Thursday, July 21, 2011

Day At The Carnival

Day At The Carnival

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
July 21, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a tube by Elias Chatzoudis.
You can purchase his tubes at
The tube i am using was purchased when he
sold tubes at MPT

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

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

Open a frame of choice.
I am using a 4 square frame.
Resize 88% or as needed.
Paste as a new layer.

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

Now, selecting one
square at a time of the frame,
click inside a square with your
magic wand tool.

Selections modify expand by 3
Paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move the paper under the frame.

Repeat the above steps with each
square. Alternate which papers you
use in the squares.

Okay time for the rides.
Open the bumper cars element first.
Resize 50%
Paste in one the squares between
the paper & frame layer.

Open the carousel & ferris wheel
elements. Resize both 40%
Paste each one in a different square.

The last ride element is the roller coaster.
Resize it 35% & paste it in the
last square.

Now make sure to add a drop shadow
to each of the 4 ride layers.
2,2,50,5 black.

Open lights element.
Resize 80%
Position on your tag near the top.
Add the drop shadow to the lights.

Paste your main tube as the
top layer in your layer palette.
Position in center of the tag.
Add a drop shadow as well to it.

Open a candy apple & popcorn elements.
Resize each 35%
Paste one on each side of the
bottom half of the tag.

Open a balloon element.
Resize 70%
Paste under the poporn element.
Position so that it appears to be
flying above the popcorn layer.

Add wordart or saying of choice
alongside the top of the frame.
Convert to raster.

Duplicate once & move the 2nd
text layer to the bottom of the frame.
Duplicate once & rotate 90
either right or left direction.

Position on side of the tag.
Duplicate once
Mirror & flip.

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

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