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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Spring Break


Tube of choice: I am using the gorgous artwork of Jessica Dougherty. I purchased my tube through C.I.L.M using a valid lifetime license. You now can purchase her gorgeous art at CDO
Please do not use her artwork without a proper license.

FTU Scrapkit: Spring Break by Gothic Inspirations. You can get it here.
Thank you Jessica for your fantastic kit.

Mask: Included in the scrap kit.

My wordart here.

Font of choice for your name.

On to the tutorial.

Open new 600x600 image.

Open Mask-GI_Spring Break and minimize it for now.

Open paper of choice: I am using Paper4. Edit>copy, back to your working image,
Select all, add a new raster layer and Edit>paste into selection. Deselect.

Maximize your mask layer and merge flatten. This will add a white background to your mask layer.

Make sure you are on your working canvas,

Go to Layers>New mask layer>from image and find your mask in the drop down.

Here are the settings I used.

Merge group.

Open your tube. Edit>copy back to your working image, Edit>paste as a new layer and add a drop shadow 
of choice. I used V/H 2 O 50 B 5 black.

On to the elements.

Sitting on your mask layer.

Open Palmtree element. Edit>copy, you can close this now, Edit>paste as a new layer, Image>resize 50%
move the palmtree to the left side, see mine for placement, Duplicate and Image>mirror.

Select your mask layer again.

Open element sun. Edit>copy and close this element. Edit>paste as a new layer.
If you are using the same tube as I am, move the sun under the life preserver.

Select your top layer.

Open Butterfly element. Edit>copy and close this element. Edit>paste as a new layer, Image>resize 25%, Image>Mirror, Image>free rotate to the rigth 25 degrees. Place this to the right side. See mine for placement.

Open Tequila Sunrise element, Edit>copy and close this element. Edit>paste as a new layer. Move this layer to the top. Image>resize 25% and move to the bottom left. See mine for placement.

Add any other element you like.

Add my word art and colorize to a color of your choice.

How to colorize:

Pick a color from your tube then write down the Hue and Saturation numbers.

See screen shot.

Go to Adjust>Hue and Saturation>Colorize and enter the numbers you just wrote down. See screen shot.

Click ok and your done.

Image resize 90% all layers checked.

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

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see what you come up with.




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