Waiting for Santa

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

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins:

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

If you have to install plugins, you have to restart your PSP, so they work immediately.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 9 tubes - 3 masks.

 

The tubes are by @Mamen, Yvonne Gilbert, Guismo, Maryse, PalmelaD and PSP Magnifique Gerrie.

2 Masks are by Narah.

The other tubes and 1 mask are unknown to me.

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

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and masks.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and the masks in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #e3dadf (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #82070c (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 1024 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Narah_mask_Abstract98' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Narah_mask_Abstract127' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'StarChristmas2' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings.

Step 5

Copy tube 'MR_XMas Decor'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Step 6

Copy tube 'blanca02'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Move the book to the left - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 40 - Blur 1 - color black.

Step 7

Copy tube 'calguisperenoel1129'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x with 80% and 1x with 90% - All layers not checked.

Move him left on the book - see main image.

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

Step 8

Activate layer 1.

Copy tube 'redstars'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Step 9

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'image1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 11

Copy tube 'YvonneGilbert1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the right side.

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle.

Make a selection around the name.

Press Delete - Selections - Select none.

(Make sure you are on the woman's layer :-).)

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 70 - Blur 2 - color black.

Step 12

Copy tube 'WortArt magnifique'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Put the text on a nice place or see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 60 - Blur 3 - color black.

Step 13

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Resize - Width 700 pixels.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on December 13, 2011.

This lesson is and remains the property of Gerrie.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

All my lessons are registered with TWI.

Translated by Zial on May 27, 2013

 

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