Monday, August 2, 2010

Spring Morning Tutorial



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You will need:

Tube - I used a lovely tube from Mia Hopper
You need to be a registered member of MyTagArt to purchase her tubes
HERE
Scrap kit called 'Spring Morning' from Rebecca's Scrapping Silliness
HERE
Cardboard Frames from WeeScotLass Creations
HERE
You need to scroll down the page a little to find the Cardboard
Frames download.

This scrap kit is Full Sized. We will be resizing each element quite a lot
throughout this tutorial.


New white canvas 750x700



Copy & paste the Frames as a new layer. Resize 85% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Magic Wand, click inside all 3 frames - Selections-Modify-Expand 10.
Copy & paste a paper from the scrap kit as a new layer - resize paper 20% Bicubic-
all layers unchecked - Selections-Invert, hit delete. Selections-None. Move the paper
layer below the frames layer. Give the frames this drop shadow



Copy & paste Doodle 1 from scrap kit as a new layer. Resize Doodle 15% Bicubic-all layers
unchecked. Move Doodle below the paper layer & across to right a little. Duplicate - IMAGE-MIRROR-
FLIP. You should have something like this



Make top layer active. Copy & paste Flower 4 from scrap kit as a new layer - resize flower 15%
Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Move across to left side of the frames - ADJUST-SHARPEN. Duplicate
Flower - IMAGE-MIRROR. Give each flower the drop shadow as before.

Copy & paste your tube as a new layer. Give drop shadow. Copy & paste one of the Butterflies from
the scrap kit as a new layer - resize 20% Bicubic-all layers unchecked. Move the Butterfly to the right
of your tube. ADJUST-SHARPEN. Give drop shadow, IMAGE-FREE ROTATE-ROTATE 45 left. Duplicate the Butterfly,
IMAGE-MIRROR.
Add your name & correct copyright. Cross out eyes on bottom layer (white) MERGE VISIBLE all other layers.
Open eyes up - Crop Tool - crop excess white background. Resize 75% Bicubic-all layers CHECKED. Click on
blue bar at top of your image - COPY & PASTE as a NEW IMAGE on your workspace. Your image should now have
a transparent background. Save as a *Png.


This tutorial was written by ©Kate on 2nd August 2010.

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