Monday, January 4, 2010

My Diary- PTU



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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Suzanne Woolcott of Gorjuss. You can purchase her art and a license HERE.
This is a PTU kit called My Diary by Seven’s Scraps. You can visit her blog for links HERE.
The mask is by Vixen, #364. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Angelina.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas, 600x600 pixels.

Open frame16 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas.

Open papers 26, 16, 17, and 11 from kit.
Copy and Paste them into the squares of the frame by using the magic wand tool.
Using the magic wand select inside the open area of one of the boxes on the frame.
Selections>Modify>Expand by 5.
Copy your paper and paste as a new layer.
Selections>Invert and hit the delete button on your keyboard.
Selections>None and move the paper layer below the frame.
Continue this method until you’ve put paper behind each square of the frame.

Open bead05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer above the frame.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open block01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open keylock01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
Arrange it in the center of the frames, with the
bottom of the tube towards the bottom of the tag.

Open pencil04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open pin01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open key01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open startstring01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open deco01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown in tag.

Open paper01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom, below the frame.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask364.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.

I used the font Angelina. I set it to 72 points, and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the light and the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 50 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

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