*Welcome To My Garden*

 



Supplies you will need

Paint Shop Pro. I am using version 8
Tube of choice. I am using ©Susan Woolcott
 You can purchase her tubes at - HERE
Scrap Kit By Cathy and Ellen @Scrapsational Scraps
you can purchase the scrap kit - HERE
Blinds Mask By Monti at Monti's Pixel Playground
you can get mask - Here.
Font I used was SP Neena-O


No other supplies needed

Lets begin by open a new image 600x550
Flood fill white so you can see what your working with.
You can resize later.

Copy and paste one of the papers from the kit.
resize to fit your tag.

open up Monti's Blinds Mask
make sure you are on your paper layer.
Layers/New mask layer/ from image
then scroll down till you see the name of the mask
Source luminance and Invert mask are checked
Now delete mask and merge group.

Use your preset shapes / Ellipse
width 10.
It don't matter what 2 colors you use cause
you are going to cover them up with papers anyway.

make a nice size circle to fit your tag
But not to cover up the background you just made.
convert to raster layer.

Find two papers that match the tube you are using from the kit.
use your magic wand and click inside the center of the circle you just made.
copy and paste into selection one of the papers.
selection none.

Now use your magic wand and click on the outside color of your circle
add a new layer
copy and paste into selection the other paper.
selection none.
see my tag as an example.

Copy and paste the tube you are going to use.
place it in the center of your circle.
you can add a small drop shadow if you like.

Copy and paste one of the bows as a new layer
resize to fit your tag.
place it twords the bottom of your circle
add small drop shadow.

Copy and paste one of the bird houses from the kit
as a new layer. Resize to fit tag.
add same dro shadow.
place it where you think it looks best.

Copy and paste the garden tools as a new layer
resize to fit your tag.
add same drop shadow to both
place them twords the lower right of your tag.

Copy and paste one of the flowers and flower pot.
resize to fit your tag.
add same drop shadow.
Place it on the left side of your tag.

Copy and paste one of the tags from the kit.
resize to fit.
rotate it so it looks like its leaning up against your flower pot
add same drop shadow.

Copy and paste a couple of the butterflies from the kit.
resize to fit your tag.
and place them where you think they look best.
see my tag as an example.

Select the font of your choice
use your preset shapes again / Ellipse
and draw another circle that fits your tag.

Do Not Convert To Raster Layer.

use your Text tool and move your curser over the circle
till you see an A with a half circle under it.
now click on your tag.
Type out the words "Welcome to my garden"
x out the circle layer.
and play around with the text till it fits right.
Once its done.
Convert to raster layer.

Once the tag is the way you want it.
resize your tag and add name and proper copyright.
save as jpeg
Done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial

Go back to the tut page by clicking HERE

 

This Tutorial was written on 03-26-2008
And the concept of the tutorial is copyrighted.
Please feel free to LINK to the tutorial and/or print it out for your personal use,
but please do not copy it in any way to put online, pass out or re-write without permission.
The image you create using this tutorial is for you to do what you wish except for monetary gains or for merchandising.
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