Wednesday, January 20, 2010

In the Moment

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1 tube of choice - I used the Beautiful artwork of Jay Trembly here
Font of choice - I used Bambino here
Monti Circular Mask here
“In the Moment” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Jane of JT’s Designs and can be purchased at Butterfly Blush Designs. You can visit her blog here.
Jane, thank you so much for a most beautiful and delicate kit!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Wood Frame as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside the frame.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 10.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper or use a gradient of choice Into Selection.

Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white canvas.
Free rotate the merged frame 5 degrees to the right.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Frame Wrap 3: Resize 60% Free rotate right 5 degrees
Bougainville 2: Resize 70%. Free rotate right 5 degrees
Bougainville 2 again: Resize 40%. Free rotate right 5 degrees.
Bougainville 1: Resize 60%
Bougainville 1 again: Resize 40%. Free rotate right 5 degrees
Flower Doodle 1: Resize 70%. Duplicate/Mirror
Hummingbird 2: Resize 40%
Heart 1: Resize 40%
Heart 2: Resize 35%
Blue Candle: Resize 70%

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Seletct All.
Copy and paste a paper of your choice Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Highlight the very top layer.
Copy and paste Curtain 1 as a new layer.
Move it to the left on your canvas.
See mine for reference.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Give it a slight inner bevel:

Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!

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