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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Happy Easter ~ Tutorial



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Supplies Needed:
 Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof.
Tube of choice.  I am using the sexy artwork of Eugene Rzhevskii.  You can use his artwork by license only at Pics For Design
Facebook Freebie by Cinnamon Scraps called Hello Spring. Thank you, Laura! ♥
Stamp Frame by myself HERE
Mask13 by Sunf found HERE
Optional Plugin:  Xero ~ Serious Fog
EyeCandy 4000 ~ gradient glow
Font used is Mandingo

Now let's have fun with this...



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 1.  Open a new transparent image 600 x 600 px. Flood fill white.
Add a new raster layer ~ select All ~open paper 25. C/P into the selection. Deselect.
Open & minimize mask. 
Layers ~ New Mask Layer ~ from Image ~ find mask. Apply.
Merge group.


2.  Open stamp frame C/P
Using selection tool, point to point, draw a selection beyond inside
of frame to include all three frames.
Open paper 27 ~ resize 600 px.
C/P as a new layer. Selections ~ invert ~ delete.
Move paper layer below frame.
Open main tube ~ resize if necessary ~ C/P as a new layer above paper.
Arrange ~ delete. Deselect.
Duplicate tube layer.
On duplicate layer ~ select all ~ float ~ defloat ~ modify selection ~ expand by 1
Apply plugin Xero ~ Serious Fog ~ setting: 55, 30, mid-tones, 1, 64 strength.
Apply. Deselect. Drop opacity to approx 64.


3. Add elements of choice
string ~ 12% ~ rotate left 60% ~ duplicate ~ arrange opposite side
Leaves 3 ~ 20% ~ duplicate ~ flip ~ mirror
strip wordart 8, 9, 10 ~ 10% 
bike 2 ~ 20%
ribbon 11 ~ 15%
flowers ~ 6 -7%
nest ~ 16%
jelly beans ~ 10%
chicken & rabbit ~ 10-15%
Happy Easter Wordart ~ 10%
apply gradient glow ~ white ~ 3, softcorners = 0
setting 'fat' except move right slider middle
Apply. 
D/S 2/3/35/10 blur, color black
butterfly5 ~ 10%
Dropshadow all elements except masked layer & serious fog tube layer.


4..  Delete white background ~ save as a PNG
or 
Merge all Flatten, save as a JPEG.


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Absolutely loved this add-on kit! Thank you so much, Laura! ♥

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