Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Vintage Love

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP
This tutorial was written using PSP 8 but can be done in other versions

Supplies:
Tube of Choice
*I am using the always stunning work of Zindy S.D. Nielsen.  You must have a license to use the same tube*

Vintage Love Scrap Kit
*This is a gorgeous kit by the super talented WDDesignz.  You can find all her kits at Whisprd Designz*

Mask Of Choice
*I am using one of the beautiful masks by Moonbeams and Spiderwebs*

Font Of Choice
Lets Get Started:
1).  Open all your supplies in PSP
Resize as you feel necessary

2).  Open a blank canvas 600*250
Select All
Copy and Paste your paper of choice as a new layer
DO NOT deselect
Selections
Modify
Select Selections Borders
Both Sides
Anti-Alias Checked
Border width set at 10
Add a new Raster Layer
Copy and Paste your paper of choice again
DO NOT deselect
Selections
Modify
Select Selections Border
Outside
Anti-Alias Checked
Border width set to 10
Add a new raster layer
Copy and paste your paper of choice
Deselect
Move this layer below you original border layer

3).  Using your crop tool
Crop both of your layers back to your 600*250 original canvas size

4).  Add a drop shadow
*I used 1, -1, 50, 5.00 and then did it again with -1, 1, 50, 5.00*

5).  Then go to Image
Canvas Size
Change the size of your canvas to 650*550 to give you room to work

6).  Add a new raster layer
Send to Bottom
Select All
Copy and paste your paper of choice into selection or flood fill with a color of choice from your tube
Deselect

7).  On your bottom layer go to
Layers
New Mask Layer
Select your mask of choice from the drop down menu
Source Luminance checked
Invert Mask Data unchecked

8).  Now is the time to make the tag your own
Add whatever elements, word art, etc that you want

9).  Copy and paste your tube as a new layer
Position
Duplicate your tube
On your duplicate tube
Adjust
Blur
Gaussian Blur
5.00
Change the blend mode and lower the opacity to something that works for your personal preferences and your particular tube
Add a drop shadow to your original tube layer
*I used 1, -1, 50, 5.00 then -1,1,50,5.00*

10).  Resize your tag if necessary

11).  Add all copyright information and any license numbers needed

12).  Add your name

All Done!


This tutorial was written by Carrie's Concoctions on January 15, 2013
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is unintentional

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