Friday, December 20, 2013

Christmas Ball

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac (X Stockings & Sexy Surprise) which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Christmas Ball by Amy Marie 

Font of choice, I am using High In Love

Plugins: No outside plugins
I do use Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow on all my copyrights/credits layers
I do this because some forums will make a .png tag show up with a black background and then your
copyright doesn't show. 

Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.

Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

open 9 copy and paste as a new layer resize 90%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 12 copy and paste as a new layer click delete on your keyboard

Open one of your tubes, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in frame, click delete on your keyboard
click delete on your keyboard, deselect, change the blend mode to Luminance(L)

Copy & paste your other tube, resize 40% arrange on right

Now for the elements:
element 80 resize 40% arrange on bottom right
element 84 resize 40% arrange on bottom left
element 88 resize 50% arrange on bottom in center
element 90 resize 40% arrange on top left
element 82 resize 45% arrange on right, above gift
element 81 resize 40% arrange on bottom right, below gift, duplicate & mirror
element 109 resize 45% arrange on left
element 30 resize 45% rotate left 12 arrange to the left of and 
below the lamp layer in the center on the bottom, duplicate & mirror
element 118 resize 30% arrange on bottom right, in the foilage
element 95 resize 75% arrange on bottom left
element 25 arrange across top

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

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