A Magical Christmas Time

 

Black4Roses, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

 

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This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

The copyright rests solely with Black4Roses.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 tube - 2 masks.

 

The for the tubes should not be removed and displayed as your own.

If you use your own material, you have to adjust them.

You need a tube of your own.

My tube is a free tube fromSweet-Pinup

Just register, license request and you can download the freebie.

Click on the banner below to download freebie Scrapkit 'Merry Xmas' by Linda:

 

If you are ready, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and the masks in PSP.

Copy them with Shift+D - close the originals.

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_wire 4'.

Paste as a new image - this is your working image.

Step 2

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_frame 2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 80 - Blur 5 - color #3a1b33.

Step 3

Copy your tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

If necessary resize your tube.

Place your tube in the frame.

Layers - Duplicate.

Move this layer below the frame layer.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the layer below.

Step 4

Effects - Texture effects - Mosaic - Antique - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Activate the layer above this one.

(The one directly under the frame.)

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before - repeat this 1x with the same settings.

Activate your Eraser.

Erase everything below the pink ribbon by all three tubes.

Activate your frame layer.

Step 5

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_lights 2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Flip.

Place them on top of your crea - see main image.

(If you close your tube layer, you can see better what you're doing, but don't forget to open this layer when you're ready :-))

Activate your Distortion tool.

Pull the lights more to the left and to the right, so the plugs are outside the frame.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Activate your top layer.

Step 6

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_snowman'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Place him right below.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 7

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_stocking 2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper right on your frame.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 224 - 98.

Adjust - Brightness/contrast - Brightness-contrast: -70 (minus 70) - 0.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 8

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_xmas ball'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Place it upper left on your frame.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 9

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Place this one under the top ball.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Place this one under the middle ball.

Step 10

Activate your top tube.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

Activate the smallest ball - press Delete 1x.

Selections - Select none.

Activate your top layer.

Step 11

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_rose'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 10 - nothing checked.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 10 - nothing checked.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 12

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_xmas star 2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 13

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_present 2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 14

Activate your bottom layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Selections - Select all.

Step 15

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_Paper 11' - paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask '179' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 16

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Selections - Select all.

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy image 'LD_Paper 18' - paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask '193' - same settings as before.

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 17

Image - Resize - 550 x 550 pixels - All layers checked.

Image - Canvas size - with these settings:

Activate your top layer.

Step 18

Open scrapkit 'Merry Xmas'.

Copy tube 'ChristmasWA_1-Black4Roses2013'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 80% - All layers not checked.

Move it down - see main image.

Step 19

Place the now.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Image - Resize - 550 x 600 pixels - All layers checked.

Save your crea as a png file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

Black4Roses

November 22, 2013

 

Translated by Zial on February 6, 2014

 

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