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Monday, November 18, 2013

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This Tutorial was written on November 18th 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 Keith Garvey
You must purchase a license to use his tubes and can do so HERE
I purchased this while PTE was still open

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using the scrapkit “Campus Chick” by Candy Cats
You can find this HERE
It's part of a mix and match store collab
You can find the individual kit HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using BigMask001 by Vix
You can find this for download HERE

Additional Filters
Penta – Color Dot

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

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

Open Protractor
Add to your canvas
Resize down by 55%
Add a drop shadow

Open paper6
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add below the protractor
Use your magic wand to select inside of the protractor
Select → Modify → Expand, by 8
Invert the selection, on the paper layer press delete
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 8.0px
Change the blend mode to color
Filter → Penta → Color Dot, all at default
Change the blend mode to soft light

Open pencils resize down until you're happy with how it looks in the protractor
Erase any that's outside of it
Add a drop shadow

Open your tube and add her to your canvas
Resize and reposition how you'd like to
Move this layer below the protractor
Duplicate once you're happy with this
Move this layer above the protractor
Erase any of her legs that are over the bottom of the protractor
Duplicate this layer
On the top one
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur, 3.0 px
Change the blend mode to soft light
To the very bottom tube add a drop shadow

Open paper4
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas just above the white background layer
Apply the layer mask here

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


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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