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Friday, March 9, 2012

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This Tutorial was written on March 8th, 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 Lady Mishka
Use must purchase a license to use her artwork and can do so HERE
This is an exclusive tube that you would need to join the exclusive club to get

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using the PTU scrapkit, “Blackcourrant” by Bibi's Collection
Which you can find for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask218 by Weescotslass
Which you can find for download to use HERE

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

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open (57)
Add it to your canvas
Scale down to 22%

Open Paper (6)
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas and then position it so the middle of the spiral is about center of the frame
Use your elliptical marquee tool with a feather of about 5 and select around the frame
Invert your selection and on the paper layer press delete

Add your tube to your canvas, flip horizontally and erase any that's outside the frame
Change the blend mode to luminosity and lower to opacity to about 30%

Add the tube again and resize and position to the right side
Duplicate it once you're happy with it, on the original add a drop shadow
On the top
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light

Open Paper (3)
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas, just above the white background
Apply your mask to his layer.

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

(78) – no drop shadow
(67) - no drop shadow
(37) – no drop shadow
(50) – no drop shadow
(59) - no drop shadow
(69) – no drop shadow
(4) – no drop shadow and opacity lowered to 70%

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

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


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