Saturday, June 27, 2009

Sun and Sandcastles

Clicking on the image will enlarge to full view.

1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of PinUpToons which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - Dragonfly here
Becky Mask 22 here
“Day at the Beach” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Alyssa’s Scraps and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Alyssa for such a summery fun kit!!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

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

Copy and paste Frame 3 as a new layer.
Resize 70%.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Copy and paste a paper of choice below the frame.
Hit the delete key.

Copy and paste the grass as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 40%
Position near the bottom and off to the side.
Duplicate once more and move to fill the gap in the middle.
Merge Visible all grass layers.
Be sure the grass layer is highlighted and hit the delete key.

Copy and paste Fish 2 as a new layer.
Resize 40%

Copy and paste Fish 4 as a new layer.
Resize 25%.
Duplicate. Resize 80%
Lower the opacity of both these fish to about 48.

Copy and paste Bubbles as a new layer.
Resize 20%
Duplicate/Merge Down.
Move both sets into position of your liking.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Tree: Resize 85%
Sun: Resize 40%
Sandcastle: Resize 40%
Doodle Flower 1: Resize 50%
Starfish: Resize 20%
Starfish 2: Resize 20% & 80%
Crab: Resize 20%

Add your tube.

Highlight your white canvas.
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 85%.

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

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