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Thursday, February 9, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on February 9th , 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 of Keith Garvey
You may purchase a license to use his work HERE

Kit of choice.
I am using a Scrapkit called, “Nanite” by Kirsty's Scraps
Which you can purchase for use HERE

Mask of Choice.
I am using Mask84 by WeeScotsLass
Which you can find HERE

Filters Need
Xero – Porcelain
Adjustments - Variations

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

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

Open Frame-2
Add to your canvas
Scale down and position to the right side of the canvas.

Open Paper-2
Resize to 600 px by 600 px
Add to your canvas, below the frame
Use your magic wand and select inside the frame
Expand → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection and press delete
Add a drop shadow to the frame.

Open Paper-4
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just below your frame background layer.
Apply your mask here.

Add the close up tube in between your frame and paper background layer
Delete any of the tube that's outside the frame
Change the blend mode to luminosity and the opacity to 30%.

Add your full tube to your canvas, resize and position to your liking.
Add a Drop shadow to your tube.

Filter → Xero → Porcelain,
all at default except blue channel to 0.

Filter → Sharpen → UnSharp Mask
All at default

Image → Adjustments → Variations
Click more blue once and lighten twice.

Now, we're going to embellish the tag.
Do this to your likeing, resized and positioned as you want as well, with drop shadow of choice
I used the following from the bottom up, with a drop shadow unless specified.

Stars-2 (no drop shadow)
Glitter Trail (no drop shadow)
Glitter Trail (no drop shadow)
Glitter Trail (no drop shadow)
ClockFace (no drop shadow, opacity at 30%)
SequinScatter (no drop shadow)
SequinScatter (no drop shadow)

Add some wordart if you'd like to

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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