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The Fun Starts





By © Purplechick Creations
Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental
and unintentional.
This tut uses PSPX2 but can be used with other versions.

Please do not share this outside this group!!

Supplies
* Scrapkit Misfits Bog Train by Dees'Sign Depot, it's a FTU Kit.
* Template by Dee and Kandi named Kan-Dee MWFBT1 and you can get it at the same link as the kit here
* Tube of your choice,and a close up tube if possible, I used a tube from Ismael Rac. You can buy them at his shop. Don't use without a license!!!
* Font of choice
* Filter: Penta.com/Color dot.
* Filter: Alien skin/Eye Candy/Gradient Glow
Remember to save often :-)
Have fun!!

1 Open the template in Psp and delete the copyright layer.
2 Make the large black rounde rectangle layer active.
3 Selections/Select all, Selections/Float, Selections/Defloat.
4 Open one of the papers from the kit, I used paper 5.
5 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer.
6 Selections/Invert and hit delete on your keyboard.
7 Selections/Select none.
8 Delete the original layer.
9 Repeat step 4 to8 for the pink vertical rectangle layer and paper 4.
10 Repeat step 4 to 8 for the small black squares layer and paper 2.
11 Make white rectangle layer active.
12 Selections/Select all, Selections/Float, Selections/Defloat.
13 Floodfill with black.
14 Selections/Select none.
15 Delete the center black rounded rectangle layer, the pink stripes layer, the snowflakes layer, the swirl layers and the misfit layer.
16 Make raster 4 layer active.
17 Floodfill this layer with black.
18 Effects/Plugins/Penta.com/Color Dot with the default settings.
19 Make the blue vertical rounded rectangle layer active.
20 Selections/Select all, Selections/Float, Selections/Defloat.
21 Open your tube and put it in one of the rectangles to your liking. Resize if needed.
22 Selections/Invert.
23 Hit delete on your keyboard once.
24 Selections/Select none.
25 Layers/Duplicate
26 Image/Mirror.
27 I put both tube layers on Luminance (Legacy)
28 Make the pink circle layer active.
29 Selections/Select all, Selections/Float, Selections/Defloat.
30 Edit/Copy paper layer 6 and Edit/Paste as a new layer.
31 Selections/Invert and hit delete once on your keyboard.
32 Keep selected.
33 Open the close up tube layer.
34 Edit/Copy, Edit paste as a new layer.
35 Move inside the circle to your liking and hit delete again on your keyboard.
36 Selections/Select none
37 Put this one also on Luminance (Legacy).
38 Give the layers you want to stand out a gradient glow, I used this:



It's a preset I got from Vix but you can use your own if you want.
Make sure you give the big circle layer with the tube in it a glow for the same effect as I have.
39 After the glow go to the circle layer and resize with 50 or 60% or to your liking, all layers UNchecked.
40 Layers/Duplicate
41 Image/Mirror
42 Move these layers around to your liking, or see my tag for reference.
43 Make the wording layer active
44 Layers/Move down.
45 Layers/Move down again so all the wordart layers ar on one layer.
46 I moved this one to the middle of the tag, see mine for reference.
47 Open flower3 from the kit.
48 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer.
49 Move to the middle of the tag, see mine for reference, I put this under the wordartlayer and resized with 80%, all layers UNchecked.
50 Open sparkle3 from the kit.
51 Edit/Copy, Edit/Paste as a new layer.
52 Image/Flip.
53 Move this layer under the flowerlayer and a bit more to the bottom of the tag.
54 Give the wordart, and the flower a bit of a dropshadow ( I used H2, V2, O55, B5)
55 You can add more embellishments to your liking if you want of course :-)
56 Take a nice font, (null out foreground and use a nice darker color for your background, I used black) place it to your liking. See my tag for reference.
57 Layers/Convert to a raster layer
58 Give it a dropshadow or a bit of a gradient glow before the dropshadow.
59 Image/Resize with 80% or to your liking.
60 Add your watermark and the credits if necessary.
61 File/Export as a jpeg :-) (Or as a png if you prefer, make sure you close the backgroundlayer if you do)

That's it!!!
I hope you had fun making this tag
huggers Paola
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