Tuesday, December 14, 2010

A Whimsical Afternoon

A Whimsical Afternoon

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
December 14, 2010
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Angela Newman
You can purchase her artwork at

Tube of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Artmama
Called This Whimsical Life
It is a PTU kit.

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

Open a multi square frame.
Resize 80%
Paste as a new layer.

Using your magic wand,
Select each square of the frame
Hold shift down to select multiple areas.
Selections modify expand 2

Move paper under the frame layer.
Paste your tube closeup on one side of the frame.
Press delete.
Select none.

Add a drop shadow to both frame &
closeup layers.
2,2,50,5 Black

Open doodle tree element.
Resize 85%
Paste as a new layer onto your tag image.
Position the tree behind your frame layers.

Move the frame layers to the bottom of the tree.
You want the tree to appear to be coming from behind the
frame layers.

Open a flower ribbon.
Resize 80%
Paste along the top of the frame.
Add a drop shadow.

Open your main tube.
Paste on opposite side of frame
from your closeup layer.

Open a bird.
Paste along the frame.
Add a drop shadow.

Open a sparkly shadow element.
Resize 85%
Paste on the tree near the top
of the frame.
Add a drop shadow.

Open butterflies.
Resize 80%.
Paste on the tag &
arrange as if flying into the tree.

Merge layers visible.
Resize 88%

Add word art or saying of choice.
I positioned the saying I did under the frame & tag.
But this is entirely optional on placement.

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

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