Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Natural Beauty

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful work of Brian Rood which can be purchased from CILM
Scrapkit - 'Naturally Gorgeous' by Seachell which you can download HERE
Thank you Seachell!
Mask - I am using WSL 221 you can find HERE
Font of choice
Xero soft mood (optional)
OK - Open new image in PSP 600x600 floodfill white
Open Frame 37 from the kit & paste as a new layer, resize & sharpen
Click in centre of frame with magic wand and expand by 5
Copy Paper8 and paste as a new layer, resize by 80%, selections, invert, delete and move below frame layer, now paste a close up of your tube, position and delete, select none
Apply Xero soft mood to the tube, default settings, drop shadow frame 0 0 70 5
Copy wrap 9 from the kit, resize and position over frame, I used the raster deform tool to push it in at the sides and up from the bottom as well, sharpen & drop shadow as above
Copy Rose 8 and paste as a new layer, resize and position over the bow on the wrap, sharpen and drop shadow then merge down
Copy corner 26, paste as a new layer, resize & position on top left corner, sharpen & drop shadow, you may need to use your deform tool to turn it slightly!
Now copy some leaves and position them on the frame under the wrap layer
I used elements 10, 28 and 32, resize all, sharpen & drop shadow
paste one of the butterflies as a new layer, resize and position on the leaves
Copy element 45 paste as a new layer, resize & mirror and place at side of frame on bottom
Paste a flower at opposite side
hide white background layer and merge visible, resize by 85%
unhide white background and add a new layer above it, select all
Copy Paper 4 and paste into selection, select none and apply mask
Merge group
Add your main tube and position at side, add a heavy drop shadow
I also added the sticks 47, resize, drop shadow, duplicate & mirror
Position at bottom of tag just above mask layer
Now add your name & copyright information
Save as a jpeg!