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Thursday, November 7, 2013

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This Tutorial was written on November 7th 2013 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 Barbara Jensen
You must purchase a license to use her tubes and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using the scrapkit “Visite de Paris” by Gimptastic Scraps
You can find this HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask84 by Weescotslass Creations
You can find this for download HERE

Additional Filters
Penta - Jeans

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

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

Open Frame2
Add to your canvas
Resize down to 80%
Add a drop shadow

Open Frame1
Add to your canvas
Resize down by 78.50%
Add a drop shadow

Open Paper8
Add to your canvas below the frames
Use your magic wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Expand, by 8
Invert the selection
On the paper layer press delete
Duplicate this layer
Filter → Penta → Jeans
All at default
Change the blend mode to soft light
Lower the opacity to 50%

Open Paper1
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

Add your tube to your canvas, resize and reposition to your liking
Move below the frame
Erase any of the tubes legs that may be outside the frame at the bottom
Move above the frames
Erase any of the legs that may be over the frame at the bottom
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0px
Change the blend mode to soft light
To the bottom tube add a drop shadow

Add the tube between the frame background papers a couple of times
How you'd like to
I flipped one horizontally as well
Erase any that's outside the frame
Change the blend mode to luminosity
Lower the opacity to 50%

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

Deco (no drop shadow)
Deco (no drop shadow)
WaterDrops (no drop shadow)
ButterflyScatter (just 1 of them)
ButterflyScatter (just 1 of them)
ButterflyScatter (just 1 of them)
ButterflyScatter (just 1 of them)

Add your name

Crop your tag to get rid of the access space that's not needed

Resize if you'd like to

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

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


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