Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Heartbeatz Creationz has a new 300dpi tag kit out called "Smile Because" & I have made you a quick page set using it & done a tag with tutorial, making my first tag template in the process.

Tutorial for “Smile Because” tag
What I used:
Tag kit by Heartbeatz Creationz called “Smile Because”
Paint Shop Pro XI
{Make sure you have activated the Pick tool on your toolbar for easy resizing.}
What I did:
1. Open a new transparent canvas 600 pixels x 600 pixels. Use preset shape to draw an oval in the upper left corner of canvas. Create new vector layer & draw another oval in the lower right corner. Create new vector layer & use preset shape to draw a heart somewhat off-center, that overlaps both ovals. Alternatively, download the template I created for this tag.
2. Highlight the upper oval & fill with background of choice (paper 13). You will be prompted to change the vector layer to a raster type layer. Repeat with the lower oval.
3. Highlight the heart layer & select text (Beth’s Cute HMK 16), making sure the text icon is the ‘A’ with the curve & enter main text as shown in the tag.
4. Activate Fill tool, but do not change your selected fill from text colour to background choice (paper 8) until after you have clicked on the heart & been prompted to change the vector layer to a raster layer. Then fill heart with the background.
5. Choose a flower element (element 30), copy, paste, & resize as needed. Adjust opacity to 80%.
6. Choose one of the 2 posers (element 35) or a poser or tube of your choice. Copy, paste, & resize the poser as needed.
7. Return to text & your text colour to enter name (Beth’s Cute HMK 20). Use a smaller font to enter tag information (Arial 3).
8. Merge visible & save.



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CreativeBusyHands-Scrapbook Freebies Search said...

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