Saturday, November 21, 2009
I am using the awesome Artwork of Ismael Rac which you must purchase at AMI to use. Supplies: Cuddly Christmas scrap kit from Aiya at Juicy Bits. It is a PTU kit. Tag Template 6 from Harley at Dreamgirl Productionz. WSL mask 78 from weescotslass creations Font: Sweetheart Script-limited No filters used Open your template, click window, duplicate, and then close out your original. Delete the copyright layer. Image, canvas size, and change to 650x650 to give you plenty of extra room to work, and you can crop it down at the end. Click on your white background layer and flood fill with white to fill the area left open when you resized, or you can delete the white background layer right now if you'd like. I usually leave it there while I'm working and delete it at the end. Click on the front square layer with your magic wand, open paper 17 and paste as a new layer, selections invert, make sure you are on the paper layer, and hit delete on your keyboard. Deselect. Delete the original front square layer. Open your tube, and paste as a new layer above your frame, resize as needed. If you are using the same tube as I am, I resized 80%. Erase the bits of tube that hang over the frame where you don't want them. Add drop shadow of choice. I used 1, 1, 60, 5 Click on back rectangle left layer with your magic wand and copy and paste paper 13, selections, invert, make sure you are on the paper layer, and hit delete on your keyboard. Deselect. Delete the original rectangle layer. Do the same for back rectangle right layer. Click on the front square frame layer that is right below your front rectangle layer (the first one we did. Selections, select all, float, defloat, copy paper 3 and paste as a new layer, selections invert, make sure you are on the paper layer, and hit delete on your keyboard. Add the same drop shadow you used on your tube. Delete the original frame layer. Do as above for both of the back rectangle layer frames. Click on rectangle one with your magic wand, selections invert, open paper 12, copy and paste as a new layer, hit delete on your keyboard. Delete the original rectangle layer. Make rectangle frame 1 layer active, selections, select all, float, defloat, invert and paste paper 3 as a new layer, then hit delete on your keyboard. Deselect and add your drop shadow, delete the original frame layer.j Do this for the last 3 rectangle layers. Copy paper 8 and paste it just above your white background layer. Open your mask. Click on layers, new mask layer, from image, and scroll down to find your mask layer, make sure invert mask data is NOT checked, and click ok. Delete the mask layer and then merge the group together. Change the opacity to about 60%. Add any other elements you like, resizing as needed. Add your name and copyright info. Crop tag, delete white background layer. To save as a transparent tag, click on File, export, PNG optimizer, and click ok, then just browse to where you want to save your tag, and it will be transparent!