Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Butterfly Kisses

Clicking on the image will enlarge to full view.

2 tubes of choice - I’m using the wonderful artwork of Dean Yeagle here
Font of choice - I used Miama here
Gem mask 33 here
“Butterfly Kisses” is a PTU full size scrap kit created by Jeanne of Jeanne Maries Scraps and can be purchased from Kreative Kreations Korner. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Jeanne for such a terrific 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 Clip Board Trim as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 60%
Position near the top third of your canvas.
See mine for reference.

Copy and paste Frame Dotted as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 40%
Free rotate right 45 degrees
Move both of the frames into position.
See my tag for reference.

Highlight one of the frames.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.

Copy and paste one of the bears as a new layer below the frames.
Resize 25%
Move into position near one of the upper frame corners.
See my tag for reference.
Duplicate/Resize 70%
Move this bear toward the opposite corner of the other bear.

Highlight the bear layer that’s in the upper corner - the larger bear.
Change the Properties to Luminance.
Lower the Opacity to about 38.
Highlight each of the bear layers and tap the delete key.

Highlight the other frame.
Repeat the above steps using the other bear.

Copy and paste your tubes as new layers.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Flower Pink: Resize 25% and 25%. Duplicate/Resize 80%
Flower Pink again: Resize 25% and 50% Position a bit behind your tube. Duplicate/Resize 80%
Ribbon Pink: Resize 25% and 25% Free rotate right 80 degrees. Duplicate/Mirror Duplicate and use your Pick Tool to straighten out just a bit. Merge visible all 3 ribbon layers. Duplicate/Mirror
Butterflies of choice: Resize 25% and 40% Free rotate 25 degrees

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.
Give it the same slight inner bevel:

Crop your Image.

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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