Monday, 22 February 2010

Longing for Spring

Tube of choice - the tube I am using is by Ismael Rac and is available to purchase from AMI
Scrapkit - a fab freebie kit from Doris of Scraps Dimensions called 'Longing for Spring' which you can download from her site here
thank you
Mask of choice - I am again using one of Sabre's clover masks here
Font of choice
eye candy gradient glow
OK - Open a new image 700x600 floodfill white
copy & paste window 2 from the kit as a new layer, resize to fit
using your selection tool set on rectangle, draw a selection around the 2 windows
copy Paper 2 and paste as a new layer, resize and position, invert & delete
drag the paper below the frame, do not deselect yet
copy the grass 2 and paste as a new layer, resize and position, delete & select none
add a drop shadow to the frame layer 0 0 50 5
resize one of the birds and paste below the frame layer, sharpen
copy some flowers from the kit and paste along bottom of frame
add the watering can and a few butterflies
add your tube and drop shadow 5 5 70 9
type your words of choice and apply a gradient glow using a yellow colour from the tag
hide background layer & merge visible
resize by 85% and crop
unhide background and add a new raster layer above it, select all
copy Paper 1 and paste into selection, select none
apply mask, delete & merge group, duplicate the mask layer a few times to darken it and merge down each time you duplicate
copy the pollen dust, resize and paste above the mask layer
add your name & copyright info
delete background layer & save as a Png