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Paint Shop Pro Signature Tag Tutorials by Vix

 


Beautiful Artwork by Cris Ortega
http://www.crisortega.com/

For this tutorial, you will need

Either Tube supplied or one of choice
Font - Cloister Black

My Supplies

Cris Ortega Tube - Tubed By Ellie
My Pattern
Texture
Borders
Quote
Rose
Blood Drips

Eye Candy 4

 

1. Open new image 750 x 600

2. Open up the Pattern
Copy, paste as new layer
Duplicate the layer
Go to IMAGE...MIRROR
Move the Pattern over to the left of the canvas
Line up

For Ease name the right hand copy RIGHT pattern as we will need this later

2. Open up the Texture
Copy, paste as new layer
Position
 
Go to SELECTIONS...SELECT ALL...FLOAT...DEFLOAT
Add a New Layer
ACTIVATE the FLOOD FILL...BLACK
Fill
Selections None
Go to EFFECTS...3D EFFECTS...PLUGINS...EYE CANDY 4...WEAVE
Setting - CANVAS


Move this layer, UNDER the Texture Layer
Set the BLEND MODE from Normal - HARD LIGHT
X out the Pattern and any background layer
Layers Merge Visible
Duplicate the layer
BLEND MODE - HARD LIGHT
X out this layer for now

3. Open up the Border
Copy, paste as new layer
Duplicate the layer so you have 3 copies, X one out for now.
Go to IMAGE...MIRROR
Position both of the borders

Merge Layers Visible
COPY
Go to EDIT...UNDO the merge
Now
Paste as new layer
Go to IMAGE...FLIP
Move this layer to the bottom of the pallette
Position so the right side box is slightly smaller in width

ACTIVATE the RIGHT PATTERN layer
Go to EFFECTS...EDGE EFFECTS...ENHANCE
Layers Merge Visible

4. Un X out the BORDER copy
Go to IMAGE...RESIZE... 80% AND then repeat the resize
Go to IMAGE...ROTATE...FREE ROTATE...LEFT...90
Position

ACTIVATE the SELECTIONS TOOL...RECTANGLE...FEATHER O
Create a section as shown

Hit Delete
Selections None
Duplicate the Layer
IMAGE...FLIP
Position

X out the other layers
Merge Layers Visible
Duplicate the layer
IMAGE...FLIP then IMAGE...MIRROR
Move it up abit and position

ACTIVATE the SELECTIONS TOOL...RECTANGLE...FEATHER 0
Create a section and remove the over hang on the right hand side
Hit Delete
Selections None
Layers Merge Visible

5. Open up the Top Border
Copy, paste as new layer
Duplicate the image
IMAGE...FLIP one copy
Position top and bottom, using the edge of the Pattern as a guide
Place the top border to the right, the bottom border to the left

Layers Merge Visible

6. Open up the Quote
Copy and paste both of the layers
The layers are named Left and Right
Position in the gaps we have created on the sides
The right hand quote sits just above the bottom border

7. Open up the Cris Tube
Copy, paste as new layer
Duplicate
Position one here

Un X out the HARD LIGHT layer
Go to SELECTIONS...SELECT ALL...FLOAT...DEFLOAT...INVERT
ACTIVATE the Tube layer
Hit Delete
Selections None
Move this layer UNDER the Hard Light Layer
Now position the other tube

Go to EFFECTS...3D EFFECTS...DROP SHADOW
Vertical 5
Horizontal -13
Blur 55
Opacity 15

Layers Merge Visible

8. Open up the Blood Drips
Copy and paste each of the layers
The DROPLET goes on the end of the knife, move this layer to the top of the pallette
DRIP 1 at the top centre of the left hand Border
DRIP 2 at the top centre of the central Border

9. Open up the Rose
Copy, paste as new layer
Duplicate the image
On one copy
IMAGE...RESIZE...80
IMAGE...MIRROR
Position the roses

10. Time to add your name
Open up the CLOISTER BLACK FONT...BLACK
SIZE 55 depending on the length of your name
Using the VECTOR GRID pull it up to make the text taller
Convert to raster
Go to EFFECTS...PLUGINS...EYE CANDY4...CHROME
 
BEVEL - BUTTON

Add a DROP SHADOW
Vertical 3
Horizonal 0
Opacity 90
Blur 25

Move this layer just under the DROPLET LAYER
Layers Merge Visible

Add the Copyright

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 4th, 2011

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