Friday, March 4, 2011

Soft Irish Beauty

Soft Irish Beauty

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
March 4,2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a tube by Acorn Cupcake
You can purchase this tube at MPT
Tube of choice
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Artmama made
Called Siochan
Xero Soft Moon Plugin

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

Choose a frame of choice.
Resize 18% or as needed.
Paste as a new layer.

Click inside the frame with
your magic wand.
Selections modify expand by 8

Open a paper of choice &
resize 17%
Paste as a new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move the paper under frame layer.

Paste your tube of choice as a new layer
between paper & frame layers.
Duplicate the tube once.

Move the copy tube to top in layer palette.
Back on the original tube layer,
press delete.
Select none.

Back on the copy tube layer,
erase the parts of the tube showing beyond the frame.
It sometimes helps to zoom in on parts of it to see it better
while erasing but that is optional.

While still on the tube copy layer,
apply Xero soft mood
Settings are default

Add a drop shadow the frame & original tube layers
2,2,50,5 Black

Open flowers of choice.
Resize 12% & paste as a new layer.
Duplicate once & move the copy layer just slightly
either right or left.
I made sure the flowers are the top layer in
the layer palette.

Open a pillow & resize by 12% & then by 50% once
Paste at the end of the stems of the flowers.
Add a drop shadow to the flowers

Open tree branches element.
Resize 20%
Paste on the bottom layer & arrange to the side slightly.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Merge the 2 branch layers together.
Duplicate once more & flip.

Open a net or old cloth element.
Resize 80% or as needed.
Paste as a bottom layer.

Open a flower & resize 15%
Paste three times along the frame & bottom of tube
area. Make sure they are on top of the tag in relation to
layer palette.

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

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

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