Sunday, 1 August 2010

Retro Chic

Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac which may be purchased from Ismael's store here
Scrapkit - a gorgeous PTU kit from KatNKDA called 'Night Wings' which is available to purchase from NKArtShop
Mask of choice - I am using DVB mask 79 here
Font of choice - I am using Beauty school dropout
OK - open a new image 650x600 floodfill white
copy frame 22 from the add-on kit, resize to fit and sharpen
click in the centre of frame with magic wand and expand by 6
copy background 06 from add-on kit, resize & position within the frame
selection, invert, delete and drag below frame layer
copy & paste element 04 and resize, position & hit delete again, select none
sharpen the black birds layer
add a drop shadow to your frame layer
copy the black rose 12, resize & duplicate twice
position at bottom corner of frame, sharpen the roses
copy element 29 from the main kit, resize and sharpen, duplicate & mirror
position these behind the roses
resize element 11 and position at top corner of frame
add a bow of choice and any other elements from the kit you fancy
paste your tube as a new layer, resize if necessary and apply a drop shadow
hide background layer & merge visible
resize & crop
unhide background layer and add a new raster above it, select all
paste a paper of choice into selection, select none
apply your mask of choice, delete and merge group
copy element 05 from the add on kit
paste as a new layer above the mask layer, resize, duplicate and flip
move these into position and apply a light drop shadow
add your name & copyright info
delete background layer & save as a Png