Monday, May 31, 2010

Cat Magick

Cat Magick

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
May 31, 2010.
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Kat NKDA
You need a license to use
The art can be purchased at
Her site here

Tube & closeup of choice
Scrap of choice
I’m using one by KatNKDA called
Starry Tale
It is a PTU kit.

1) Open a 600x600 new image.
Open tutorial supplies.

2) Open frame of choice.
Resize 28% or as needed.
Paste as new layer.
Select inside frame with magic wand.
Selections modify expand 5

3) Open image/background of choice.
Resize as needed.
I resized 40% but that may vary.
Copy & paste as new layer
Selections invert & press delete.
Move under frame
Select none.

4) Free rotate 15
Either direction
Move to side.
Duplicate & mirror
Drop shadows

5) Duplicate frames once
Move bottom layer up slightly.
On top layer, resize 88%
6) Open doodle of choice.
Resize 40%.
Paste as bottom layer under a bottom corner.
Duplicate omce & mirror
Drop shadow

7) Open Cat tube.
Resize 60%.
Paste in center of frames & add drop shadow.

8) Open a cloud tube.
Resize 50% twice.
Paste as new layer at top of frame on bottom layer.
Duplicate twice & arrange all at top of frames peeking out.
Drop shadow all the clouds.

9) Open star creature tube.
Resize 50%.
Paste on frames above Cat tube.
Move in layer palette to just under the cat tube layer.
Add a drop shadow.

10) Open a flower.
Resize 30% & 50% once each.
Paste behind the star creature.
Add a drop shadow.

11) Merge all layers visible.
Duplicate once.
On the bottom layer, adjust
Blur gauassian 25
Merge layers visible.

12) Resize all layers 88%.
Add wordart 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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