Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Womens Secrets

Supplies Needed:
Image(s) of choice, im using the awesome artwork, of Elias Chatzoudis, which you can purchase from here
Template#6 By Lacarolita's Designz here
Scrapkit FTU - Is this Love By Bea Creations here
Wordart#13 By Me Available here
Mask is BeckyMask042 Available here

Plugins Used:
Lokas Software Gel - Demo Available Here

Ok Lets Go.

Open your template and "Shift D" to duplicate, close the orginal template. Delete the © layer. Image-Resize 500x500 pixels-All layers ticked, select your background layer, Image-Canvas Size 600x600 pixels, placement middle-centre. Select All on the background layer and floodfill White.

Select the Raster 1 dotted frame layer, Selections-Select All, Selections-Float, selections-Defloat, Open paper of choice, I used paper 5, Image-Resize 600x600 pixels, edit-copy, paste as a new layer, Selections-Invert, hit delete, Selections-Select None. Delete the original Raster 1 dotted frame layer.

Select Raster 2 layer, using your magic wand select inside the scalloped shape, Open paper of choice I used paper10, Image-Resize 600x600 pixels, edit-copy, paste as a new layer, Selections-Invert, hit delete, Selections-Invert, Selections-Modify-Smooth 10. Selections-Invert, hit delete, Selections-Select None. Delete the original raster 2 layer.

Select the Raster 3 layer, Selections-Select All, Selections-Float, Selections-Defloat, Open paper of choice, I used paper 5, edit-copy, paste as a new layer, Selections-Invert, hit delete, Selections-Select None.

Repeat this process with the Raster 4 layer, using another paper of choice, apply Lokas Software - Gel using these settings:-

Open Image of choice, edit-copy, paste as a new layer, position how you wish and add a dropshadow of choice, I used 6-6-48-8.91 Black.

If you wish to add any images inside the frames, using your magic wand select inside one of the outer frame layers, Selections-Modify-Expand by 2, open image of choice, edit-copy, paste as a new layer, position so the parts you want showing are inside the selection. Selections-Invert, hit delete, Selections-Select None, In your layer palette move this layer down below the frame layer.

Add a slight dropshadow of choice to all layers, I used 3-3-34-3 Black.

Select your white background layer, Open paper of choice, I used paper 9, Image-Resize 600x600 pixels, edit-copy, paste as a new layer, Layers- Load/Save Mask-Load Mask From Disk-BeckyMask042, Layers-Merge-Merge Group, Layers-Duplicate, Layers-Merge-Merge Down.

Select your top layer, and add any other elements of choice from the kit.

Add any text or wordart you wish.
Add your name and copyright.

Save as .png or .jpg however you prefer.

I hope you found this tut easy to follow.
I would love to see your results.
Luv Jo.xx.

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