Monday, June 13, 2011


©SassynSimple Tutorials
To Thy Own Heart Be True

Date Written: June, 13, 2011

You are responsible for finding things need to do this tutorial.
You will need a good working knowledge of the programs I use.
Paintshop or Corel Program
PLUGINS: Simple Diamonds

TUBE: Of your Choice I used Keith Garvey I have a license for this tube
From MPT Keith now sells at PTE
I used a Cluster Frame By Designs by Silky
MASK: Laurie made me Mask here
FONT: Of your choice

Settings may differ slightly depending on Program and Kit used
Close original after you copy it unless I state otherwise.
RE-SIZE only one layer and sharpen once if needed
Left click and right click refers to mouse buttons.
Refer to my image for placement of items.

Now Lets Start

1. Select your Tube minimize it for now

2. Open Silky's Frame Cluster frame 06
Edit/paste as new image
re-size the frame 80%
Close the original frame out

3. Effects/3D/Drop Shadow
(Settings below)

4. Layer palette right click the frame add a new raster layer
Right click new layer arrange send to bottom

5. Using dropper tool select a color from the flowers
Left click/foreground color
Flood fill the layer with your color

6. Effects/Textures Effects/Textures
I used canvas fine (but you can use what you like)
With settings below
7. Layers palette/right click add a new raster layer
Using dropper tool select a dark color from the frame
Left click/foreground color
Now flood fill the layer

8. Layers/new mask Layer/from Image
Select Lrmask144 mask in the window
(settings below)
Click Ok
Layers palette/right click black/white mask merge/merge group
Apply same drop shadow
(note if mask is not saved in jpeg you will need to do that)

9. Select your Tube Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
Re-size as needed I re-sized 50%

10. Add any text you would like to

11. Re-size your image all Layers
So that width is 450 height will adjust

12. Image add border 3 symmetric checked
Use dropper and choose a color from your image

13. Image/add borders 10 white symmetric checked

14. Select magic wand click on white border
Using dropper tool select a different color
Flood fill your selection with it.
Keep selected

15. Effects/plugins/Simple Diamonds
Selections/select none

16. Image/add borders 3 symmetric checked
Same color you used for first 3 in border

17. Apply your copyrights and watermark
Save your image

Thanks for trying my tutorial I hope you enjoyed it.

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