CutOuts and Color

Open a New Image 300x300
Open the layer palette, add a layer
Fill layer one with a color. Click on layer2.

Click on the paint brush icon

Open the tool palette. 
Click on Brush types


Pick a brush to use. I like flower brushes.
Here are the brushes I use. Save to your brushes folder.

Click the brush once.
(make sure your brush color is black)

You should get something like this.


This is the setting I used.
Be sure the FILL interior color is UN-checked.

Image/Effects/Drop Shadow

With this setting.

You should now have something like this.

Duplicate Layer2.

Click on layer2 to make it active.
Click on the retouch icon. (finger)

Click on a color. 

Color the areas as you like.

The nice thing is you don't have to worry about staying in the lines.

Like this.


Here I added a perspective shadow.

Be sure to have colored layer 2

Or you lose the detail.
(I merge the flower layers.)

To frame it in glass,
Add a layer, Preset shapes, Ellipse.

Make an oval in white. Then click on it with the magic wand.

I applies the shiny Gold preset in Blade Pro.

Click inside the oval

I use Eyecandy 4000 bevel boss.
It makes super glass!

You should have something like this.


Merge /merge visible.

There you go!  


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

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