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Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Plaid 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 Awesome Work of Keith Garvey Which Can Be Purchased Here

Scrap Kit I Used is Called 'Reverie' by MellieBeans which can be purchased here

Font of Choice

Step 1 - Open Transparent Image 700x700

Step 2 - Open MH_Reverie_Frame4 or Frame of Choice

Copy - Paste as New Layer onto Transparent Image

Step 3 - Open MH_Reverie_Frame5 or a Different Frame of Choice

Copy - Paste as New Layer onto Transparent Image

Image - Free Rotate


left 45 degrees

Layers - Merge Down

Step 4 - Make Raster 1 Active

Open Paper of Choice, I Used MH_Reverie_PP01

Edit - Copy

Step 5 - Make Your working Image Active

Selections - Select All

Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Step 6 - Make the Frame Layer Active

Activate your Magic Wand

(Feather and Tolerance = 0)

Step 7 - Select The Outside of the Frame

Make Your Paper Layer Active

Hit Delete On Your Keyboard

Selections - Select None

Step 8 - Open MH_Reverie_ScatteredGlitter01, Or Glitter/Doodle of Choice

Image - Resize 85%

Copy - Paste as new Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Step 9 - Open Tube Of Choice, Resize If Needed

Copy - Paste as New Layer

Place Tube In Frame

(See Mine For Example)

Step 10 - Add Drop Shadow


4, 4, 50, 10

Step 11 - Activate Frame Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Move the Duplicated Frame Above The Tube Layer

Step 12 - Active Your Eraser Tool

Carefully Erase The Frame So The Top Of The Tube Looks Like She’s Outside the Frame.

Step 13 - Add a Drop Shadow to the Bottom Frame

(I Used Same DS As Before)

Step 14 - Open Bow of Choice, I Used MH_Reverie-Bow02

Image - Resize 50% then 75%

Copy - Paste as New Layer onto Working Image

Image - Free Rotate

(Same As Before)

Move to The Top Left Of the Frame

Step 15 - Open Flower of Choice

Image - Resize 50% and then 50%

Copy - Paste as New layer onto Working Image

Step 16 - Move to The Bottom Left

Add Drop Shadow

(I used Same as Before)

Image - Duplicate

Move the Duplicated Flower Down Slightly

Step 17 - Layers - Merge Visible

Step 18 - Open MH_Reverie_Splatter01, Or Doodle of Choice

Copy - Paste as New Layer onto Working Image

Move to the Bottom Left

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Image Mirror

Layers - Merge Down

Step 19 - Open MH_Reverie_Splatter02, Or Doodle of Choice

Copy - Paste as New Layer onto Working Image

Move to Top Left

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge Down

Step 20 - Layers - Merge Down

Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom

Layers - Merge Visible

Step 21 - Image - Resize

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Step 22 - Add Copyrights and Watermarks

Save as JPG


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