Sunday, September 19, 2010

Autumn Flame Tutorial

Autumn Flame

Supplies

1. I am using the beautiful art of Barbara Jensen , 3 pack tubes #4  HERE
2. Autumn Flame Scrapkit by BabyCakes Scraps
3. Wee Scott Lass mask # 84 HERE

* Hints *
Drop shadow settings Vertical 3, Horizontal 2, Opacity 100, Blur 4.00, Color Black
This tag is in two parts, reading entire tutorial before you begin will be helpful.


~! Let's get started !~

1. Open a new file in PSP. File > new . Size 600 x 600 pixels. Make sure transparent box is ticked. Set colors in materials palette to #9e5a00. Flood fill the new file. Open WSL mask # 84. Layers > new mask layer > from image . Copy and paste new mask layer onto flood filled file " as new layer " . Layers > merge visible. Delete original mask . Copy and paste mask and set copy aside for later use.

2. Open BCS mums from kit. Resize by 85%. Edit > repeat resize 3 times. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and
paste onto mask " as new selection" , position as shown with tip of flower in second block from top of file and  tip of greens in 3rd block from left edge of file. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections> select none. * Set flower aside for later use

3. Open BCS branch. Resize by 85%. Edit > repeat resize 4 times. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste
onto tag " as new selection", position as shown with tip of branch in 5th block from top and from left . Effects> 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

4. Open BCS gold ribbon .Resize by 85%. Edit >repeat resize 3 times. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto mask " as new selection", position so that lowest point of ribbon overlaps second gridline
from bottom of mask, or , 9th block from bottom of file/tag. Edges of ribbon should be 3 blocks from sides. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow> selections> selects none. Set gold ribbon aside for later use.

5. Open Gold journal paper frame from BCS kit . Get magic wand and left click inside frame, hold down shift key and click over center until marching ants expand to sides. Open Barbara Jensen tube blueberry halloween tube ( head shot ) . Copy and paste " into selection" > selections> select none. Copy and paste frame onto mask " as new selection", position as shown , keep left edge of frame in 4th block from left side of tag, and top edge in 5th block from top of tag. Effects > 3d effects > drop shadow > selections> select none.

6. Open BCS binder two from kit. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection " , position as shown 8 blocks from sides and 7 blocks from bottom of tag . Selects > select none.

7. Open BCS ribbon with berries. Resize by 85%. Edit > repeat resize 4 times. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection ", position at top of frame 3 and 1/2 blocks from right side and from top . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none. Move berry ribbon to the side for later use. Also move tag aside for later use.

8. Open a new file in PSP  .File > new > size 600 x 600, tick transparent box. Open BCS cluster frame 4 from kit . Image > resize to 85%. Edit > repeat resize 2 times.  Get magic wand, holding down shift key left click inside frame as close to inside edges as possible until all areas are covered.Selections > modify > expand by 2.  Open gold paper 2 from kit . Copy and paste "into selection" > selections > select none. Effects >3D effects > drop shadow.

9. Get BCS ribbon with berries. Resize by 85%. Edit > repeat resize 2 times. Copy and paste onto bottom of frame " as new selection" , position as shown .

10. Get mums from earlier step . Image > resize by 85%.  Copy and paste onto frame "  as new selection", position on right side of tag so that edge of flower follows edge of angled paper frame. Selections> select none. Do not drop shadow.

11. Copy and paste original  tag completed in step 7 onto current frame/tag " as new selection", position as shown , keeping highest flower in third block from top.  Selections > select none.

12. Open Candle cluster of choice from kit . I used #1.  Image > resize to 85%. Edit > repeat resize 7  times . Adjust > sharpen. Image > resize to 90%. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto right lower side of tag " as new selection ", stay in 3rd block from right side and  5th block from bottom of tag. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

13. Open Barbara Jensen tube BlueBerry ( full body view )  .  In layers palette, close off top layer. Left click on tube . Layers > merge visible.  Image > mirror . Image > resize by 85% twice . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" , position as shown. Effects > 3D effects > selections . select none.


14. Get gold ribbon from BCS kit set aside earlier. Resize by 85%. Edit Repeat resize 2 times. Copy an d paste onto tag " as new selection " , position as shown, overlappying hand of Jensen tube as shown.  Effects >3D effects > selections > select none.

15. Open BCS gold swag from kit . Resize by 85%. Edit > repeat resize 5 times. Adjust > sharpen . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection " , position as shown. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . selections > select none.

16. Open orange butterfly from BCS kit . Resize by 75% . Edit > repeat resize 8 times. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto left side of frame on tag " as new selection " . Effects > 3 D effects . drop shadown. Selections > select none.

17. Resize tag to 90%  Adjust > sharpen.  Add proper credits . Save as PNG file.

Thank  you for trying my tutorial. This tag and tutorial were created by Barbie L  on 9/19/10, tag and concept are solely my creations. Do not copy , reproduce or claim as your own. Do not post to any website, blog, forum or group without my permission. Do not hotlink !

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