Wednesday, February 23, 2011

A Spring Garden

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1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Jessica Dougherty that can be purchased at CDO
Font of Choice - I used Ayosmonika Bold here
Becky mask 22 here
“A Spring Garden” is a PTU scrap kit created by Jessica of Gothic Inspirations and can be purchased from here store Gothic Inspirations. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you so much Jess for a spring kit that’s more than gorgeous!

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 Parchment 2 as a new layer.
Resize 80%

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position it at the left side of the parchment paper.
You can move the duplicate tube layer into a better position it you like.
Highlight the parchment paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the duplicated tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside feather:
Both checked
Feather amount: 43
Tap the delete key until you have a nice feathered effect.
Change the Properties to Multiply.
Lower the Opacity to about 44.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Lantern: Resize 50%
Flowers: Resize 90%/Free rotate Left 12 degrees/Duplicate
Doodle: Resize 90%
Bird: Resize 25% and 70%
Bow 2: Resize 40%
Flower: Resize 25%
Flower 2: Resize 25%
Dragonfly Trail: Resize 80%
Heart Spill: Resize 90%/Mirror
Tree buds: Mirror

Highlight your white background.
Select All/Modify/Inside Outside Feather:
Both checked:
Feather amount: 43
Highlight the lantern layer and tap the delete key until you have a nice feathered effect.
Highlight the Tree buds layer and give it a nice feathered effect too.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Fence as a new layer above the paper.
Merge Down.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

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!

1 comment:

  1. I so meant to stop by and show some love on your bloggie for this beautiful tutorial hun! Thank you so much again. Hugs, Jess