Tuesday, November 4, 2008



This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10-12-2008. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidential and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. You will need a license to use this particular tube. You can purchase it from her store HERE. This tutorial is dedicated to all those men and women who have fought or are fighting for our freedom.

*please note that my tutorials are not to be sold,copied or profited from in any way.

Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice (or the one I'm using can be purchased HERE)
A Soldier's Story Scrapkit (by Baby Cakes Scraps, awesome kit you can purchase on her blog)
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of Choice (I'm using Glider Girls)

Open a new canvas 600x600. Flood Fill White. New Raster layer, select layer with magic wand, copy and paste paper of choice into, select none, apply mask.

Copy and paste bracket mat as a new layer, resize 90%,image,rotate,free rotate 10 degrees left, add drop shadow.

Copy and paste glitter, image, rotate,free rotate 10 degrees right, place at the bottom ride hand side above the bracket mat, layer, duplicate,image,mirror,image,flip.

Copy and paste leaves as a new layer,image,resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy and paste camo beads as a new layer, resize 65%, resize again 85%, free rotate 25% left, again free rotate 25% left.

Copy and paste flower/star of choice, resize as needed, add drop shadow and place to the left of your bracket map.

Copy and paste camo envelope as a new layer, resize 50%, resize again 65%, image, free rotate 25 degrees right, add drop shadow.

Copy and past dog tags as a new layer, resize and place above envelope.

Copy and paste wrapped camo frame, resize 50%, resize again 75%, add drop shadow.

Copy and paste paper of choice as a new layer, move below frame, use selection tool to cut off any excess paper, add drop shadow to frame.

Copy and paste tube as a new layer, move below frame but above paper layer. At this point you can leave it framed or use your selection tool, select a portion that you want to stick out from the frame, right click on the layer, promote selection to layer, then move to the top.

Go back to the original tube layer and add a drop shadow.

Copy and paste buttons of choice, resize and place around frame.

Add your copyright info, merge visible and you're done.

Thanks for trying my tut!


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