Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Seize The Day

Seize The Day

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
October 26, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Marjolein Gulinski
You can purchase her artwork at

Tube or closeup of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Artmama
Called Suddenly Sunrise
It is a PTU kit.

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

Open a garden scene.
Resize 78%
Paste as a new layer.
Arrange on lower half of the image.

Open a vertical frame.
Move it under the garden scene layer.
Add a drop shadow to the frame layer
2,2,50,5 Black

Click inside it with magic wand.
Selections modify expand 2
Paste paper of choice as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move under frame layer.

Paste your tube closeup as new layer
between paper & frame.
Select none.
Add a drop shadow.

Open a tree tube.
Resize 65%
Paste on bottom layer & arrange
as if behind the frame layers.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Arrange so the trees frame the frame.
Drop shadow the trees.

Open a leaf.
Resize 75%
Paste on side of tree.
Duplicate once.
Move down slightly.
merge the two leaves together.
Duplicate once & mirror.

Open a coffee cup
Resize 40%
Paste on a corner of the garden scene.

Open a flower.
Resize 40%
Paste one on each top corner of frame.
Add a drop shadow to each.

Choose a doodle.
Resize 88%.
Paste at bottom by the coffee cup.

Open wordart from the scrap.
Paste near bottom of tag.
Add a drop shadow.

Merge the layers visible.
Resize as needed.
Add copyright info & name.
Save as jpeg or png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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