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Thursday, January 12, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on January 11th, 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork Sweet Pin-Ups
Which you can purchase HERE at The PSP Project

Kit of choice.
I am using a Scrapkit called, “Citrus Delice” by Srappity Scrap and More
This is a FTU kit you can find HERE

Mask of Choice.
I am using Mask141 by Weescotslass
Which you can find HERE

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
flood fill with white

Open element 72
Add to your canvas, resize down
Add your drop shadow

Open paper16
resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas
Drag below your frame
use the magic wand tool to select inside of the frame, make sure to get all the little loop holes around the leaves.
Select → Modify → Expand, by 4
Invert the selection and on the paper layer, press delete.

Open paper3
resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas
Drag below your frame background layer
Apply your mask here.

Add your tube
Reposition and resize
on the bottom add a drop shadow
On the top one filter → Blur → Gaussian blur, 3.0, change the blend mode to soft light.

Add your tube again
Flip horizontally
Erase any parts that are outside of the frame
Change the blend mode to overlay
Opacity set at 50%

Now add the elements you'd like to with a drop shadow of choice.
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated.

Element37 (no drop shadow)
Element 65 (no drop shadow)
Element64 (no drop shadow)
Element 44
Element 46
Element 55
Element 50
Element 6
Element 35
Element 35
Element 34

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color, all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

*****Most Important*****
Add your copyright information

If you're happy with your results save to your liking and you're done!!


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