This tutorial was written by me on November 15th, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
PSP Version used: PSP X5
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Misticheskaya. You can purchase her tubes here.
PTU kit from MellieBeans called Cheerful Winter. You can purchase it here.
Mask 124 from Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using Aquarelle.
Alien Skin Xenofex 2 – Constellation
Open e42. Resize by 70%, all layers unchecked. Resize all layers by 86%.
Open your mask & pp06. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move the paper layer below the frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group.
On your frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open pp08 & paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below your frame layer.
Now lets add our remaining elements:
e03 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the upper left inside corner of the frame.
e15 – paste as a new layer & place to the bottom. Duplicate, flip horizontal.
e32 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right & move this layer below the duplicate branch.
e34 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.
e08 – resize by 92%. Place to the bottom.
e14 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom.
e39 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
e33 – resize by 30% Paste as a new layer above the duplicate branch. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place a little to the left.
e20 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the tree. Rotate slightly to the right.
e01 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom. If needed, arrange the two flowers below it so one is to the left side of the top flower & one is to the right of the top flower.
e17 – resize by 79%. Paste as a new layer.
Open your tube. Paste as a new layer just above the paper layer. Place to the right side of the frame opening. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.
Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 70. On the original tube layer, Alien Skin Xenofex 2 – Constellation using the following settings:
Change the opacity for this layer to 55.
Paste you tube again, this time just above the bow layer. Flip horizontal, resize as necessary. Place to the left side of the frame opening. Use your selection tool to erase any part of the tube that hangs below your branch layers.
On your mask layer, Alien Skin Xenofex 2 – Constellation. Change the star size to 3.
Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.
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