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Sunday, 15 July 2012

FTU Tutorial - Be Mine

This tutorial was written by me on 15th July 2012
any resemblance to other tutorials is a coincidence.


Tube of choice I'm using the art of Barbara Jensen, you must have a licence to use her art.

You can buy Barbara's tubes here.

Scrapkit is FTU by Pink Candy Scraps called Be Mine.
Font of choice - I used TheNautiGal.


Lets Start

New canvas - 600 x 600

Paste Flower as a new layer

Resize 95%
Effects - MuRa's Filter - Copies

(click the image to in large it)

You should now have a frame of Flowers

Layers - duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 3
Change the blend mode to Multiply - lower the opacity to 66
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Layers - Duplicate - close off the duplicate frame for now.

Back on the original.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 20.

Effects - xero - Fritillary

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Duplicate -Image - Mirror - Image - Flip

Paste Doodles as a new layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Down and Left Streaks

Image - Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

(Add a drop shadow if you like, I didn't)

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Unhide the copy of Flower Frame.

Magic wand - click in the center of the Flower frame

Selections - Modify - Expand by 15

Paste Paper7 as a new layer
Selections - Invert - Press delete (removes excess paper)
Layers - Arrange - Move down.

(before I added my tube I duplicated it - adjust blur - gaussian blur 3, blend mode overlay, opacity 30 - Layers - Merge - Merge Visible)

Paste tube as a new layer - duplicate - close off one copy for now.

Press the small delete key - Selections - Select None.

Unhide the duplicate tube.
Layers - Arrange - Bring to top.
Use your Eraser tool to remove any of the tube outside the frame.

Add any elements you like.
I used

Butterfly 20%

Sparkles 90%

Add name & copyright - save as png

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