Wednesday, March 3, 2010



This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
March 3, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Ismael Rac.
You can purchase his artwork at

Tube of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Gothic Inspirirations
Called The Silver Lining.
It is a PTU kit.

1) Open a 600x600 new image.
I opened a cluster frame in the scrapkit.
Resize 70%.
Paste as new layer.

2) Select inside the frame with magic wand.
Hold shift down if needed to keep multiple areas selected.
Selections modify expand by 2

3) Paste paper as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move paper under frame.
Keep selected

4) Paste tube as new layer above paper layer.
Duplicate once.
Move top copy tube layer to top layer in layer palette.
X it out on visibility.
Back on original tube layer, press delete.
Select none.

5) On the top tube layer
Erase the parts that show past the frame.
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube layer.
2,2,50,5 black
Also add a drop shadow to the frame.

6) Open a doodle element of choice.
Resize 60% or as needed.
Paste as new layer & arrange above background layer.
Duplicate once – mirror & flip the copy.
Drop shadow both layers.

7) Open a hanging wordart element.
Resize 70% or as needed.
Paste as new top layer.
Position as wanted & add a drop shadow.

8) Choose a flower & resize 15% or as needed.
Paste as new layer.
Arrange on one end of wordart.
Duplicate once & move to other end of wordart.
Drop shadow both.

9) Choose a bird tube.
Resize 50% or as needed.
Paste as new layer & position as wanted.
Add a drop shadow.

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

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