Shamrock Shenanigans

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This tutorial was written by me on March 4th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PS CS3

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PS.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the amazing exclusive from Alehandra Vanhek. You can get it here by purchasing the exclusive membership.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Shamrock Shenanigans

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You can purchase the kit at the following stores:

Hania Design

Mystical Scraps

Smiley Creations

Mask0054 by Trese. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Unciale Ornamentale.

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Open Element 47. Resize to 600 x 590. Resize by 75%, then set your canvas size to 600 x 590.

Open Paper 2. Resize by 60%. Apply your mask, convert to smart object, then rasterize the layer. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move the masked layer below the frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

29 – resize by 20%. Paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Edit, Transform, Flip Horizontal. Place to the top of your frame.
15 – resize by 45%. Place over the left side of the frame.
6 – resize by 30%. Place over the flower spray, moving slightly down.
39 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
19 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
4 – resize by 60%. Edit, Transform > Flip Horizontal. Place to your liking.
25 – resize by 35%. Place to the bottom right.
88 – resize by 70%. Place to the bottom.
94 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the large clover layer. Duplicate, Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Duplicate your layer & set the blend mode to Screen, 50. Add your name, copyright, & license number. Apply a drop shadow to your name, if desired.

Merge visible & save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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