Saturday, 22 February 2014

Elias - Its Magic


this tag tutorial was made using artwork by Elias Chatzoudis
I bought my tubes from MPT but they are now available from Elias's own site HERE
scraps used Abracadabra by Sarah @Designs by Sarah
available HERE
Vix big masks2 number 017 from her blog HERE
 add mask to your mask folder
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OPEN A NEW CANVAS  600 X 600 PIXELS

open paper 1 from the kit resize by 
 copy and paste paper onto your canvas
then apply vix halloween mask 017

by going to Layers - load/save mask from disk 


 photo abracadabraMASK.jpg

choose the correct mask and click load or apply.
 go to Layers - Merge - Merge Group

resize by 90%

then dupicate this mask layer
go to image - flip
then go to Adjust - Hue and Saturation - colourize
move both sliders down to zero this makes it greyscale

now open up frame
rotate right by 90
 go to Image - flip
resize by 70% using smartsize

then make the frame greyscale also by going to
Adjust - Hue and Saturation - colourize
move both sliders down to zero

 next click inside the frame with your magix wand tool
go to Selections- modify- Expand
open up paper 5 from the kit
copy and paste onto your canvas as a new layer
arrange to your liking, I arranged the paper so i could see the moon.
once happy with placement go to selections invert and hit delete key to remove the excess

then still with your selection active
copy and paste the broken glass from the kit
and hit delete key to remove the excess

go to selections none

add a drop shadow to the frame layer

open up blue ribbon2 from the kit
resize by 60% using smartsize
then rotate right by 90
copy and paste as a new layer onto your canvas
add a drop shadow

open up gem2 from the kit
resize by 15% using smartsize
copy and paste as a new layer and place over the ribbon
add a drop shadow

now add tube of choice
I greyscaled this particular one by going to

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - colourize
move both sliders down to zero

add a drop shadow

then  slide the opacity down  to 50%
on the tube so you can see through it
and with your selection tool carefully select the areas of her leg that overlap the frame
hit the delete key to remove the excess

slide opacity back up to 100%
then duplicate the tube
 go to Layers - Properties change the blend mode from normal to soft light

add copyright and your name
font I used is Noir-et-Blanc
  photo abracadabra1Diane.png

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