31 May, 2012

FTU- Edgy Rocker

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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: Edgy Rocker from Kristin at Toxic Desirez.
This is a FTU kit & part of a collab.
Tube: I'm using the stunning artwork of Arthur Crowe.
You can find this & many others only at Arthur Crowe's Factory.
Do NOT use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.
Template: template 72 from Pooker.
You can find this on her blog hereon the templates page.
* Leave some love when downloading the kit & template. ;)

Filters: Tramages- Tow The Line
Xero- Radiance
Xero- Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow 

Font: 1 Snappy DNA
Drop shadow used in this tutorial is 2 4 60 4, black.

Let's do this! =)

Save your progress often.;)

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer at the top.
Resize the template so its 650 X 650 px.
Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Teal Circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste a solid-coloured paper of choice.
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas & add a drop shadow.

Grey Angle Rectangle2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste another solid-coloured paper of choice.
Hit delete & select none.  Crop to canvas.
Duplicate & mirror. Add a drop shadow to both.
Delete Grey Angle Rectangle1.

Black Angle Rectangle2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 10, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. Duplicate & mirror.
Delete Black Angle Rectangle1.

White Circle- Add noise-
Uniform/ Monochrome/ 80%.

Grey Circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 6, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

Teal Rectangle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 21, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. Add a drop shadow.

Black Rectangle- Select all. Float- Defloat- Invert.
Add your closeup. Resize 80%. Hit delete & select none.
Crop to canvas. Duplicate the closeup.

Apply Xero-Radiance at these settings to the top one:
Hide this one for now.
One the bottom one, change the blend mode to Luminance (L).
Add drop shadow.
Apply Tramages- Tow the Line to the black rectangle at these settings:
Frame- Use your manual colour correction tool 
to change it to a darker turquoise blue.
Add noise at the same settings as the white circle. 

Delete the  Teal & White Strips, & stars layers.

Dotted Squares- using these as a guide,
use your selection tool- set to square- to make two squares.
Invert. Unhide your top closeup layer & hit delete. 
Select none. Change the opacity to 80%. 
Delete the dotted squares layer.

Next, copy & paste your main tube. Resize 80%.
Position her over to the right.
Apply Xero- Radiance at the same settings.
Then apply Xero- Porcelain at these settings:
Finally, add a drop shadow.

Now it's time for some elements:
Wire- Position in the far top left corner 
so the point of the star is cut off in your canvas.
Duplicate. Mirror & flip. Send to bottom in layers palette.
Crop to canvas & add a drop shadow.

Next, add the Scatter. Resize 80%.
Move towards the top of the tag.
Sharpen. Duplicate and flip. Merge down. 
Send to bottom above the wire & add a drop shadow.

Back at the top in your layers palette, add the guitar.
Position on the left. Resize 65%. Rotate 12 right. 
Sharpen & add a drop shadow.

Bunny- Resize 30%. Place by the guitar.
Sharpen & add your drop shadow.

iPod Mini- Resize 23%. 
Place this on the right of the guitar.
Sharpen & add a drop shadow.

Beaded String- resize 55%.
Position at the top left.
Sharpen & add a drop shadow.

Bow 3- Resize 40%. Rotate 25 left. Sharpen. 
Place on the bottom right corner of the frame. 
Move below your tube layer & add a drop shadow.

Add any other elements, to make this tag more your own.

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

Now add your name.
On the bottom layer, add a gradient glow:
Then add your drop shadow.

Delete the white background layer at the bottom.
Merge visible & save as a PNG & you're done. 

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

*hugz*

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