Saturday, March 14, 2015

In Spring Comes Easter

This tutorial was written by MagsTags on 3.14.15. Resemblance to any other tag is totally coincidental. Please do not cop or claim as your own or paste this tutorial anywhere else on the internet without my permission. Anything you create from this tutorial should be for personal use only. No profits should be made from your results. It is strickly forbidden to script or translate my tutorials. You should have some basic knowledge of PSP, I use PSP 9 to create my tutorials by any version should work. All kits and tubes are PTU (Paid to Use) and I will provide a link to where they may be purchased. If it's a FTU (Free to Use) I might use one, I will provide the link to where you can download it.
©MagsTags Tutorial 2015
Material needed:
PSP9 or any version should work
Font used: Scrap Oval
 Color - Black - E0ECBA
A Tube of your choice. I used the wonderful artwork of ©Alicia Mujica
"Kiera by Alicia Mujica 2014" which can be purchased at her store
CT Scrap Kit used the beautiful "In Spring Comes Easter" by designer
Mellie Beans, can be purchased at Mystical Scraps Store
Let's Begin!
Dropshadow stays the same unless indicated otherwise.
Magic Wand Tool - 
 Move Tool -
Selection Tool - 

Open New Image 700 x 700 (you can always resize at the end of tutorial if you want to). Open tube on your work space and duplicate (Shift-D) and now close the original.
Elements Used
 Floral Wreath - Copy/paste as a new image, go to adjust - sharpness - 
Sharpen. Close original.
Vine - Copy/paste as new image - go to Image - Resize @ 75%, make
sure all layers are unchecked. See preview.
Now you may apply:
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
See preview
Close original.

Click on Layer Raster 1 - Tulip Frame - copy/paste as new layer
resize @ 85%
Click on Layer Raster 3 - Orchid - copy/paste as new layer
resize # 85% move downwards to the right -then  Effects - 
3D Effects - Drop Shadow, next you go to Adjust - Sharpness -
Sharpen. Now go to Layers - duplicate - Image - Mirror
and position to look like mine. Close original.
Bird 1 - copy/paste as new layer - move downward right
resize @ 40% and add drop shadow. Close original.
Birdhouse - copy/paste as new layer - position like mine
resize @ 40% and add drop shadow. Close original.
Bird 2 - copy/paste as new layer - resize @ 20%, go to Image
mirror - add drop shadow then go to Adjust - 
sharpness - sharpen. Close original.

Daffodils - copy/paste as new layer, resize 40%, add
drop shadow and position down to the center like mine.
Click on Layer Raster 2 - Flower Stem - copy/paste as new layer
add drop shadow and position to the right.
Click on Layer Raster 3 - Lamb - copy/paste as new layer
resize @ 40%, add drop shadow and position like mine.
Click on Layer Raster 4 which should be the Tulip Frame.
Now choose the magic wand and click inside the frame, next
click on Raster layer 1, choose Paper 10 - open and copy/paste
into selection, close original. Go to Selections - Select none. 
Back to Layer Raster 4 - add drop shadow and do the same
with Layer Raster 2 same drop shadow.
Click Layer Raster 1 (make sure you have the move tool
active by clicking on it). Go to Layers - New Raster Layer
Right click on Layer Raster 12, See Preview.
then Arrange - Send to bottom, see preview
Or you can just do left click and move down once.
Stamp - copy/paste as new layer - move and position
left upward, add drop shadow. Go to Layers - duplicate - 
image - mirror - image - flip, close original.
Click on Layer Raster 9 - White Bunny - copy/paste
as new layer - resize @ 40% and add drop shadow.
**If you want to resize you tag this is the moment.
Go to Image - Resize (you can do 85% or 90%)
85% you end up with a 595 x 595 tag
90% you will have a 630 x 630 tag, which is what i made.
Make sure you have All Layers Checked, see preview.**
You can also go to Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
the elements you wish to at this point.
Add © copyright information, license number and any
text or name you want at this time.
For the © symbol you use ALT-0169
I always use Font Verdana size 7 for my copyright info.
If you are using the same tube as I am continue
as follows:

I used Alicia Mujicas "Kiera" tube and I resized it
@ 30%. Then I used the selections tool and selected
the face - then I clicked on Layer Raster one
and I copy/paste as a new layer, see preview.
On Raster 16 change blend mode to Multipy and the
opacity to 22%, see preview.
Your done!
Thanks so much for doing this tutorial, wish
you had as much fun as I did making it.
Would love to see your results, please send to my
email @ MagsTags