Saturday, November 20, 2010

HAPPY HOLIDAYS




HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Supplies.


1. Scrapkit by Bea Creations " Santa is Coming". HERE
2. Mask of choice.
3. Font of choice.
4. The art of Barbara Jensen HERE

* Hints *.
Drop shadow settings : Vertical 3, Horizontal 2, Opacity 100, Blurr 4.00, Color Black..

Let's Get Started

1. Open a new file in PSP any version ( file > new ) size 600 x 600 pixels , tick the transparent box in the window. . Open paper paper # 12 from BC kit . Copy > paste " as new layer" onto file >layers > merge visible. Delete paper. Open Christmas mask of choice . Layers > new mask layer > from image . Copy and paste new mask image onto papered file " as new layer " > layers > merge visible. Delete original mask file and new mask layer image . Set this aside for later step.

2. Open a new file in psp as above , change size to 570 x 570 pixels, tick transparent box in the window. Open glitter 01 from BC kit . Resize image to 140 > adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto new file " as new layer " > layers > merge visible. Open deco 03 from BC scrapkit . Copy and paste onto right side of file " as new selection" and position as shown on right side of file , green star at top should be 1 and 1/2 blocks from top . Effects > 3D effects> drop shadow. Selections > select none. Copy and paste mask from step # 1 onto this file " as new layer " > layers > merge visible.

3. Open flower 03 ( poinsettia ) from BC kit . Copy and paste onto left lower side of mask " as new selection" Effects > 3d effects > drop shadow > selections > select none. Left click on flower o3 tube, > image > mirror > copy and paste " as new selection" onto right side of tag directly across from the one on the left for symmetry, take care to stay off edge of tag . Effects > 3D effects . drop shadow

4. . Left click on deco 03 tube > image > mirror > resize to 80%. Copy and paste onto left side of tag " as new selection" and position as shown overlapping mask.> selections > select none.

5. Open tube of choice . If you are using Barbara Jensen's tube as I have, remove bottom 3 blocks of tube with eraser brush using these settings size 50, opacity 100. You should be erasing just to the bottom edge of thicker part of her stockings . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" , position as shown , > effects . 3 D effects . drop shadow > selections > select none.

6. Open Ribbon 02 from BC kit. Copy and paste " as new selection" onto bottom of tube of choice , position as shown to hide bottom edge of tube . Effects > 3D effects > selections > select none.

7. Open Candle trio 01 from BC kit. Image > resize to 85%. > edit > repeat resize 3 times more. Adjust > sharpen . Copy and paste onto lower left side of tag " as new selection" , position as shown if need be bow on candle should cover edge of tube of choice to hide edge > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none. Left click on candle 01 tube > image > mirror > copy and paste onto lower right side of tag " as new selection", position as shown. again directly across from other candles on left for symmetry > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections> select none.

8. Resize tag to 90% > adjust > sharpen.  Add proper credits and save as PNG file

Thank for trying my tutorial. This tag and tutorial were created by BarbieL on 11/06/10 and are solely my creations. Do not copy, reproduce or claim as your own.  Do not post to any website, blog , forum or group without my permission . This tag is a shortened version of Silent Night  which you can find on this blog .



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