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Friday, March 6, 2009

True Love Forever

 
Supplies
 
Scrap kit of choice - I am using "Exquisite Love" by Soxsational Scraps exclusive to Exquisite Scraps
Image of choice or any of those I supplied
Template #38 by Missy which can found on her blog
Becky_Mask022 (supplied)
Font of choice - I am using BakerScript (pay font - not supplied)
Plugins: Xero Porcelain and Xero Radiance
 
My Supplies here
 
 
~ Step 1 ~
 
Open mask and minimise for later
 
Open the Template and resize canvas to 620 wide x 550 high
Flood fill excess area white on Background layer
Delete copyright info
 
Open Paper4
Edit / Copy
 
Activate Rectangle3
With your Magic Wand click the area inside the rectangle
Selections / Modify / Feather by 2
Edit / Paste into Selection
Deselect
 
Open Paper6
Edit / Copy
 
Activate Rectangle1 and click inside it
Selections / Modify / Feather by 2
Edit / Paste into Selection
Deselect
 
Open Paper11
Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur
Radius – 20.00
Repeat
Edit / Copy
 
Activate Rectangle2 and click inside it
Selections / Modify / Feather by 2
Edit / Paste into Selection
Deselect
 
Apply a drop shadow to each layer:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 30
Blur – 8.00
 
Back to Paper4
Edit / Copy
 
Activate Heart and click inside it
Selections / Modify / Feather by 2
Edit / Paste into Selection
Deselect
Duplicate then set blend mode to Multiply
Layers / Merge / Merge Down
 
Apply a drop shadow to this layer:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 20
Blur – 8.00
 

~ Step 2 ~
 
Paste Frame3 as new layer
Image / Rotate by 10 to the left
Resize by 65%
Position to the left between the two ends of the heart that "appear" to tuck behind top rectangle
 
 
Open your image of choice and paste as new layer
Image / Rotate by 10 to the left
Resize if necessary and to your liking
(I resized the one I used by 70%)
Layers / Arrange / Move Down
Position beneath Frame
 
With your Magic Wand click inside the Frame
Selections / Modify / Expand by 5
Selections / Invert
Delete and deselect
 
Duplicate your image layer, then
Effects / Plugins / Xero / Porcelain with the following settings:
 
 
 
Then Effects / Plugins / Xero / Radiance with the following settings:
 
 
Lower the opacity of this layer to 90
Layers / Merge / Merge Group
 
Apply a drop shadow to Frame layer:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 30
Blur – 5.00
 
Paste Deco1 as new layer
Resize by 30% and position on the upper left corner of the Frame
Duplicate then Image / Mirror
Image / Flip
Then Position in lower right of Frame
 
 
Paste Tag4 as new layer
Image / Rotate by 10 to the right
Resize by 35%
Position in the lower left of the Frame
 
Paste Jewel1 as new layer
Resize by 35%
Position over the Floral part of the tag
 
Using your Eraser carefully erase the bits of green you can see beneath the Jewel element
 
Apply a drop shadow to these layers:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 30
Blur – 5.00
 
Paste PostCard as new layer
Duplicate and hide layer
 
On original layer
Resize by 50%
Adjust / Hue & Saturation / Colourise with the following settings:
Hue – 30
Saturation – 55
Position behind Frame and Image layer slightly protruding
 
Go back to your Duplicate and turn the visibility back on
Image / Rotate by 10 to the right
Resize by 50%
Adjust / Hue & Saturation / Colourise with the following settings:
Hue – 15
Saturation – 20
Position behind Frame and Image layer and over first postcard slightly protruding
 
Apply a drop shadow to this layer:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 20
Blur – 5.00
 
Paste Fan3 as new layer
Resize by 50%
Position in lower right at the edge of the middle rectangle
 
Paste Tulips as new layer
Resize by 50%
Position in lower left over the partial edge of the fan
 
Apply a drop shadow to these layers:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 30
Blur – 5.00
  
 
~ Step 3 ~
 
Paste WordArt1 as new layer
Layers / Arrange / Bring to Top
Position at the top in the centre
 
Add new raster layer
Flood fill this layer with #520b1f
 
Back to Word Art layer
Selections / Float
Selections / Defloat
Selections / Modify / Feather by 1
Selections / Invert
Activate Flood-filled layer and press delete
Deselect
 
Go to original WordArt layer and lower the opacity to 50
Activate top layer then
Layers / Merge / Merge Down
 
This layer will automatically lighten
Duplicate
Add a drop shadow to this layer:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 30
Blur – 5.00
 
Activate Background layer and paste Paper7 as new layer
Layers / New Mask Layer / From Image
Locate Becky_Mask022
Source luminance
OK
 
Use your Pick (or Deformation) Tool to pull the nodes of the Mask layer to your liking
 
 
Select your Text Tool and choose your font
I am using BakerScript which is a pay font
 
Set your Materials Palette with:
Foreground – null
Background - #520b1f
 
Type out your name (short names work best)
Image / Rotate by 10 to the right
Position over the Tag
Convert to raster layer
 
Add a slight drop shadow:
H & V – 1
Opacity – 30
Blur – 3.00
 
Finally add your © copyright (if you are using any of the images I supplied please provide credit back to
© Brent Heighton www.brentheigton.com), your watermark then save as a GIF or JPG and you're done!
 
Thanks for trying my tutorial
 
::st!na::
 

© Tutorial written by Stina on 5th March 2009
All rights reserved
 

1 comment:

  1. Hi, your work es awesome and I like it very much. I take your blinkie to my blog site. Thanks so much for your tutos.

    hugs... Aisha

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