Thursday, 4 April 2013

PTU Punked

Punked was written by myself on the 3rd of April 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed
Tube-  I have used 'Grace'  the stunning artwork of Diana Gali. New at SATC  HERE
Scrap Kit - I used a matching kit 'Sexy Punk' by Bibi's Collections. Also from SATC  HERE
Template 32 Punk by Me HERE
Mask of choice. I used my own.
Font used is Berlin Graffiti

Plug In's Used
PhotoEffex - Scanlines
Xero - Radiance
EyeCandy - Gradient Glow

Open template. Duplicate and close original. Delete credits and black rectangle layer.
In layer palette merge Oval 1 and 2. Selections-float and paste paper 13 re sized to 60%. De float- invert and hit delete. Select none and delete original temp layer.

Layer palette- Merge grey rectangle 1 and 2 and re size to 105%. Selections-Float. Paste paper 7 re sized to 60%. De float - invert and delete. Delete original layer.

Layer Palette- Pink Rectangle 1. Again Float. Paste paper 2 Rotated 90 degrees and align so that you have a central vertical stripe. De float - invert and delete. Repeat this for Pink Rectangle 2.
 Back to rectangle 1. Using your selection tool set on rectangle, create a thin stripe on the left. Paste paper 7 and position where you like beneath the selection. Invert and delete. Select none. Duplicate and position the copy above rectangle 2 on the right. Change blend mode on both stripes to Burn.

Layer palette- Pink Oval. Selections- Float. Paste a close up of your tube and position beneath the selection.  De float - Invert and hit delete to remove excess tube. Select none and change blend mode to Exclusion. Drop shadow and merge down with original template layer. Duplicate the layer and on the original (bottom copy) Adjust motion blur. Direction - 0- Strength - 50. Apply Photoeffex Scanlines on default settings and Effects - Edge Effects- Enhance. 

Word art - Selections - Float - modify-expand by 2. Add new layer. Flood fill with colour of choice. I used a silver gradient. Select None. Move new layer below word art layer and merge. Apply a thin white glow using EyeCandy - Gradient Glow. D/shadow.

C/paste your main tube. Add Xero - Radiance if you so wish. Position and drop shadow to your liking. 
With our tube in place we can now work our chosen elements around it. ..... I used 

62 City-Re sized 60%. Position behind Tube and Word art. Duplicate and working on the original, apply Motion blur- direction 90 - strength 50, then again with direction at 270. Apply PhotoEffex - Scanlines on default settings and Effects-Edge effects- Enhance. Drop shadow the top copy.

17 Traffic light- Position right of image behind tube. Use eraser tool to remove excess at the bottom. Duplicate and repeat the motion blur, scanlines and edge effects we applied on city element. Drop shadow top copy.

41 Checked pattern - Re sized 30%. Centre of image. Behind city and tube.

27 Star Trail-Re sized 85%. Behind City and tube. Above pattern.

13 Chain - Re sized 50%.  Position top of rectangle 1, duplicate and move copy to the top of rectangle 2. Drop shadow.

14 Heart - Re sized 50%. Image - Mirror. Bottom left of tag, behind tube. D/shadow.

77 Arrows. Position bottom of tag. Behind heart and tube layers.

8 Bow/Web-Re sized 30%. Bottom right. Behind word art. D/shadow.

107 Purple Circles. Top right. Duplicate. Adjust gaussian blur on bottom copy by 3.

102 Blue Stars - Re sized 35%. Bottom right above tube. D/shadow.

Apply Mask if you so wish. Merge visible. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with your tag.
Sal :)

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