July 2, 2014

Pirates Ahoy!

PTU CT tutorial using the Scrappin’ Krazy Designs kit Pirates Ahoy. Check out her blog to find out where you can buy her kit.

Tube used is Individual Tube 62-1 from Ed Mironiuk. It's available at CDO here.



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 blog ONLY.
This tutorial was 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.

Before we start, I would like to remind you to save frequently. This is in case your program closes on you as mine is known to do. J  I save as a .psd file. This keeps your elements in layers instead of merging everything the way a .png file does. I also I do not say copy and paste your element onto your canvas. In Photoshop, it is possible to drag and drop. But if you are more comfortable copying and pasting, then by all means do what is easier for you. I also use a white background while I’m making my tag but I delete it when I am finished.

Supplies needed:
Scrappin’ Krazy Designs, Pirates Ahoy scrap kit. You can find where to buy it here.

I’m using the very awesome tube Ed Mironiuk Individual Tube 62-1. You can get it here.

Mask used is WMD003. You can find it here.

Font used is Cancun. You can use any font you want though.

Open a canvas 550x550

Create your mask using paper p01. Place at the top of your canvas or to your liking.

E39: Center near the bottom of your canvas. It will be off the canvas.

E40: Reduce 77.0%. Center and place near the top of your canvas. Add a drop shadow.

E98: Place at the top of the sand. Move layer behind the frame.

E77: Reduce 47.8%. Place on top of the wave with the front part of the ship on the frame. Add a drop shadow.

Duplicate the wave and bring the layer over the ship. Flip horizontally. Reduce to these dimensions. Width: 100%. Horizontal: 49.5% Erase the extra that’s on the frame.

E92: Reduce 20.5%. Place on the lower left of your frame, to your liking. Add a drop shadow.

E64: Reduce 75.3%. Place on the top right of the frame. Add a drop shadow.

E39: Place at the bottom of your canvas to your liking.

E26: Reduce 43.8%. Place under your flag on the right side of your canvas.

E45: Reduce 55.4%. Place in the center of your canvas at the bottom. Add a drop shadow. Once you place your tube, you can adjust its position to your liking.

E08: Reduce 49.5%. Place on the right side of the chest or to your liking. Add a drop shadow.

E60: Reduce 36.1%. Place on the side of the chest to your liking. Add a drop shadow.

E12: Reduce 40.2%. Place in front of the chest at the bottom of the canvas. Add a drop shadow.

E37: Reduce 31.5%. Place at the top of your frame to your liking. Add a drop shadow.

E74: Reduce 82.7%. Rotate 6.3. Place on the left side of your frame, to your liking. Add a drop shadow.

E71: Reduce 33.2%. Place in front of the map slightly lower or to your liking. Add a drop shadow.

E79: Reduce 45.2%. Place to the left of the chest to your liking. Add a drop shadow and an outer glow.

E69: Reduce 28.9%. Place in the lower right of your canvas. Add a drop shadow.

E91: Reduce 22.7%. Place in the lower left corner of your canvas. Add a drop shadow.

Open your tube. Resize and place on the canvas to your liking. Add a drop shadow and an outer glow.

Type the name. The color settings are AE3921.  Size 48 points. After you type in your name, go to your blending options.
Check Drop Shadow using the default settings.
Check Bevel and Emboss using the default settings.
Check Stroke size 1, color is 090A0A. Place the name on the top left of your canvas.

Add your license and your watermark.

Delete the white background. Save as .png.


I hope this tutorial was easy to follow. Again, you do not have to follow this step by step. Add your own touch to it.

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