Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Ballad Of The Night

Ballad Of The Night

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
Febryary 14, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Scarlet Gothica
You can purchase her artwork at

Tube of choice.
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by PolkaDot Scraps
Called Unlikely Ballad
It is available at Pimp My Tags
with Scraps

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

Choose a frame of choice & paste as a new layer.
Click inside the frame with your magic wand.
Selections modify expand 5

Paste paper of choice as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move paper under the frame.
Paste your tube between the
two layers.
Press delete.
Select none.

Open music notes element.
Resize 80% & paste near the bottom
of the frame.
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black

Open a flower &
resize 50%
Paste at one end of the music element.
Also give the flower the same drop shadow.

Repeat the flower steps with a bird element.
Paste the bird on the opposite side of the flower.
I positioned mine by the music element.
Also add a drop shadow.

Open a heart element.
Resize 50%
Paste on a corner of the frame.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Move the duplicated heart by the
original heart.

Open heart flowers &
resize 70%
Paste as a new layer.
In your layer palette,
arrange the heart flower layer under
the hearts & bird layers.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Arrange like you did the heart element.

Open a chain link element.
Paste this on the bottom layer
of the tag.

Add wordart of choice to the tag.
Add an optional Gradient glow
using EyeCandy4000
I did settings Fat and glow width 3
Also add a drop shadow to the text you use.

Resize all layers 88%
Merge together.
Add copyright info & name.
Save as png.
thanks for trying my tutorial.

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