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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Word Art ~ Living On The Edge

You can download this word art here

As with all my word art if you choose to use it in a tutorial please link back to my blog for download.  Do not put in a supplies folder or claim as your own.

 Preview
 Example of what I created using it.  You can find the tutorial for this tag here.

Tutorial ~ FTU ~ Living On The Edge (Forum Style)


Supplies Needed

Tube of choice

I am using the first tube in PinUp Toons Package 1.  You must have a license to use this artwork.  Please visit CDO for more information.  For my second example I am using the second tube in the pack.

I am using word art DD_WA_0005 created by me found here.

Font used is AcaciasHand
(this matches the font used in the Word Art)
Plugins Used

Mura's Meister ~ Copies
VM Distortion ~ Mosaic Ripples
AAA Frames ~ Foto Frame
Xero ~ Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000 ~ Gradient Glow

Open up your tube and your word art.  Duplicate both and close out originals.

New image 600 x 250

Copy and paste your tube.  Mura's Meister, Copies

 
 Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur, 10

Effects, VM Distortion, Mosaic Ripple, 22, 176

Effects, Edge Effects, Dilate, ctrl Y to repeat this step then ctrl Y once more

Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance

 Effects, AAA Frames, Foto Frame


This is what it should look like with no frame around the edge of the bottom, only the top.



Layer, Duplicate, Image, Mirror, Image, Flip, lower the opacity to 41, layers, merge down.

 Effects, Xero, Porcelain

Selections, Select All, Image, Crop to Selection

Copy and paste your tube, re-size to your liking, move it to the right, apply the Xero Porcelain effect with same settings, Adjust, Sharpness, Sharpen if needed.

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, 2, 2, 50, 7, Ok, ctrl Y, drop shadow changing first two numbers to -2, Ok, ctrl Y.

Layers, Duplicate, bottom tube layer active layer, Effects, Distortion Effects, Wind, From the Right checked, 100.  (Note ::  if you place your tube on the left side of your tag then change the direction to From the Left)

Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance More, Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance

Copy and paste your word art, layers, arrange, bring to top, re-size to 68%, position, add drop shadow at 2, 2, 50, 7.

 Duplicate word art, bottom word art layer active, Effects, Distortion Effect, Wind, same settings as before.

Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance More, Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance.

Top word art active, Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance.

Selections, Select All, Modify, Select Selections Borders at 3, Layers, New Raster Layer, Flood Fill with color of your choice, Selections, Select None.

Effects, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow, under the Color tab choose Thin, the color should already be at white if not choose white, under the Basic tab numbers from top to bottom are 6.00, 25, 100, box checked.

Add your copyright and licensing information as needed.  I added the Gradient Glow effect to mine changing the first number to 3 since it needed to be visible on such a dark background.

Add your name, Layers, Convert to Raster Layer, Layers, Duplicate, bottom text active, apply the Wind effect, top layer active, apply the drop shadow.

Layers, Merge All, Flatten.  Save as a JPEG.

Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to share your results.  I am happy to post your tags here to show the different results.

Here is my second tag using a different tube and colors.  For this tag I put the tube on the left side and then changed the wind direction to the left.

Carrie tried this one out and here are her results.  Love the colors she chose.


Here is Dottie's fun tag



One more from Dottie!



Here is a pretty one by Monique



Here is a stunning result by Lou Ann



Love how Terisa's tag came out



Friday, December 27, 2013

Extras ~ PUT Beveled Beauty

These were created using Pin Up Toons Individual Tube 181-1.
You must have a license to use this artwork.  Please visit CDO for more information.

This is based on the tutorial Retro Girl

As always DO NOT re-size my tags due to the copyright information.  DO NOT add your name to the extras.  To get some of my tags feel free to join my Facebook group listed on my blog.










 

Extras ~ PUT Doodle Boxes

These were created using Pin Up Toons Individual Tube 184-3.
 You must have a license to use this artwork.  Please visit CDO for more information.
 
 As always DO NOT re-size my tags due to the copyright information.  DO NOT add your name to the extras.  To get some of my tags feel free to join my Facebook group listed on my blog.






Thursday, December 26, 2013

Extras ~ PUT Endless Desires


 You must have a license to use this artwork.  Please visit CDO for more information.
 
 As always DO NOT resize my tags due to the copyright information.  DO NOT add your name to the extras.  To get some of my tags feel free to join my Facebook group listed on my blog.







 

Extras ~ PUT Show Me Your Burlesque


These tags were created using PinUp Toons Individual Tube 126-1.
 You must have a license to use this artwork.  Please visit CDO for more information.
 As always DO NOT resize my tags due to the copyright information.  DO NOT add your name to the extras.  To get some of my tags feel free to join my Facebook group listed on my blog.