Monday, June 27, 2016

All American

All American
Written 6/27/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the artwork of Andy Cooper. This tube is called American Short and you can purchase her at
Fun matching scrap kit is also called American Short and is by Blissful Designs. You can purchase this kit at
Mask of your choice. I am using patriotic mask 1 by Dangerously Delicious Designs. You can get the mask at
Font of your choice. I am using Amira Beauty. This is a PTU font.
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 11.50 black or dark blue

Let's Begin:
Open element 58 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Make your canvas large enough to give you plenty of room to work with. Open paper 10 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag under the frame. Apply the mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group. I added a slight drop shadow using the following settings : 1 -1 100 2.00 dark blue to the mask layer to help it stand out a bit. Using your magic wand and select the inside of the frame. Selections modify and expand by 3. Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame. Open paper 12 and copy and paste into selection. Leave selected. Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Re-size as needed. Position within the frame and erase any bits that you do not want hanging outside of the frame. Add a drop shadow to both the tube and the frame.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:

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