Saturday, January 24, 2009

♥ Beary Hot Chocolate ♥

This tutorial was written by Marta on January 25, 2009. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental. Do not copy and paste this tutorial elsewhere on the net. Absolutely NO Scripting and/or translating of this tutorial.

For this tutorial you will need:

Tube/s or Image/s of choice
Font of choice (Diana CTT)
Mask of choice (I used WynterMask1903082)
Filters Unlimited 2/Render
Filters Unlimited 2/Photo Aging Kit
Eye Candy 3.1/HSB Noise
ScrapKit *Hot Chocolate* by Ann of Angelic Scraps
You can purchase it HERE.

I am using the artwork of PinUpToons, you can find his licensed art at CILM.

Let's get started:

Open a new image 550x550 and background set to white. Copy & paste paper2 as a new layer. Open your mask, Layers/New Mask Layer/From Image and find the mask in the drop down list. Delete mask layer, and merge group. Effects/Xero/Fritillary/Set to G - 4, A - 30, T - 77, V - 86. Effects/Texture Effects/Weave/Set to Gap Size 1, Width - 7, Opacity - 3, Weave & Gap Colors - White, and Fill Gaps checked.

Copy & paste the Scalloped Frame as a new layer. Using your Magic Wand, click inside the frame. Selections/Modify/Expand by 5/Selections/Invert Copy & paste paper4 as a new layer, move under your frame layer, and hit Delete on the paper layer. Add drop shadow to the frame layer, and merge these layers. Copy & paste the Cardboard Hearts and place in the middle of the frame. Add drop shadow.

Copy & paste the diary and move to the left top of the frame, add your wordart of choice. Effects/Filters Unlimited 2/Photo Aging Kit/Coffee Ring/Set to Size - 100, H - 119, V - 128. Add drop shadow.

Copy & paste doodle. Duplicate. and position to your liking. Add drop shadow. Effects/Eye Candy 3.1/HSB Noise/Set to Hue - 5, Saturation - 30, Brightness - 40, Opacity - 0, Lump Width - 5, Lump Height - 5, Random Seed - 1.

Copy & paste your tube of choice and one of the bears from the kit. Duplicate your tube. Set your background to #4C3432 and your foreground to #FFFFFF. Working on the original tube layer, Effects/Filters Unlimited 2/Render/Clouds(fore/background color)/Set to Cloud - 65, Gamma - 97. Move this layer up and a little to the right of the tube. Do this for the teddy bear as well.

Add any flowers, bows, doodles, wordart, or other elements of your choice.

Crop or resize to your liking. Add your text, copyright info, and watermark, and save as a jpg, png, or gif file.

That's it.. all done!

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