Saturday, June 19, 2010


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1 tube of choice - I’m using the beautiful artwork of Jennifer Janesko at CILM
Font of Choice - I’m using Kristen ITC which came with my PC
Gem’s Mask 166 here
“Aries” is a PTU art kit created by KatNKDA. It can be downloaded from her store NK Art Shop. You can visit Kat’s blog here.
Thank you so very much for another beautiful kit, Kat!

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 Element 9 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.

Copy and paste Element 6 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Free rotate left 7 degrees
Position it over the frame.
Move the duplicate layer below the paper layer.
Highlight the frame layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Highlight the element layer that’s over the frame.
Use your Eraser tool and erase the part of the element you don’t want on the frame to give it the effect that it’s hung over the frame.

Copy and paste Element 8 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 40%
Duplicate and position as you like around the vine.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Element 44: Resize 25% and 60%
Element 46: Resize 25% and70%
Element 16: Resize 25% and 70% Mirror
Element 2: Resize 40%
Element 8: Resize 25%

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.

Copy and paste Element 26 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 70%
Position it behind 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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