Happy Holidays

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: 6 tubes.

 

The tubes are by Gini, JRett and Mull.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 700 x 500 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #86a97b.

Set your background color to #a41010.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 0.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Selections - Select all.

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'WinterScenery_MistedByGini_12-09-06'.

Paste into the selection.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 42.

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Copy tube 'JRettDeckTheHalls_675'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place the gate on the left side - see main image.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 6 - background color.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Elf2-mull'.

Copy - Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Place him between the gate - see main image.

Step 5

Open tube 'sak_xmas09'.

Erase the leaves of this tube.

Copy - Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Mirror.

Place them on the gate - see main image.

Step 6

Copy tube 'Eat More Beef LDM'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 76.

Place him left on the gate - see main image.

Step 7

Copy tube 'JRettDeckTheHalls_653'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 48.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Step 8

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - black.

Image - Add borders - 8 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - black.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Resize your image for the forum to 450 width.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

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 19, 2011

 

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