Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Steampunk Machinia

Steampunk Machinia

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
July 26, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a tube by Michele Ann.
It is available at
Dreamscape Imaging

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

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

Choose a frame of choice.
Paste as a new layer.
Resize the frame 88%

Click inside the frame with
your magic wand tool.
Selections modify expand by 6

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

Paste your tube as a new layer
between the two layers.
Duplicate once.

In your layer palette, move the
tube copy layer to the top.
Back on the original tube, press delete.
Now select none.

On the tube copy layer, erase parts
of the tube showing past the bototm
half of the frame. It may help to
lower the opacity some while doing this.

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

Open a barb wire ribbon.
Resize 70%
Paste inside the frame underneath
your original tube layer.

Open a metal round frame.
Paste on the bottom layer.
Resize 110%
You want it to go around the
first frame you used.

Open a gear element.
Resize 50%
Paste on side of the tag.

Open a screw element.
Paste in the center of the gear

Open a bottle cap element.
Resize 50% & 90% once each.
Paste on the screw element.

Open a chain element.
Paste on bottom left side
of the tag.
Duplicate once & mirror.

Open a rectangle frame.
Resize 90%
Click inside the frame with
your magic wand tool.

Selections modify expand by 5
Paste a paper of choice.
Selections invert & press delete.

Select none.
Move the paper under the frame layer.
Copy merged onto the bottom layer
of the tag.

Paste a chain link element
on the bottom layer of the tag.
Arrange under the frame layer
in your layer palette.

Open a ribbon element.
Resize 85%
Paste under the gear & bottle cap

Add wordart or saying of choice
to the top layer of the tag.
Add a drop shadow to the text.

Merge layers visible.
Resize 88%

Add copyright info & name.
Save as png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.