Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Native Morning

Clicking on the image will enlarge to full view.

2 tubes of choice - I’m using the artwork of Ray Leaning which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Wesley here
Essence of Creativity Template 32 here
Becky Mask 22 here
“Quileutes” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Soxational Scraps and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Being a huge fan of anything “native” all I can say is wow! Thank you so much, Sox. Hands down, this kit is totally amazing!!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template. Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the credit layer and layers 4 & 5.
New Raster Layer. Send to bottom
Image/Canvas Size
700 X 700
Flood fill white.
Resize all layers 120%

Highlight Layer 1.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice - resize if you like
Tap the delete key.
Deselect for now….we’re going to add images on this square

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer - resizing accordingly
Free rotate left 20 degrees
Copy and paste Wolf 4 as a new layer.
Resize 40%. Free rotate left 20 degrees.
Merge visible these 2 tube layers.
Now highlight the paper back.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Highlight the tube layer
Tap the delete key.
Lower the Opacity to about 40.
Merge visible the paper layer and tube layer.
Delete template layers 1 & 2.

Highlight layer 3 and repeat all the same steps you just did accept I used trees, the moon, and a wolf for images.

Now you can add all of your embellishments to finish the tag. I used:
Trees 1 & 2: Resize 80%, duplicated and resized smaller again.
Grass 1: Resize 40%
Grass 2: Resize 20%
Wolf 1: Resize 40%
Fallen Log 1: Resize 40% Free rotate right 20 degres
Feathers 2: Resize 30% Free rotate left 40 degrees
Eagle 2: Resize 40%
Bow: Resize 50% Free rotate right 30 degrees
Arrow: Resize 30%
Sunlight: Resize 60%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection
Apply your mask.
Merge Group.
Using your Eraser Tool, erase the top half of the mask.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Crop your image.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!

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