Monday, March 22, 2010

In My Dreams Tutorial

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You will need:
A tube - I used one from ©Jennifer Janesko.
You need to be a registered member of CILM &
buy the tubes.
Scrap kit from Bea Creations called "In My Dreams"
Font - I used Gigi - came with my PSPX1
Plugin Filter - Tramages-ToeTheLine

New white canvas 700x700

Copy & paste Frame6 as a new layer.
Magic wand - click inside frame, remembering to click also
around the ribbon. Selections-Modify-Expand 8.

Copy & paste one of the papers from scrap kit. I resized mine
65% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Selections-Invert, hit delete.
Selections-None. Move the paper below frame layer.

Make frame layer active - copy & paste your tube as a new layer. Duplicate
move original tube layer below frame layer. Make duplicated tube active, carefully
with your Eraser Tool, erase around the tube to show the flowers in the frame
I lower the Properties of the tube to 65 so I could see the flowers. When finished
erasing, bring the Properties of your tube back to 100. Erase parts of the tube that is
over the ribbon in the frame as well. Give the bottom layer tube this drop shadow

Make the paper layer active - mirroe your tube, copy & paste it as a new layer. Move
the tube to the right of the frame (see mine for placement), Eraser Tool, erase any of the
tube that is overlapping the frame. Adjust-Hue & Saturation - 0 on both H & S. Lower the Properties
to 65%. Then Blend Mode - Screen. Give the tube the same drop shadow as before

Make top layer active - copy & paste Leaves1 as a new layer - Image-Free Rotate-Rotate 90 left.
Resize 55% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Give same drop shadow. Place the leaves on the right
side of frame. Copy & paste Flower7 as a new layer - resize 65% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Place
over the Leaves. Drop shadow. Carefully erase the stem from the Flower.

Copy & paste one of the Heartribbons as a new layer, place top right corner of frame. Eraser Tool,
carefully erase some of the Heart so it looks as though it is hanging from the frame.Drop shadow

Copy & paste Tag_bc as a new layer - place over the bow in the frame, move it down 2 layers so it is
under the Flowers & leaf layers. Drop shadow.

Cross out the eyes on the bottom layer (white) - Merge Visible all other layers.
Resize your image - 85% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Duplicate your image, on the original layer Adjust-Blur-Gaussian Blur 25. Plugin Filters-Tramages-
ToeTheLine-default settings. Make top image active - Merge Down

Add your name & correct copyright. Crop Tool - crop to remove excess white background.
Then you need to resize once more the Resolution with these settings

Save as a *Png

This tutorial was written by ©Kate on 22nd March 2010.


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