Thursday, September 29, 2011


Picturesque Autumn

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
September 29, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a photo by Dan Richards
I am also using a tube by Amy Brown.
You can find both at CDO

Tube of choice
Photo of choice
Scrap of choice.
I’m using a collab
available at PMTw/s called
Autumn Romance.. You can
find it here

Open a 600x600 new image.
Open up a tube, photograph
and scrap supplies. We are going to
begin with the scrap Autumn Romance
by designs by sarah in the collab.

Open leaves laying down.
Copy & paste as a new layer.
Now copy & paste your main
tube as the top layer.
Position the tube above the leaf

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

Now open blowing falling leaves element.
Resize 90%
Paste behind your main tube.

Open a frame element from the scrap
by polkadot scraps in the collab.
Paste on the bottom layer.

Click inside the frame with
your magic wand tool.
Selections modify expand by 5.

Paste a photo of choice as a
new layer.Selections invert
& press delete.
Move the photo layer under the
frame layer in your layer palette.

Merge the photo and frame layers
together. Resize 90%

Open a fence element from the same
scrap as the frame.
Resize the fence 95%
Paste in front of the frame.
Arrange your main tube along the
fence if you wish like I did.

Open a tree from the original scrap.
Resize 65%
Paste along the side of the frame.
Make sure the tree layer is under the
fence layer.

Open a leaf element from the scrap
by TK Designz. Resize 70%
Paste four times along the top
of the frame. Merge the leaves together.
Move to bottom layer. Duplicate once
& rotate left 90. Duplicate this layer once
& mirror.

Open a lantern from the scrap by Grunge
& Glitter. Resize 50%
Paste by the fence as you want.

Open an acorn from the same scrap.
Resize 25%
Paste by the fence on the opposite
side of the lantern.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Arrange the 2nd acorn by the original.

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

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

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