Bleeding Love

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Things Needed For This Tutorial
  • Paint Shop Pro (This is done using 9), but should be able to be done in newer versions.
  • An Image of your choice.
  • No Plugins or Filters needed....
  • Missy_tagtemplate56 Here...Save this somewhere it is easy to find.
  • Scrap kit "Bleeding Love" by Diane of CandysTreats ...This is a PTU kit that can be purched at Stargazer Scraps or you may use one of your choice.
  • Mask of your choice....
Please Note..All Settings remain the same unless otherwise noted.
Let's get started.....
1.  Open your Image....and the tag Template.  
2.  Make the tag Template active....Duplicate (Shift + D) once and close out original.   Image/Canvas Size - Width & Hieght 550 pixels....Placement - Center Box.

3.  Delete the top layer (Designer Info)....Make the Background layer active.  Flood fill this layer with white.

4.  Open a paper of your choice...Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template.

     Apply your choice of mask and Merge Group.

5.  If you are using Diane's "Bleeding Love" kit...Open the Black Paper that looks like a notebook page.  Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template.  Image/Resize at 80%...all layers unchecked (Smart Size).   ....See my tag for placement.

6.  Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow....Vertical & Horizontal 0, Opacity 60, Blur 10, Shadow on new layer - unchecked.

7.  Make the "Circle" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat....Selections/Modify/Feather by 1

8.  Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

9.  Apply same drop shadow ....Delete the "Circle" layer....

10. Make the "Rectangle 1" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat....Selections/Modify/Feather by 1

11. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

12. Apply same drop shadow ....Delete the "Rectangle 1" layer....

13. Make the "Rectangle 2" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat....Selections/Modify/Feather by 1

14. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

15. Apply same drop shadow ....Delete the "Rectangle 2" layer....

16. Make the "Frame Background" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat

17. Maximize your image of choice...Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Image/Resize as needed ....Place where you like.

Selections/Invert....Edit/Cut   ....Select none....Delete the "Frame Background" layer.

18. Make the "Frame" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat....Selections/Modify/Feather by 1

19. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like (or flood fill with color).

Apply same drop shadow ....Delete the "Frame" layer....

20. Make the "Small Rectangle 1" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat....Selections/Modify/Feather by 1

21. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

22. Apply same drop shadow ....Delete the "Small Rectangle 1" layer....

23. Make the "Small Rectangle 2" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat....Selections/Modify/Feather by 1

24. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

25. Apply same drop shadow ....Delete the "Small Rectangle 2" layer....

26. Add elements of your choice...Resize as needed and use the same drop shadow.

Don't forget to add the proper copyright info....add your name.

Crop off any and all extra white around your finished tag....

That's it...Your all done.  If you are using it for a Tag you may want to resize....I like to use 65%.  Now if you are using it for a header, no need to resize.

To save your image go to File/Export and export the JPEG Optimizer and Optimize at anywhere between 15 and 20 or whichever setting you prefer :)
You are done!! Hope your results were great ones :)
Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.  As much as I did writing it.  Any similarities to other tutorials are Entirely coincidental.  Please do not translate or Script this tutorial.  Please do not Claim any of it as your own."
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