07 June, 2012

PTU- Think I'm a Bitch...

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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: Royal Bitch from Freeks Creations.
This is a PTU kit & can be found at ART.
Tube: I'm using the fantastic artwork of Jose Cano.
You can find this & many others of his tubes at PTE.
Do NOT use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.
Template: Template 007 from me, here.
Mask: of choice.

Filters: DBS Flux- Linear Transmission
Mura Meister Copies
Penta Jeans
Xero- Radiance
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow 

Font: Sloop Script Two
Drop shadow used in this tutorial is 2 2 60 5, 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 so it's 650 X 650 px.
Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Merge the top right circle down onto bottom left circle.
Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste fc_RB_P4, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas & add a drop shadow.

Add a new layer above the left & right right circles.
Flood fill with a gradient of choice.
Apply DBS Flux- Linear Transmission at these settings:
Then, on your left circle, Select all- float. 
Defloat- Invert. Delete this layer. 
Hit delete on flood filled layer & select none. 
Duplicate this layer & mirror. Delete right circle layer.
Add a drop shadow to both your circle layers.

Add a new layer above the right circle strip.
Using a pixel font of choice, add some text of choice.
Then apply Mura Meister Copies at these settings:
Then merge your right circle strip down onto the left one.
Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
On your pixel word layer, hit delete & select none.

top left circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste fc_RB_P3. Resize 70%.
Hit delete & select none. 
Add a gradient glow at these settings:
Then give it a drop shadow.

bottom right circle- Select all- float. Defloat. Invert.
Delete this layer & paste fc_RB_P3. Resize 70%.
Hit delete & select none. 
Add the same gradient glow & drop shadow.

Merge the top rectangle down onto the bottom rectangle.
Select all. Float- Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste fc_RB_P8. Resize 70%.
Hit delete & select none.

center square- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste fc_RB_P1. Resize 70%.
Hit delete & select none. 
Add a gradient glow, changing your white to black.

center rectangle- add a gradient glow of choice.
add a drop shadow.

center boxes- Select all- float. Defloat. Invert.
Copy & paste your closeups of choice, 
resizing as needed into the right & left boxes.
Hit delete on each & select none. Crop to canvas. 
Merge the closeups together. Duplicate. 
On the bottom one, change the blend mode to Luminance (L).
On the top one, add a gaussian blur of 3.
Change the blend mode to Soft Light.

For the star 1 layer, select all- float. Defloat.
Delete this layer & add a new layer.
Fill with gradient of choice. Select none. 
Apply Penta Jeans at default settings.
Add a gradient glow in black. Duplicate & mirror.
Add your drop shadow to both.

Do the same thing for star 2.
Delete star 3.

For the word art layers, colourise as you choose,
adding a drop shadow to the background layers.
Delete the extra word art layers you're not using.;)

Next, copy & paste your main tube.
Move below the word art layers. 
Position her in the middle of the tag.
Apply Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Then add a drop shadow.

Now let's get some elements added.
For each one I added, I sharpened after resizing 
& added a drop shadow unless otherwise specified.

Here's the elements I used:
FC_RB_E1- 30%. Rotate 20 right.
FC_RB_E2- 40%. Rotate 15 left.
FC_RB_E24- 55%. Rotate 30 right. Flip.
FC_RB_E5- 45%.
FC_RB_E35- 40%. Rotate 25 right.

FC_RB_E16- 35%. Rotate 12 left.
Click inside the screen. Invert.
Paste your tube, resizing as needed.
Hit delete & crop to canvas.
Change the blend mode to Luminance (L).

FC_RB_E14- 40%
FC_RB_E23- 23%
FC_RB_E37- 23% Rotate 25 right

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

Delete the white background layer.
Add a new layer or paste paper of choice 
at the bottom & apply mask of choice. 
Merge group.

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

Now add your name. 
Then add a gradient glow:
Then add a drop shadow.
Merge visible, save as a PNG & enjoy. 

*hugz*

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