Sunday, 9 June 2013


This tutorial was written by me on 8th June 2013 any resemblance to other tutorials 
is a coincidence.
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*Supplies*
Scrapkit is called Alice -n- Wonderland by Jenny's Designz
You can get it here.
Tube of choice - I'm using a gorgeous one by Alex Prihodko. 
You must have a license to you this tube - you can purchase it here.
Vix_Mask138 here.
Font of choice. I used Font BeauRivageOne Regular.
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*Plugins*
MuRa's Meister Copies.

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*Lets Get Started*
Main Tag
Open a New Canvas
650x650

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Copy leaves_2 - Paste As New Layer.
Image - Resize 10%
Effects - MuRa's Meister - Copies.
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Copy Flower1 - Paste As New Layer
Image - Resize - 10% then 70%
Effects - MuRa's Meister - Copies.

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Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Layers - Duplicate
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 3
Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light.
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible 
Rename this layer Frame.
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Magic Wand Tool - Click inside the Frame layer.
Selections - Modify - Expand 35.
Copy Paper04 - As New Layer.
Selections - Invert
Press the small delete key on your keyboard.
Layers - Arrange - Move Down.
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Copy your tube - Paste As New Layer.
Move it around so that what you like is showing inside the frame.
Press the small delete key on your keyboard.
Selections - Select None.
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(Still on the tube)
Layers - Duplicate 
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 3
Change the Blend Mode to Overlay.
Change the Blend Mode of the original to Luminance Legacy.
Layers Merge - Merge Visible.
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Layers - New Raster Layer.
Selections - Select All 
Copy Paper04 - Paste Into Selection.
Selections - Select None.
Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.
Find your mask in the drop down box.
Layers - Merge - Merge Group.
Layers - Arrange - Move down 
(should be the bottom of 2 layers now)
Close off the mask layers for now and lets make the banner.
*Banner Time*
New Canvas 650x225
Copy Flower1 - Paste As New Layer.
Layers - Duplicate.
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 3.
Change the Blend Mode to Screen.
Back on your tag canvas
Edit - Copy - Paste As New Layer on your banner canvas.
Layers - Duplicate - Move to the left of your canvas (see my tag as an example)
Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Selections - Select All
Selections - Modify - Contract 5.
Selections - Invert.
Selections - Promote Selection to Layer.
Selections - Select None.
Change the Blend Mode to Screen.
Layers - New Raster Layer.
Selections - Select All.
Selections - Modify - Contract 5.
Floodfill with #ffffff (white)
Selections - Modify - Contract 2.
Selections - Select None.
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Add your Copyright & Name.
Save as JPEG
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*Avatar Time*
New Canvas 150x125
Back on your original tag.
Edit - Copy - Paste As New Layer on your avatar canvas.
Image - Resize 50%.
Make the frame same as you did for the banner.
Save as JPEG.
Back to your main tag
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Add your name & copyright.
Save as png or JPEG.

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