This tutorial was written by me on November 24th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
PSP Version used: PSP 2018
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Nocturne. You can purchase her tubes here.
PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Deep Gold Holiday. You can purchase the kit here.
Mask 673 by me. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using DJB Holly Jolly B’Golly.
Open Frame 14. Set the canvas size to 1500 x 1348. Resize by 40%.
Open your mask & Paper 15. Resize your paper by 60% & paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move your paper below your frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Move a little up & to the left. Duplicate your mask & move a little down & to the right.
With your rectangle selection tool, create a selection that is slightly larger than the window opening.
Open Paper 3 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move to the left so the bird is visible in the window. Selections, select all, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the frame layer.
Open element 118. Resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above your mask layers. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the right, so it peeks out past the right shutter. Duplicate, mirror horizontal. Duplicate again, free rotate 90 degrees to the right. Make sure it peeks out the top.
Now let’s add our remaining elements:
63 – resize by 20%, flip horizontal. Paste above the frame layer. Place to the top left corner of the right shutter.
123 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer.
138 – resize by 50%, rotate right. Place to your liking.
52 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
47 – resize by 20%. Place a little down & to the right of the gift. Rotate slightly to the left.
4 – resize by 20%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right, over the right shutter.
62 – resize by 55%. Place to the bottom.
51 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right. Rotate slightly to the right.
105 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom center.
Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the gold gift. Place a little to the left of the tree.
Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.
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