Sunday, June 20, 2010

By the Seashore

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2 tubes of choice - I used the wonderful artwork of PinUpToons at CILM
Font of Choice - I used Dragonfly here
Gem Mask 192 here
“Seaside Getaway” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Katie of Crazed’s Creations and can be purchased at Twilight Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Katie for such a fun 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 Livesaver 2 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Move each Lifesaver into position - see my tag for reference.

Click inside the top Lifesaver with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Tap the delete key.
Merge Visible the Lifesaver, paper, and tube.

Repeat the above step with the bottom Lifesaver and another tube.

Move both merged Lifesavers into the exact position you want them.

Copy and paste Sand as a new layer.
Move it to the bottom and to the right a bit on your canvas.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Merge Down
Merge down
Move each sand mount outward a bit.
Be sure they're just above your white canvas in your layers pallet.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Surfboard 2: Resize 80% Free rotate left 5 degrees
Surfboard 1: Resize 75% Free rotate left 5 degrees
Palm Tree 1
Palm Tree 2: Resize 40%
Seagull: Resize 30%
Beach ball 1: Resize 35%
Chair 2: Resize 40%
Bucket 2: Resize 50% Free rotate right 5 degrees
Fern 1: Resize 50%
Shell 1: Resize 50%
Shell 2: Resize 25%
Shell 5: Resize 50%

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

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!


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