Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Tag Tutorial - Wanna Be Good - FTU

Tube of Choice - I'm using an outstanding new one by the
eternally generous and awesomely cool Ismael Rac
If you'd like to purchase to use in your own tag,
visit AMI for more details

Scrapkit - a superb freebie! Part of a collab, this
part I've used is by Butter aka ButterflyFlutterby
The kit is called "Good Girls Gone Bad" and it's fabulous.
Download from her blog HERE
and please leave some love if you take it xx

Mask of Choice - I used my mask Vix_Mask147, yes again! lol!

Xero Graphics Greytinter

Font of Choice


Open a New Image in PSP - 650 wide by 600 high

Add New Layer

Floodfill White

Open Frame6

Image, Resize, 80% Smartsize


Place centrally to the tag canvas

Open the Large/Close Up tube


Place under the frame layer

Open Paper 20

Image, Resize 75%


Place under the other layers on the tag canvas

Repeat this with Paper 8

but place so half of it is showing behind the big tube

within the frame layer

(see my tag for reference)

Now Duplicate the Tube layer

and on the top copy

Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur 2.00

then change the blend mode to Overlay

and then

on the bottom copy

Xero Graphics - Greytinter

on the default settings

and apply a favourite dropshadow of choice

to this Greytinter'd tube

Now, use Selection Tool


And stretch it out around the central part of the frame

and include the part of the star and halos bit

that shows the frame contents too

Selections, Invert

and hit Delete on the two paper layers

and the two tube layers

Selections None

Open Paper 10

Resize as before


Place under the other layers

and apply a favourite mask of choice

(I'm using - yeah again lol! - my mask Vix_Mask147)

Open Glitter Splatter 3

Image, Resize 30%


Place on the top right of the tag

Move down the layers

to just above the mask layer

and then




and move back over a little

See my tag for reference regarding placement

Open the Guitar colour of your choice

Image, Resize 50%


Place as mine

Open the Musical Notes that

correspond to your guitar colour

Image, Resize 50%


Place over to the top left as mine

Open RibbonSplatter2 (or one to suit your colour scheme)

Image, Resize 70%


Place on the tag canvas

and move down the layer palette

to above the Glitter Splatters layers

Optional - Open the Wordart 2

Image, Resize, 60%


Place as mine


C&P your chosen tube - actual size

or resize as liked/needed

Repeat the duplicate, blur and Xero effect as for

the larger tube

Apply dropshadow of choice to all

the elements

except the Mask layer

or any of the layers you feel don't need it

Crop the tag canvas now


add your name in font/style of choice

Add your artist info and any

other info required

Delete the White Back

and save

your work as a transparent PNG

and thank you for trying me tut :) xx