Monday, May 17, 2010

Renee Tutorial

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You will need:

a tube - I used one from ©Renee Lavoie
You need to be a registered member of TagMyArt to
purchase the tube, but any tube will do.
My Renee Tut Supplies which as Mask 86 from
DesignsByVabs, plus my Template
Scrap kit called 'Blue Line' from FantasyMoments Scraps
Font of choice - I used Bernard MT Condensed - came with my PSPX1
Plugin Filters, Optional:- Tramages-Toe The Line
" " - FM Tile Tool-Blend Emboss
- Flaming Pear-SuperBladePro

New white canvas 800x700

We will crop & resize at the end.

Open up my Template & DBV Mask86 from my supplies. Minimise the mask.
Copy Raster 1 from my Template & paste as a new layer.Resize 85% Bicubic,
all layers unchecked. In your Material have your Foreground a light colour
from your tube & the Backgrouns a dark colour from your tube. Gradient with
these settings

Magic Wand, click inside of the Template - Selections-Modify-Expand 4. New
Raster layer - flood fill with your gradient. Keep selected. Plugin Filter,
Tramages-Toe The Line, default settings. Keep selected - copy & paste your tube
as a new layer - Selections-Invert,move your tube to the out side of the Template
(see mine for example) Eraser Tool, erase any of the tube that is protruding outside
the circle.

Give your tube this drop shadow - I also used FM Tile Tool-Blend Emboss Plugin Filter
on my tube

Give your gradient colour circle the same drop shadow. Delete original Template layer.

Make your white background layer active - Select All - new Raster layer, Flood Fill with
your gradient - New Mask Layer-From Image with these settings

Merge Group. Make top layer active. Copy & paste one of the Heart shape Elelements fro scrap kit. Risize 45%
Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Move the Heart over the centre of the hole in the circle. Magic Wand, click inside
of the Heart, new raster layer-Selections-Modidy-Expand 4, Flood Fill with your gradient. Move that layer below
the Heart Layer - keep selected - Flaming Pear-SBP-M_coconutice (optional) or you can give it a nice Inner Bevel

Give drop shadow. Selections-None.Copy & paste one of the Bows from scrap kit - resize 45% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Drop shadow
Cross out eyes on bottom layer (white), Merge Visible all other layers.
Resize 85% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Add your name & correct copyright. Crop Tool - crop excess white background.
I resized mine down again by 80% Bicubic-all layers CHECKED. Click on Blue Bar up top, Copy & then Paste as a New Image
on your work space. Save as a *Png (it should have a transparent background)

This tutorial was written by ©Kate on 17th May 2010.


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