*Tutorial 06* Using Vellum


Hi scrappers
I am having some tutorials for you each month. Those that wanna show what they can do with the tutorial can place a link in this blog post. At the end of the month we are gonna pick a winner for a $5 coupon to my store


Last months winner is Bekfek and her use of the Washi Tape tutorial. Befek you can send me a mail at susdesigns@gmail.com to claim your coupon, and thank for showing your new skill :)
This month we are gonna be working using vellum. I have a Vellum freebie on my FB page, and I got a question on what to do with it, so I thought that this would be a fun tutorial for this month.


I am using photoshop elements 6, May PU grab bag and the Facebook Vellum freebie.

Here is the page I made to show some of the things you can do with vellum.


- I started with a really busy paper, since that is one of my favorites, then I added the vellum wave to keep focus on my photo and cluster.

-The vellum butterflies from the grab bag, gives a great effect, and you are still able to see your photos, since the vellum is semi sheer.

- For my Title I cut a "2" from some of the vellum in the Facebook freebie, and I used one of the shapes as my journaling spot.
These 2 elements I had to lowered the opacity even more, to about 80%, since they are made with a more white color than the vellum in the grab bag.

For shadows on all the vellum I use these settings


I hope this have given you some inspiration on what to do with vellum, and give it a try. Please share a link to your page, if you wanna have the chance to win $5 to my store

Here are the links to what I have used again.

May PU grab bag
 

 Facebook Vellum freebie




6 comments:

  1. So I followed your directions, and it looked awesome until I clipped a paper to it (the circle). I even lowered the opacity, but now it doesn't really look like vellum.

    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa473/Bekki_Fekete/1369055293.jpg

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    1. Forgot to mention I used your kit, H is for Home, and the coordinating pretties!

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  2. OK, I am home now, Bekki. I think the trouble is that you clipped the vellum to the paper/shape, when you do that you loose the sheer of the vellum, and also the textures. In stead I would cut the shape with the cookie cutter or use the Magic Wand and then delete the extra vellum and after that delete the underlaying shape.
    Does this make sense?

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    1. No ... I don't quite understand. Could be I'm just tired haha ...
      (those are my niece's daughters -- she emailed me the photos)

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    2. Hmmmm, instead of grouping (Ctrl+G) - you have to make the shape in vellum and then move it to the layout and remove the shape you want to replace
      More sense?

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  3. LOVE the page - it looks like your young ladies had a great time

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