Monday, 14 November 2011

A Merry Little Christmas

A Merry Little Christmas

Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 14th November 2011.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Bickley Script Plain
Tube of  choice.
I am using  one  by Guy Powers
Mine is GPXMAS - Bonnie pages Christmas and available at UpYourArt
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Scrap kit Peace On Earth by Bits N Bobs
Items I have used from this kit are...
POE 1, POE 60, Paper 1, Paper 10,
Plugin - Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )
Mask of choice. I am using mask 50 by Gabee

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font and Mask.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your mask and plugins.

1.Open a new image 600x600 at 72 pixels per inch.


2.Copy POE60 and paste as a new layer.
With your magic wand select the center  part of the frame.
Select/modify/expand and expand by 3.
Copy paper 1, add a new raster layer, paste into selection.
Selections/ select none.
Layers/ arrange/ send to bottom.
Effects/ penta.com/dots and cross.
amount: 72, cross distance: 10, cross width:2



3.With your rectangular selection tool select a rectangle as in the screenshot below.
Add a new raster layer, copy paper 10 and paste into selection.
Selections/select none, layers/ arrange/ send to bottom.



4.Layers/ Load,save mask/ load mask from disk.
Find Gabeemask50, Source luminance checked, Fit to layer checked, Invert Transparency checked, Hide all mask checked.



5.Layers merge/ merge group.
Activate the top layer.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I use V3, H3, O100, B7.00, colour black.

6.Copy POE 1, paste as a new layer.
Position over on the left hand side so it covers the tree on the frame.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I use V3, H3, O100, B7.00, colour black.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

7.Copy you tube and paste as a new layer.
Re-size if needed remembering to untab all layers.
I have re-sized mine to 65%.
Re-position if needed and ddd a drop shadow of choice.
I use V3, H3, O100, B7.00, colour black.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

8.Add a new raster layer.
Add all copyright info, your name and save.

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