Thursday, May 10, 2012
No Place Like Home
No Place Like Home
This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I'm using a tube
by Rebecca Sinz. It is available at
Tube of choice
Scrap of choice.
I’m using a kit called The Orchid
by Dark Yarrow.
It is also available at DAH
Mask Vixbigmask 018
Open a 600x600 new image.
Open up your tube & scrap supplies.
Choose a frame of choice.
Resize 80% or as needed.
Paste the frame as a new layer.
Click inside your frame with your
magic wand tool.
Selections modify expand by 10.
Paste a paper of choice.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move the paper under the frame layer.
On your tube, resize 85%.
Paste between the two layers on your tag.
Move the tube copy layer to the top
in your layer palette.
Back on the original tube layer,
Now on the tube copy layer,
use your eraser tool
to erase parts of the tube showing
past the frame you don't want.
Add a drop shadow to the frame
& original tube layers on the tag.
Open a house element.
Paste between the frame & paper layers.
Add the above drop shadow to the house layer.
Open a ladder element.
Paste along the right side of the frame.
Open a plant branch.
Paste on the right side along the ladder.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Move this layer back to along the original branch.
Open grass string element.
Paste on the bottom layer along
the top left side of the frame.
Mirror & flip.
Open a grassy ivy element.
Paste twice along the bottom part of the frame.
You want these layers above the tube
copy layer in your layer palette.
Open a jar element.
Resize 50% twice.
Paste so that it appears to be sitting
on a lower branch of the frame.
I positioned mine on the left side in the ivy layer.
Open flying butterflies.
Paste on the right side of the tag.
Make this layer underneath your tube copy layer.
On the bottom layer of the tag,
paste a paper of choice.
Apply the mask
Open a stiching circle frame.
Paste above the background mask layer.
Merge layers visible.
Paste a wordart from the scrap.
Resize 80% & 88% once each.
Apply EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow
to the wordart.
Glow width 3.00 setting Fat.
Also add the drop shadow we used earlier.
Now merge layers visible again.
Add artist copyright info & name.
Save as png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.