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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

New PTU Tut - Framed Memories

For this tutorial you will need the following:
Scrap kit: PTU kit A Bit of Romance by Creative Scraps by Crys HERE

Tube: The Fabulous Art work by Ismael Rac HERE
You must have a license to use his work

My Supplies HERE

Eye candy 4000: Gradient glow, & Glass
Xero: Radiance

Font Used: Lavishly Yours

♥ Let's Get started! ♥
In Psp Open new layer 390x550 transparent checked.
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 3, Horizontal: 3, Opacity: 70, Blur: 6, color black. (you use what ever you want)
(*Resize everything before you start copy and pasting)
Paper 12 (resize 53%)
Frame 4 (resize 15%)
Clock (resize 54%)
Fence 2 (resize 92%)
Topiary (resize 92%)
Violin (92%)
Tube (resize 90% if using the same tube I am)
Close up Tube (resize 66% if using the same tube I am)

You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything!
Copy and paste the word layer from my supplies. Copy and paste the fence layer. Add dropshadow
Copy and paste the frame. With the magic wand tool click in side the frame, selection, modify,
expand by 6, invert. Copy and paste the paper. Hit delete on the keyboard. Do not deselect yet.
Copy and paste the close up tube and hit delete. Selection, Select none. Effects, Xero,
Radiance on these settings:
Strangeness 128
Charm 50
Truth 128
Beauty 255
Click ok. Change the blend mode to Luminance (L). Change Opacity to 84. Add dropshadow to
the frame. Copy and paste the clock and move above the fence layer. See the sample for placement.
Add dropshadow. Copy and paste the violin. Image, mirror and move to the right side of the
frame. Copy and paste the topiary. Duplicate and place them on each side of the fence. Add
dropshadow. Copy and paste the tube, adjust to the right of the frame. Add dropshadow.
For the name, I took the dropper tool and picked up a red from the violin. After typing the
name, effects, plugins, eyecandy 4000 Glass on these settings:
Bevel Width 20.00
Smoothness 100
Inside marquee checked
Edge Darkening 40
Gradient Shading 50
Refratcion 50
Opacity 60
Tinting 40
Glass color: same color used for the name.
Click ok.
Now add your gradient glow on these settings:
Glow width 3.00
Soft Corners 25
Overall Opacity 100
Draw only outside selection checked.
Under color tab, use white for the color. Drag one slider half way across the bar.
Click ok. Add your dropshadow.
Add your copyright.
Save and you are done! Simple and easy. I would love to see what you made!
Thank you for following my tutorial! If you have any questions please email me at
Here is a Preview of the Scrap kit I used for this tutorial!



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