Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Fairy Colors

Fairy Colors

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
November 22,2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a tube by Brandi Ashton.
The tube I am using is free
to group members.
Brandi Ashton sells at

Tube of choice.
Texture Of choice
I am using Afternoon Textures by
So-ghislaine which can be found
at Deviantart

EyeCandy4000 Gradient Glow
Mura's Meister Copies
AAA Frame

Open a 600x250 new image.
Open your texture & tube of choice.

On your new image,
click with your magic wand to select it.

Paste a texture of choice as a new layer.
I am using Texture 6.
Selections invert & press delete.
Select none.

Now take your selection tool.
Draw out a rectangle along the
horizontal center of your texture

Right click on it and
Promote selection to layer.
Now select none.

On the bottom texture layer,
Adjust blur motion blur
Angle 45 Strength 100.

This should make the bottom
texture layer blurred and the
promoted layer still as original image.

Select your font tool.
Using an easy to read text, size 12.
I used color white but it can vary depending
on your tag. Type out text of choice.
I used Fairy Colors.

Convert the text to raster.
Using plugin Muras Meister Copies
Tiling, Tile Gap 2
Click okay.

This should tile the text along the tag.
You want the text between the two texture
Lower the opacity on the text to a desired

On the promoted texture layer,
apply Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow
Fat glow width 3

Now your main tube.
Resize as needed.
I resized 50%.

Paste as a new layer
on the top layer of your tag.
Add a drop shadow to the tube.
2,2,50,5 Black.

Now merge layers visible.
Select AAA Frame Plugin
Foto Frame.
Width 4
Hit okay.

Add artist copyright info
& name.
Thanks so much for trying my tutorial.

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