Monday, March 4, 2013

So Lucky

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using So Lucky by Pimp'd Designz

Template3 by Vicki & Jaylyn which can be found on the Creative Misfits Creations blog. 

Font of choice, I am using Lazy Girls

Mask of Choice

Plugins: No outside plugins used.

Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.

Let's get started!

Open your template, shift +D to duplicate it and close the original.

Image, canvas size, change to 850 x 850 just to give yourself some extra space to work, and we'll crop it down at the end.

Delete the credits layer, unhide the white background layer to make it easier to see what you're doing.

Make the glitter oval layer active, selections, select all, float, selections, invert.
Open paper 9, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard,
deselect and delete the original layer.

Make the oval layer active, click inside it with your magic wand. Open paper 4, 
copy and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, click delete on your keyboard, deselect,
delete the original layer.

Fill the other layers doing the same as above.
When you do the circle layers, leave selected after filling with paper, and copy and paste a tube into the circle.
Play around with the opacity settings til you get something you like. I changed mine to Luminance(L) and lowered the opacity to about 80

Add any elements you'd like and resize as needed. 
I used:
Beads, resized 65% duplicated & mirrored
Rainbow 2, resized 45%
Leaves 3, resized 60%
Shamrock, resized 27%

Add a new raster layer, just above the white background layer, flood fill with a color from 
your tube or your kit.
Open your mask and apply it by going to Layers,
New Mask Layer, from image, find it in the drop down box, click ok.
Go to your layer palette and delete the mask, click yes to the pop up. 
Merge the group.

Crop and resize your tag.
Add your credits and copyright info & your name, then save!

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