Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Blue Heaven Tutorial


BLUE HEAVEN

Let's Get Started

Supplies

1. Scrapkit " Tiffany with a Twist "  freebie  by  P & A Designs HERE  This will say PTU, but the download is for the free mini kit .
Floral Scraps  HERE
2. Supplies HERE
3  Keith Garvey tube " Dressed "  HERE
4. Xero Filter Porcelain  

1. Open a new file  in PSP > file > new  sized   650 x 525 pixels. Make sure transparent box is ticked when window opens. Using the paint brush tool, soft fuzz brush settings as follows : size 175, opacity 70, step 32, density 100. rotation 0. In a tapping motion  cover a circular or oval area staying  5 blocks off all edges.  Effects > texture effects > mosaic antique .

2.  Effects > plugins > rosenman grid generator .  Use color #34bfc1 for background and white for grid. Settings : x grid 20, y grid 16,  B  trans 0,  L trans 0 .  Click OK .

3. Open flower # 7 from  kit, copy and paste onto right side of  tag " as new selection"  , position as shown staying 2 blocks from the top and 1 block from the right side. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow using these settings > Vertical 3, Horizontal 2, Blur 4.00 and opacity 100, color black . Selections > select none.

4. Open sparkle and bubbles from supplies , copy and paste onto left side of tag " as new selection " taking care not to cut off sparkles on left side of element. . Selections > select none.

5. Open flower # 4 from kit . Image > rotate right . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection ", position as shown staying 1 block from left side  and  4 blocks from the top. Effects > 3D effects > selections > select none. Set this flower to the side for a later step .

6. Open ribbon # 3 .  Image > rotate right.  Adjust > hue and saturation > colorize > hue 136 > saturation 131.  Adjust > brightness and contrast > brightness 22 > contrast 11. Edit > repeat  adjust 5 times.  Copy and paste onto lower area of tag " as new selection" , position as shown, keeping left loop of ribbon  1 block off of left side and 8 blocks off of bottom of tag .

7. Open stitch frame 1 and paper 14.  Resize stitch frame to 85%.  Get magic wand .  Left click inside frame > marching ants. Copy and paste paper 14 " into selection" Selections > select none. Copy and paste  image onto  tag " as new layer " . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . Layers > merge visible.

8.  Open Garb tube or tube of choice . If  using Garv tube " dressed " ,  close off all layers except  # 4 in layers palette.  Highlight layer 4.   Image > resize to 85%.  .  Using eraser brush , remove bottom edge of tube in a circular fashion to fit  frame.  Copy and paste onto frame " as new selection" > effects > 3D effects > selections > select none.

9. Open floral swag from supplies.  Adjust > hue and saturation > colorize . Hue 136 Saturation 131. Copy and paste " as new selection " onto bottom of stitched frame " as new selection", position as shown, carefully covering bottom of  artists tube  and keeping off of sides/edges and bottom . Effects > 3D effects > selections > select none.

10.  Get flower # 4 set aside earlier.  Image > rotate left.  Image > resize to 85%.  Edit > repeat resize 6 times. Adjust > sharpen . Copy and paste onto  left side of  floral swag " as new selection" , position as shown, about 2/3 of the way down the frame . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.  Left click on flower > image > mirror . Repeat Copy and paste onto right side of floral swag > drop shadow > selections > select none.  Left click on flower # 4.  Resize by  85% > Edit > repeat resize  2 times.  Copy and paste onto center bow of swag " as new selection " selections > select none. 

11. Open heart # 2 from kit . Resize by 85%. Edit > repeat  four times . Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto left side of  frame " as new selection: , position as shown. Effects >  3 D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.  I put xoxo on mine . This is optional.

12. Resize tag to 90%.  Effects > plugins > xero > porcelain . Settings > Strength and softness 50 each. Red 16 > green 32 > blue 42.  Click OK .  

13. Add proper credits  to tag , save as PNG file. 

Thank you for trying my tutorial .  
This tutorial and tag were created solely by BarbieL  on  9/6/10. Do not copy or reproduce, do not claim as your own . Please do not hot link to blogs, websites , groups. forums. Do not post links on any site without my permission .
 




2 comments:

  1. This was a great tut! Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us :o)

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