Collector's Vinyettes: Far Away Dreams Series

Welcome to our Collector's Vinyettes: Far Away Dreams Series Tutorial.  Please take a moment to read this important information about your product. FONTS: In order to maintain the look of the templates you will need to have the same fonts installed on your system as the ones we used in the design. FONTS USED IN THIS DESIGN: STYLE 1: Exmouth STYLE 2: Pointy Solid STYLE 3: Nashville and Marketing Script STYLE 4: Porcelain STYLE 5: Porcelain The fonts we use in our designs are usually freeware or shareware fonts available for free on the internet.  We cannot include the fonts in your download because they are protected under copyright.  However you can download them directly from their creators.   We find that if you type in the name of the font into your favorite search engine you will come up with several download sources. INSERTING IMAGES: Inserting your own images into the templates is very easy.  Perform the following steps: 1)) Select the image layer you would like to populate in your LAYERS palette (It will be called "IMAGE LAYER"). 2)) Open your image and drag it onto the template using your MOVE tool (Keyboard shortcut "V") 3)) Your image will be placed above the IMAGE LAYER, but right now it will probably appear quite large. 4)) With the image you've just placed selected, choose "CREATE CLIPPING MASK" from the drop down menu at the top right of the layers palette.  This will confine your image within the boundaries of the IMAGE LAYER. 5))  Use the FREE TRANSFORM tool (Keyboard shortcut Control+T) and drag in the corners of your image to position it correctly within the frame.  (Hold SHIFT while you drag to constrain proportions, so your image won't get "smooshed".) 6)) Press Enter to apply the transformation. INSERTING IMAGES USING THE "PASTE INTO" METHOD (if you're unable to use clipping masks)
1)) Select the image layer you would like to populate in your LAYERS palette (It will be called "IMAGE LAYER 1", "IMAGE LAYER 2", etc.).
2)) COMMAND+click on the layer mask attached to that layer to select it.  You should now see marching ants around that image layer on the template to show that it's selected.
3)) Open your image and choose SELECT->ALL from the top menu (or COMMAND+A).  You wil now see marching ants around the whole image to show that it's selected.
4)) Choose EDIT->COPY (or COMMAND+C).
5)) Go back to your template, and choose EDIT->PASTE INTO (or COMMAND+SHIFT+V).



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