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Saturday, March 5, 2011

PTU tutorial Shake your Shamrock

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Scrap kit: PTU kit Shake your Shamrocks by Sleek-N-Sassy Designz HERE
Tube: The Fabulous Art work by Elias Chatzoudis HERE
(You must have a license to use his work)
Mask: WSL mask 107 HERE
Eye candy 4000 (optional) : Gradient glow
Font Used: Leichenhaus

♥ Let's Get started! ♥

Open new image canvas size 600x600 DPI 72
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 2, Horizontal: 2, Opacity: 70, Blur: 6, color black. (you use what ever you want)
Remember to save as you go.
(*Resize everything before you start copy and pasting)
Paper 5 (resize 75%)
Paper 6 (resize 75%)
Butterfly2 (resize 26%)
Clovers 2 (mirror)
Corset (resize 58%)
Decorative Element (mirror)
Double circle shamrock Frame2 (resize 80%)
Flower 2 (resize 54%)
Glove (resize 44% free roatate 45%)
Hat (resize 34% mirror)
Martini (resize 44% free rotate 10%)
Mask (resize 52%)
Shamrocks 2 (resize 54% mirror)
Tube (resize 86%)
close up tube

You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything! Don't forget to add the dropshadow as you go. And save often
copy and paste paper 5, layers, Load/save mask, load mask from disc choose the mask, merge group
Copy and paste the frame. With the magic wand, click inside the frame, selections, modify by 3, invert, copy and paste
paper 6 hit delete on the keyboard, move below the frame. Now then copy and paste the close up tube. hit delete on the keyboard
In the layers palette, change blend to Luminance Legacy. Drop the opacity to where you like it.
copy and paste shamrocks 2 and drag above the mask layer. Adjust to the left side of the frame.
copy and paste clover 2, Drag below frame position to the right of the frame.
copy and paste Decorative Element. See sample for placement.
Now you are going to copy and paste the corset, hat, martini, mask and glove. See example for placement.
copy and paste tube. Postion to the left side. Crop and resize to your liking.
Add you name and if you want to use the same gradient then use these settings:
gradient glow with these setting:
Glow Width: 3
Soft Corners: 25
Opacity: 100
Adjust the sliders on the bar to your liking, and use what color you choose. I used a gold color from
one of the elements.
Now to get the glitter effect, with your magic wand, click on the gold outline, adjust, add noise on these settings:
Monochrome checked
Now add your copyright info and license number.
Merge visible and save! 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



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