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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Power of the Tail


Power of the Tail
written 5/28/2014

Supplies Needed:

Mermaid tube of your choice. I am using the work of Al Rio and got this tube at CILM when they were open.

Scrap kit is a freebie by Kittz Kreationz. You can get it at http://kittzkreationz.blogspot.com/2013/06/new-kit-coming-soon.html

Tag Template goes along with the kit and you can get it at the same link as above.

Font of your choice. I am using Wave.

Plugins:
Penta Dot & Cross - optional

Lets Begin:
Open the template and shift+d to duplicate.
Close the original.
On the template delete the info and definition and wordart layers.
Merge down the Rectangle Right layer with the Rectangle left layer.
Go to selections select all float and defloat.
Layers new raster layer.
Open your tube and create a gradient from 2 colors in your tube.
Flood fill your new layer with this gradient set on the sunburst setting and invert checked.
Apply the blinds effect that comes with PSP at a width of 2 and opacity at 30 and color white and both boxes checked.
Make the standing rectangle layer active and go to selections select all float and defloat.
Layers new raster layer.
Flood fill with your darker color.
Apply the penta dot and cross plugin at the default settings.
Make the coral layer active.
Open element 6 from the kit and copy and paste as a new layer and place over the coral on the right hand side.
Duplicate and image flip horizontal.
Move to the left side.
Delete the original coral layer.
Merge your 2 corals together and add a drop shadow.
Make the rectangle layer active and selections select all float and defloat.
Layers new raster layer and again flood fill with your gradient.
Selections select none.
Delete the original layer.
Repeat the above steps with the frame but flood fill with your darker color.
Add a drop shadow to the frame.
Repeat with the oval layer and its frame.
Delete the starfish and frames layers.
Open element 52 and copy and paste as a new layer and place on the left side where the starfish was.
Open element 28 and copy and paste as a new layer and move to the right side where the starfish was.
Open element 36 and copy and paste as a new layer and position in the middle of the oval circle area.
Delete the anchor and anchor back layers and open element 57 and copy and paste as a new layer and position where the other anchor was.
Delete the wave and wave back layers.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer and center.
Open element 27 and copy and paste as a new layer and move to the far right side.
Open element 47 and resize by 50% and copy and paste as a new layer and move to the lower right.
Open element 50 and copy and paste as a new layer and move to the bottom of the tag and then drag to the bottom of all your layers.
Open element 11 and copy and paste as a new layer.
Position where you are happy with it.
Add your name.
Add your copyright information.
Crop and save.



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