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.
Tube of your choice. I am using the work of Arthur Crowe. You can purchase this tube and all of his work at http://arthurcrowesfactory.com/store/
Scrap kit is called Beline and is by Tiny Turtle Designs. You can purchase it at http://tinyturtledesigns.com/store/
Tag template by Created By Crys. You can download it at http://createdbycrys.blogspot.com/2011/10/halloween-tag-templates-6-10.html
Font of your choice. I am using Great Day. You can download it at http://www.dafont.com/great-day.font
DSB Flux Linear Transmission
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 9.00 black
Open the tag template. Shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Remove the following layers: copyright, bats, cat, 7 background. Make your canvas large enough to work with.
Fill the layers of the template with colors, gradients, textures or papers from the kit. It is completely up to you.On the rectangle layer on the right side selections select all float defloat copy and paste your tube as a new layer and position within the selected area. Selections invert and hit delete to clear the excess. Selections select none. Adjust hue and saturation colorize. Set both values to 0. On the bottom rectangle layer apply the DSB flux Linear transmission plugin using the following settings:
Add a drop shadow to all layers.
Open your tube again and copy and paste as a new layer and move more towards the left of the tag. Add a drop shadow.
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:
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.