Monday, December 10, 2012

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial: Recoloring Alphas

Lori Whitlock has some beautiful new collections available both on her website and at Jessica Sprague. As part of her creative team I get to play with lots of beautiful goodies. Her new collection by Echo Park "Love Story" is AMAZING!! 
Here are my new layouts I created with them.

I wanted to show you how to get this misted look on the wood alphas I used.

Please excuse my messy writing, but it's an easy way to show the setting and the layers window. Open the letters you want to use, I used Kpertiets Wood Alpha from Designer Digitals. To give them an ombre misted look begin by locking the pixels so only the letter is effected. begin with a round soft brush with the opacity set at about 7%. Start at the bottom and and gradually add more color to the letters working your way up, going at dark as you want as you get to the top.

If you go too dark you can adjust the opacity or simple start over (love digital)

Here's the finished product.
I have a couple other quick shares using Lori's files.

The "Love Story" Collection is so versatile! 
Do you recognize the Lady Gaga lyrics? 
That's it for now, thanks for visiting and don't forget to check out Lori's store.


  1. divine projects, love the graduated color on the alphas and the contrasts with the pinks and blacks in the papers, the stitching just adds so much dimension, truly beautiful. Gorgeous subject matter also, hugs

  2. I have to tell you, Lisa, you have become one of my FAVOURITE digi/hybrid scrapbookers ! And your tutorials are fantastic! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!


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