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Sunday, September 18, 2011

PTU Tut Masquerade

For this tutorial you will need the following:
Scrap kit: PTU kit Halloweeny by Krissy's Scraps HERE
Template: Make a Choice by Me HERE
Tube: tube of choice, I am using the gorgeous art work of Barbara Jensen HERE
You must have a license to use her work this tube was purchased at Scraps N Crap
Font Used: Jacked Eleven Highlight
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (Optional)
Mask of choice
♥ Let's Get started! ♥
Open template, image, canvas size 750x750
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 2, Horizontal: 2, Opacity: 71, 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 6 (resize 75%)
Paper 7 (resize 93%)
Paper 8 (resize 89%)
Paper 10 (resize 66%)
Paper 12 (resize 89%)
Cobweb 1 (Do Not resize)
Masquerade mask 2 (Do Not Resize)
Spider 2 (resize 54%)
Tube (if using the same tube Do Not resize)
You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything!
Delete the copyright and word art
Copy and paste paper 7, duplicate and hide the top paper, drag the other paper to bottom
layer and apply your mask.
Unhide other paper, drag to above long rectangle, selections, float, defloat, invert and select
paper, hit delete. Delete the rectangle template.
On bottom upper small circle, selections, float, defloat, invert and copy and paste paper 10
hit delete.  Add dropshadow and duplicate, adjust to bottom right above the other small circle
now delete both grey circles.  Dodn't forget to add your dropshadow as you go.
select the diagonal 3 rectangels, selections, float, defloat, invert, copy and paste paper 12
hit delete.  I added a gradient glow to them, it is optional and looks fine with out it, but
if you would like to do it to then follow the next steps, if not then skip.
Effects, plugins, Eye candy 4000, gradient glow
Glow width 3
Soft corners 25
overall opacity 100
Color black, and slide another tab to the middle.
Select the oval, selections, float, defloat, invert, copy and paste paper 8, and hit delete.
I also added the same gradient glow to the oval as above. 
Select the small circle on top, selections, float defloat, invert, copy and paste paper 6
Now copy and paste the cobweb, drag it to the bottom layer and adjust to the left side, see
sample for placement.
copy and paste the mask, using the pick tool, turn in to the right just a bit. Adjust above
the long rectangle to the top right.
copy and paste the spider and using the pick tool, adjust to the right, and place to the top
left corner.  copy and paste the tube and position to the right of the black circle.
Add your dropshadow.
Now I added word art, you are welcome make the same one. I added the inner bevel effect to it
if you would like to do the same, follow the next step.
Effects, 3D Effects, inner bevel on these settings:
Width 1, Smoothness 64, Depth 16, Ambience -27, Shininess 46, Angle 135, Intensity 30
Elevation 88, using white. Then I added the same gradient glow above.
Crop and resize to your liking, I resized to 500.  Make sure DPI is 72.
Add your name. I added the same inner bevel and gradient glow to the name as above.
Add your dropshadow. Add your copyrights for the tube.
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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