Tuesday, January 31, 2012

A Special Kind of Love


1 tube of choice – I used the beautiful artwork of Jaonna Bromley which can be purchased from PSP TubeStop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Cinnamon Cake here

Weescotlass Mask 208 here

Plug Ins:
Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow

“Candies Valentine” is a FTU tagger size scrap kit created by Cindy of Cindy’s Creative Designs and can be downloaded from her blog her blog here.
Please leave a thank you when downloading as it’s a small gesture for her generosity.

~~ Lets get started ~~

Open up a 600 x 600 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

New Raster layer.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Create a rectangle approximately 325 x 400 pixels.
Copy and paste Paper 18 Into Selection.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow:
Width: 3
Opacity: 100%
Opacity Drop Off:  Fat
Color: #ffffff
Move a little to the left on your canvas.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #fd9ba8
Background:  #fff0f1
Set on Gradient:
Style: Sunburst
Repeats: 0
Invert checked

Copy and paste Frame 4 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand – be sure to click inside the gaps of the bow.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill with the gradient.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer just below the frame.
Tap the delete key.
Lower the Opacity to about 30.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position in front of the frame.

Add your elements.  I used:
Flower 1:  Resize 25%/Free rotate Left 8 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
Butterfly 1:  Resize 25%
Ivy 1:  Resize 90%/Duplicate/Mirror
Hearts 7:  Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
Sparkles 2

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Resize 110%
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow:
Width: 3
Opacity: 100%
Opacity Drop off:  Fat
Color:  white.

Resize all layers 80%.

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