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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

CT TUTORIAL ~ Alex



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written May 28, 2018.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using "Alexandra 2" by Alehandra Vanhek.  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a gorgeous kit called "Margo" by Bibi's Collection, which you can get here.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by wynter.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Lokas and Eye Candy.
-- font of choice.  I am using A&S Harlequin.



1.  Open a frame of choice from your kit.  Duplicate, close original and save as your canvas.  Resize frame if needed and expand canvas if needed as well.

2.  Select two papers from your kit, choosing at least one patterned paper.  Paste both into your canvas under the frame.  On the first paper, click outside your frame with magic wand.  Selections > modify > expand by 6.  Return to paper and hit the delete key.

3.  Select the bottom paper, apply your mask and merge group.  On this layer, go to your Effects menu and under Texture Effects > Antique Mosaic, select the "grid small" preset and apply to your mask.

4.  Paste in your tube under the frame.  Resize as needed and use freehand tool to cut away any excess outside the frame.  Apply drop shadow.

5.   Now let's add in a few elements.  Names/numbers apply to the scrap kit I'm using so if you're using a different one, use the elements of your choice.  All elements are resized with the smart size setting.  Remember to apply basic drop shadow after each element is placed unless otherwise marked:


103 (flower vine) - 40%.  flip and place along top edge of frame.  duplicate and mirror copy so you have two vines on the top of frame.
21 (candles) - 45%.
18 (feather) - 40%.
12 (circular vine) - 115%.  move to just above mask layer.
81 (fan) - 50%.
88 (shoes) - 30%.
77 (key) - 30%.
96 (butterfly) - 30%.
44, 48, 56, 80, 93 (flowers) - 30-60%.
13 (branches) - 45%.  rotate 90 degrees left before placing

6.  Create a new raster layer for your name.  Type your name and place it to your liking.  In your plugins menu, go to Lokas > Gel and apply the following settings:




7.  Go to Eye Candy > Gradient Glow and apply the following settings:




8.  Create a new layer for your copyright/watermark.  




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