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Monday, April 30, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on April 30th, 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
But, if you know your tools you can use any program of choice

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of FourXsDesigns
Use must purchase a license to use her artwork and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using a FTU kit called “Lovely” by Scrapity Scrap and More
You can find this kit HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask218 by Weescotslass Creations
Which you can find HERE

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

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

Open element (6)
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 60%
Add a drop shadow

Open paper (13)
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below the frame
use you wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection
On the paper layer, press delete

Open paper (4)
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to you canvas, below the other paper layer
Apply the mask to this layer
Add your full body tube to the canvas
Resize and position to your liking
Duplicate this layer
On the bottom one add a drop shadow

One the top one
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
Lower the opacity to 50%

Add the close up to to your canvas
Flip horizontally
Resize and position inside the frame
Erase any that may still be outside the frame
Change the blend mode to luminosity
Lower the opacity to 35%

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

element (63) – No drop shadow
element (15) – No drop shadow
element (15) – No drop shadow
element (68) – No drop shadow
element (62)
element (45)
element (41)
element (25)
element (55)
element (14)
element (34)
element (11)
element (36)
element (36)
element (52)
element (52)
element (79)
element (53) – No drop shadow
element (53) – No drop shadow

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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