July 27, 2013

Goth Dreams

CT/PTU tutorial using Alexis's Graphics Palace Kit Gothic Dreams.



The creation of this tutorial is my own any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly a coincidence.
Do not copy this tutorial or claim it as your own. If you would like to share it, please share the link to the site this is posted on ONLY.
This tutorial is written using Adobe Photoshop CS5 and is for those with a working knowledge of Photoshop. This tutorial can be adapted for anyone with a working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies needed:
Alexis’s Graphics Palace scrap kit Gothic Dreams. You can find where to buy it here.

The tube I’m using is the beautiful work from Anna Marine. You can get it here at CDO.
Remember, you cannot use any of her tubes without a license.

Mask: Creative Misfits Creations Squares Rectangles – Fairy Gem Squares and Circles Mask. You can download it here. Leave some love if you download it please.

Font of choice. I used is Alex Brush.

Open a canvas 600x600

Create your mask using paper 3. Have it cover as much of the canvas as possible.

E52 = Place in the middle of your canvas and add a drop shadow.

Open your tube and place in the center of element 52. Add an Inner Glow and a Drop Shadow using the default settings.

E57 = Duplicate 2 times. Take your original copy, reduce to these dimensions:
Width = 41.1%
Height 59.8%
Place on the left side of your canvas. Take your second copy reducing to the same dimensions. Flip horizontally and place the copy on the right side of your canvas. Make sure they are below element 52 and your tube.
Take the 3rd copy and reduce 39.3%. Place in the lower left side of the canvas above your tube. Duplicate and flip horizontally. Place in the lower right side of your canvas also above your tube.

E22 = Reduce using these dimensions:
Width = 64.7%
Height = 65.9%
Place on the left side of your canvas behind the window.

E21 = Flip horizontally. Reduce 63.9%. Rotate -44.6.
Place on the right side of your canvas behind the window.

E43 = Reduce 64.9%. Place on the upper left hand corner of your canvas.

If your tube has a close up open it up and flip it horizontally. Reduce it enough to fit into the moon. Lower the opacity to 56%.
E34 = Reduce 37.5%. Place on the lower part of the moon.

E53 = Reduce using these dimensions.
Width = 59.8%
Height = 58.8%
Place on the upper left side of your canvas. Add a drop shadow.

E03 = Duplicate 4 times. Reduce the first layer 36.1%. Rotate -16.5. Place on the left side of the window. Take the duplicate, reduce 34.5%. Rotate -18.7. Place under the original and duplicate. Place a little lower than the second copy.
Take the 4th copy and flip it horizontally. Reduce 45.9% and place on the right side of your canvas. Duplicate and place slightly lower.

E25 = Reduce 26.8%. Place towards the lower right side of your canvas below the tube.

E48 = Reduce 25.8%. Place towards the top right side of your canvas. Add a drop shadow.

E07 = Reduce 67.9%. Place on the right side of your canvas. Duplicate. Take the original layer. Add an outer glow and a drop shadow. Leave the top layer as is.

E26 = Reduce 37.7%. Add an outer glow. Place in front of your tube slightly off center to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontally and place slightly over the original element.

E25 = Duplicate twice and reduce the original element to 22.8%. Add an outer glow and place in between the two elements 26. Take the copy and reduce 27.1%. Add an outer glow and place on the right side of the purple leaf.
Take your 3rd copy and reduce 27.1%. Place in the bottom left corner of your canvas.

E37 = Reduce 37.6%. Rotate 24.2. Place in the top right corner. Add a drop shadow.

E09 = Reduce 55.3%. Place in the lower right hand corner of your canvas. Add a drop shadow.

E28 = Reduce 85.9%. Place next to the chalice. Add a drop shadow.

E27 = Reduce to these dimensions:
Width = 69.0%
Height = 66.1%
Place near the lower left corner behind the flower.

E04 = Reduce to these dimensions:
Width = 25.7%
Height = 31.0%
Place over element 27. It will look like it’s sitting on a candle holder.

E50 = Reduce 30.7%. Rotate -28.2. Place on the left side of your canvas.

Add your font using this setting for the color. E5E3E3.
Open your Blending Options.
Add an Outer Glow.
Opacity 100%
Size 15
Under Quality Contour, use Cone Inverted.
Check Stroke, size 3. Color 0F0563.

Add your license and your watermark.


I hope you enjoyed doing this tutorial.

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