Saturday, May 8, 2010

Beacon Of Hope

Beacon of hope

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
May 8, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Richard Hubbard
Photo is by Tracy George
You can purchase the artwork at

Tube of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Heartfelt Perfections
Called Sterling
It is a PTU kit.
Available at My Tag Art.

1) Open a 600x600 new image.
Open a frame of choice.
Resize 85%.
Paste as new layer.
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black

2) Select inside the frame with magic wand.
Selections modify expand 5
Paste photo of choice.
Selections press invert.
Select none.
Move under frame.

3) Choose a flower bundle.
Resize 75% twice.
Paste on side of frame.
Add a drop shadow.
Duplicate once & mirror.

4) Choose a flower.
Paste as new layer.
Arrange in a corner above background layer.
Duplicate once
Merge the two flower layers.
Duplicate once
Resize them 88&
Add drop shadow

5) Paste your tube as new layer.
Position as wanted.
I positioned her in a top corner.
Add a drop shadow.

6) Choose a butterfly.
Resize 50% twice
Paste as new layer on the flower bundle.
Add drop shadow.
Duplicate once & mirror

7) Merge all layers visible.
Resize 82%.
Duplicate once the merged layers.
On the bottom layer,
Adjust blur gauassian 20
Effects texture weave

8) Add word art or saying of choice.
Add a drop shadow.
Add copyright info & name.
Save as jpeg or png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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