Monday, May 11, 2009

In the Jungle


In the Jungle


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-11-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Amanda Fontaine. You need a license to use her art. I am licensed to this tube through Artistic Minds Inc. You can now purchase her tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of Choice
1 Photo of Choice (The one I'm using is by me and can be downloaded from HERE)
Jungle Fever PTU Scrapkit by Soxsational Scraps
Font of Choice (I'm using on of my Favs called Howser)
dsb flux bright noise (optional)


Open a new canvas 600 x 600. Flood fill white. You can resize later if needed.

Copy & Paste Paper8 as a new layer, resize 65%, add a subtle drop shadow
(I almost always use 2,2,60,5).

Copy & Paste Paper6 as a new layer, resize 65%, add a subtle drop shadow, free rotate 6 degrees left.

Copy & Paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 65%, add a subtle drop shadow, free rotate 6 degrees right.

Copy & Paste frame4 as a new layer, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste your photo image of choice as a new layer, move below frame4 layer, using the magic wand select inside the frame, selections,modify,expand 8, selections,invert, click delete on the photo image, select none.

Copy & Paste ribbon of choice as a new layer, add drop shadow, move below frame layer and above photo image layer, use the eraser tool to get rid of any excess ribbon sticking out from the frame. Hide all layers except for the frame, ribbon and photo image, merge those 3 layers visible, unhide the other layers.

Copy & Paste vine as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, duplicate, mirror, merge those 2 layers together, duplicate, flip, move all layers below framed photo layer.

Copy & Paste flower of choice as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, move below framed photo layer and above vine layer toward bottom, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste another flower of choice, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place on top of the previous flower layer, see my tag, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Now follow the last 2 steps again placing 2 different flowers (for a total of 4) at the top below framed photo.

Copy & Paste snake, cat, monkey,toocan each as a new layer, see my tag for placement, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste flower swirl of choice as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, duplicate,mirror. Repeat this step again using another flower swirl.

Copy & Paste string as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow and place to the left of the tag.

Now resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text. Remember if using my photo that you must credit it as Photo Courtesy of Jenny Parson when mixing my FTU images with PTU artwork.

On the text layer, I used one of the papers from the kit as a pattern in the text then I added dsb flux bright noise to each letter.

You're now done. Hope you enjoyed!



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