Sunday, March 20, 2011

Classic Pin-up Classic Cars

Classic Pin-up
Classic cars

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
March 20, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a tube by Mark Gerardi
You can purchase his tubes at his
MPT. The tube I am using is from
when the artist sold at Cilm.

Tube of choice
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Pimp'd Designz
Called rock-a-billie
It is available at Pimp My Tags
with Scraps

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

Open a star design element.
Paste as a new layer.
Inside the star,fill the empty areas
of the star with a color from your tube.

Now using the magic wand,
select the areas within the circle
around the star.
You may have to hold the shift button down
while selecting multiple areas.

Paste a paper of choice from the scrap
as a new layer.
Selections invert & press delete button.
Select none.
Move the paper under the star layer in
your layer palette.

Add a drop shadow to the star element
2,2,50,5 Black
Paste your tube of choice.

Now open a wheel element.
Resize 70%
Position either under or by your main tube.
I did under my tube so that she appears to
be sitting on the wheel.This can vary depending
on your tube of choice.

Open a skull element
Resize 50% & position on side of frame
by a star point.

Open bolts element.
Resize 70%
Paste behind your main tube.
Duplicate once - mirror - flip.
You want the bolts behind your tube going up
and the flipped ones going down.

Open a flame element. Resize 50%
Position on the tag by side of the frame
on the bottom layer.
Duplicate it once & mirror.

Merge the two flame layers together.
Duplicate once & flip.
This should give you flames on all sides
of the frame.

Merge layers visible.
Duplicate this layer once.
On the bottom layer, adjust blur
gauassian blur 13
Effects texture effects blinds
5 & 25 color black

Add wordart or saying of choice.
Make sure you add a drop shadow to
the words.

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

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