Saturday, February 26, 2011

Press Your Luck

Press Your Luck

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
Febryary 26, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a tube by Elias Chatzoudis.
You can purchase this tube at PTE

Tube of choice
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Gothic Inspiratiosn
Called An Irish Jig

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

Choose a frame of choice.
Resize 68% or as needed.
Paste as a new layer.

Click inside the frame with your magic wand.
Hold shift down if needed to select multiple areas.
Selections modify expand by 3

Paste paper of choice as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move paper under the frame layer in
your layer palette.
Now select none.

Now if you used a frame similar
to the one I chose, with holes
in the frame border,
go back to your frame layer &
select the holes in the border.
You will have to hold shift down
to select them all.

Selections modify expand 3
Paste a 2nd paper this time
& repeat as with the first paper.
Select none.
Move under frame.
This should give the illusion that
the frame is all filled in.

Add a drop shadow to the frame layer
2,2,50,5 black
Merge the frame layers together & resize
90% Move down slightly

Open a clover doodle.
Paste as a new layer on the bottom half of the
Paste your main tube as a new layer
& add the earlier drop shadow to both
doodle & tube layers.

Select a butterfly element.
Resize 20%
Rotate 15 either direction &
Paste on one of the corners of the frame.

Open a vine element.
Resize 50%
Paste on same side as clover &
position in layer palette so that it
is under the clover layer.
Add a drop shadow.

Paste wordart of choice.
I am using one which came with the scrapkit.
You can apply a gradient glow using
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow but that is
Add a drop shadow as well.

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

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