Thursday, September 13, 2012

Fall Feelings - PTU

This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/13/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!

Tube of Choice: I'm using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase it HERE
ScrapKit: I'm using a PTU Kit called "Fall Feelings" By Stargazer Musings. You can buy it at LollipopsnGumdrops
Font: Impact and Inspiration
Mask of Choice
Grass 01 (Corel PSP tube)


Open a new image 700x700

Click on your Picture Tube tool (or you can use grass of choice)
Find "Grass 01" in the drop down.
Scale: 50
Step: 500
Placement and Selection mode both set on Random
Click several times on the bottom of your image until you get it the way you like (you may have to click undo a few times)
Adjust - Hue/Saturation - Colorize
Hue: 23
Saturation: 119
Click Ok

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Paper_4" as a new layer
Layers - Load/Save Mask from Disk - Find your mask of choice (not sure where I got mine!)
Hit Load and Merge Group
Drag under the grass layer

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Frame_2" as a new layer
Resize 75%
Place over the grass

Magic Wand Tool
Select inside the frame
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4
Copy/Paste tube/close up as a new layer
Selections - Invert - Delete
Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Paper_10" as a new layer under tube/close up
Hit Delete

Set the blend mode on the tube/close up layer to Luminance (L)

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Fern_2" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Move to the right side of frame

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Element_4" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place over the fern on the right

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_GameBird_5" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place on top of the stump

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_PileOfLeaves_1" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place over to the left on grass

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer
Place to the left and resize if needed

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Tree_1" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Drag under the pile of leaves to the left of the frame

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_WoodenLatter_1" as a new layer
Place at the bottom of frame
Drag under the stump

Crop/Resize your tag. I resized mine to 600x600
With your text tool, font Impact (or other bold font), type out "FALL FEELINGS" in a color that matches your tag
Hit apply and drag above frame
Convert to raster
You can use SuperBladePro for this if you have it or Eye Candy Glass
Or you can leave it the way it is (I don't remember the settings I used)

Still on the wording
Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat
Modify - Expand - 2
New Raster layer under the wording
Fill it with a color of choice (I used white)
Adjust - Add noise
Monochrome checked
Add a small drop shadow

Add your name and copyright info and you're done!

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