Shades Of My Heart Tut
PTU scrap kit called, "Shade of my heart" from Scraps by Liadan.
Thank you Heidi for allowing me the usage of this great kit.
3-4 Tubes of choice. I'm using the artwork of Myka Jelina.
You'll need a license to use her work which you can purchase at her store.
Template #10 from Kristen of Toxic Desirez
WSL_Mask10 from weescottlass creations.
Font of choice. I'm using Aquarelle.
Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow
I'll be using the following drop shadow throughout this tutorial.
Let's begin, and please don't forget to save as you go along.
Open your mask, minimize for now.
Open template, duplicate and close original. Image-canvas size to 650x650. Delete © layer.
Background layer active, flood fill white. Close off that layer for now.
Magic wand active, click inside large heart. Copy paste paper34, resize 50% all layers unchecked.
Selections-invert-delete. Select none. Delete original.
Effects-plugins-Eye Candy4000-Gradient Glow Glow width-5 Color- Medium #769292-OK.
Image-free rotate-30Left-OK. Add drop shadow. Move over a little towards the left.
Small heart active, magic wand inside, copy paste paper13, resize 50% all layers unchecked.
Effects-plugins-Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow Glow width-5-Color-Medium #af7b7b-OK.
Image-free rotate-30Right-OK. Add drop shadow. Move over a little towards the right.
Magic wand active, click inside frame background, add new layer, flood fill #af7b7b.
Select none, delete original. Effects-plugins-penta.com-color dots as follows.
Magic wand active, click frame, add new layer, flood fill #759191.
Select none, delete original. Effects-plugins-Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow
Glow width-5, Color-Fat set at default-OK.
Add new layer above heart line layer, heart line layer active. Selections-select all-float-defloat-invert.
Flood fill new layer #759191, hit delete. Select none. Delete original. Add drop shadow.
Let's now add the tubes. Resize them to your liking.
Frame layer active, magic wand inside each frame one at a time. Selections-modify 2, OK. Add your tube, Selections-invert, hit delete. Repeat for each square.
The tubes each have a different blend mode. I used OVERLAY, MULTIPLY & LUMINANCE.
For your main tube, I duplicated. Original tube active.
Adjust-Blur-Gaussian Blur-Radius3-OK. Add drop shadow.
Tube copy layer active. Blend mode set to Hard Light.
Time to add elements.
You can add them where you please or you can refer to my tag for placement.
RoseBow-resized 50% all layers unchecked. Image-free rotate-30right, OK. Add drop shadow.
PeriwinkleFlower-resize 30% all layers unchecked. Add drop shadow.
PinkJewelEyelet-resize 50% all layers unchecked. Add drop shadow.
CrystalDragonfly1-resize 45% all layers unchecked. Image-free rotate-30Left-OK. Add drop shadow.
Butterfly-resize 40% all layers unchecked. Image-mirror. Add drop shadow.
Copy paste paper 35. Bring down below large heart layer.
Layers-new mask layer-from image-WSL_Mask10-Source Luminance checked. OK. Merge Group.
Resize to 600x600. Add copyright, license#, watermark and name.
Gradient Glow if preferred. Add drop shadow. Save as PNG or JPG. We are done.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
Comments are always welcome.
Please feel free to EMAIL me your finished tag.
Thank you very much!
This tutorial was written by myself, K'Lani on January 12, 2011.