Sunday, February 22, 2009

♥ Springtime ♥

Click the tag to preview at full size. This tutorial was written by Marta on February 22, 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 of choice
Font of choice (I used QwitcherBychen)
Mask - WSL_Mask287 - You can download from Chelle's blog HERE
ScrapKit *Welcome Spring* by Missy of Scraps With Attitude.
You can purchase it HERE.

I am using the artwork of Barbara Jensen, you can find her licensed art HERE.

Let's get started:

Open a new image 500x500 and background set to white. Copy & paste paper3 as a new layer. Open WSL_Mask287, Layers/New Mask Layer/From Image and find the mask in the drop down list. Delete mask layer, and merge group. Effects/Texture Effects/Weave/Set to Gap Size/2, Width/7, Opacity/3, Weave & Gap Color/#FFFFFF, Fill gaps checked.

Copy & paste the CuteFrame as a new layer. Copy & paste paper14 as a new layer, and move under the frame layer. Copy & paste your tube as a new layer, and move under the frame layer. Copy & paste flowers1 as a new layer. Resize as needed. Using your Magic Wand, click inside the frame, Selections/Modify/Expand by 5/Selections/Invert and hit Delete on the flowers, tube and paper layers. Add drop shadow to the frame, flowers, and tube layers and merge.

Copy & paste doodle 1 as a new layer. Resize. Add drop shadow. Duplicate. Image/Mirror/Image/Flip and move under the frame layers. Copy & paste the flowerpot as a new layer, add drop shadow, and move to the right side of the frame. Copy & paste wordart1 as a new layer, resize, add drop shadow, and move to the top of the frame. Copy & paste the heart and heart1 as new layers, resize, add drop shadow, and move to the left bottom of the frame.

Add any additional ribbons, buttons, flowers, butterflies, or 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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