Friday, May 24, 2013

City Girl



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

Supplies:
Tube of Choice
*I am using the always stunning artwork of Steve Baier.  You MUST have a license to use this art.  You can purchase a license to use his art at UpYourArt*

Black Tie Affair Scrap Kit
*This is a beautiful PTU kit by A Tagger's Scrap*


Lets Get Started:
1).  Open all your supplies in PSP

2).  Open an 851x315 new image
Select All
Copy and paste your paper of choice as a new layer
 Do not deselect

3).  Add a new raster layer
Selections
Modify
Selections Borders
Both clicked
Width of 14
Copy and paste your paper of choice into selection
Do NOT deselect

3).  Add a new raster layer
Selections
Modify
Selections Borders
Outside clicked
Width 14
Copy and paste your paper of choice into selection
Deselect

4).  Using your Crop tool make sure you crop both of your border layers back to 851x315
Add a drop shadow to both layers if you want to

5).  This is the time to make the tag your own.  
Add any elements or word art you would like
6).  Add your copyright information and any license number needed

7).  Add your name or word art

8).  Save as a JPG

Lets Make an Avatar:
1).  Open a 200*200 Image

2).  Select All
Selections
Modify
Selections Borders
Both clicked
Width of 8
Copy and paste your paper of choice into selection
Do NOT deselect

3).  Add a new raster layer
Selections
Modify
Selections Borders
Outside clicked
Width 8
Copy and paste your paper of choice into selection
Deselect

4).  On your main image
Copy Merged
On your avatar
Paste as a new layer
Position where you would like

Save your avatar


All Done!

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