Friday, 9 March 2012

"Patty's Pub" - PTU Tutorial


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This tutorial was written on Friday, March 9th 2012 by Mystery Designs. It was written in PSP X2 and assumes a good, working knowledge of the program. Any similarity to other tutorials is purely coincidental and not done intentionally. Please do not copy or claim the tutorial as your own. If you wish to do so, please link to my blog should groups or forums use it in challenges, and please leave me a comment with a link to where it is being used. Thanks :)

**Supplies Needed**

Tube of choice. I am using an older tube by Xeracx called “Lucky Charms” As far as I'm aware, it is no longer available to buy, but Ismael has some gorgeous new Irish girl tubes this year which you can find over in his store here

Scrapkit of choice. I am using a pretty kit called “Patty's Pub” by Tonya of Broken Sky Dezine. Info on how to purchase the kit can be found here

Template of choice. I am using a freebie template by Stef and Dwana – Template 04 which you can download from here

Font of choice.

WHEN DOWNLOADING SUPPLIES, PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO THANK THESE WONDERFUL DESIGNERS WHO SHARE THEIR AMAZING WORK AND TIME SO FREELY. THANKS!


**Plugins**

None


Ready? Lets begin.....

Open up the template in PSP
Press shift + d to duplicate it
Close the original
On the duplicate, delete the CREDITS layer

Open up your tube of choice
press shift + d to duplicate it
Close the original

Image – Canvas Size – 800 x 568 pixels (Center placement)

Don't worry, this is just so we have room to work. We can resize later.

Highlight the "blk oval" layer
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer and rename “Tube1
Move it over to the left of your tag

With your eraser tool, wipe out any of your tube that sits below the oval frame

Layers – duplicate and rename “Tube2
Drag this layer so it sits above the “oval frame” layer

Highlight the “thin strips in oval” layer
Selections – select all – float – defloat

Highlight your “Tube 2” layer and with your eraser tool again, wipe out any of your tube that overhangs the bottom strip

Selections none

Still with your “Tube 2” layer highlighted, carefully use your eraser tool to wipe out the rest of the overhang from your tube along the bottom of your tag, below the bottom strip and wording


Highlight your “Tube 1” layer again and add a drop shadow of choice.

Highlight the “left square” layer

Change your foreground to a colour from your tube/kit
I am using #036b09

With your Change To Target Brush (the one that looks like a bullseye), recolour this square

Effects – Texture Effects – Weave with these settings :


Add a drop shadow of choice. I am using the following :


Highlight the “square strips” layer and repeat the recolour from before

Highlight the “black shamrock” layer
Selections – select all – float – defloat

Open up paper “BSD9” from the kit
Copy – paste – into selection
Selections – none

Highlight the “lrg circle back” layer
Selections – select all – float – defloat
Layers – new raster layer and rename “lrg circle back2

Open up paper “BSD1” from the kit
Copy – paste – into selections
Selections – none

Add a drop shadow

Delete the “lrg circle back” layer

Highlight the “sm vertical rectangle” layer

Using your Change To Target Brush again, same settings, recolour this rectangle

Effects – Texture Effects – Blinds with these settings :


Add a drop shadow of choice

Highlight the “lrg vertical rectangle” layer

Again, using your Change To Target Brush with the same settings, recolour this rectangle

Add a drop shadow

Highlight the “lower right rectangle” layer

Once again, recolour this rectangle with your Change To Target Brush

Effects – Texture Effects – Blinds with these settings :


Add a drop shadow

Highlight the “blk oval” layer
Selections – select all – float – defloat

Open up paper “BSD6” from the kit
Copy – paste – into selections
Selections – none

Highlight the “thin strips in oval” layer
Once again, recolour this layer with the previous settings and colour

Add a drop shadow

Highlight the “oval frame” layer
Repeat the recolour and drop shadow

Highlight the “sm circle” layer
Selections – select all – float – defloat
Layers – new raster layer and rename “sm circle1

Open up paper “BSD9” again from the kit
Copy – paste – into selection
Selections – none

Add a drop shadow

Delete the “sm circle” layer


Highlight the “green shamrock” layer
Adjust – Add/Remove Noise – Add Noise with these settings :


Add a drop shadow

Highlight the “happy st pat text” layer and add a drop shadow

Highlight the “oval frame” layer
Open up the element “BSD4” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Rainbow
Image – rotate – free rotate with these settings :


Using your eraser tool, wipe out any of the rainbow that overhangs the oval at the bottom right of your tag (see below for guidance)


Highlight the “happy st pat text” layer
Open up the element “BSD38” from theh kit
Copy – past – as new layer and rename “Hat
Image – resize – 35%

Move the newly resized hat over to the bottom left of your tag

Add a drop shadow

Open up the element “BSD21” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Shoe
Image – resize – 30%
Image – rotate – free rotate with these settings :


Move your horseshoe over so it sits in front of your hat

Add a drop shadow

Open up element “BSD29” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Pint
Image – resize – 15%

Move your glass over so it rests in front of the horseshoe

Add a drop shadow

Open up element “BSD32” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Coins1
Image – resize – 20%

Move your coins so they cover the bottom of your pint glass

Layers – duplicate and rename the copied layer “Coins2
Image – mirror

Move the mirrored image so that it nestles next to the previous coins and when you are happy with their placement, add a drop shadow to both coin layers

Open up element “BSD20” from the kit
Copy – paste - as new layer and rename “Candles
Image – resize – 20%

Move your candles so they sit by your hat and coins

Add a drop shadow

Open up element “BDS5” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Button
Image – resize – 20%

Move your button so it sits inside the shamrock leaf over on the top left of your tag

Add a drop shadow

Open up element “BSD26” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Party1
Image – resize – 75%

Move your element so that the glitter overhangs the top right circle in your tag

Layers – duplicate and rename “Party 2

Image – Mirror
Layers – Merge – Merge Down
Layers – Arrange – Send To Bottom

Highlight your “Coins2” layer
Open up element “BSD22” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Shamrocks
Image – resize – 85%

Move your shamrocks so that they rest along the bottom of your tag

Layers – Arrange – Send To Bottom

Add a drop shadow

Open up element “BSD18” from the kit
Copy – paste – as new layer and rename “Ivy
Image – resize – 65%
Layers – duplicate and rename “Ivy2

Drag this layer up in your layer pallet so that it is above your “Candles” layer

Using your eraser tool, carefully remove any parts of the ivy you do not wish to be showing.

**If you wish to resize your tag, now is the time to do so**

Add your name and all copyrights.
Save your finished tag and you’re done!


2 comments:

Dwana said...

Fantastic tutorial, Mystery Designs! Hi I'm Dwana and I love what you did with mine and Stef's collab template. If you don't mind I will be linking your tutorial on my blog.

Thanks for using our collabs!

♥Mystery Designs♥ said...

Hi Dwana, thankyou for your kindness and for the compliment! I don't mind at all if you link, in fact I would be delighted! It was a pleasure to use your temps for this, thanks again for sharing them for peeps to use!

*huggs* Debs aka Mystery Designs xx