Sunday, August 16, 2009

My Loss, Heaven's Gain


My Loss, Heaven's Gain

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 8-16-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott. You need a license to use her artwork. You can purchase her tubes/packages HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Photo of choice
(I'm using one of my own)
Infant Loss FTU Scrapkit by Krissy's Scraps
WSL_Mask208 by Weescotslass
Font of choice
(I'm using A&S Snapper Script for the name, Impact and Jayne Print Hand for the saying)


Open a new canvas 500 x 500. Flood fill white.
New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper9 into selection,select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste Frame1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add a subtle drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste Paper6 as a new layer, move below frame, resize 50%, use the selection tool and draw out over the frame, selections,invert,delete on the paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste Photo, place below frame but above paper, resize 75%, use the selection tool to draw around the frame again, selections,invert, delete on photo layer, select none and drop the opacity down to 75 on the photo layer.

Copy & Paste GlitterShape1 as a new layer, resize 65% then again 50%, add drop shadow, free rotate 20 degrees right. You may want to go to adjust and sharpen it now, place on the frame at the bottom right corner.

Copy & Paste GlitterShape3 as a new layer, move below Glitter Shape1, resize 65% twice, add drop shadow. Again, you may want to go to adjust and sharpen it.

Now merge down the 2 glitter shape layers and move them to the top right corner of the frame.

Copy & Paste Ruffled Ribbon 1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place at the top of the frame.

Copy & Paste Tag1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place ontop of the glitter shapes.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Multi Colored Silk Flower1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow and place the flower on the frame in the bottom right corner, duplicate and move over to the left a bit, duplicate, mirror. The flowers should cover the bottom part of the tube. See my tag.

Add copyright info
(don't forget if using my freebie you DO need to include credit as Photo Courtesy of Jenny Parson with of course the artists copyright info)

Add text and you are done. I just played around with a couple of fonts and different sizes till I got something I liked. Then select all, float, defloat, modify, expand 2, new raster layer, flood fill white, move below text, select none, added a drop shadow.

As always, I'd love to see your results!
TOD

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