Sunday, July 3, 2011

Lady Liberty


Lady Liberty
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 7/3/2011. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Sandy J. Brooks. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.

Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Happy Birthday America FTU by Scrapity Scrap and More)
E and K temp4 HERE by Erica and Kimberly
Font of choice (I'm using Sloop-Script Two)

Open template, hide credits, word art, dots top and bottom, star bottom, blue stripe and both small black squares, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Recolor pink circle frame top and bottom and frame to match your supplies.

Purple circle top and bottom, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper4 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide originals.

Black square top and bottom, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper10 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide originals.

Right oval, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper7 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on left and bottom oval using paper1

Repeat on left and right square using papers of choice

Copy & Paste element68 (blue doodle) as a new layer, resize 65%, mirror, place upward and to the left, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Select circle, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper3 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select big oval, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper2 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete on paper, copy & paste tube as a new layer, position to your liking, delete on tube, select none, hide template layer, add drop shadow to tube.

Copy & Paste element48 as a new layer, resize 50%, place below new big oval layer, upwards and to the right, see my tag, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste element17 as a new layer, resize 65%, place upward and to the left, duplicate, mirror.

Now back to the top of the new big oval layer. Copy & Paste element33 as a new layer, resize 65%, this layer should be between the tube and the new big oval layer.

Copy & Paste element37 as a new layer, resize 50%, place upward and to the left.

Select frame layer.

Copy & Paste element73 (white star) as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place under the template layer star.

Select star top , selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & Paste paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original, add drop shadow.

Now select a few flowers and other embellishments you'd like to use and paste them as a new layers, resize and bunch to your liking and place to the right.

Copy & Paste element47 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, flip, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste element42 as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Resize canvas if you'd like.

Add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial.


TOD

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Firecrackers


Firecrackers
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 7/2/2011. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Tony Pacheco Family. You need a license to use his artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check his site for new licensing information.

I'm also using licensed photography by Emily Schroeder. I have a license for her photography also through MyTagArt. Please check her blog for more up to date licensing info.

*See the end of this tutorial for another example*

Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice
Photo of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Big Bang Boom FTU by Serenity Sheri Scraps)
Bru's Template HERE
Vix_Mask151 HERE
Font of choice (I'm using OhMyGodStars)


Open template, hide credits and wordart, shift d to duplicate and close original.

New raster layer, send to bottom, flood fill white.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper18 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select Starburst, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste paper13 as a new layer, resize 105%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Recolor rectangle 1 & 2 to match your supplies.

Select square, selections, float, defloat, copy & paste photo of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste flower01 as a new layer, resize 75%, place below photo, right bottom corner, duplicate, move up to left corner.

Recolor frame, circle 1 & 2 to match supplies.

Now just grab several elements that you'd like to bunch together and place them all around one of the circles. Whatever you do to one circle be sure to do it to the other. I added flowers, stars, ect resizing as needed.

Copy & Past tube as a new layer, resize if needed, duplicate, adjust, blur, gaussian blur 3, right click, overlay, opacity 75.

Crop the image then resize if needed.

Add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial.



In the below example I am using an exclusive FTU tube by Jo Lynch from MyTagArt. In order to get access to this any many other Exclusive freebies, you must be a forum member with at least 10 posts http://mytagart.com/forum

MyTagArt is closed so please check Jo's site for more licensing info.




TOD

Hero


Hero
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 7/2/2011. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Terra Bidlespacher. You need a license to use her work. I am licensed to her artwork through MyTagArt. You can now purchase her tubes through MyTubedArt.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Camo FTU by SkyScraps)
Vix_Mask147 HERE
Font of choice (I'm using Patriot)


Open a new canvas 650 x 550 and flood fill white.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into select, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste frame 8 as a new layer, resize 85%

Select inside frame with magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 6, selections, invert, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, delete, copy & paste grass1 as a new layer, resize 75%, delete, select none, move below frame, add drop shadow to frame.

Copy & Paste frame1 as a new layer, place above the other frame, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste glitter doodle 2 as a new layer, move below all layers and above mask layer, upwards and to the right, resize to your liking, see my tag.

Copy & Paste glitter 1 as a new layer, resize if needed, see my tag for placement.

Now back to the top layer, add all embellishments that you'd like, group them together, resize as needed and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, duplicate, adjust, blur, gaussian blur 3, right click, properties, overlay, drop opacity to around 45 or your liking.

Crop image down to your liking.

Add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.


TOD