Thursday, May 5, 2011

Gone Campin Tutorial

Gone Camping !

Supplies

1. Tube of choice. I used the gorgeous art of Jose Cano, purchased at MPT as indicated with my MPT license on the tag.  However, this artist is now affiliated elsewhere. If you use this tube , you must have a license for it to the appropriate licensing agent , if you purchased at MPT, use your MPT license, If its available and you purchase at  PTE,  you must use their license . You cannot use this tube unless you hold a license for it.

2. Scrapkits by ACowgirlsCreations "Gone Camping",  and "By the Sea"
3. Mask of choice.
4. Xero filter/plugin "porcelain"

*HINTS*
Drop shadow settings: vertical 2, horizontal 1, blurr 3.0, opacity 100, color black.
If  you do not have By the Sea scrapkit and cannot buy it, Use your paint brush tool to fill in sand area.


Lets Get started.
1. Open a new image in psp size 650 x 600 pixels. Change colors in material palette f/g and b/g to : #117771 . Flood fill new file ( now known as tag) . Open mask of choice.  Left click on mask> layers> new mask layer> from image. Copy and paste newly created mask onto tag "as new layer" > layers> merge visible.  Delete original mask.

2. Open all three trees from kit.  Image > resize to 65% each.  Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste the scotch pine tree first " as new selection" and position in second block from top and block twelve from left side of tag. Effects>3D effects> drop shadow. Selections> select none. Copy and paste tree 1 " as new selection"  and position centered , in first block from top.  Do not drop shadow.  Copy and paste tree 3 onto tag " as new selection and position to overlap middle tree on right side and  6 or 7 blocks from top of tag as shown.> selections> none. Close all trees except  tree 1. Set this aside for later.

3. Open buck from kit.  Image > resize to 65%. Adjust > sharpen.   Copy and paste onto right side of tag " as new selection" ,position as shown in first block from right side and in 10th block from bottom of tag. Selections>none.  Left click on buck element again. resize to 84%.  Copy and paste as new selection onto left side of tag , stay 1 block off left side and in 10th block from bottom.  Selections>none.  Set buck aside for later step.

4. Open tent from kit. Resize to 65%. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste " as new selection"  and positon as shownm, centered below trees and  in 8th block from bottom of tag.  Effects> 3D effects> drop shadow. Selections> none. 


5. Left click on tree 1  tube again . Copy and paste as new selection again , on left side of tag , 1 block from top and 1 block fromn left side . This should overlap bottom left corner of tent. Effects>3Deffects> drop shadow> selections> none.

6. Left click on buck element set aside earlier. Copy and paste " as new selection" and position as shown , covering base of tree and in front of tent. Selections> none.

7.  Open campfire/coffee pot from kit . Resize to 25% .  Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position in front of left side of tent as shown. Selections> select none.

8. Open rocks from kit. Image > resize to 30%. Adjust > sharpen.  Copy and paste first set of rocks in 4th block from bottom and second block from left side of tag. Copy and paste again just to the right of those rocks overlapping slightly. .Open sand from  By the Sea Kit, resize to 65%. Adjust >sharpen. Copy and paste to the right of  rocks> selections> none.  Left click on rocks tube again.  Copy and paste onto right side of tag 1 block from right side of tag adn 5th block from bottom. Copy and paste rocks again "
" as new selection " on right side of tag overlapping and in front of first rocks on right side, stay in 3rd block from bottom of tag as shown. 

9.  Copy and paste tube of choice " as new selection " and position  as shown just to the right of tree and in front of tent. Effects>3 D effects> drop shadow> selections> select none.  Left click on rocks again and copy and paste " as new selection" and cover bottom of tube with rocks. Selections> select none.

10. Open hiking boots from kit. Resize to 25%.   Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto rocks " as new selection" and position as shown. Effects>3D effects. selections> select none.  Open lantern from kit. Image> resize to 25%.  Copy and paste onto rocks "as new selection" and position as shown .

11.  Image > resize tag to 87%. Adjust > sharpen.  Effects> xero> porcelain.  Softness 20, Strength 35. Red 0, green 30, blue 15.  Click OK.  Add proper credits to tag and save as PNG file.

Thank you for trying my tutorial ! 
Tag and tutorial and concept were created by BarbieL, 5/5/11, all are solely my creations. Do not copy or reproduce. Do not post to any website, blog, forum or in any group without my permission. Do not hotlink . Do not translate

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