top of your template. (See my tag for reference if needed)
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Now copy & paste your Lights element onto your canvas again - then re-size it to 75%. Go to Image - click Free Rotate - this time set it to Left 10.00 & click Ok. Now using your move tool - position this Light element to the lower Black bar towards the bottom of your template.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings, click Ok)

Now open your Ribbon element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then using your Move Tool - position your Ribbon element to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Ribbon element - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image - click Flip Horizontal. Using your Move Tool - position your duplicated Ribbon to the opposite side of your original Ribbon element.

Now open your Snow element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then position it to your liking.
Go to your layers pallet - move your Snow layer down so that it is below ALL of your TUBE layers.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
*Do not apply a drop shadow to this element*

Now add your name & copyright/credit information.

For my name I used the following settings :
Font : Honey Script
Size : 60 Pixels (This will depend on the length of your name)
Background Color : #000000 (Black)
Foreground Color : Set to nul

Once you apply & position your name - go to your layers pallet - right click on your Name layer - then click Convert To Raster Layer. Then go to Effects - click Plugins - then click Eye Candy 4000 - then click Gradient Glow.
**The settings below are my own personal preference, you are welcome to use the same settings, or your own**
(Before you click ok, be sure to click on the color tab & set your colors to your liking)


Then click on the Color Tab :


Then click Ok.

Now go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

For my copyright/credit information I used the following :
Font : Pixelette
Size : 13 Pixels
Background Color : #000000
Foreground Color : Set to nul

Now once you are happy with the position of all of your papers - elements - name - copyright info, go to your layers pallet - right click on any layer - then click Merge - then click Merge Visible.

Now you may or may not need or want to re-size your Merged tag. If you re-size the size will depend on where you will be using your tag & that forums guidelines on what sizes are allowed.

Now once your layers are merged & your tag is re-sized, go to Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Now all that is left is to save it as a PNG file & you have completed this tutorial!!
Monday, November 7, 2011

♥Revamping My Blog 11/8/11♥

♥~Hello Ladies ~♥
 I just wanted to let you all know that I am going to be revamping my blog on 11/8/11 time to get it ready for the up coming holiday's!. So if you stop by & it looks a little "funky" you will know why.

Thanks for stopping by & I hope you will check back later when my blog is all revamped :-)

((HUGS))
Ronney (DitzyDezigns)

♥Rudolphina (Simple Siggy) PTU♥

**This tutorial was written & posted by Ditzy Dezigns on November 7th 2011**
***Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental & completely unintentional!!***

Here is what we will be making : 
**I wanted to make a simple signature tutorial for those of you who are just starting out either making siggies, or using plugins. This is a very simple tutorial, using a few cute elements, that work for someone who is just learning. If you have any questions do not hesitate to email me @ aditzymemory@yahoo.com OR message me on facebook Ditzy Dezigns**

Supplies Needed :
Paint Shop Pro X4 (Any version should work)
Scrapkit - Rudolphina By Tamie @ Addictive Pleasures 
Or it is available @ her store Dreams N Digital

Plugins Used :
Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass (Optional)
Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow (Optional)

Fonts Used :
Hiruko 
Honey Script

Elements Used :
Reindeer 2
Reindeer
Tree
Ribbon2
Present
Hat

Lets Begin :

Start by opening a new 800 X 650 transparent canvas. (Don't worry you will crop it at the end of the tutorial, this just gives you room to work with)

Now open your Tree element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 50%. Now using your Move tool position your Tree element to the left side of your canvas.
Now go to Adjust - click Sharpness - then click Sharpen

Now go to Effects - click 3D Effects - then click Drop Shadow
**You are welcome to use my settings below or your own**

Then click Ok.

Now open your Mouse2 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 50%. Using your Move tool - position your Mouse 2 element on the left side of your canvas on place it on top of your Tree element.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings, click Ok)

Now open your Reindeer element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 35%. Using your Move tool - position your Reindeer element to the left side of your canvas & place it in front of your Mouse2 element. 
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Reindeer layer - then click Duplicate. Now using your Move tool, move your duplicated Reindeer element so that it is positioned right next to the original Reindeer element. (See my tag for reference if needed)

Now activate your Text tool - set your font, size & color settings.
For the name I used :
Font : Hiruko
Size : 225 Pixels (This will depend on the length of your name)
Background Color : #C5241C
Foreground Color : Set to nul

Type out your name. Then click Apply. Now position your name so that it is lined up next to your elements on the left.
Go to your layers pallet - move your Name layer down so that it is under all of your element layers. (It should be the 2nd layer from the bottom once you move it down)

Now right click on your Name layer - click Convert To Raster Layer.
Now go to Effects - click Plugins - then click Eye Candy 4000 - then click Gradient Glow -
**Again you are welcome to use my settings below or your own**

Then click Color Tab :


Now click Ok.

