Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Gothic Love

Gothic Love

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
April 6, 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 Naughty Creations
Called Gothic Love Story
It is a PTU kit.
Available at ArtisticVision
Becky Mask 022

1) Open a 600x600 new image.
Choose a frame of choice & open.
Resize 95% & paste as new layer.
Add drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black

2) Select inside of frame with magic wand.
Selections modify expand 4
Paste paper of choice as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move paper under frame.
Select none.

3) Paste main tube as new top layer.
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black

4) Open a cross hanging element.
Resize 50% or as needed.
Paste as new layer on side of frame.
Add a drop shadow.

5) Open a handkerchief tube.
Resize 50%.
Paste as new layer & position partly at bottom of frame.
Move to above background layer
Duplicate once & mirror.
You want the bottom part of them
Showing past the frame.
Add drop shadows.

6) Open a love wordart or one of choice.
Paste as new layer near bottom of tag.
Move in layer palette to just below the tube layer.
Add a drop shadow.

7) Open a broken heart tube.
Resize 50%.
Paste as new layer onto side of frame.
Duplicate once.
Resize copy of heart layer 50%.
Move to other side of frame.
Drop shadow both.

8) Add new raster layer above background layer.
Fill with color of choice for tag.
Apply Becky Mask 022
Merge Group
Resize mask 110%

9) Merge layers visible.
Resize 88%.
Add copyright info & name.
Save as png or jpeg.

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