FREEBIE Cluster Frame GOING DEEP & Tutorial

Here is a cluster frame I made with the PTU kit called GOING DEEP made by Wicked Princess Scraps which you can get to HERE and the tutorial is below... But first,this frame is for personal use only. Do not share, direct to blog to download... And if you download, please leave some love :) xoxox

If you want to make this tag, you will need the freebie cluster frame offered above.

I also used a paper from this fun kit, so grab the kit by following the link above also.

You will want the SPARKLE MASKS and the GRUNGE masks from Creative Misfits.

I used a FTU tube you can find here: http://www.xeracx.net/ but you can use any tube you prefer. The tubes in the Rac store all must be used with a license number ONLY.

Let's start...

1. Open a new canvas. I usually start with 800 x 800 to be on the safe side. Go to LAYER>TRANSPARENCY>COLOR TO ALPHA to make background transparent.

2. Open as new layer the cluster frame. Delete background and credit layers.

3. Open as new layer paper 2 from scrapkit. Right click ADD ALPHA CHANNEL. This is going to be our mask, but we have a couple swteps to do to get it that way.

4. Open grunge mask 5 by Rose and go to COLOR>INVERT and LAYER>TRANSPARENCY>COLOR TO ALPHA. Scale to 650 x 650. Right click ALPHA TO SELECTION. Then up to SELECT>INVERT and click on the paper layer in layers box to make it active & back up to EDIT>CLEAR. Now that your mask is the paper... delete the original mask. Duplicate this paper mask layer so you have a total of 4 layers. Move it into placement.

5. Open as new layer from sparkle masks Mythmask6. Repeat first 3 instructions in step #4. Then go to COLOR>COLORIZE and find a nice cute sandy hue and click ok. Add noise by going to FILTERS>NOISE>RGB NOISE settings at 20/20/20/0 then set this in position, above the mask layer.

6. Open tube of choice. I scaled this one down a bit... Then use the free form select tool to cut out the bottom part. When selected, hit EDIT>CLEAR. Add drop shadow- FILTERS>LIGHT AND SHADOW>DROP SHADOW with settings at 8/8/15 then redo another drop shadow but change the settings to -4/-4/15.

7. Add your copyright info- symbol, artist's name and website, with license number if applicable.

8. I used a font called LMS SHE SHELLS size 60 in black. Add a new transparent layer under this text layer in layers box. Right click on black text layer ALPHA TO SELECTION, then go up to SELECT>GROW by 3. Click on new layer to make active then use bucket fill tool and fill with a sandy hue. Add noise, same like you did in step #5.

9. Add a drop shadow to the sandy shade text layer, settings at 8/8/15 and also add to the cluster frame layer.

10. Use the rectangle select tool to crop your tag. When selected, go to IMAGE>CROP TO SELECTION.

11. Save as a .xcf so you may come back and make alterations if needed. Save as a .png when you're satisfied with your result.

Thanks for viewing! Hope you likey LOL ;-)

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 1 post on Aug. 05, 2011. Thanks again.