This tutorial was written by me on December 7th, 2016 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 Very Many. You can purchase this tube here.
PTU kit from Pink Paradox Productions called Pink Xmas Gift. You can purchase it here.
Swirls of Snowflakes Mask from Leather and Lace. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using Canela Bark.
Open a new blank image, 600 x 544.
Open your mask & Paper 4. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste your paper onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, Uniform, 25, Monochrome checked.
Open 11. Resize by 45%. Paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left.
With your magic wand, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open Paper 11 & resize by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your working canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect and move your paper layer below your frame layer.
Now lets add our elements:
98 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above your frame layer.
86 – resize by 35%. Place to the bottom left corner of the frame. Rotate 90 degrees to the right, flip horizontal. Rotate a little more to the left to light it up with the angle of the frame. Duplicate, rotate 180 degrees & place to the upper right corner.
55 – resize by 25%. Place in the upper right corner of the frame.
97 – resize by 50%, rotate left. Place to the bottom.
61 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
74 – resize by 40%. Flip horizontal, flip vertical. Place to the bottom right.
26 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, directly below the tag.
94 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
2 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
32 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom.
73 – resize by 25%, place to the bottom between the angel & the gift.
1 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right.
13 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the sack.
51 – resize by 20%. Place to the right side of the frame, just below the tag. Duplicate & place just below the upper left corner of the frame.
14 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom, along the left side of the gift.
37 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom of the candy cane.
102 – resize by 55%, rotate right. Paste as a new layer.
Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the tag layer. Arrange over your frame opening. When satisfied with the placement, erase any part of your tube that extends below the bottom elements. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to overlay. On the original tube layer, Shift + L, 0, 0.
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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