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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Standing By

Standing By
Writtten 3/18/2013

This tutorial is dedicated to my good friend Rhonda. She is going through some personal things in her life right now. I want her to know that I am there for her every day. She is very special and we will be friends always.

Supplies:

Tube of your choice. I am using one by Rebecca Roske which you can get athttp://www.dreamscapeimaging.com/

Kit is by MizTeeque. It is called Monochrome and you can get it at http://mizteeques.blogspot.com/ It is a freebie

Font of your choice.

Lets Begin:
Open element 36. Shift +D to duplicate.
Close the original.
This is going to be the base for our tag.
Resize to the size you want to and then enlarge your canvas to give you plenty of room to work with.
Using a font of your choice write out something on the base using the lines provided.
I chose to use song lyrics by Whitney Houston.
Add a drop shadow to your text and then merge visible all the layers.
Duplicate your layer.
Make the bottom layer active and go to adjust blur gnaussian blur set to radius 20.
On the blur layer go to effects texture effects and weave using the following settings:
Gap Size 1
Width 3
Opacity 3
Weave color black
Gap color black
Fill gaps checked.
Add a drop shadow to the top layer.
Open your tube at this time and copy and paste as a new layer and position to the left side. Make sure you can still see your text.
Add a drop shadow to your tube.
Open element 37 and resize by 50%.
Copy and paste as a new layer and move to the lower right hand corner.
Add a drop shadow.
Open element 39 and resize by 40%.
Copy and paste as a new layer and move to the lower left and drag under your tube.
Make sure bits are showing out. Use my tag for reference.
Open element 34 again using a font of your choice write out something on the postcard and address it.
Resize by 45% copy and paste as a new layer.
Image rotate 17 degrees to the left. Sharpen.
Move to the lower right and drag under your pen.
Open element 22 and resize 45%.
Copy and paste as a new layer and position at the top right.
Add a drop shadow.
Open element 18 and resize by 20%. Copy and paste as a new layer
Move to the top near the watch.
Add a drop shadow.
Open element 8 and resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
Move to the top left. I had mine sitting on the umbrella of my tube.
Add a drop shadow.
Open element 2 and resize by 25%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
Move to the top right and drag under the clock and flower layers.
Add a drop shadow.
Open element 14 and copy and paste as a new layer.
Move to where the bottom is in the lower right under the postcard.
Drag under all your layers so it sits on top of your base.
Add a drop shadow and lower the opacity of this layer to 50.
Add your name and drop shadow it.
Add your copyright information.
Crop and save.


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