Sunday, May 6, 2012

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on May 6, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Frame I made for this tut here

Mura Meister Copies
Wire Meshings Unlimited

The tube I used Mermaid Boudior3 (10-1) is by Sherri Baldy, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Honey Script

Open new transparent canvas 700x700, we will resize later

Paste your close up tube as a new layer
Apply mura meister copies
Preset menu on Wallpaper rotate
Add gaussian blur>radius 25

Select all
Add a new raster layer
Paste your close up tube into selection
Change layer properties to soft light
Move down & to the left
Add drop shadow

Paste your frame as a new layer
Click inside with your magic wand
Expand 3
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Move to below your frame
Do Not Deselect

Paste your close up tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Invert your selection
Delete & deselect
Add drop shadow
Move to below your frame

Apply wire meshings using default settings to your floodfill layer

Add drop shadow to your frame

Activate your rectangle shape tool
Width 10, foreground set to your last color
Background set to a lighter shade of your color
Draw out a rectangle as shown on my tag
Position above your frame
Align horizontal
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow
Repeat wire meshings

Add your text
Align horizontal
Add inner bevel & drop shadow

Activate your pen tool
Width 8, foreground set to your frame bg color, background null
Draw out a short line
Convert to raster
Rotate left 45
Position on your sign
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow
Duplicate, mirror & merge down
Move to below your frame

Duplicate your bg layer & send to the top
Select all
Contract 8
Delete & deselect
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your text, name & © info

Merge all

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

Your comments are very much appreciated either here on this post or on the chat box.  I've made it easy for you to post on this tut by turning off the requirement of having to type in a confirmation code

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

You'll find my email blinkie on your left


Result by Kaye W

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