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Monday, July 27, 2009

Jacob's Pain


Scrap kit of choice - I am using "Dark Nights" by Missy Lynn Scraps available from Totally Sweet Designs, Scraps with Attitude, Paradise 4 Scrappers and Katelynn Designs
Tube of choice - I am using one of the Jacob Black Poser tubes from the Twilight Collection by MediEvil available from Twilight Scraps
Fonts of choice - I am using LDTwylight and TangledUp
Plugin: PhotoEffex Scanlines

Let's begin...

Open a new 700 x 600 blank canvas flood-filled white

Paste Flower7 (black flower) as new layer

Paste Frame6 as new layer
Resize by 70%

Select inside Frame6 with your Magic Wand
Selections > Modify > Expand by 15
Add new raster layer
Layers > Arrange > Move Down
Paste paper of choice INTO selection

Adjust > Hue & Saturation > Colourisie
Set both to 0
Lower opacity 70

Back to top layer

Paste Flower2 (leaves) as new layer
Resize by 55%
Position along bottom of Frame

Paste Frame7 as new layer
Resize by 20%
Position in upper left

Paste Tube of choice as new layer
I am using one of MediEvil's posers from her Twilight Saga
Resize and position to your liking

Activate your Frame and select inside with your Magic Wand
Selections > Modify > Contract by 2
Selections > Modify > Feather by 2
Selections > Invert

Now carefully erase the lower part of your Tube, decreasing the shape size and hardness to your liking to erase extra detail

Paste Rose16 (supplied) as new layer
Image > Mirror
Image > Rotate by 30 to the left
Resize by 80%
Position to the lower right

Paste Rose18 (supplied) as new layer
Resize by 80%
Position alongside first rose
Duplicate, then Image > Mirror
Image > Rotate by 15 to the right
Resize by 90% and position

Paste Moon as new layer
Resize by 60%
Move down below Frame layer to the upper left
Duplicate, then set blend mode to Screen

Paste Tree as new layer
Resize by 70%
Position in front of Moon protruding to the left

Crop and resize to your liking

Activate BlackFlower (background) layer
Resize by 110%
Adjust > Blur > Gaussian Blur with a Radius of 20.00
Effects > Plugins > Photo Effex > Scanlines with default settings
Lower opacity to 35

Select your Preset Shape Tool and set to Ellipse
Stroke width - 1.00
Foreground - #000000
Background - null

Hold your shift key and draw out a circle around your tag
Objects > Align > Centre in Canvas

Select your Text Tool and font of choice
I am using LDTwylight
Type out text of your choice or use the template I've provided made by me

In your Layer Palette open the vector layer and turn off the Ellipse
Convert to raster layer
Lower opacity to 50

Back to top layer

Select another font of choice
I am using TangledUp
Foreground - #FFFFFF
Background - #000000
Stroke width - 2.00

Type out your name
Objects > Align > Horizontal Centre in Canvas
Convert to raster layer
Apply a drop shadow of choice

Finally, add your © copyright, licence and watermark, then save as a GIF or JPG and you're done!

Thanks for trying my tutorial!


© Tutorial written by Stina on 27th July 2009
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