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Friday, June 17, 2011

PTU Tut- Summer In Bloom

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's. Supplies: Gimp- any version should work Pretty PTU kit from Wicked Princess Scraps called Summer Cottage HERE Temp 72 by me HERE Tube of choice. I am using the wonderful art of Suzanne Woolcott. You must have a license to use her tubes. You can get them HERE Mask- WSL_Mask226 HERE Font- ValentinaJF Let's get started! -Open temp. Delete the credits. Image>Scaale Image by 500x358 pixels. Image>Canvas Size 600x600 pixels and press center. -Let's add papers to the template layers. Make the template layer active (see below). Right click template layer in layer box and choose alpha to selection. Open paper (see below). Right click paper layer in layer box and choose add alpha channel. Layer>Scale Layer by 60%. Select>Invert. Press delete on your keyboard. Select>None. Delete the original template layer. Here are the template layers and which papers I used: sqaure- paper 13 star- paper 1 Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 3, 3, 3, black, 50 pentagon 1- paper 5 repeat drop shadow pentagon 2- paper 12 repeat drop shadow pentagon 3- paper 6 repeat drop shadow rect 1 & 2- paper 8 repeat drop shadow rect 3- paper 14 repeat drop shadow -Open circle frame. Move to top layer. Scale 50%. Select your magic wand. Click inside the frame. Select>Grow by 5. Open paper 6 and move below frame layer. Add alpha channel. Scale by 35%. Invert and delete. Select none. Repeat drop shadow on the frame layer. -Open tube. Scale by 75%. Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Move duplicate tube layer below the frame layer. Select your eraser. Erase parts of the duplicate tube sticking out of frame. Make the original tube layer active. Erase the bottom part of this tube so it looks like it is sticking out of the frame. -Open tri frame. Scale 35%. Select your rotate tool and rotate by 90. Press shift and with your magic wand click inside all 3 frames. Select>Grow 5. Open paper 16. Move below frame layer. Add alpha channel. Scale 60%. Invert and delete. Select none. Repeat drop shadow on frame. Elements: Add drop shadow of 2, 2, 2, black, 50 to all element layers unless otherwise stated. See my tag for placement. dangle cloud- no drop shadow rose mums beads flower buds pink spray- no drop shadow fuscia fragipini ivy pearl blossom clock trio glitter butterfly single rose -Open paper 4 and move to bottom layer. Apply mask. To learn to use masks click HERE. Change the opacity to 55. -Add your name and copyright and you're finished!

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