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Hello, I am Sami, the Girl behind Guilty Pleasures. I have been writing tutorials since May 22, 2009. My first tutorial was called Twilight Obsession. How I got my name is simple. I found tagging to be my Guilty Pleasure. I thought it fit perfectly. I am a designer as well. You can find links to my blogs on my top menu. If you have questions please feel free to ask. Other wise you can read more about me on my ABOUT ME PAGE!

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Sunday, August 30, 2009

Spring Fever

A new tut Featuring the work of Elias Chatzoudis
and a fabulous kit by Bits N Bobs

This tut was written by Me on 22August2009
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.

Lets Begin

Supplies Needed
PSPx2 ( any version will work)
Scrap of Choice I am using Water-Melon by Bits N Bobs You can Purchase her scraps here
Tube of Choice I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can Purchase here. Do Not use if you do not have a proper License to do so.
Mask of choice.. I am using WSL_Mask226 by Weescotslass
Font of choice I am using Arctic

Open new layer 700x700 (rename Background)
We will resize this later
Flood Fill white

Open up Frame-11 from your kit
Copy and paste as new layer
Duplicate frame we will use it alittle later

Open your tube and copy as a new layer
Paste on your frame move under the duplicated frame
Grab your eraser tool and erase the top parts of the duplicated frame
We want her arms and head over the frame

Now open up your paper of choice
I am using paper-8
Copy and paste as new layer
Move it right above your background layer

Highlight your bottom frame and grab your magic wand
Click inside the frame, when you see your marching ants
Go to Selections modify and expand by 8

Hightlight your paper layer
Go to Selection and invert and hit the delete key

open some leaves I am using ivy 3
Copy and paste as new layer
Move above your background layer
See mine for placement

Open up flowers-10
copy and paste as new layer
Move above all other layer and place to the right of your frame
See mine for placement

Open up paper-3
with your background layer highlighted
Copy and paste paper as a new later
Open up your mask
SOuce Lumiance check and invert transperacy uncheck
Apply Mask and merge group

add drop shadow of choice to mask layer

Go to image
Resize ( make sure resize all layers is checked)
Resize by 80%

i have decided to drop the white background.
you can leave it if you wish

Add copyright information
Name and Save..

Don't forget to send me your results I would love to see them:)


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Keith Garvey - KG1044
Roman Zaric - RZ161
Elias Art Shop - EAS10361
Bonnies Creations - BC-Samantha08
Indie Zone - iZ-5150
ART - ART134
Michi Art - MA0156
Gary Rudisill - GR0134
The Hunter - APSS0109
Arthur Crowe Factory - AC019
The PSP Project - TPP00427
Lorenzo Di Mauro- LO1240DM
PSP Asylum PA0149
Dreamscape Imaging - DSI1135
CDO - CDO-2216
PTE - PTE-0058
Barbara Jensen - BJ1635
Scraps and the City - SATC46
MPT - MPT4535(closed)
CILM - CI2428LM(closed)
AMI - AMI4903 (closed)
Ismael Rac - IRS111F
Zindy - ZZT1401
Suzanne Woolcott - SW1232
PFD - PFD_SweetSami or PFD_SK289012
Upyourart - Upyourart3303
Tosh - Toosh1682
Sweet Pinups - SPU-20SamFL27f477
MyTubedArt - MTA-0577
Artistically Inclined - AIL0172
Lady Mishka - LM_018713

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