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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Nautical Beauty


Tube of choice: I am using the fantastic artwork of The Hunter.  Do not use this tube without a proper license.  I purchased mine when he had his store.  You now can purchase his tubes here.

FTU scrap kit: I am using an awesome scrap kit by Scraps Dimensions called 
Nautical Vibes. You can get it here.

Mask of choice: I am using DBV Mask111 by Vaybs. You can get it here. Save this to your mask folder.

Font of choice for your name. I am using a FTU font called glider Girls you can get it here.

Thank you to all the designers and artists for their fantastic work!!!

I am using a drop shadow through out my tutorial of V/H 2 Opacity 50 Blur 5 unless otherwise stated.

Open new 650x650 transparent image.

Open frame of choice...I am using Porthole 2.

Edit>copy and Edit>paste as a new layer, Image>resize 70% all layers not checked.

Select your magic wand, feather 0, click inside your frame. Selections>modify>
expand by 4.

Open paper of choice. I am using paper 8. Edit>copy and close your paper.

Select Raster 1 and add a new raster layer. Standing on your new layer, Edit>
paste into selection, select none and add a drop shadow of choice to your frame. If you are using the same drop shadow as I am I repeated it but used V/H -2.

Open net, edit>copy and close the net. Select raster 1 layer and paste as a new layer.
Image>resize 70% and move to the right. See mine for placement. 

Open lighthouse edit>copy and close the lighthouse. Select your net layer and paste
as a new layer. Move to the left. See mine for placement. Apply drop shadow of choice.

Open your tube. Edit>copy and paste as a new layer. If you are using the
same tube as I am, resize 70% and apply drop shadow of choice. See mine for placement.

Time to decorate.

Add any element you like or use the ones I used.

I used the following:

Sea plant 1 resized 70% x2 and moved to the left under your tube
Sea plant 2 Resized 70% and mirrored. Move to the right
Seashells 1 resized 25% and moved to the bottom left above your tube.
apply drop shadow of choice.
Welcome Seagulls. Resized 30%, moved to the left under the shells.
Apply drop shadow of choice.
Crab resized 25% and move to the right above your tube and apply drop shadow of choice.

Once you are happy with your elements, select raster 1 layer.

Open paper of choice. I am using paper 5, edit>copy and close the original paper.
Selections>select all>edit>paste into selection>select none.

Layers>load/save mask>load mask from disk and find DBV mask 111, invert not checked.
Apply mask and merge group.

Image>resize 90% all layers checked.

Add your copyright and name. Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.




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