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Monday, August 11, 2014

HIGH ON SUMMERTIME PTU TUTORIAL

This tutorial was written by me on July 19, 2014 using Photoshop CS6 but any version will work.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence.

SUPPLIES:
I used the artwork of Verymany. Tube can be purchased HERE.
You must purchase a license to be able to use their tubes.
I used PTU kit Beach Parfait from Tiny Turtle Designs. You can buy it HERE.
I used Mask from Fall3n Angel. Edge Mask 3 which can be downloaded HERE.
Template by Dees'Sign Depot, can be downloaded HERE.
Fonts - I used SIGNERICA FAT FTU  font.
Summer Overlay and labels created by me, can be downloaded HERE.

xxx
 Open tube, hide all clothes layers except skirt_3 and girl/tube layer.
Select skirt_3 layer and click on IMAGE > ADJUSTMENTS > HUE/SATURATION.
Apply settings like on the image below, then click OK:

Open template. Remove INFO layer. 

Select Orange Summertime layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY 
apply pink color #e2083f. Select Orange High On layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #e2083f.

Select Rt small dotted circle layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #e2083f. Select Lft small dotted circle layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #e2083f.

Select Center orange circle layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply 
pink color #fc0040. RIGHT CLICK > RASTERIZE LAYER STYLE. Move on the tag ''SUMMER OVERLAY'' I gave you before,  RIGHT CLICK > CREATE CLIPPING MASK.

Select Center dotted circle layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #e2083f.

Fill Orange Oval with Paper (3) from the kit.

Select Bottom orange strip layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #fc0040. RIGHT CLICK > RASTERIZE LAYER. Double click, select STROKE > appy white color, size 3. Select Top orange strip layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #fc0040. RIGHT CLICK > RASTERIZE LAYER. Double click, select STROKE > appy white color, size 3. Appy ''SUMMER OVERLY'' on both strips, like we did with Center orange circle layer.

Select Bottom squares bg layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #e2083f. Apply Blend Mode > COLOR.
Select Top squares bg layer, double click on it > select COLOR OVERLAY apply pink color #e2083f. Apply Blend Mode > COLOR.

Take close-up tube and put it on the template. Move it down to the end of layer palette,
right before Right white square layer.  RIGHT CLICK > CREATE CLIPPING MASK.
Place it as you wish, I placed it on the right side. Duplicate close-up layer, it it already set as clipping mask. If not, do the same as we did with first layer. Move duplicated layer more on the left side to cover  white rectangle completely. Select both close-up layers holding CTRL.  RIGHT CLICK > MERGE LAYERS.
DUPLICATE close-up layer. Apply Blending Mode to SCREEN. FILTERS > BLUR >
LENS BLUR > OK.

^ Do the same steps with LEFT WHITE SQUARE, as we did with RIGHT WHITE SQUARE.

Click on  second window/canvas where your tube is. Select skirt_3 and girl holding SHIFT. 
RIGHT CLICK > MERGE LAYERS. Move the tube on the tag. 
Move it to the end of layer palette, right before Top squares layer. We are going to place tube in the squares. Leave tube size as it is. Place the tube like shown below. 
RIGHT CLICK > CREATE CLIPPING MASK.
SELECT Top squares layer, select MAGIC WAND TOOL (left side, vertical tab). 
Mark first square from the right.
Now SELECT tube layer, move mouse over selected area, RIGHT CLICK > LAYER VIA COPY.
NOW YOU SHOULD HAVE NEW LAYER, SQUARE PHOTO. 

Select original tube, move it on the left side, do the same what we did first time. 
In this case select middle square. 
Do the same with the third square. In this case select third square.

After you have all 3 squares filled, delete original tube layer - one we used to make those squares. We don't need it anymore.
Holding SHIFT select all 3 tube squares, RIGHT CLICK > MERGE LAYERS.
RIGHT CLICK > DUPLICATE LAYER. SET BLENDING OPTIONS TO OVERLAY.
GO TO FILTERS > BLUR > LENS BLUR. 
Merge both layers - normal tube squares and blended. 
DUPLICATE THEM. Move duplicated layer above Bottom squares.
We are going to place those tube squares in bottom frames. 
We won't do same steps over again.
It is waste of the time and bottom and top squares may look different. So we won't risk.
Now move tube squares to the bottom of the tag. Like on the image below.
Make sure it matches the frames.

Add shadow on each rectangle, as follows:
Do not add shadow on dotted circles. 
As well add shadow only on White oval, Top squares bg and Bottom squares bg.
Leave Orange Oval, Bottom and top squares as it is.
Okay, now we are going to add tube on the tag. Finally right? :)
If you merged the tube when I told you to do so, layer is called skirt_3 probably.
Move the tube on the tag. Move layer to the top, above Rt small dotted circle layer.
Make sure template wordart is visable and clean.

Make sure your tube layer is selected,  hold CTRT + T.
At the top you will see new tab, underneath Options tab. 
At the moment setting are as follows W: 100% and H: 100% 
Change them to W: 50% and H: 50%. Press ENTER.
Place tube in the middle, as you can see on the tag above. 

Select Eraser Tool > set on Soft Round Brush, any size.
Remove just a bit of girl's legs. We don't want to have clear lines there.
Like on the image below:

DUPLICATE tube, move it underneath original tube layer. 
Recolor layer into dark grey color #2d2a2a. OK. Make sure that layer is selected.
Click on EDIT > TRANSFORM > DISORT > make settings as follows:

Press ENTER. Now clik on FILTER > BLUR > LENS BLUR > OK
Hold CTRL +F to repeat same effect. It should be applied 2 times.
Now move your mouse over layer palette and click on OPACITY - 60%.
That's it.

Now add elements from the kit. *Use my tag as guidance.
I used just a couple of elements, and KEEP CALM labels which were created by me.
I applied shadow on each element like this:

Now add mask on the tag. Open your mask. IMAGE > ADJUSTMENTS > INVERT.
Mask layer will be called 'Background' and will be locked. 
Double click on same layer, press OK.
Add a new layer above it and flood fill with color of choice, or use a paper from kit. I used Paper (13).
Click on mask layer and hold CTRL+A to Select All, CTRL+C to Copy.
Click on the paper layer, hit Q to turn on Quick Mask mode. 
CTRL+V to paste the mask. Hit Q to turn off Quick Mask mode
and there should be shown selection on your canvas. Hit the Add Layer Mask.
On paper layer, right click and Convert to Smart Object.
Right click again and Rasterize Layer. Drag completed mask to your tag canvas as the bottom layer.
Resize it if needed. 

Okay.

Marge all layers, except background layer. RIGHT CLICK > DUPLICATE.
Apply BLEND MODE ON DUPLICATED LAYER on SOFT LIGHT. 
Go to FILTER > BLUR > LENS BLUR. 

Add your name, I used SIGNERICA FAT FTU font in yellow color, OUTER GLOW in pink color
OUTER GLOW > SIZE 18, BLEND MODE > NORMAL 
FONT SIZE : 60

Add your copyright information and that is it! I hope you enjoyed and found this tutorial useful.

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2 comments:

  1. the summer overlay download does not work, says it has been deleted or not accessible.

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    1. It is fixed now, thanks hun for letting me know :)

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