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Thursday, October 27, 2011

New PTU Tut Be Creative

Just right click and save the word art to your computer, it's saved in PNG format.

For this tutorial you will need the following:
Scrap kit: PTU kit Sew Creative by Creative Scraps by Crys HERE
Tube: tube of choice, I am using the Adorable art work of PinUp Toons HERE
You must have a license number to use this tube.
Font Used: For the initial: LD Stitched and for the name: Some Weatz slanted
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (Optional)

♥ Let's Get started! ♥
Open new raster layer at 700x700
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 2, Horizontal: 2, Opacity: 50, 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 1 (resize 75%)
Paper 3 (resize 75%)
Paper 6 (resize 75%)
Element 1 (resize 68%)
Element 3 (resize 18%)
Element 4 (resize 18%)
Element 6 (resize 18%)
Element 13 (resize 62%)
Element 15 (resize 46%)
Element 23 (resize 18%)
Element 29 (resize 74%)
Element 40 (resize 75%)
Element 41 (resize 48%)
Element 47 (resize 62%)
Frame 1 (resize 80%)
Frame 4 (resize 80%)
Tube (if using the same tube Do Not Resize)

You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything!
Copy and paste paper 6 and apply your mask of choice. Merge Group
copy and paste frame 4. With the magic wand, click inside the frame, selections, modify,
expand by 6, invert. Copy and paste paper 1, hit delete, and drag behind the frame layer. Add
your dropshadow.
Copy and paste Element 1 adjust to bottom of the frame, add dropshadow, copy and paste your
tube, adjust to sitting on the pincusion as in sample. (remember to add dropshadow as you go)
Copy and paste Ele 15, using the pick tool, rotate to the right.  Drag behind the frame and paper
layers to the upper left hand side. Copy and paste Ele 47, position to the left side under
frame and paper layer, above quilt. Copy and paste Ele 40, using the pick tool rotate to
the right, move to the bottom right under the frame and paper layer. Duplicate, mirror and
rotate to the left a bit, position to the left side, see sample for placement. Copy and
paste Ele 29. Using the pick tool, rotate to the right just a bit, drag to just under ele 40 on
the right.
copy and paste Frame 1, with the magic wand click in each of the three frames, selections,
modify, expand by 6, invert copy and paste paper 3. Hit delete and drag below the frame.
Duplicate your tube, resize to make her face fit in the frame. hit delete. Selections select
none. Erase any part of her that is in the other 2 frames (keeping her face in the top frame)
Duplicate her face and mirror. Drag to the bottom frame, as in the sample. Add your dropshadow
to the frame. copy and paste Ele 18 and drag to the top chain of frame 1.  Now its just copy
and pasting the rest of the elements and placing them where you like, you can use the sample
for placement. copy and paste the provided word art, or create your own.
crop and resize.  I resized mine to 500 Width.
Now add your name.  I used a green from the kit and then added a gradient glow.  If you want
to add the same follow the steps below.
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.
Add your dropshadow. I also added an initial in the empty center frame.
Add your copyrights and license 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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