Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Bear Hugs

Bear Hugs

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
May 5, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Valarie Wade
You can purchase her artwork at

Tube of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Sticky kisses
Called Pumpkin Spice
It is a PTU kit.
Available at MyTagArt
Mura’s Meister copies

1) Open a 600x600 new image.
Choose a heart element & open.
Resize 50%
Paste as new layer.

2) Apply Muras Meister copies
Resize 115%
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black

3) Select center of heart frame with magic wand.
Selections modify expand 10
Paste paper as new layer
Selections invert & press delete.
Move under frame.

4) Paste tube as new layer between frame & paper.
Duplicate once.
Move top tube layer to top in layer palette.
On the bottom one hit delete.
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black

Select none.

5) Open a scallop background.
Paste as new layer above background layer.
Open a flower rope element.
Resize 50%.
Paste as new layer .

6)Open a leaf element.
Paste as new layer.
Arrange between frame & scallop bg.
Duplicat e once mirror.
Merge the two leaf layers together.
Duplicate then flip.

6) Choose another leaf element.
Paste below the previous leaf layer.
Duplicate once
Mirror then flip.
Drop shadow both.

7) Open a ribbon & paste as new layer.
Arrange at bottom of top tube.
Add a drop shadow

8) Open a flower.
Resize 50%
Paste on corner of the ribbon.
Add a drop shadow.

9) Resize all layers 83%.
Add wordart saying of choice.
Add copyright info & name.
Save as jpeg or png.

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