Saturday, September 11, 2010

Natural


NATURAL

Supplies

1. I am using the stunning art of Barbara Jensen, purchase HERE
2. Scrapkit " Precious " freebie by SunnySideScraps HERE
3. ScrapsDimensions Mask # 5 HERE
4. Janaly Floral Separatuer HERE 
5. Xero Filter Porcelain free HERE
6. LaCarolita Scrapkit " Sweet Angel " HERE

**Hints**
Read entire tutorial before you begin and email me with questions
Drop shadow settings Vertical 3, Horizontal 2, Opacity 90, Blur 4.00, Color Black

! Let's Get Started !

1. Open a new image in PSP . File> new> size 650 x 525 pixels, tick the transparent box > click OK.
Set materials palette f/g and b/g color to  #b0aa7d. Flood fill new image.  Open SD mask # 5 .Resize mask to 90%. Using the pick tool , left click on mask, compress image  down/inward  2 blocks from top and bottom and  expand/move out 3 blocks on each side to create an oval shaped mask. Layers > new mask layer > from image. Copy and paste onto flood filled file " as new layer "  .  Layers > merge visible.

2. Open Angel Dust 2  from LaCarita's Sweet Angel kit , rotate left . Resize angel dust by 85% > edit > repeat resize 2 times.  Adjust > Hue and Saturation > Colorize > Hue  22, Saturation 96.  Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto mask " as new layer " . Layers > merge visible.

3. Open a new file in PSP . File > new.  Open frame element 21 from SSS scrapkit Precious .Edit > repeat resize 4 times. Adjust > sharpen. .
 Copy > paste  onto left side of  new image  " as new selection".  Left click on frame > image > mirror . Copy and paste onto new image " as new selection"  overlapping original frame as shown, making sure to leave a gap open in center of two frames. Set f/g and b/g in materials palette to gold or brass gradient . Flood fill center  gap of two frames with gold gradient . Resize to 90%. Adjust > sharpen.
 
4. Get magic wand. Holding down shift key , left click inside both frames > marching ants > selections > modify > expand by 2.  Open paper # 15 from SSS precious kit , copy and paste into  "selection" . Selections > select none.
 
5. Open element # 45 from SSS scrapkit  . Resize to  85%.  Repeat resize  8 times. Adjust > sharpen . Copy and paste over center of frames " as new selection" , position as shown.. Effects > 3D effects > selections > select none . Move this to the side temporarily .
 
6. Open butterfly 79 from  SSS scrapkit . Resize by  85% . Edit > repeat resize 2 times. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto left side of tag  " as new selection" , position as shown , stay 1 block off of left side of tag , keeping tip of wing about  7 blocks from the top of tag. Effects > 3D effects > selections > select none.
 
7. Open element # 54 from SSS scrapkit precious . Copy and paste onto right side of tag " as new selection", position as shown, keep botom tip of bow 3 blocks from bottom and 4 blocks from side . Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections . select none.
 
8. Open Janaly Separatuer floral tube .Resize by  120% . Edit > repeat resize. Adjust > sharpen . Copy and paste onto  tag " as new selection", position as shown, keep 3 blocks clear of bottom of tag > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none. Set floral separator aside for later step.
 
9. Open element # 10 from SSS scrapkit precious . Resize by 85%. Edit > repeat resize 2 times. Adjust > sharpen. Effects > distortion effects > warp . Settings > size  21 > strength 37. Copy and paste onto bottom edge of floral element . Effects > 3D effects > selections > select none.
 
10. Get frames. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" , position as shown. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow. Selections > select none.
 
11.  Copy and paste tube of choice on left side of frame " as new selection" , position  as shown. I am using Barb Jensen's Blonde, and I resized it by 85% 1 time. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow. Selections > select none.
 
12. Get floral separator set aside earlier.  Copy and paste onto bottom of tag " as new selection", position as shown to cover bottom of frame and  so that  3 beads of necklace show on the left and one shows on the right from beneath the flowers. Effects > 3D effects > selections >select none.
 
13. Open element 74 from SSS precious kit.  Resize by  85%. Edit > repeat resize 5 times. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste " as new selection" onto bottom of frames over flowers as shown. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > effects > 3D effects > selections>select none.
 
14.  Effects > Xero> porcelain . Settings > Softness 50> Strength 55 > Red 20 > green 55 > blue 25.
 
15. Add proper credits , save as PNG file.
 
Thank you for trying my tutorial. This tutorial was written / tag created on 9/11/10 and is solely my creation and concept. The candle is placed in remembrance of those that lost their lives that tragic day. Please do not copy or reproduce, do not claim as your own. Do not post to any website, blog, group or forum without asking my permission first.

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