Crazy Christmas

 

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

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 7 tubes - 1 gold pattern.

Place the gold pattern in your Pattern folder.

 

The tubes are by JRettDeck, kjb and Lisa.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

I don't know who made the tubes Accentsstar, Grinch and Santa.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

I once made a fool of a lesson :-)

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 750 x 550 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #a10101.

Set your background color to #182b0b.

Set your foreground to gradient 'FLinear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Set your background to gold pattern 'MD-Xmasgold' - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

MD-Xmasgold.jpgFlood fill your image with this gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: 7.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Open tube 'xmas-leaves_LH' - activate the first layer of this tube

Edit - Copy - Paste into the selection.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 40.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Copy tube 'JRettDeckTheHalls_653'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on top of your image - see main image.

Effects - 3D Effects Drop shadow:

Vert 3 - Hor 4 - Opacity 48 - Blur 5 - color #a10101.

Repeat with Vert to -3 (minus 3) and Hor to -4 (minus 4).

Step 4

Copy tube 'Grinch~8'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Place him on the left side - see main image.

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle - make a Rectangle as shown below:

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 12.

Open tube 'kjb_santasplat'.

Edit - Copy merged.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - Inside - Anti-alias checked - 2.

Flood fill this border with your gold pattern (when the filling doesn't work - just add a new raster layer).

Selections - Select none.

Step 6

Copy tube 'kjb_turkeyfrypan'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked.

Place him on the upper left corner of the small rectangle - see main image.

Step 7

Copy tube 'accentsstar'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the ribbon, on the right side - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 8

Copy tube 'santatwelve'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place him in the lower right corner - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Step 9

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 10 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Add your watermark.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Save your crea and you're done :-)

 

This lesson can not arrive at groups without my permission.

I certainly don't like copying.

If you want to link my lesson, please mail me.

Love Elvira

 

Translated by Zial on November 16, 2011

 

Back