Monday, April 26, 2010

Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
April 26, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Joanne Schempp
You can purchase her artwork at

Tube of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Heartfelt Perfections
Called Pixies Dream
It is a PTU kit.
Available at My Tag Art.
Vix Mask 363 here

1) Open a 500x500 new image.
Choose a frame from scrap.
Resize 15%
Paste as new image.
Duplicate once & mirror
Add drop shadow 2,2,50,5
To both

2) On the two frames,
Select inside with magic wand.
Choose paper & resize 15%
Paste paper as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.

3) Paste tube of choice into each frame
Between paper & frames.
Hit delete.
Select none.
Add drop shadow.

4) Open a branch tube.
Resize 15%. Paste as new layer.
Duplicate twice.
Arrange branch layers along the frames.
Drop shadow them.

5) Merge the branches together.
Duplicate once.
Move the top layer down slightly.

6) Choose leaf tubes.
Resize 15%.
Paste as new layer below frames.
Show the leaves poking out from corner of frames.
Duplicate once & mirror.

7) Paste your main tube.
Arrange in center of tag.
Add a drop shadow..

8) Paste paper of choice above background layer.
Apply mask Vixmask 363.
Merge group
Resize this layer 115%
Move mask layer to side.
Duplicate once & mirror

9) Open a flower tube.
Resize 50% once & 70% once.
Paste on the corner of the frame by the branch.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Drop shadow both.

10) Choose a butterfly.
Resize 55% or as needed.
Paste above mask layer.
You want parts peeking out above & below the frames.
Add a drop shadow

11) Choose a bird.
Resize 20% and paste on top corner.
Add a drop shadow.

12) Add copyright info & name.
Save as png or jpeg.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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