Sunday, July 4, 2010

Midsummer Life & Love

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
July 2, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Suzanne Woolcott
You can purchase her artwork

Tube & Image of choice
Scrap of choice
I’m using Midsummers Night by
Creations By Jo.
It’s a PTU kit.
Mura’s Meister Copies
Xero Porcelain

Open a 600x600 new image.
Open tube & scrap supplies.

Open clock tube.
Resize 50% three times
Paste as new layer.

Apply Muras Meister Copies
Resize clock circle 140%
Adjust sharpen –sharpen more
Add drop shadow
2,2,50,5 Black

Select inside frame with magic wand
Selections modify expand 12
Paste paper of choice as new layer.
Selections invert
Press delete.

Paste tube as new layer between frame & paper.
Duplicate the tube once.
Move the tube copy to top in layer palette.
On bottom tube press delete.
Select none.

On top tube,
Erase parts of tube that are past the frame on bottom
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube.

Open hanging stars.
Resize 50% twice.
Paste between frame & paper
Behind the tube.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Drop shadow both.

Open lantern element.
Resize 25%.
Paste on side of frame.
Add a drop shadow.
Do the same with a ribbon.
Paste on other side of frame.
Add a drop shadow.

Open a star cluster.
Resize 87%.
Paste as new layer on bottom in layer palette.
Move down slightly.
Duplicate once & flip.
Drop shadow both.

Open a vertical 3 square frame.
Resize 25%.
Select in the squares with magic wand.
Selections modify expand.
Paste image as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete
Select none.
Move images under frame.
Add drop shadow to the frame.

Apply Xero Porcelain to image layer.
Copy merged to main image.
Arrange on side.

Merge layers.
Duplicate once
On the bottom layer
Apply Blur Gauassian 25

On the top layer,
Add wordart or saying of choice.
I did mine on the tabs on the ribbon
But it is entirely up to you.

Resize 88%.
Add copyright info & name.
Save as jpeg or png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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