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Sunday, February 15, 2009

I Love My Dog



Scrap kit of choice - I am using the lovely "Love Our Pets" kit by SwheatCreations
which can be purchased from Paradise4Scrappers
Thank you Norma for this gorgeous and adorable kit! I loved using it!
Tube of choice - I am using the lovely artwork of Jamie Kidd which can be purchased from CILM
WSL_Mask133 by Chelle which can be found on her blog
Font GeeohHmk Bold which can be downloaded here
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow

~ Step 1 ~

Open WSL_Mask133 and GeeohHmk font and minimise for later

Open new image 550 x 550 with a white background

Paste FlowerFrame3 as new layer and resize by 70%
Paste PetBkg5 as new layer and resize by 50%
Activate frame layer and click inside the circle with your magic wand
Selections / Modify / Expand by 5
Selections / Invert

Selections / Invert
Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur
Radius: 10.00

Paste tube as new layer and resize as necessary
Position to your liking then with on the frame layer once again click your magic wand inside the frame
Selections / Modify / Feather
Selections / Invert
Selections / Modify / Contract by 2
Set your eraser to a size around 20 and hardness to about 50
(depends on your tube and how much you wish to erase)
Carefully erase the bottom of the tube overhanging the frame

~ Step 2 ~

Paste Flowers2 as new layer and resize by 20%
Position to the left of the frame
Paste Flowers3 as new layer and resize by 20%
Image / Mirror and position to the right opposite the first flowers

Paste PinkBow as new layer and resize by 15%
Position to the left on the wire on the frame
Duplicate then Image / Mirror
Position to the right (see my tag for reference)

Paste Heart1 as new layer and resize by 35%
Position on the top right of the frame
Paste Heart2 as new layer and resize by 30%
Position with Heart1
(see below)

Paste Text-LoveDog/Cat as new layer
Resize by 50%
Position along the bottom of the frame

Paste PetBkg3 as new layer
Layers / Arrange / Send to Bottom
Resize by 70%
Layers / New mask Layer / From Image
Locate WSL_Mask133 from drop down menu
Fit to Layer CHECKED
Source luminance checked
Invert Mask Data UNchecked

Layers / Merge / Merge Group
Position mask layer behind frame so that it's central

You should now have something like this:

~ Step 3 ~

Pick a nice colour that complements your tube and scrap kit you are working with
I chose #e398bc

Type out your name as Vector in a nice font of your choice
Objects / Align / Horizontal Centre in Canvas
Adjust / Add/Remove Noise / Add Noise
Monochrome checked

Effects / Plugins / Eye Candy 4000 / Gradient Glow
Glow width: 3.00
Soft corners: 25
Opacity: 100
Colour: Solid white

Apply drop shadow:
H & V: 1
Opacity: 30
Blur: 2.00
Colour: #37003e

Add your ©copyright, licence and watermark and you're done!

Thank you for trying my tutorial


©Tutorial written by Stina on 4th February 2009
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