>> Saturday, November 20, 2010
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This tutorial was written by me on 20 November 2010. Any similarity to other tutorials is not intentional.
Tube and close up of Choice. I am using the awesome art of Arthur Crow. This was a gift in the Christmas 2010 pack from MPT.
Scrapkit - I used an awesome kit by Sarah called Rockin Christmas which you can purchase HERE
Filters - Xero Radiance, Xenofex 2, Eye Candy 4000 gradient glow.
Mask of choice
Font of choice, I used Carpenter script.
Open a new canvas 700 x 700, floodfill white. Copy and paste frame 2, re-size 75%. Using your magic wand, click inside the frame, selections, modify, expand by 5. Copy and paste paper 3 below your frame layer, selections, invert, delete. Copy and paste your close up tube and place towards the right inside the frame, delete. Duplicate the tube. On the copy, adjust blur, gaussian blur 3, change the blend mode to soft light. On the original, drop shadow, change the blend mode to luminance legacy.
Copy and paste Christmas tree 3, re-size 75%, drop shadow. Copy and paste halftone star. Duplicate a couple of times & place around your tag.
Copy and paste a star button, re-size 50%, duplicate & place on the frame.
Copy and paste ribbons 2, re-size 80%. Drop Shadow.
Copy and paste the clip. Image mirror, re-size 50%, drop shadow. Place this on the top corner of your frame. You might want to rotate it a little.
Copy and paste peper 8 above your white background layer. Layers, load/save mask. Find your mask & apply. Merge group. I duplicated mine as it was quite light.
Copy and paste a ribbon, drop shadow.
Copy and paste the tulle above the mask layer.
Add some sparkles!!!
Add your name. I used a greenradient glow on mine.
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!!