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>> Sunday, November 7, 2010

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This tutorial was written by me on 7 November 2010. Any similarity to other tutorials is not intentional.


Tube and close up of Choice. The art I am using is ©José Cano. In order to use the tube you must purchase it and have the appropriate license to use it from MPT.

I used a gorgeous kit by Cora called Go-Gaga. You can purchase it HERE

Filters - Xero Porcelain and Radiance, Eye Candy 4000 gradient glow

Font of choice, I used Bouquet.

Let's start!

Open a new canvas 700 x 700, floodfill white.

Copy and paste frame 3, re-size 80%. Duplicate, image mirror. Move them close together. Using your magic wand, click inside each of the 6 frames, selections modify, expand by 4. Copy and paste paper 6. Selections, invert, delete. Move the paper under the frame layer.

Click outside your frame layer, yes outside! Copy and paste your close up tube, and place it how you want it. Be careful with her face, don't cover it with part of a frame! It might be useful to copy and paste your full tube now, so you can see where you want to place them and how they look together, see mine for ideas!

On your close up tube, effects, Xero Radiance, default settings. Duplicate. On the copy adjust blur, gaussian blur 3. Change the blend mode to soft light, drop shadow the original.

On your main tube layer, effects, Xero Porcelain with default settings but change the blue channel to 0. Drop shadow.

Copy and paste your caution tape 2, re-size 60%, drop shadow. Place at the bottom of the frame. Copy and paste tape 1 and re-size 45%, drop shadow. Place to the left of your tag.

Copy and paste print 2, place above your white background layer. Re-size 85% and move it to the top right of your tag.

Copy and paste the bolt, image mirror. Re-size 80%. Image rotate, left 30, drop shadow.

Copy and paste brad 01, re-size 70%, Duplicate and place a couple around your frame.

Copy and paste burst 02 and place above your background layer.

Copy and paste print 1, re-size 80% & move to the top left of your tag. Duplicate, image mirror, image flip.

Copy and paste ribbon 1, drop shadow.

Copy and paste swirl 1.

Copy and paste the sparkle above your close up tube. Move it around so it's placed nicely! You might not want the sparkle in her eye!!

Add your name. I used gradient glow on mine choosing a colour from my tube.

Close your white background layer & crop merged opaque. Re-size tag to whatever you like, I usually use just under 600 x 600.

Now, add your artists credits and you are finished!!


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