Tuesday, June 29, 2010

America Celebrates

America Celebrates

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
June 29, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Keith Garvey.
You can purchase is artwork at

Tube & closeup of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Gothic Inspirirations
Called Boom Freedom of expression.
It is a PTU kit.
Xero Porcelain
Eyecandy 4000 Gradient glow (optional)

Open a 600x600new image.
Open tube & scrap.

Open frame of choice from kit.
Resize 70%.
Paste as new layer.
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 Black
Select inside the frame with magic wand.
Selections modify expand 4

Paste closeup as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Select none.
Move closeup under frame.
Add a drop shadow.
Resize the frame & closeup layers
Apply Xero Porcelain

Paste your full tube on side of frame.
Add a drop shadow to it.
Open star circle tube.
Resize 50% twice.
Paste on top corner of frame.
Add a drop shadow.

Open a bow.
Resize 50% & 70% once each.
Arrange under the star element.
Add a drop shadow.

Open star consellation swirl.
Resize 50%.
Paste on a corner of frame.
Move to bottom of layer.
Duplicate once
Mirror –flip
Drop shadow both

Open a string.
Resize 50%.
Paste as new layer behind
Main tube.
Add a drop shadow.

Open a buckle tube.
Resize 50% & 60% once each.
Paste as new layer
& arrange under star & bow tubes.
Add a drop shadow

Open a top hat.
Resize 40% twice & 60% once.
Paste on bottom corner.
Add a drop shadow.

Merge layers visible.
Resize all layers 88%.
Add wordart or saying of choice for your tag.
Apply eye candy gradient glow if you wish.
Add a drop shadow.

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

1 comment:

  1. Wow!! What an awesome tutorial hun! Thank you so much. Love it. Hugs, Jessica