Sunday, April 10, 2011

MOONLIT DREAMS

MOONLIT DREAMS
 

Supplies
I am using the stunning art of Keith Garvey HERE , or use tube of choice.
Scrapkit  "Moonlit Dreams" by me, BarbieL/ACowgirlsCreations 
WeeScotsLass mask # 244 HERE
Font - Mea Culpa
Xero filter "Porcelain"

*Hints*
Drop shadow settings : vertical 3/horizontal2, blur 4.00, color black, opacity 100.

~ Let's Get Started ~

1. Open a new file in PSP , sized 600 x 600 pixels, tick the transparent box. Change f/g and b/g color in materials palette to #9fadc7. Use paint bucket tool and flood fill file , now known as " tag" from this point forward. Open WSL mask 244 > layers> new mask layer> from image.  Copy and paste newly created image onto flood filled file " as new layer" >layers> merge visible. Delete original mask. Open chain link fence from kit > copy and paste onto tag" as new layer"> layers> merge visible.

2. Open a new file in PSP, same as first . Open gold glitter from kit . Copy and paste " as new layer" onto file > layers> merge visible.  Copy and paste tag from step 1 onto glitter  file " as new layer" > layers> merge visible. 

3. Open lamp post from kit.  Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position as shown, keeping centered and tip of center lamp shade should be two blocks from top of tag. Effects> 3D effects> drop shadow> selections> select none.

4. Open babies breath from kit. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position on right side of tag as shown, staying 13 blocks from top of tag and in the first/second block from right side of tag> effects> 3D effects> drop shadow. Selections> select none.

5. Open balloon 2 from kit. Copy and paste onto left side of tag " as new selection" and position as shown.  Stay in 4th/5th block from top and left side of tag as shown. Effects> 3D effects> drop shadow. Selection> select none.

6. Open frame # 2 and paper 11 from kit.  Left click on paper> image> resize to 80%> adjust > sharpen. Left click on frame . Get magic wand tool. Click inside frame > marching ants> selections> modify> expand> by 1. Copy and paste paper into frame> selections> none.  Copy and paste frame onto tag " as new selection" paying close attention to position as shown, keeping 3 blocks exposed on right side of tag and in 4th block from bottom of tag . ( your frame should be toward the right of center of tag) .

7. Open candle 2 from kit.  Image > resize to 90%.  Get pick tool ( 2nd from top on left tool bar), and push inward not quite one-half  block from each side. Copy and paste onto left side of frame " as new selection" and position as shown> effects> 3D effects> drop shadow> selections> select none.

8. Open dream star charm.ribbon from kit. Image > resize to 90% . Adjust > sharpen.  Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position as shown. Take care to position as shown so that other pertinent elements are not obscured. ( covered ) .


9. Open tube of choice , if you are using the Garv that I am using, get eraser brush, round, size 32, and push up slightly on bottom of legs to create curve to match strand. Be subtle with this . Copy and paste Garv tube onto tag " as new selection" , and position as shown>effects>l 3D effects> drop shadow> selections> select none.

10.Open strand from kit ( the one with butterflies and beads)
Copy and paste strand over bottom of tag , covering bottom of Garv's tube. Effects > 3D effects> drop shadow> selections> select none.  Image > resize to 90%> adjust > sharpen.  

11.  Effects> plugins> xero> porcelain. Use these settings: Softness 25, Strength 30.  Red 0, Green 10, Blue  35.  Click OK. 

12. Add proper credits to tag and save as PNG file.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.  This tag and tutorial are solely my creations and were created by me on 4/1/11. Do not copy , reproduce or claim as your own. Do not post to any website, group, forum or blog without my permission. Do not hotlink ! Do not translate !

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