Sunday, 30 March 2014

GET UR GEEK ON tutorial & snags

 photo ELIAS-GEEKON2-geekon.png
just made this tag using artwork by Elias Chatzoudis
I bought my tubes from MPT but they are now available from Elias's own site HERE
scraps used Get ur Geek on by me HERE
Extra's to snag are in my fotki  HERE
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OPEN A NEW CANVAS  650 X 650 PIXELS

open up background 1 duplicate and then move them side by side

open up yellow arrows
 line up then duplicate then go to image - mirror

open up geek word art from the kit

now open up frame4 from the kit
resize by 80%  using smartsize

duplicate arrange 1 to the top left and 1 to the bottom right


 next click inside the top frame with your magix wand tool
hold down the shift key while you click inside each box
go to Selections- modify- Expand- by 2
open up paper 6 from the kit, resize by 80%
copy and paste onto your canvas as a new layer

once happy with placement go to selections invert and hit delete key to remove the excess

do the same for the bottom frame
go to selections none


then select 1 box with your magic tool again

copy and paste tube onto your canvas as a new layer

once happy with placement go to selections invert and hit delete key to remove the excess
keep doing this untill all boxes are filled
then go to selections none

go to layers merge down x3 so that all your boxed images are on the same layer now
now change the blend mode to the tube layers to either screen or hard light
whichever you think looks best


add a drop shadow to the frame layers

open up yellow ribbon from the kit
resize by 80% using smartsize
copy and paste as a new layer onto your canvas
add a drop shadow


now add tube of choice
add a drop shadow


add copyright and your name
font I used is College semi condensed

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