Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Gorguss Autumn Tutorial

GORJUSS AUTUMN
( an easy beginner's tutorial )

SUPPLIES
1. The adorable artwork of Suzanne Woolcott HERE
2. Autmn Harvest Free  Scrapkit by Pink Princess Scraps HERE
3 BlueDream Designs free  Fall Kit HERE
4. WeeScottLass Mask # 84 HERE


** Hints **
All supplies used in the tag have been zipped HERE
Terms of use from kit creators and wsl have been followed.
Drop shadow settings vertical 1, horizontal 3.

Let's Get Started

1. Open a new file in PSP ( file > new )  tick the trasparent box , make  size 650 x 525.

2. Open WSL mask  from supplies. Copy > paste onto blank tag " as new layer "  Layers > merge visible . If you want a more autumn like color , Adjust > hue and saturation > colorize >  adjust hue and saturation  to : 29/127

3. Open autumn tree from supplies. Copy > paste onto right side of tag " as new selection" and position as shown one and a half blocks from top of tag, and three and one half blocks from right side of tag .Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . Selections > select none.

4.  Open leafy doodle from supplies . Copy and paste onto Left side of tag " as new selection "  . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow. Selections > select none.  I mirrored mine before positioning but it may look better as is .  If you like the tag as shown, then mirror the doodle first.

5. Open Golden yellow ric rac from supplies.  Copy and paste onto bottom of mask " as new selection" and  position as shown in the second full grid/block of mask  (from the bottom edge of mask )

6. Open paper and scalloped  frame from supplies.  Get magic wand  and left click inside frame > marching ants > selections > modify > expand by 2.  Copy and paste paper into frame " paste into selection" Selections > select none.  Copy and paste frame onto tag " as new selection " position as shown slightly leftward , five blocks from top of tag and five blocks from left side of tag. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow. Selections > select none.

7. Open Suzanne Woolcott tube " on the fence "  . Resize by 85% twice . Adjust > sharpen .  Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection "  , position as shown  , top of  girls head should be two and one half blocks from the top of tag. Effects >  3D effects > drop shadow.  Selections > select none .  Once positioned, get push brush and resize to  size 10 . Very lightly push down just a bit on bottom of fence post to close gap , Then click on the letter block "U" and push ever so slightly upward just a wee bit to blend .

8.  Open shadow box from supplies. Copy and paste onto right side of  tag " as new selection" five and one half blocks from bottom of tag and about  two blocks from right side of tag as shown . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow.  Selections > select none. Open bow from supplies. Copy and paste onto top of shadow box  . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow. Selections > select none.

9. Open hand pump from supplies.  Copy and paste onto right side of tag " as new selection", position as shown so that bottom edge of pump is even with bottom edge of shadow box . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

10.  Open sunflower from supplies.   Copy and  paste  " as  new selection " onto left side of tag , position as shown with left side of sunflower two blocks from left edge of tag , bottom of stem should be even with bottom edge of  the letter " A" block.  Effects > 3D effects > selections > select none.  Resize sunflower by  85% , repeat copy and paste and drop shadow , then selections , select none.  Resize sunflower agan by  85% and repeat the copy , paste , drop shadow, selections , select none.

11.  Open Autumn leaves  from supplies.  Copy and paste onto left side of bottom of tag " as new selection"  and  postion as shown just slightly overlapping golden colored ric rac on bottom of tag . Be sure to keep off of the left edge of tag  so that  leaves are not cut off.  Selections > select none. Mirror leaves . Copy and paste onto  right side of tag slightly overlappying bottom of ric rac  , keeping off the edge of your tag so that leaves are not cut off .  Selections > select none.

12. Resize tag by  90 %. Adjust > sharpen.  Effects > Xero plugin > porcelain using these settings >
Stength and softness each 50,  Red 50, Green 40, Blue 40.  Click ok .

13. Add proper credits , save as a PNG file.

Thanks for trying my tutorial ! 
This tag and tutorial were written by BarbieL on 8/24/2010. The concept for tag and tutorial are solely my own creations. Please do not copy or reproduce, do not claim as your own.  Do not post to any website, forum , blog ,or group without my written permission .

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