Wednesday, November 19, 2014

♥ All Geared Up ♥ CT Tutorial Scraps N Company.

This tutorial was created with Photoshop CS6 or CS2 depending on what filters I use. Some older filters will no longer work in CS6. Can be done with other versions and/or programs.

Artist's Tube of choice: I am using the awesome PTU work of The Hunter. Please DO NOT use this image without the proper license or permission. You can find this tube here

Scrap Kit of choice: I am using the gorgeous matching PTU kit Sweet Steam by Bibi's Collection, and you can also find it at S&Co ♥

Mask of choice: I am using mask ARZMN_Mask%04 by YEP! ME and you can find it by clicking on the image to bring it to full size and save image.

Fonts of choice: I am using FFF Galaxy for the © and ARRR Matey BB for the name/text.

Ok, grab a cuppa, and a munchie, and let's go!!

Please remember to SAVE your work often, RENAME your layers, and if you feel you have really messed up.... Remember that UNDO is your bestest friend!!

C/P = Drag and Drop OR Edit>Select All>Edit>Copy>Edit>Paste
DS = Drop Shadow
MV – Merge Visible
Create a new image 900x900 , transparent background, 72dpi/ppi. Name the file whatever you wish and hit ok.

C/P your prepared mask to the center of the canvas.
C/P Paper 6 to the center of the canvas. Right click and choose Create Clipping Mask.
Hide bottom layer and MV.

C/P element 86 to center of canvas.
C/P element 23 and place in the middle of the smaller holes of the gears frame.
C/P element 21 on top of the larger hole.
C/P element 15 and place at the top, under the frame. Resize down to 60% and rotate it a bit
C/P element 35. Resize down to your liking and place on top of the frame, mid right just under the eyeball gear.

Open element 40. With a selection tool of your choice draw a selection around the light bulb. Edit>Cut Edit>Paste in place.
In the layers palette highlight both layers of the spider and C/P it to your main image.. Resize way down and place on top of the lower bottom part of the frame. Left side. Keep adding elements of your choice until you are satisfied with how your tag looks.

Highlight all layers except for your mask and paper layers. Use free transform to resize the elements down to about 75% or whatever looks best for you.

C/P your tube, Resize down to 75% Place on top of all layers and position to the left.

Now add DS and glows on any or all layers that you wish to add. When you get to the spider. Add an inner and outer glow to the bulb. Add a DS to the body then hide all layers except for the spider bits and MV. Unhide layers.

Trim transparent pixels and resize the longest side down to 700px. Make sure resize layer styles is checked.
Add the word art “All Geared Up” and your name. Add any effects that you wish to add.
Add your © info. Save for Web as PNG-24 and your done!
Awesome steampunkness!!

This tutorial was created by me, Mary Oakes aka Ariez Moon, on 11/19/2014. Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. Please abide by my TOU and the TOU of Artists and Designers that you may use.

I hope you all enjoyed this tutorial, and I hope that I did not do too bad of a job writing it. If you have any problems, questions, comments, or suggestions just give me a hollar in my Cbox, or connect with me on FB. I will get back to you as fast as I can.

As always, Happy PSPing.... and Photoshop too :) !!

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