Sunday, September 19, 2010

Curlz Postcard Tutorial

You will need:

Tube - I used one of Aurore..aka..AurareBlackCat tubed images
But you can use any tube you like.
Mask 254 from WeeScotLass
Scroll down a little & you will see the list of download links
for her mask packs.
Font I used is called 'Scrap Twiggy'
No scrap kit, just your imagination. We will be using our PSP
Tool & Effects.

New white canvas 400x250

Pick a light colour from your tube for foreground colour & a dark
colour for you background colour in your Material Palette. Gradient
with these settings

Go to Image-Add Borders with a dark colour from your tube with these settings

New white canvas 650x450

Copy your Gradient Rectangle & paste as a new layer
Give this drop shadow

Duplicate your Gradient Rectangle - make bottom Rectangle active - go to Image-Free Rotate
Rotate left 15.
Your Rectangles should look similar to this

Have top layer active - copy & paste your tube as a new layer. Resize if need & position to
one side of the top Rectangle. Give drop shadow.

Make your bottom layer (white) active, add a new Raster Layer. Flood Fill with a colour
from you tube.
New Mask Layer-From Image with these settings

Merge Group - resize 85% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Crop Tool - crop excess white background as close as you can get without taking outto mush of
the Mask layer & your tube.

Image-Add Borders with the same settings as before. Magic Wand, click on the border - Effects-Texture
Effects-Weave with these settings

Have your Weave Colour a light colour from your tube & Gap Colour White.
Now go to Effects-Image Effects-Page Curl with these settings

**Bottom right, colour a light colour from your tube - Edge Mode Colour-White**

Add your greeting, name & correct copyright. Merge-Flatten. Resize 90% Bicubic-all layers CHECKED
Save as a *Png

This tutorial was written by ©Kate on 19th September 2010.
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