Now go to Effects - click 3D Effects - then click Drop Shadow. (Use the exact same settings you have used through out this tutorial)

Now activate your Magic Wand tool - click inside each letter in your name until all letters have the "Marching Ants" around them.

Now go to Effects - click Plugins - then click Eye Candy 5 Impact - then click Glass -
**Again you are welcome to use my settings below or your own**


Then click Ok.

Now keeping your letters selected, go to Adjust - click Add/Remove Noise - then click Add Noise
**You can use the same settings as I did, or your own**


Then click Ok.

Now go to Selections & click Select None.

Now you will want to add any phrase you would like on your signature. I used the phrase "Happy Holiday's"
The settings I used are :
Font : Honey Script
Size : 72 Pixels
Background Color : #000000
Foreground Color : Set to nul

Once you have your phrase positioned to your liking, go to your layers pallet - right click on your Phrase layer - then click Convert To Raster Layer. 
Then go to Effects - click Plugins - then click Eye Candy 4000 - then click Gradient Glow.
**These settings are different from the ones we used above so make sure you check them**


Now click your Color Tab -


Then click Ok.
Now go to Effects - click 3D Effects - then click Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

Now open your Hat element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 35%. Using your Move Tool position your Hat element to your liking on one of the letters in your name. I choose to use the last letter.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings as before)

Now open your Present element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 45%. Using your Move tool position your Present element to the right end of your name.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before)

Now open your Ribbon 2 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 80%. Then go to Image - click Free Rotate - set it to Left 90.00 & click Ok.

Now using your Move Tool - position your Ribbon 2 element so that it is center on your name. (See my tag for reference if needed)

Now go to Adjust - click Sharpness - then click Sharpen
Effects - click 3D Effects - then click Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - then move your Ribbon2 layer down so that it is under the following layers :
Tree 
Mouse2
Reindeer (both layers)
Present

Now once you have all of your elements, name & phrase where you like it, go to your layers pallet - right click on any layer - then click Merge - then click Merge Visible.
Now activate your Crop Tool - crop off any access canvas that you did not use.

Now you may or may not need or want to re-size your tag - this all depends on where you will be using it and what your signature sizes are allowed to be.

If you do re-size your tag, make sure that with your layers all merged that you apply one final Sharpen to your tag.

Now save your tag as a PNG file & you have completed this tutorial!!


Thursday, November 3, 2011

♥BEAUTI♥LICIOUS AWARD!♥

BEAUTILICIOUS AWARD!

 

I got this award from the fabulous, Jenn @ JeremyJulieMom Designs. Check out her blog, she has some really fabulous tags & content that you will just LOVE!!!!! Thanks so much, Jenn!!! :)

This award is for the Beautiful Women (and Men) who grace us with their talents
in the Tagger Community. The intent of this award is to pass it on
to the Designer, Tagger, or Artist who has inspired you with their endless talent
and who has touched your heart.
I'd like to give this award to some wonderful blogs I visit!
They are amazing designers and Friends.
Thanks for all you do for me & others . :-)
 

♥Fall Siggy PTU♥

**This tutorial was written & posted by Ditzy Dezigns on November 3rd 2011**
***Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental & completely unintentional!!***

Here is what we will be making :

This is a simple but yet cute fall signature that I made . I thought it would be a nice change to make a tutorial on something other than tags with templates :-) 

Supplies Needed :
Paint Shop Pro X4 (Any version should work)
Scrapkit - Farmers Girl By Tamie @ Addictive Pleasures
Plugins Used :
Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass (Optional)
Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow (Optional)

Font Used :
Comic Scan

Elements Used :
Wheel
Turkey
Pumpkin Patch
Bow
Butterfly2
Fawn 2
Fawn
Ivy
Flower 2


Lets Begin :
Start by opening a new 800 X 650 transparent canvas. (Don't worry you will crop it at the end of the tutorial)

Now open your Wheel element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 40%. Use your move tool & position your Wheel element to the left side of your canvas. 
Go to Adjust - click Sharpness - then click Sharpen
Now go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
*The settings below are my own personal preference, you are welcome to use the same settings if you would like, or you can change them to suit your own preference.*
***I will use these exact settings all the way through out this tutorial***


Then click Ok.
In your layers pallet - right click on your Wheel layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image & click Flip Horizontal, now use your move tool & move your 2nd Wheel element to the right side of your canvas, keeping it centered with the Wheel element on the left.

Now activate your Text Tool - set your Font, Size & Color
The settings I used are :
Font : Comic Scan
Size : 175 Pixels
Background Color : (I used 2 different colors , I have provided the code for each)
#f3b135
#624426
Foreground Color :Set to nul

Then apply your name, position it center between both of your Wheel elements on your canvas. Now leave your name & we will come back to it later.
Now open your Ivy element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 85%, then re-size it again to 65%. Now go to Image - click Free Rotate - set it to Left 30.00 & click Ok.
Now using your move tool - position your Ivy to the left side of your canvas, keeping in the center.
Now go to Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (same settings you used earlier, so just click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Ivy layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image & click Flip Horizontal - now use your Move tool to position your duplicated Ivy to the right side of your canvas. You want to keep it center & even with your left side Ivy element.

