Thursday, December 23, 2010

Haunted Winter

Haunted Winter

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
December 23, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Michele Ann
You can purchase herartwork at

Tube of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Kirstys Scraps
Called Winters Morning
It is a PTU kit.

Xmas Mask 14 by Designs by Vaybs

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

Choose a frame from the scrap kit.
Resize 70%
Paste as a new layer.
Rotate free rotate 15
either direction is fine.

Select inside the frame with magic wand.
Selections modify expand by 5
Paste paper as a new layer
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 Black
Selections invert & press delete.
Move paper under frame.

Paste your tube between paper & frame.
Duplicate once.
Move the copy tube to top in layer palette.
X this layer out.

Back on the original tube,
press delete.
Select none.
Add a drop shadow
Back on the copy tube layer
Un'X it out.

Lower the opacity to about 50
Erase the parts showing past the frame
which you do not wish to have.
You want the tube to appear to come out of the frame.

Open a glitter doodle.
Paste on the bottom layer &
arrange on the right side under the frame.

Open a flower.
Resize 30% or as needed.
Paste on a corner of the frame.

Open a snowflake.
Resize 30%
Paste the snowflake 3 times coming down from the flower.
You want them to appear to be hanging from the flower.
Drop shadow all 3

Choose a plant branch.
Resize 70% or as needed.
Rotate free rotate the same as the frame.
Paste along the bottom of the frame.

Duplicate the branch once.
Rotate free rotate 90
Resize this layer 80%
Add a drop shadow to both branch layers.

Paste paper of choice on bottom layer.
Apply mask DBV Xmas Mask 14
Merge group
Resize mask layer 115

Add wordart or saying of choice.
Convert to raster.
Rotate free rotate 15
Move along the frame bottom.
Add a drop shadow.

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

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