Sophisticated Beauty



Sophisticated Beauty

Supplies needed

Tube of choice
Font of choice (I used A&S Bone Casual)
DSB Flux - Linear Transmission
Scraps by Lisa of Sophisticated Scraps - Supplied
Mask by Me - Supplied
Supplies - Here

I used the beautiful art of Brian Rood

Lets begin!

1. Open a new canvas 600x600 and fill white

2. Copy and paste paper 1 as a new layer. Layers, new mask layer, from image. Look for my mask and hit OK. Delete the mask in the layers palette and answer yes to the question asked. Ungroup layers.

3. Copy and paste the belt as a new layer. Image, rotate, free rotate, left by 90 degrees. Move the belt over to the left of your canvas, see mine for reference. Layers, new mask layer, from image, look for my mask and hit OK. delete the mask in the layers palette and answer yes to the question asked. Ungroup layers. Duplicate this layer, layers, merge down. Duplicate and merge down again. Duplicate, image, mirror.

4. Copy and paste one of the flowers as a new layer and move it up slightly. Add a drop shadow of choice. Duplicate this layer, on the original, effects, DSB Flux - Linear transmission with the following settings

Slice Size - 3
Offset - 3
Blend - 50
Vertical checked

5. Make the top flower layer active, layers, merge down. Duplicate, image, flip.

6. Copy and paste the frame as a new layer. Click inside the left circle with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 5, selections, invert, copy and paste paper 5 as a new layer. Move it over to the right until you have the pattern inside the frame. Hit delete on your keyboard. Move this layer under the frame layer. Duplicate, image, mirror.

7. Make the frame layer active, click inside the left circle with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 5, copy and paste your tube of choice, move into position, selections, invert, hit delete on your keyboard, selections, select none. Change the properties of this layer to dodge, and lower the opacity to around 50%. Duplicate, image, mirror.

8. Make the frame layer active again and add a drop shadow of choice. Copy and paste the folded ribbon as a new layer. Image, rotate, free rotate, left by 90 degrees. Image, resize by 70%. Copy and paste charm 1 as a new layer and resize by around 70% Place it on the left side of your canvas on top of the folded ribbon. Add a drop shadow of choice. Copy and paste the string bow as a new layer and place to the right side of the frame, above your tube, add a drop shadow of choice.

9. Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer and add a drop shadow of choice. Add your copyright information, watermark and name. I used turquoise for my name, then changed the properties to dodge. Save as a .jpeg and you're all done. Thanks for trying my tutorial


This tutorial was written by me, weescotslass on 24th January 2008, any resemblance to any other tutorial is completely coincidental.

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