Now back in your layers pallet - right click on your Duplicated Ivy layer - then click Merge - then click Merge Down. (You want to Merge together both of your Ivy layers so they become one layer)

Now right click on your newly merged Ivy layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image & click Flip Vertical. Use your move tool & position your new duplicated merged Ivy element down a little on your canvas.

Now open your Pumpkin Patch element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 65%, then re-size it again to 65%. Now using your Move tool - position your Pumpkin Patch element to the left side of your canvas. (See my tag for reference if needed)
Now go to Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings, so just click Ok.)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Pumpkin Patch layer - then click Duplicate. Now use your move tool and move your duplicated Pumpkin Patch element towards the right of your canvas. Keeping it centered with the Pumpkin Patch element that is on the left of your canvas. (Use my example above as reference if you need to) Now duplicate your Pumpkin Patch element again & position it in the center of the other 2 Pumpkin Patch elements.

Open your Bow element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 20%. Now using your move tool position it to your liking on the left side.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet -right click on your Bow layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image - click Flip Horizontal . Use your move tool & move your duplicated Bow element to the right side of your canvas. (See my sample for reference if needed.)

Now open your Fawn 2 element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 50%. Then re-size it again to 80%. Now using your move tool position your Fawn2 element to your right side of your canvas & position it by your Wheel element.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - Move your Fawn2 layer down so that it is under both of your Pumpkin Patch layers.
Now right click on your Fawn 2 layer - click Duplicate - then go to Image - click Flip Horizontal - then use your move tool & move your duplicated Fawn 2 element to the left side of your canvas, and place it in front of your Wheel element. (See my sample for reference if needed)

Now open your Fawn element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 40%. Using your move tool position your Fawn element to the center of your canvas. Position it so that it is also in the center of your other elements. (See my sample for reference.)

Open your Butterfly 2 element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 20%, then re-size it again to 40%. Now position your Butterfly 2 element to the right side of your canvas. Then go to Image - click Free Rotate - set to - Left 30.00 & click Ok. 
Go to Adjust - click Sharpness - then click Sharpen
Then go to Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Butterfly 2 layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image - click Flip Horizontal. Now use your move tool & position your duplicated Butterfly 2 element to the left side of your canvas.
Go back to your layers - right click on your Duplicated Butterfly2 layer - click Duplicate, now position it to your liking. Continue to duplicate & position your Butterfly 2 elements until you have as many as you would like on your signature.

Now in your layers pallet - click on the last layer on the bottom -
Open your Flower 2 element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 40% - then position your flower 2 element so that it is behind your Wheel element on the left side. Make your flowers so they are also sticking up above your wheel element a bit. (See my sample for reference if needed)
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before, click Ok)

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on your Flower 2 layer - then click Duplicate. Now go to Image - click Flip Horizontal - now using your move tool - position your duplicated Flower 2 element to the right side of your canvas & place it behind your Wheel element on the right, also making it so that it is a bit above your Wheel element.

Now in your layers pallet - right click on your Name layer -  then click Convert To Raster Layer.
Then go to Effects - click Plugins - then click Eye Candy 4000 - then click Gradient Glow.
**For this effect you will need to set your settings on both the Basic & Color tabs. So be sure once you are done setting your Basic tab settings that you click on your Color tab and set those to your liking before clicking ok** I have posted my settings & Color codes on the screen shots below**


Click Color Tab :

Now click Ok.

Go to Effects - click 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (Same settings as before)

Now activate your Magic Wand tool - then click inside each of the letters in the name on your signature. Once all letters have been selected & have the "marching ants" around them, 
Go to Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass
*My settings are below - you are welcome to use them or your own*


Now click Ok.
Go to Adjust - click Add/Remove Noise - then click Add Noise - set to Uniform, 40 & make sure your Monochrome box IS checked, then click Ok.

Now go to Selections - click Select None.

Now add any credit/copyright information that needs to be added.

Once happy with all elements & the name on your signature - go to your layers pallet - right click on any layer - then click Merge - then click Merge Visible.

Now activate your Crop tool - then crop off any access canvas that you did not use.

Now once your canvas is cropped you may or may not want to re-size your tag, depending on where you will be using it. Because every place on the net is different as to what size they allow to be used, you will have to check with them. I can't give you an exact size it should be for every website.

If you re-size your signature after you merged & cropped it, you might want to Sharpen your completed signature 1 last time.

Now all that is left is for you to save your signature as a PNG file & you have completed this tutorial!!

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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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