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Paint Shop Pro Signature Tag Tutorials by Vix

 

If you would like to use this gorgeous artwork © Nicole Brune
Please visit CDO

For this tutorial, you will need

Tube and Fonts of choice

Mura's Meister
Toadies
Xero
Eye Candy 4

My Supplies

Mirror Tube - 3 layers
Woodgrain to go in your patterns folder
My Cards
Door Knob
Single Cards

(If you're using an old version of PSP - you may want the PSP5 compatible supplies

Get them HERE and a big ta to the Minx hehe xx)

 

1. Open New Image 700 x 700

2. ACTIVATE the PRESET SHAPES...CIRCLE
Using the STATUS BAR at the base of PSP
Holding down the SHIFT KEY
Draw a circle 450 x 450
Convert to raster
Go to SELECTIONS...SELECT ALL...FLOAT...DEFLOAT
Go to EFFECTS...PLUGINS...TOADIES...3D CHECKERS
Change the Checker Size to 5
Now go to MURA'S MEISTER...PERSPECTIVE TILING
Apply the Default Setting
Selections None

ACTIVATE the FREEHAND TOOL...POINT TO POINT...FEATHER 0
Remove the outline

Hit Delete
Selections None
REPEAT for the other side

Go to SELECTIONS...SELECT ALL...FLOAT...DEFLOAT
Add a new layer and move it under your checkered layer
Set the COLOUR BOX to BLACK
FLOOD FILL
Selections None
Go to EFFECTS...PLUGINS...EYE CANDY...MOTION TRAIL
Direction 270
Length 20
Taper 0
Opacity 100
Smear Colour From Edges Checked

Apply and then Reapply

X out any Background Layer
Merge Layers Visible
X out the layer for now

2. Open up my Mirror tube and your Tube choice
ACTIVATE the Frame layer
Copy, paste as new layer
Repeat for the Mirror layer
Copy your tube, Duplicate the layer and X out one copy
Go MIRROR IMAGE
On the actual Mirror layer (not tube)
Go to SELECTIONS...SELECT ALL...FLOAT...DEFLOAT
ACTIVATE the MIRRORED TUBE
Position

Go to SELECTIONS...INVERT
Hit Delete
Selections None
Go to ADJUST...HUE/SAT...COLORISE...HUE/SAT 0
EFFECTS...PLUGINS...XERO...RADIANCE
Default Settings
Then
XERO...MISITFIER
Default Settings
Change the BLEND MODE from Normal to OVERLAY

ACTIVATE the Mirror layer
SELECTIONS...SELECT ALL...FLOAT...DEFLOAT
Add a new layer and move this above other tube layer
Copy your tube
PASTE INTO SELECTION
Selections None
Go back to XERO...RADIANCE
Strangeness 52
Charm 50
Truth 33
Beauty 255

Copy the MIRROR CRACK
Paste as new layer
Merge All Layers Visible.
Go to EFFECTS...3D EFFECTS...DROP SHADOW
Vertical 5
Horizontal -6
Opacity 60
Blur 23

3. Un X out the Checkered Layer
Position the Mirror

Duplicate the layer
Go to IMAGE...MIRROR
X out the other layers and merge

4. ACTIVATE the MATERIALS PALLETTE...PATTERN...WOOD GRAIN 02
Angle 90
Scale 100
Go to PRESET SHAPES...RECTANGLE
Create a rectangle as shown

Convert to raster
SELECTIONS...SELECT ALL...FLOAT...DEFLOAT
Add a new layer and move above the door
Select a Dark Shade for your door
FLOOD FILL
Selections None
Change the BLEND MODE to COLOUR LEGACY
Duplicate the layer
Change the BLEND MODE to MULTIPLY
Lower the opacity until you are happy with the shade
X out the Mirror layer

Go to the PRESET SET SHAPES...RECTANGLE...WIDTH 9
Top Box - Black
Bottom Box - Null
Create a frame around your door
Convert to raster
Go to EFFECTS...PLUGINS...EYE CANDY...CHROME

BEVEL - BUTTON
Go to EFFECTS...ADJUST...BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST
Brightness -38 Contrast 0
HUE/SAT...COLORISE
Both settings 0
X out any other layers and merge the door layers visible

ACTIVATE the SELECTIONS TOOL...RECTANGLE...FEATHER 0
Now remove the bottom frame

Hit Delete
Selections None

Open up the Door Knob
Copy, paste as new layer and position
Open up your font and add the phrase
" No way out of this insanity"

Add a DROP SHADOW
Vertical/Horizontal 0
Opacity 60
Blur 60

5. Open up my Cards
Copy, paste as new layer
Position

You may have to pull the door and mirror layer forward if you find the cards cover over the text on the door.

6. Un X out your tube
Position, but leave enough room so you can lay cards on the flooring for when we add your name
Add a DROP SHADOW
Vertical -9
Horizontal 15
Opacity 65
Blur 17

7. Open up the Single Cards
Copy, paste as new layers
We want the cards to look over lapping so duplicate each of the layers tso you have the same amount as your name and position

Open up your font
For the Right Cards
Type in your letter
Go to EFFECTS...GEOMETRIC EFFECTS...SKEW
Direction - Horizontal
Skew Angle 45
Transparent
IMAGE...FREE ROTATE...RIGHT 15
ADJUST...SHARPNESS...SHARPEN
Now for the Left cards
Change the SKEW to -45
ROTATE to LEFT

X out all other layers and merge all the letters
Add a DROP SHADOW
Vertical 3
Horizontal 0
Opacity 50
Blur 5

Now Merge All Layers Visible

Crop and resize if needs be

SAVE

 

Please feel free to print it out for your own personal use or link too, but do not copy it in anyway to put on-line, pass out or re-write without any permission.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial like this is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written by TYLERESS
May 7th, 2011




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