Friday, 30 November 2012

Bah Humbug

Bah Humbug
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 30th November 2012.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Darknsexy by Ismael Rac here
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Bah Humbug tag back 1 by Kristy from here
Vix mask 306 available here
Plugins needed but not essential.. dot and cross ( Garbage collection )

This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #b5181e
Effects/ Plugins/ Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.

Layers/ duplicate, Image/ mirror
Layers/ merge/ merge visible

2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 500 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.

3. Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to between 300 and 350 pixels high
dependng on the size of your tube
Position to your liking.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

4. Layers/ new raster
Using font IMPACT Forground #b5181e
background #000000 size 72 type
your choice of text.
( I gave mine a gradient glow using eye candy)
Position to your liking on the right hand side.

5. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

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