Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Do not change the filenames

 

The beauriful scrapkit -Monti'sWedding scrapkit - can be found here

Other materials can be found here

Filters - Graphics Plus – Simple en  Screenworks can be found here

 

Let's start

1/Put the foreground color to #e9e9e9 and background color to #a26e85

 Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels and flood fill with your background color

  Effects - plug in filters – Screenworks (sybia) – Light Gauze

Effects - plug in filters -  Graphics Plus – Cross Shadow - using default settings

 

2/Copy - MontiWedding~Paper~SilverStripes - past as a new layer

Image - resize - 55% - DO not check  resize all layers - it is already at the right place

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

 

3/ Actiate the second layer

Image - free rotate - 15 degrees left

Effects - texture effects -  mosaic - antiques - with these settings

4/Activate the top layer in your layer palette

Effects- 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 50, blur 5 and color to black

Repeat this drop shadow - but now with vertical and horizontal -1

 

5/ Copy -  MontiWedding~Paper~SilverHearts - past as a new layer

Image - resize - 50% - DO not check  resize all layers - it is already at the right place

Image - free rotate - 15 degrees right

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow -  with the same settings as before

 

6/Copy - MontiWedding~Frame~PaddedHeart~Silver paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 65% - DO not check  resize all layers and move it a little bit down

 

7/ Make a gradient lineair with the foreground color  #e9e9e9 and background color #a26e85 -

angle 45 - repeats 0 - invert not checkt

Activate your magic wand - with these settings - mode: add 

Select in the heart

Selections - modify - expand - 5 pixels

layers - new raste layer and flood fill with the gradient

Selections - slect none

Arrange the layer with the gradient in your layer palette under the heart ( PaddedHeart~Silver )

 

8/ Activate the top layer in the layer palette

Copy - face-beaute_9105-tube-colombe - paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 60% - DO not check  resize all layers

Image - mirror

Place her on the heart a bit to the left - look at my example

Adjust - sharpness -  sharpen

Now arrange this layer one layer down under the heart and keep this layer active

Activate your  eraser tool  and erase the excess of the hair and collar away - Look at my example

 

9/ Activate the top layer in the layer palette~( PaddedHeart~Zilver)

Selections - select all

Selections - floot

Selections - no floating

Selections - modify - selection edge select - with these settings

10/ Layers - new raster layer

Put the background to gold pattern - angle 0 - scale 100 - and flood fill the edge selection  with it

Selections - select none

Effects- 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 50, blur 5 and color to black

Repeat this drop shadow - but now with vertical and horizontal -1

 

 11/ Activate the top layer in the layer palette

Layer - merge - merge down  and do this 2 more times so there is only one layer left with the heart

Close the eye of this layer in your layer palette

 

12/ Copy - MontiWedding~BattenbergLaceRibbon~White - paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 40% - DO not check  resize all layers

 Image - free rotate - 15 degrees right

Adjust - sharpness -  sharpen and do this 2 times

Effects- 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 50, blur 5 and color to black and place it at the bottom - look at my example

 

13/ Duplicate this layer in the layer palette

Image - invert

 Image - free rotate - 30 degrees right - it is already at the right place

 

14/ Duplicate this layer in the layer palette

 Image - free rotate - 90 degrees right -  and place it right

 

15/ Duplicate this layer in the layer palette

Image - mirror

 Image - free rotate - 30 degrees right -  it is already at the right place

Add the four layers of the ribbon together (merge down )

Adjust - sharpness -  unsharp mask - with these settings - range:2 - strength: 70 - cut: 4

Re-open  the eye of the heart layer and slide it one layer up in your layer palette

 

16/ Copy - MontiWedding~PearlBow~Silver - paste as a new layer and place it to the left - look at my example - give it a drop shadow with the same settings as before

 

17/ Copy - MontiWedding~Pearl~White - paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 60% - DO not check  resize all layers

Effects - and give a drop shadow  with the same settings as before

Duplicate this layer 3 times in the layer palette and place on each corner a pearl

 

18/ Copy - MontiWedding~PearlWavy~White - paste as a new layer

 Image - free rotate - 90 degrees right - place on the left side

 

19/ Copy - MontiWedding~PearlStraight~White - paste as a new layer

Image - free rotate - 90 degrees right - place on the right side

Duplicate this layer in the layer palette 

 Image - free rotate - 45 degrees right -  place it at the right bottom

 

19/ Copy - MontiWedding~Inviteouter~Silver - paste as a new layer

Image - resize -44% - DO not check  resize all layers

Image - free rotate - 15 degrees left -  place on te left at the bottom - look my example

Adjust - sharpness -  unsharp mask - with th same settings as before

 Effects - 3D effects - verical and horizontal 5, opacity 50, blur 5 and color to black

 

21/ Image - add borders - 1 pixels foreground color #e9e9e9 - symmetrical checked

Image - add borders - 1 pixels black - symmetrical checked

Select this border with the magic wand and flood fill with  the gold pattern

Selections - select none

Image - add borders - 1 pixel foreground color #e9e9e9 symmetrical checked

Image - add borders - 40 pixels - background color #a26e85 symmetrical checked

 

 22/ Select this border with the magic wand

Layers - new raster layer

Copy - MontiWedding~Paper~SilverHearts - paste in  selection

and put the opacity of this layer in your layer palette at 73

Selections - select none

Effects - plug in filters - Graphics Plus – Cross Shadow -  using default settings

 

23/ Selections - select al - contract - 20 pixels

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 5, poacity 50, blur 5 and color to black

Repeat this drop shadow, but now with vertical and horizontal -5

Selections - select none

 

24/ Image - add borders - 1 pixel foreground color  #e9e9e9 - symmetrical checked

Image - add borders - 1 pixel  color black - symmetrical checked

Select this border with the magic wand and flood fill with the gold pattern

Selections - select none

 Image - add borders - 1 pixel foreground color  #e9e9e9 - symmetrical checked

 

25/ Image - add borders - 10 pixels background color #a26e85- symmetrical checked

Select this border with the magic wand

Effects - plug in filters - Screenworks (sybia) – Light Gauze

Effects - plug in filters - Graphics Plus – Cross Shadow - using default settings

Selections - select none 

 

 26/Image - add borders - 1 pixel foreground color  #e9e9e9 - symmetrical checked

Image - add borders - 1 pixel  color black - symmetrical checked

Select this border with the magic wand and flood fill with the gold pattern

Selections - select none 

  Image - add borders - 1 pixel foreground color  #e9e9e9 - symmetrical checked

 

27/ Open the tube - Flawed Glass Hearts

Activate the selection tool - selection typ angle - modus: add - feather: 0 and anti alias not checked

 

 

Select in the tube a few hearts

Edit - copy

Activate your image again

Edit - paste as a new layer

So you can select a few hearts more and place them on your image

 

28/ Copy -  hoekje purper - paste as a new layer and place it in the left topcorner - look at my example

Effects- plug in filters – Simple – Top Left Mirror

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 2, poacity 50, blur 5 and color to black 

 29/ Adjust - sharpness - onsharp mask - with the same settings as before

 

30/Add your watermark

 

31/ Layers - merge - merg all

 

If you like... you can reduce your image to 500 pixels longest side.

File - export - JPEG optimization 

This tutorial is done

Have fun with it 

This tutorial was tested by Tetsje , Gerda and Helma

Thank you kindly ladies

 Tetsje

 Gerda

 

 Helma

This is a self written and designed lesson from MarinetteDesigns

Any similarity to other lessons is purely coincidental

 

 

Written on february 6, 2009

 

©MarinetteP

 

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