Blue Xmas

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Blue Xmas

Post by Janet on Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:04 am

Blue Xmas

You will need my lace and Xmas Tree, you will find it at the bottom under Supplies Here
Decorate tree as you wish.
Also my pattern, which I will post at end of tutorial, take into psp.

Open a new canvas 400 x 400 transparent
Selections/select all
Copy/paste the pattern, into selection
New layer, Copy/paste lace frame into selection
Select none
Add a drop shadow, these settings

New layer
With selection tool, set at rectangle,ADD(shift), no feather, draw a rectangle like this

Flood fill with a gold gradient
Selections/modify/contract by 3
New layer, Copy paste pattern into selection
New layer, copy paste lace into selection
Select none
Add a drop shadow, same as before
Hide raster 1 and 2, merge visable other layers, re-name Card

Unhide layers
Move card up and over to the left a little

Duplicate your card
Copy/paste your Xmas tree as a new layer
Add a drop shadow, these settings

Add new layers for your text
Hide your Raster 1 and 2 layers and your 1st card layer
Merge visable all other layers, rename card 2
Unhide layers
Highlight card 2
Click on deformation tool
Hold Shift key down, Hold cursor over bottom right node and drag to right and down a little

Now do the same with bottom left node

Hide raster 1 and 2 layers, merge visable the two card layers
Add a drop shadow, these settings

Unhide layers
Merge visable all layers
Save as a jpeg,

Or, add a few sparkles
Re-name sparkles
Duplicate your image 3 times for a total of 4
Hide top 3 layers, highlight original sparkles
With tube tool, add sparkles you like to about 3 tree decorations
Hide original sparkle layer, highlight copy of sparkles
Add sparkles, repeat with last 2 sparkles
Unhide all layers
File save as PSP image

Open animation shop
File/open, find your folder where you saved your PSP image
Click on it and click Open
Click on first frame, hold Ctrl key down and click A to highlight all
Ive set my speed to 30
Save as a Gif

Pattern, save to a folder then take into psp

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial

This tutorial was written by ©Janet on 13th October 2007.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purley coincidental.
You may Link to this tutorial, and / or print for your personal use only.
Please do not copy, rewrite, translate, place it (or Zip files)
anywhere on the web, send via email, or claim it as your own
Supplies Here


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