Sunday, March 25, 2012

Spring is Here

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on March 25, 2012
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Spring Template #1 by me here

Graphics Plus Cross Shadow

The tube I used Spring Sprite is by Deborah Grieves, you can purchase this tube from PTE here

Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete credit layer

Activate circle 1
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Apply graphics plus cross shadow using default settings
Select all>float>defloat

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Invert your selection
Add drop shadow

Floodfill rectangle 1 with a light shade of your last color

Pick another color from your tube
Floodfill rectangle 2

Pick a darker shade of your first color
Floodfill the circles layer
Add drop shadow

Pick a darker shade of your 2nd color
Floodfill the bg layer
Apply graphics plus cross shadow using default setting

Pick a new color
Floodfill rectangle 4 & 2
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Repeat on circle 2

Activate one of your flower layers
Select all>float>defloat
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with a pastel color
Change layer properties to overlay
Merge down
Add drop shadow

Repeat with other flowers & leaves
Reposition to various areas
Add drop shadow

Repeat with the word art layer

Resize all layers to 60%

Add your text, name & © info

Merge all

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line



Result by Kaye W

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