Monday, August 27, 2012

Nautical Babe--PTU


This tutorial is written of my own design. Any similarities is purely coincidental.

Supplies

Kit of choice: I am using the beautiful kit called Nautical by My Nerdy Notebook. You can purchase this kit here.
Tube of choice: I am using my favorite artist Elias Chatzoudis. You need a license to use his artwork. I bought this when PTE was still open.
Font of choice: I am using Ocean
Mask of choice: I am using one by HorsePlay Pastures here.
Plug Ins: Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow Fat-width 3
Xero-Bad Dream on preset settings
Drop shadow of choice.
 
Elements 

Anchor-Mirrored
Brad
Compass
Driftwood
Fern-Rotate right-Mirror
Flower
Frame 1 
Frame 4
Porthole
Seaweed
Treasure chest
Treasure map

Papers

3
4
7

Let's Get Started

Open a new canvas 800x800. I like the bigger workspace.
PLEASE REFER TO MY TAG THROUGHOUT FOR PLACEMENT
DOWNSIZE ELEMENTS AS YOU SEE FIT
Open frame 1.
C/P to workspace
Using magic wand
Select inside of frame
Selections>Modify>Expand>7
New raster layer
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections>None
Drag flood fill color below frame
Highlight frame
Add drop shadow of choice
I applied a texture to my flood fill. You can too if you like
Open Treasure chest
C/P to workspace
Downsize to liking and place into position
Please refer to my tag
Open Treasure map
C/P to work space.
Position behind Chest
Open Anchor
Mirror
C/P to workspace
Position behind chest but in front of map
Open driftwood
C/P to workspace
Position into place
Open fern
Rotate right and mirro
C/P to workspace
Position into place
Open compass
C/P to workspace
Position into place
Open Seaweed
C/P to workspace
Position below all elements
But above frame
Open porthole
C/P to workspave
Drag below frame and flood fill layer
Position into place
Using magic wand
Select inside porthole
Open paper 4
C/P to workspace
Drag below porthole
Selections>Invert
Hit delete key
Selections>None
Add drop shadow
Open Frame 4
C/P to work space
Drag below frame, flood fill, porthole and paper layer
Position into place
Using magic wand
Select inside frame
Open paper 7
C/P to work space
Drag below frame
Selections>Invert
Hit delete key
Selections>None
Add drop shadow
Open flower
C/P to workspace
Position above frame 4
Open brad
C/P to workspace
Position above flower
Open your tube
C/P to work space
Drag below Frame 1 layer
Highlight flood fill layer
Using magic wand
Select flood fill layer
Highlight tube
Selections>Invert
Hit delete
Selections>None
Apply Xero Bad Dream with preset settings
Add drop shadow
C/P Tube again
Repeat same steps but for frame 4
Instead of Xero Bad Dream change the blend mode to Luminance
Apply mask using paper 3
Resize to liking
Add name
Add copyright 
And your done.



 
 

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