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Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Pumpkin Pixie






In this tutorial I used the art of Jasmine Becket-Griffith.

You need a license to use Jasmine’s art, available here.



I used elements from various kits that make up the

Halloween Collab 2012 from Creative Design Outlet.
This huge collab comprises 10 kits from some great designers and
is free when you purchase any 2 kits from
the CDO store before 30th September!

You will also need a mask, I used Insatiable Dreams mask 565, here.

Font is 200proofmoonshine remix, here.

Remember to sharpen up those elements after resizing/rotating. This is essential for a good looking tag as otherwise it will look a little blurry.  You can check out my Tips and Tricks page for more info.

I used a drop shadow throughout of vertical and horizontal 2, opacity 80, blur 5.



Open a new transparent canvas 600 by 600 pixels and flood fill with white.

Open one of the papers and copy, I used TK_CDO-HalloweenCollabKit-2012-paper3 from TK Designs kit.  Make a new layer on your canvas, select all, paste the paper into the selection, deselect and apply the mask.  Resize 77%.

Open el13 from Crazy Carita’s kit and paste as a new layer.  Resize 90%.

Open another of the papers and copy, this time I used Crazy Carita’s paper2.  Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand and expand the selection by 15, make a new layer below the frame and paste the paper into the selection, deselect and apply the drop shadow to the frame. 

Open spiderweb from Chichi Designz kit and paste as a new layer.  Resize 65%, place in position on the frame and apply the drop shadow.

Open your tube and paste as a new layer, resize as needed (I resized 80%), place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open element 5-FD by Foxys Designz and paste as a new layer.  Resize 65%, drag down so its just above the mask layer, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  I erased the moon, I didn’t want to but it just happened to position over my tube like a halo!

Open LHD-CDO-HalloweenCollab-Ele7 by Ladyhawk Scraps, paste as a new layer and bring to the top.  Resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open LHD-CDO-HalloweenCollab-Ele11 also from Ladyhawk’s kit and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Fog from Chichi’s kit and paste as a new layer.  Resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow. 

Open ScrapRD_HCK_element10 from Rebel Dezigns kit and paste as a new layer.  Resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open element13-FD by Foxys Designz and paste as a new layer.  Resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open element15-FD, also by Foxy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Schnegge's e16_CDOhc2012_Schnegge and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open element18-FD by Foxy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open element19_FD by Foxy and paste as a new layer.  Mirror, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open el15 by Crazy Carita and paste as a new layer.  Mirror, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Schnegge's e19CDOhc2012_Schnegge and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open CandyCones by Chichi and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check the positions of your elements and make any necessary adjustments.  When you are happy, crop your tag and add your copyright information and text, then export as a jpeg with compression set to 5 or on a transparent background as a png.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, if you have any questions, please email me here and please be sure to send me your result as I love to see them and include them in the gallery!







 

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