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Friday, November 16, 2012

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I wrote this tutorial on 11/16/2012

Tools and Supplies Needed

Tag Template 108 by Rose
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Tube of choice - I used a tube by Keith Garvey he was with PTE but they have closed their business
He is now Independant
do not use the same tube w/o the appropriate license to do so

You can purchase at Garv Girls psp tubes HERE

Eye Candy Gradient Glow ~ Optional

Font used - Carpenter Script


Open Rose's Template 108 Shift+D ~ close out the original
Close out or delete the credit layer
Change the canvas size to 750x750 on the white background flood fill white

Color the template using the Manual color correction tool
to a color that matches your tube

Stand on Bottom Rectangle layer
selections ~ select all ~ float ~ defloat
Selections ~ Modify ~ Select Selection Borders
Both sides checked ~ Anti-alias checked ~ Border width 2
Layers new raster layer flood fill with color of your choice
selections ~ select none
I used one that matches my tube ~ add noise at 100%
Random & Monochrome checked

Open your tube from the same artist I used a close up
Stand on the Frame Fill layer color the frame
using the Manual Color Correction tool
with a color of your choice I used a color from my tube

Click inside the Frame Fill layer
using your magic wand tool ~ copy and paste the tube
as a new layer ~ resize as needed and position within
the selection ~ right click on the tube layer
and click on Promote selection to layer
selections ~ select none ~ with the original tube layer
not the promoted one!!!
move it over to the other Frame fill and do the same
Than delete the original tube layer
add drop shadow to the frame you made 0 0 60 6.00 black

On each tube layer ~ Duplicate set the blend mode to the copy
to Screen and the original tube layer to Soft Light

Stand on the Bottom Pink Rectangle layer
change color to your choice using the Manual color correction tool
Go to effects Texture effects ~ Weave with the following settings
Gap size 1
Width 4
Opacity 1
Weave and Gap color white
Fill gaps checked

Stand on the wordart layer ~ change to a color of your choice
add a fat white gradient glow

Do the same to the Frame layer

Stand on the Black Rectangle layer add noise at 35%

Apply drop shadow to the Frame Fill ~ Frames layers
and Metal Buttons with these settings
0 0 60 6.00 black

and for the wordart add a drop shadow
with these settings if using a white gradient glow
1 1 100 5.00 color from your tube I used #bf2a2e

Add drop shadow to your main tube if you duplicated your tube
to add a blend modes add the shadow to the original tube layer
I used -2 2 40 4.00 black
shadow on a new layer if any shadow goes below the bottom
of your tube use the selection tool to draw on the frame
you made going downward then hit delete on your keypad

Add anymore effects if desired

Add credits and your name for name I used font Carpenter Script
size 36 and a fat white gradient glow
drop shadow 3 3 35 5 black

when all done with your tag delete the white background
edit copy merged paste as new layer
selection ~ find Create selection from and select layer opaque
then go to image crop to selection and save as a png and you are done ! :)


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