Christmas Candy

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This tutorial was written by me on December 14th, 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.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Zlata M. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from Pink Paradox Productions called Christmas Candy. You can purchase this kit here.

christmas-candy

Winter Mask 10 from Dee. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Fuego Regular.

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Open Frame 10. Resize by 70%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 61%.

Open your mask & Paper 21. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move your paper below the frame layer, then apply your mask, merge group.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open Paper 35 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move your paper below the frame layer.

Now lets add our elements:

109 – resize by 40%. Place to the top of your frame.
111 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left.
94 – resize by 25%. Place to the upper left corner of the frame. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the upper right corner.
114 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom right.
87 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
62 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left corner of the frame.
29 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right.
113 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
119 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom. Rotate slightly to the right so it is about the same angle as the previous element.
55 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left of the sack.
14 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left of the gift.
78 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right of the jar.
9 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left.
125 – resize by 55%. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Place over the right side. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the left side. Merge down. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your merged tubes layer. Gaussian blur 3.00.

Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:

halftonechristmascandy

Set the blend mode to Screen, 60. On the original merged layer set the blend mode to Luminance(L), 38.

Paste your tube again, but this time above the flower layers. Resize as necessary. Place to your liking. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 50.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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