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Thursday, July 28, 2011

PTU Tut Pay the Toll

For this tutorial you will need the following:
Scrap kit: The Amazing PTU kit Stygian by Digicats(and dogs) HERE
Font Used: Feathergraphy Decoration
♥ Let's Get started! ♥
New raster 800x800
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 2, Horizontal: 2, Opacity: 70, Blur: 6, color black. (you use what ever you want)
Remember to save as you go.
(*Resize everything before you start copy and pasting)
Paper 4 (resize 75%)
Paper 12 (resize 75%)
Frame 2 (resize 80%)
Corner Grid (resize 60%)
Crow  (resize 32%)
Crow 2 (resize 48%)
Dead Bush (resize 52%)
Fence (resize 44%)
Ferrymans Boat 2 (resize 68%)
Fog  (Resize 70%)
Full Moon (resize 64%)
Gargoyle (resize 68%)
Grave Stone 3(resize 38%)
Grim Reaper (resize 54%)
Lantern (resize 32%)
Lightening (resize 44%)
Open Book (resize 64%)
Rose bush (resize 62%)
Tree (do not resize)
You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything!
Copy and paste paper 4. Copy and paste Paper 12.  With the pick tool, place the cursor at the
top of the paper and drag down, keeping the width of the paper.  Make it the size of the
bottom 4th of the bottom paper (making it appear water is at the bottom) Adjust, blur,
gaussian blur, radius on 2. copy and paste frame, adjusting over the papers. Add dropshadow.
copy and paste the fence, adjusting to the left side. Drag below the water paper.  Copy and
paste grave stone Adjust behind the fence. Copy and paste the full moon, adjusting to the
left top corner now in the layer palette, change the blend mode to screen and drop opacity
to 37%.  copy and paste the crow 2. Copy and paste the lightening, in the layer palette
Change opacity to 52, drag to layer just under the frame.  Copy and paste the ferrymans boat,
adjusting to the bottom right corner.  Copy and paste the fog, Move to the bottom fo cover
some of the boat, see sample for placement. Erase any of the fog on the outside of the frame. 
Copy and paste the gargoyle, move to the bottom left above the frame layer.
Copy and paste the dead bush.  Copy and paste the open book.
Remember to add dropshadow to everything as you go. Copy and paste the rose bush, adjust to
top left side of frame.  copy and paste tree, mirror, adjust to the bottom right of the frame.
Copy and paste the grim reaper, on tree layer, erase any of the root that sicks out from the
reapers robe.  Copy and paste the lantern, move to the reapers hand, and add dropshadow.  Erase
the top part of the handle so it looks like the reaper is holding the lantern.
Copy and paste the Crow move to a branch of the tree.  Now copy and paste the corner grid.
Adjust to the bottom right. Duplicate, image, mirror, image, flip. Adjust to the top left.
Crop and resize to your liking, I resized to 500.  Make sure DPI is 72.
Now you can be done and just add your name and follow the dirctions below...but if you want
to add the word art like I did then keep following...
Pick a font, I used Feathergraphy Decoration and typed the words Pay The Toll in white.
Change blend mode to Luminance (L) and drop opacity to 43. Add dropshadow and adjust to the left.
Add your name.  I did add a gradient glow to mine but if you do not have Eyecandy 4000, just
selections, float, defloat, modify by 2, add new raster layer and flood fill with white.
Drag below the name and add dropshadow. Add any copyrights ( I put who made the kit and link)
Merge visible and save! you're done! Simple and easy. 
I would love to see what you made!
Thank you for following my tutorial!  If you have any questions please email me at



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