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Sunday, 19 July 2009

BHG Tutorial



This tutorial was written by me July '09. It is ©SarendysDreamz
Any similarity to other tutorials is coincidental.
Do not copy this tutorial post through any groups or claim as your own.
Supplies Needed

Tube Of Choice - I Used the Work Of Elias Chatzoudis Which Can Be Purchased Here

Scrap Kit I Used is Called 'Bad Hot Girl by Bea of Bea Creations. You can Purchase this kit here

Mask Of Choice - I used Julesmsk16 which you can download here

Font of Choice

Step 1 - Open a Transparent Image - 650x650

FloodFill With White

Step 2 - Open Paper of Choice (I Used p1_bc_girl)

Resize to 650x650px

Copy - Paste as New Layer on Working Image

Step 3 - Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

I used the settings below, Play with settings until you get a background you like.

(your background may look different to mine if you used a different paper in step2)


Lower Opacity to 75

Step 4 - Open Frame of Choice (I used frame4_BC_girl)

Copy - Paste as New Layer onto Working Image

Step 5 - Image - Free Rotate


Step 6 - Image - Resize 80%

(make sure the resize all layers is UNchecked)

Move the Frame to the Left of Your Working Image

Step 7 - Pick A Light Colour From Your Image

Activate Your Magic Wand

(Tolerance and Feather set to 0)

Select Inside the Top Frame

Selections - Modify - Expand 5px

Step 8 - Layers - New Layer

Floodfill With Your Light Colour

Keep Frame Selected

Step 9 - Open Your Tube

Resize if Needed

Copy - Paste as New Layer onto Working Image

Move the Tube into Position SO The Area You Want Is In The Selected Area

Selections - Invert

Hit Delete on Your Keyboard

Selections - Select None

Step 10 - Repeat Steps 7 - 9 For The Other 2 Frames

(I Kept The Same Colour Background)

Step 11 - Add A Drop Shadow To The 3 Tube Layers


Step 12 - Move Frame Layer to The Top

Close Raster 1 and 2

(Your White Background Layer and Paper Layer)

Layers - Merge Visible

Open Raster 1 and 2

Step 13 - Paste Tube Onto Working Image

Resize if Needed

Image - Mirror

Move So Its Next to Frame

Add Same Drop Shadow As Before

Step 14 - Open Heart3_bc_girl or

Something Similar if Your Using a Different Kit

Copy - Paste onto Working Image

Move Layer so Its Below Frame Layer

Move Heart So its Behind Your Tube

(See My Example for Placement)

Step 15 - Open Up Wordart Of Choice (I Used wordart_bc_girl)

Image Resize 75%

Copy - Paste onto Working Image

Move to Top Of Frame

(See Mine For Placement)

Add Drop Shadow


Step 16 - Open Mask Of Choice

Activate Raster 2

(Should Be Your Paper Layer)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image


Layers - Merge Group

**I Then Duplicated My Mask Layer to Make it Darker**

Step 17 - Add Any Other Elements, Resizing as Needed.

Add Drop Shadows

Step 18 - Layers - Merge Visible

Image - Resize to Around 400px

(Resize All Layers CHECKED)

Step 19 - Add Copyrights/Watermarks and any Names

I Hope You Enjoyed My Tutorial :)


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