Thursday, February 17, 2011

Apple Picking

Apple Picking

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
Febryary 17, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The photography of Jenny Parson
You can purchase her artwork at
My Tag Art Here

Photo of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by PolkaDot Scraps
Called Apple Orchard
It is available at Pimp My Tags
with Scraps

Open a 600x600 new image.
Open your photos of choice &
scrap supplies.

Choose a frame of choice.
I am using the apple frame.
Resize the frame 85%
Paste as a new layer.

Click inside the frame with magic wand.
Selections modify expand by 8
Paste a photo of choice as a new layer
Selections invert & press delete.
Move the paper under frame.
Select none.

Add a drop shadow to the frame layer
2,2,50,5 black

Open a tree element.
Resize 85%
Position on the tag to appear behind the frame.
Move to the side slightly.
Duplciate once & mirror.

Open a leaf branch.
Resize 70%
Paste behind the frame near the top.
Arrange so the leaves come up from behind the frame.
Duplicate once & mirror.

Merge the two leaf layers together.
Duplicate once more & flip.
You may have to move this layer down some
to appear at the bottom of the frame.

Open an apple tag.
Resize 70%
Paste on the top layer near the bottom of the frame.
Add the earlier drop shadow.

Open an apple.
Resize 25%
Paste three times around the tag as wanted.
Drop shadow the three apples.

Paste a bow on the stem of the apple frame.
Open a flower element.
Resize the flower 30%
Paste in the center of the bow.

Add a wordart or saying of choice.
make sure you add a drop shadow.
I did my own saying of choice.

Merge layers visible.
Resize 88%
Add copyright info & name.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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