Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Colour My World Tutorial


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You will need:

Tube - I used one of Bessy Ho's cute tubes:
HERE
You need to be a registered member of MyTagArt to
purchase Bessy's cute tubes
HERE
Scrap kit called 'Colour My Life' from FantasyMoments Scraps
HERE
Mask 15 from Babe's Designs
HERE


New white canvas 700x700



Open up & minimise the mask for now. Copy & paste a paper from scrap
kit as a new layer
New Mask Layer-From Image with these settings



Merge Group. Resize 85% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Copy & paste another
paper from scrap kit as a new layer - Mask once again as before. This time
resize 80% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.

Copy & paste one of the Frames from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 70%
Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Magic Wand, click inside the frame - Selections-
Modify-Expand 6, copy & paste a paper from scrap kit as a new layer - Selections-
Invert, hit delete. Move the paper layer below the frame layer. Selections-None.
Give frame this drop shadow



Copy & paste one of the flower boquets from the scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 60%
Bicubic-all layers unchecked. ADJUST-SHARPEN - IMAGE-MIRROR Move down over bottom right
bow of frame. Give drop shadow

Copy & paste one of the Flowers from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 80% Bicubic-all
layers unchecked. Move across to top right of frame.

Copy & paste one of the Butterflies from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize 60% Bicubic-all
layers unchecked. Give drop shadow.

Copy & paste your tube as a new layer - place the tube where it will look nice. Give drop
shadow. Cross out eyes on bottom Layer (white), also the 2 mask layers. MERGE VISIBLE all
other layers. Uncross eyes on bottom & mask layers, making your merged image active, resize
your merged image 90% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Merge Down - twice so you have 2 layers
on your Layers Palette.



Add your name & correct copyright. Merge Down again. Crop Tool - crop excess white background.
Resize 90% Bicubic-all layers CHECKED. Click on top blue bar - COPY & Paste as NEW LAYER on
your workspace. Your merged image should now have a transparent background. Save as a *Png.


This tutorial was written by ©Kate on 4th August 2010.

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