Sunday, 7 March 2010

Luck of the Irish

Tube of choice - the tube I am using is by Ismael Rac and may be purchased from AMI
Scrapkit - a fab freebie by Heza called 'Gateway to Annwn' which is only free for a short time so go grab it here
Thank you!
Mask of choice -I am using wsl 84 here
Font of choice
OK - Open a new image 600x600 floodfill white
Copy & paste frame 4 as a new layer, resize and sharpen
click inside centre of frame with magic wand and expand by 5
copy & paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete
drag this layer below the frame layer then paste a close-up of your tube as a new layer
position within the frame, delete and select none
add a drop shadow to the frame layer 0 0 70 5
change the opacity of the tube layer to screen
copy & paste the basket, pot of gold and chalice - resize all and position along the bottom of the frame, sharpen each element twice and drop shadow as above
paste your tube as a new layer, resize if necessary & position
add a drop shadow 5 5 70 11
resize the wordart2 and position at top of frame, sharpen
copy ellie1, resize and place below the wordart, sharpen twice and drop shadow as before
copy & paste ribbon & bow at opposite side, resize, sharpen & drop shadow
add the key and place above the pot of gold
hide background layer & merge visible all layers
resize & crop
unhide background & add a new raster layer above it, select all
copy & paste Paper 11 into selection, select none
apply mask, delete & merge group
copy overlay 1 and paste as a new layer above the mask layer
resize so it is just slightly bigger then the frame
use your eraser tool to erase the side with the sharp line
resize the shamrock and duplicate as many times as you like
position around the frame
add your name & copyright info
delete background layer & save as a Png