Saturday, February 20, 2010

Irish Music

Irish Music

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
Feb. 20, 2010.
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Kat NKDA
You need a license to use
The art can be purchased at
Her site here

Tube of choice
Scrap of choice
I’m using one by KatNKDA called

1) Open a 600x600 new image.
Open frame of choice & resize 67%
Or as needed.
Copy & paste as new layer.

2) Select inside of frame with magic wand.
To select multiple areas, hold shift down while selecting.
Selections modify expand 4.
Paste paper as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move paper under frame layer.
Keep selected.

3) Open tube of choice.
Resize as needed.
I did 40%.
Paste as new layer between paper & frame.
Position as wanted.
Press delete.
Select none.
Apply Xero Porcelian
Add a drop shadow to frame & tube
2,2,50,5 black.

4) Open a doodle type frame.
Paste as new layer.
Select inside with magic wand as did first frame.
Selections modify expand 2
Paste paper as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Select none.
Move paper under frame.
Drop shadow frame
2,2,50,5 black
Merge the frame & paper together.
Move to above background layer.

5) Open a name plate tube.
Resize 88% or as needed.
Paste as new layer.
Add drop shadow & position at bottom of tag.

6) Open your tube again & paste as new layer on side of frame.
I resized it 70% & 88% once each.
Add a drop shadow.
Position behind name plate if desired.

7) Open harp or musical instrument tube.
Resize 50% & paste as new layer.
Add a drop shadow.
Position on corner of frame.

8) Merge visible all layers except background layer.
Duplicate the merged layer.
On bottom merged layer
Adjust blur gauassian blur 15

9) Resize all layers 88%.
Add copyright info & name.
Save as png or jpeg.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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