Monday, July 26, 2010

Country Cowgirl Tutorial

Country Cowgirl

Supplies

I am using the gorgeous art of Keith Garvey HERE
1. Scrakit  " Nature Talk " by ScrapsDimensions HERE
2. Country Cluster by Raspberry Road Designs HERE
3. WeeScottLass Mask  #  116  HERE
4. Supplies  HERE

** Hints **
Drop Shadow Settings Vertical 2,Horizontal 1, Blurr 4.00, Opacity 100, color Black


Let's Get Started

1. Open a new image in PSP  - File > new . 600 x 600 pixels , tick the transparent box . Set Materials f/g and b/g color to #a57e52. Flood fill file with this color.  

2. Open WSL Mask # 116.  Layers > New Mask layer > from image.  Copy and paste new image onto flood filled file " as new layer " . Layers > merge visible.  Delete mask .  Highlight new file image in layers palette, double click it, when box opens, decrease opacity to 40 % . 

3. Copy and paste  chicken wire from supplies " as new layer "  Layers > merge visible.

4. Open SD NT flowers 2  from Scrapkit . Resize by 85% twice.  Image > mirror .  Copy and paste  " as new layer " onto tag . Get move tool and position on left side of tag as shown . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . Merge visible.

5.  Open SD  NT Roses from Scrapkit . Resize by  85% twice.  Image > flip . Erase stems of bouquet off of image . Copy and paste  " as new layer " . Get move tool, move  onto tag  as shown , in upper left corner .  Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . Merge visible. 

6 Open SD NT  tree from  Scrapkit, resize  by 85% twice . Adjust > sharpness > sharpen . Resize twice more > Adjust sharpness > sharpen . Copy and paste as new layer onto tag . Get move tool  and position as shown on tag on right side of mask/tag . Do not drop shadow.

7. Get green and white ribbon # 4 from scrapkit , resize  by  85% twice. Adjust > sharpness > sharpen. Resize twice more by 85% . Adjust > sharpen . Image > mirror .  Copy and paste onto tag " as new layer "  .Get move tool and position as shown , centered across bottom of chicken wire and/or  12 blocks up from the bottom of tag.  Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow.  Merge visible. Move the ribbon to the side but do not close it .

8.  Open  Country Cluster from  Raspberry Road Designs  . I have already had this frame and resized it long ago , but I believe it was resized by  85% twice , possibly more, you will have to play with it , but resize by 85% until desired size as shown.  Adjust > sharpness > sharpen .  Copy and paste onto image " as new layer "  Get move tool, position on tag as shown . Effects > 3 D effects > drop shadow .

9.  Get green and white ribbon from step # 7.  Adjust > hue and saturation > colorize . Use settings : Hue 90, Saturation 64.  Copy and paste  onto  tag " as new layer ' . Get move tool and position knot in bow over left lower corner of  book/frame as shown . Effects > 3D effects > Drop shadow. 

10. Open heart lock and key from  supplies. Resize by 85%.  Copy and paste " as new layer ' onto tag. Get move tool. Position onto left side of book/frame as shown . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow. 

11. Open tube of choice . I am using the stunning art of Keith  Garvey . You can purchase it @ MyPsPTubes.com . The tube is called Rider . Copy and paste tube onto tag " as new layer " . Get move tool and position to suit. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow .  Merge Visible.

12. Resize tag to 90%. Adjust > sharpen . Add proper credits .

Thank  you for trying my tutorial .
This tutorial and tag are solely my creation and were created by me on 07/26/2010. Do not copy, do not reproduce or  claim as your own. Do not post to any website or group or blog without my expressed/written permission .

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for writing this tut...I'm going to give it a shot.

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