Fancy Lace Fans
by Jane Braz
You will need a lace tube..preferably round
like a doily
The one I use I got from Dawn's Den..
The name of it is DDen_1.zip
You can download it from her site
In case Dawn's site is down you can also get
Set your ruler to show.
Open a new image 500 x 500..16.7 Million Color..
Now choose the lace tube and on the 250 x 250
click to place the tube.
Now..using the rectangle selection tool..draw
around the lace and then click inside ..on
the lace.. to select it all.
Now you should have marching ants all over
Now set your Foreground color to whatever color
your lace to be and using the Flood Fill..click
on the lace where
you have it selected and fill it with your
This is mine so far..
Now open the file you want to use as your fill
in the center of the fan.
Here is the one I used
Add a new layer to your image.
Set your selection tool to circle..and on
the new layer start at the 250 x 250
mark...and draw the selection out toward the
edge of the lace. Use your own preferance
as to how far out you go.
I went to the 380 x 380 mark.
The lace left at the edge is what is going
to show so you can leave
a little or a lot.
Now use the Flood Fill..select Pattern..and
choose the pattern you
want to use and flood fill your selection.
Here is mine.
Set your foreground color to the same as you
did on your lace
( You can use a different color if you want
Now select the Draw Preset Shapes tool
Use these settings
Add a new layer
Now start at the 250 x 250 marks again and
draw out to
the edge of your fill pattern.
I went to the 380 x 380 marks.
Now..use the magic wand and click on the circle
made to select it.
Now you can add a Blade Pro effect to it or
add a texture or sculpture or a slight bevel
if you want to. Or you can just
leave it like it is.
I added a sculpture effect to mine.