29 April, 2012

PTU- Party In The City

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This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working knowledge of PSP
and was written using PSP XI, tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: Party In The City (PTU) by Tasha's Playground
This fun kit is part of an exclusive collab only at Scraps And The City 
& will be released on May 1st.

Tube: I'm using the gorgeous artwork of Zebrush, named Stacy.
You can find this one & many others at Pics For Design.
Do NOT use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.
Template: ladybug and debb collab 4, 
which can be found at Creative Misfits at this link: Collab Templates.

* Make sure to leave some love when downloading the temps.;)
Filters: Xero- Radiance
Xero- Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow 
Font: Blake
Let's do this! =)

Save your progress often.;)
Drop shadow used in this tutorial is 1 3 48 5.

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer & the pixel words layer.
Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Raster 2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper7, resized 70%.
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas. Add a drop shadow.

Copy of Raster 2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 6, resized 70%.
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas. Add a drop shadow.

Glitter frame- Leave as it is.

On the oval, select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 3, resized 75%.
Hit delete & select none.

For Frames 1, 2, 3 & 4- add a drop shadow to each.

Then go back down to Box 1- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 5, resized 60%. 
Hit delete & select none.

Box 3- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 1, resized 70%.
Hit delete & keep selected. Copy & paste your closeup or tube. 
Resize/ position as desired & hit delete. Select none. 
Crop to canvas. Duplicate this tube layer & on the top one, 
apply a Gaussian blur at 3. Then change the blend mode to 
Soft Light at 60%. On the bottom tube, drop the opacity down to 60%.

Raster 3- with your magic wand, click inside every-other star.
Add a new layer & flood fill with a foreground/ background gradient of 
#c71012 & #000000. Angle- 36/ repeats-5. Select none.
Then go back on the raster 3 layer & click the remaining stars with your magic wand.
Add a new layer & flood fill with a foreground/ background gradient of 
#bcb6b6 & #000000. Angle- 45/ repeats-3. Select none.
Add some noise to these stars- Uniform/ Monochrome/ 75%.
Delete the raster 3 layer. Then merge the grey/black stars down 
onto the red/black star layer. Add a gradient glow set at 3:
Then add a drop shadow.

Box 4- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 4, resized 80%.
Hit delete & keep selected. Copy & paste your closeup again. 
Resize/ position as needed & hit delete. Select none. 
Crop to canvas. Change the blend mode of the tube layer to Screen at 80%.

Box 2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 2.
Hit delete select none. Crop to canvas. 

For the Glitter stars- add a drop shadow.

Next, copy & paste your main tube.
Resize 65% & position her so she's sitting on the one box on the lower right.
Add Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Then apply Xero- Porcelain at these settings:
Then add a drop shadow.

Now it's time for some elements.
Copy & paste the gem. Resize about 27% & sharpen.
Duplicate twice for a total of 3.
Position them so they sit over the middle white dots from the paper (the oval).
* Look by her knee going to the left on my example.
Add a drop shadow to each.

Next, add the bow2. Resize 60% & sharpen.
Position this on the left side of the tag, just under the box.
Add a drop shadow.

Next add flower3. Resize 45% & sharpen. 
Position this on the upper right of the tag on top of the circle.
Drag this layer below the tube layer & add a drop shadow.

Now, copy & paste the wordart.
Duplicate it & add a gradient glow at the same settings we used for the stars.
Then add some noise to this glowed layer- Uniform/ Monochrome/ 75%.
Merge the top layer down onto this glowed layer.
Duplicate it again, & drag the bottom layer above your tube in the layers palette.
On the top layer above your tube, erase the part part of wordart that is on your tube, 
above her legs. Then add a drop shadow to this layer.

Next, add the present. Resize 60% & sharpen.
Position it on the lower right of the tag. Duplicate & mirror. 
Resize this second present 70% & position on the left. 
Duplicate again & resize this one 80%. 
Mirror & position this one by the present on the left.
Add a drop shadow to all three.

Next add the cupcake, resize 45% & sharpen.
Position this by the present on the right & add a drop shadow.

Next add the firework. Rotate left 17 & resize 45%.
Position in the top left corner. Sharpen & duplicate. 
On the second, mirror & resize 70%.
Sharpen this one & postion over by the other one.
On the bottom firework, add noise- Uniform/ Monochrome/ 35%.
On the duplicate, colourise red & then add the same noise.
Merge this one down onto the other firewrok layer.
Then in the layers palette, right click this merged layer & send to the bottom.
Do not add a drop shadow to these.

Back at the top in your layers palette, add the drink.
Resize 50%. Drag this layer below your cupcake layer 
& position it so it's 'behind' the cupcake. Add a drop shadow.

Next, copy & paste the streamer.
Resize 50% & duplicate this for a total of 4. 
Recolour two of them black. Then scatter them around the tag,  
resizing & mirroring them, like my example.
Do not add a drop shadow to these.

Now add the partyhat. Resize 55%. Rotate 120 right.
Position to the left by the 2 presents & 
drag this layer below your tube layer.
Add your drop shadow.

Next, crop/ resize your tag to your own preferences.
Then, add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Next, add your name in white.
Give it a gradient glow set at 3:
Then add a drop shadow.

Finally, merge visible & save as a .PNG & you're all done. 

I hope you enjoyed trying this tutorial. 
I'd love to see any of your results. =)

*hugz*

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