Spin me around was created by myself on the 1st Feb 2013. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co-incidental.
Tube of Choice ( a sitting one preferably ) I have used the awesome art of Elias Chatzoudis HERE
Scrapkit. Fabulous FTU Music Music by Rosesblack HERE
Template by Me HERE
Lets Crack On
Open template, duplicate and close original. Delete credits, background and small grey rectangle layer.
In layer palette- large grey rectangle. Selections-select all- float. Paste paper 16 and re size by 80%. De float, invert and hit delete, Select none and delete original layer. Go to adjust-add/remove noise. Add noise. Settings - Gaussian-40%-Monochrome checked.Add a drop shadow.
Back to layer Palette-white rectangle, Select all- float and paste paper 17. De float, invert and delete. Select none and delete original white rectangle .Drop shadow.
Layer Palette- Grey circle. Select all and float. We are going to create the effect of an old vinyl record. Add a new raster layer and flood fill with gradient. Foreground a darkish grey and background black. Settings- sunburst-100 repeats- link centre focal points. Select none, delete original circle.
Layer Palette-large red circle.Select all and float. add new raster layer and flood fill with gradient using 2 colours from your tube.Settings - Radial- angle 45- repeats 2. Select none, delete original circle and drop shadow.
Back again to layer palette. Merge small circle 1 and 2 and select all- float. Add new raster layer and flood fill with same gradient as previous layer.It should work out that each circle is predominately one colour. ( my left circle pink, my right yellow) while still selected, paste elements disk 1 and 2 re sized by 50%. Place them centrally over circle layers, alternate colours, pink on yellow, yellow on pink. De float- invert and delete any overhang.Select none. Delete original circles. go back to you layer palette and add a drop shadow to black circle borders and merge down. Then go to word art layer, Plug ins- Eyecandy and add a thin gradient glow. (colour taken from your tube)
Paste your tube and apply Xero-Radiance to your liking.Duplicate your tube and add a drop shadow on the original. on the duplicate, apply gaussian blur on 3 and change blend mode to soft light.
Now to adding the rest of our elements.
Note 2- re sized by 90% Image Mirror. Place behind tube. towards top of tag. Above vinyl record, below disks. Drop shadow.
Microphone- re sized by 70%. Place at bottom of tag, Behind tube, position to make it look like your tube is sat on top. Drop shadow.
Deco 2-re sized by 70%, place at the bottom of tag to your left, Behind Microphone, above disks.
Guitar-re sized by 90%, Rotate to left by 8% and place to your right, position to make it appear your tube is leaning against it, Drop shadow.
Star 6-re sized by 110% . Place as your bottom layer and position to your liking.
Add your Name and copyright info. Merge visible, Crop/re size and sharpen. save as PNG.
Hope you have enjoyed this tutorial and you are pleased with your tag. Sal xoxo