Friday, 18 January 2013

"Red Riding Hood" - Tutorial (FTU Kit)





This tutorial was written on Friday, 18th January 2013 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.

Groups and forums, please could you leave me a link in the comments below to let me know if you are using my tuts for your challenges. I would love to be able to see the results so that I may share them here on my blog for peeps to see too :)

Thanks xx



**Supplies Needed**

Tube - “Red Riding Hood” by Tony T HERE



Kit - “All For Love” by Designs By LK HERE

Mask - “Question” by me HERE




**Plugins**

None



Open up your tube of choice
Shift + d to duplicate
Close the original
Minimize your copied tube for the moment

Open up a new image – Canvas Size 850 x 850 pixels

Rename layer “Raster 1” to “mask”

Selections – Select All

Open up Paper 4 from the kit

Copy – Paste – Into Selection

Selections - None

Layers – Load/Save Mask – Load Mask From Disk

Choose “DmsMDMasksQuestion” with these settings :



Open up “ribbonframe1” from the kit

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “ribbonframe1”

Image – Free Rotate with these settings :



Arrange it along the top-center of your tag like so :



Open up “ribbonframe2” from the kit



Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “ribbonframe2”

Image – Free Rotate with the same settings

Arrange it along the bottom of the previous frame like so :



Highlight layer “ribbonframe1”

Grab your Magic Wand Tool with these settings :



Select the inside of the ribbon frame like so :



Selections – Modify – Expand – 2 pixels



Selections - Invert

Grab your tube we minimized earlier

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “tube1”

Arrange it over the selection

Once happy with the position

Layers – Duplicate and rename “tube1a”

Drag this copy of your tube down in you Layer Palette so that it is below your “ribbonframe1” layer

Hide layer “tube1” for a minute

Making sure layer “tube1a” is highlighted

Grab your eraser tool

Carefully erase any overhang of the tube along the bottom of the frame :



Selections – None

Add a drop shadow

Unhide and highlight layer “tube1”

Using your eraser tool again, carefully erase any overhang of your tube from below the frame

Highlight layer “ribbonframe1” again

Select the inside of the ribbon frame again

Selections – Modify – Expand – 2 pixels

Layers – New Raster Layer and rename “inside1”

Open up Paper 2 from the kit

Copy – Paste – Into Selection

Selections – None

Drag this layer down in your Layer Palette so that it is below your “tube1a” layer

Highlight layer “ribbonframe2”

With your Magic Wand Tool, select the inside of the frame like so :



Selections – Modify – Expand – 1 pixel

Selections – Invert

On your minimized tube

Image – Mirror

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “tube2”

Arrange your tube over the selection

Once happy – Layers – Duplicate and rename “tube2a”

Drag your duplicate down in your Layer Palette so that it is below layer “tube1a”

Hide your “tube2”layer for the moment

Making sure your “tube2a” layer is highlighted

Grab your eraser tool and carefully erase any overhang of your tube like so :



Selections – None

Add a drop shadow

Unhide and highlight layer “tube2”

Using your eraser tool again, carefully erase any overhang of your tube from the bottom of the frame

Highlight layer “ribbonframe2”



Grab your Magic Wand Tool and select the inside of your frame again

Selections – Modify – Expand – 1 Pixel

Layers – New Raster Layer and rename “inside2”

Open up Paper 9 from the kit

Copy – Paste – Into Selection

Selections – None

Drag this layer down in your Layer Palette so that it is below layer “tube2a”

Add a drop shadow to both ribbon frame layers

Highlight your top layer

Open up element “starburst” from the kit

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “starburst”

Arrange over on the bottom-left of your tag like so :



Layers – Duplicate and rename “starburst1”

Image – Mirror

Image - Flip

Arrange over on the top-right of your tag like so :



Layers – Merge - Merge Down



Drag this layer down in your Layer Palette so that it is above your “mask” layer

Highlight your top layer

Open up element “hibiscus” from the kit

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “hibiscus”

Arrange over on the left-hand side of your tag like so :



Add a drop shadow

Drag this layer down in your Layer Palette so that it is above layer “inside2”

Highlight your top layer

Copy – Paste element “hibiscus” again and rename “hibiscus1”

Image – Mirror

Arrange over on the bottom-right of your tag like so :



Add a drop shadow

Drag this layer down in your Layer Palette so that it is above layer “ribbonframe2”

Highlight your top layer

Open up element “bow1” from the kit

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “bow1”

Add a drop shadow

Arrange along the bottom of the smaller ribbon frame like so :



Open up element “wingedheart” from the kit

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “wingedheart”

Image – Resize – 45%

Image – Free Rotate with these settings :



Add a drop shadow

Arrange over on the top left-hand side of your tag like so :



Open up element “butterfly1” from the kit

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “butterfly1”

Image – Resize – 45%

Image – Free Rotate with these settings :



Add a drop shadow

Arrange over on the top right-hand side of your tag like so :



Open up element “chainedheart” from the kit

Copy – Paste – As New Layer and rename “CH1”

Image – Resize – 45%

Add a drop shadow

Arrange over on the right-hand side by the butterfly we just placed like so :


Layers – Arrange – Move Down

Layers – Duplicate and rename “CH2”

Arrange over on the left-hand side of your tag like so :



Layers – Arrange – Move Down

Layers – Duplicate and rename “CH3”

Arrange on the bottom-left of your tag like so :



Drag this layer down in your Layer Palette so that it is below layer “tube2a”


**If you would like 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:

Lorimac65 said...

Wonderful tutorial! I posted the link to your tutorial in my group. It is called Escape from Reality.

♥Mystery Designs♥ said...

Thanks Lori :) I hope your members enjoy and I would love to see results if anybody would like to send them xx