Sunday, February 24, 2013

St. Patrick


Font of choice –  I used Patrick here

Weescotlass Mask 81 here

“La Fheile Padraig” is a tagger size scrap kit (also available in full size) created by Joy of Mystic Creations and can be purchased from Exquisite Scraps.  You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Joy for such a fantastic kit.

~~ Lets get started ~~

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

Open up Paper 11.

Color Pallet: 
Foreground:  Null
Background:  Pattern/Paper 11
Angle: 0
Scale: 100

Make your Ellipse Tool active set on Circle.
Create a circle approximately 325 pixels.
Convert to Raster layer.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Gaussian and Monochrome checked
Noise: 55%
Position both glitter circles so they’re centered and side by side on the canvas.

To each Glitter Circle:
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
At the top of your layers pallet click on the little lock icon to lock the layer.
Adjust/Blur/Radial Blur:
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Click on the lock icon again at the top of your layers pallet to unlock the layer.

Copy and paste the following elements and position over the right circle paper layer – Don’t worry about what overhangs the circle.  We’ll clean that up in a bit.
Pipe:  Resize 65%/Mirror
Top Hat:  Resize 65%
Pot of Gold:  Resize 50%

Highlight the Right Circle paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each element and tap the delete key.

Add your elements.  I used:
Sloppy Bow 2:  Resize 40%/Duplicate
Clover in flower:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror
Pansies 2:  Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
Gold Coins:  Resize 40%/Duplicate
Sweet Butterfly:  Resize 25%/Free Rotate Right 25 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%

Crop your image.

Highlight your white canvas.
Select All.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Resize 110%

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Foreground and Background: #000000

Resize all layers 80%.

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

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