Thursday, 6 December 2012

Sparkleberry Winter

Sparkleberry Winter
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 6th December 2012.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Mountains of Christmas.
Tube of  choice.
I am using Dancer by Orkusart available at Picsfordesign
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Mask of choice.
I am using Mask 301 by Vix http://www.freewebs.com/vixpsp/masks.htm
Scrap kit of choice.
I am using Sparkleberry by Designs by Sarah Bryan available at PimpMyTagWithScraps
Items I am using from this kit are
Paper 5 and 6, Frame 2, Branch 3, Present 1, Diamond.
Bells 1, Flower 1, Flower 2, Gift tag,

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Re-size your first paper ,( I used paper 5) to 550 pixels wide.
Copy and paste as a new layer on your new image.
Layers/ new mask layer/ add mask from image.


Layers/ merge/ merge group.
Move towards the left slightly.
Layers/ duplicate, Image/ mirror, image/ flip
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

2. Copy the frame and paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 420 pixels high,
all layers un-tabbed.
Re-size your 2nd paper (I used paper 6) to 550 pixels wide.
Edit/ copy.
Using your magic wand select the center of the frame.
Selections/ modify/ expand by 5.
Layers/ new raster layer.
Paste into selection.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.

3. Activate your frame layer.
With your selection tool,
select the top half of your tube.
Copy, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 350 pixels high,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position in the frame.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used,
H3, V3, O700, B9, colour #000000
Erase any part of the tube outside of the frame.
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to multiply.

4. Activate your frame layer.
Add a drop shadow.
H3, V3, O700, B9, colour #000000
Repeat the drop shadow changing V and H to -3

5. Copy your full body tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Layers/ arrange/ bring to top.
Image/ mirror, re-size to 250 pixels high.
Add a drop shadow.
H3, V3, O700, B9, colour #000000

6. Now to decorate.
Copy branch 3, paste as a new layer.
Image, re-size to 350 pixels high.
Position to your liking and add
a drop shadow. Mine is on the left.
Copy present 1, paste as a new layer.
Re-size to 250 pixels high.
Position at the bottom of the branch.
Add a drop shadow.
Copy, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 475 pixels wide.
Position next to the previous present
and move down very slightly.

7. Re-size diamond. all layers tabbed to 400 pixels wide.
Copy, paste as a new layer.
Image/ flip, position to top left corner.
Layers/ duplicate, image/ flip, position to the right.
Layers/ merge down, layers/ arrange/ send to bottom.

8. Activate top layer, copy bells, paste as a new layer.
re-size to 150 pixels wide.
Position to your liking and add a drop shadow.

9. Copy flower 1, paste as a new layer,
re-size to 150 pixels wide. Add a drop shadow.
Position to your liking.
Copy flower 2, paste as a new layer,
image/ re-size to 150 pixels wide.
Position in te center of the previous flower.
Add a drop shadow.

10. Copy the tag, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 230 pixels wide.
Position towards the top of your tag.
Move the layer down so it is below your full
body tube but above the frame.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible
Add all Copyright info, your name and save.

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