This tutorial was written by me on November 14th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
PS Version used: PS CS3
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PS.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Fiodorova Maria. You can purchase her tubes here.
PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Pumpkin Spice Is Nice.
Mask 289 from Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.
Template 862 from Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using Stea.
DSB Flux – Linear Transmission
Open your template. Resize by 92%. Delete the credits & text layers. Merge together layers 7 & 8.
Note: Resize papers by 60% unless otherwise specified.
Replace each layer with the following papers:
1 & 4 – Paper 3
2 & 5 – Paper 20
3 – Paper 11
6 – Paper 5
7 – Paper 2
9 – Paper 9
Open Paper 8 & your mask. Resize both to 600 x 600 px. Paste your paper as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, convert to smart object, then rasterize.
DSB Flux – Linear Transmission, 5, 8 , 50, horizontal checked.
Now let’s add our elements:
19 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the slat layer. Center behind the top circle layer.
87 – resize by 55%. Paste as a new layer above the top layer. Place to the bottom. Duplicate, transform, rotate 180. Place towards the top of the template. Move this layer just below the frame layer.
31 – resize by 50%. Paste above the top scatter layer. Place to the bottom left.
33 – resize by 50%. Place to the left side.
85 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the tree.
73 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
74 – resize by 20%. Edit, transform, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left of the basket.
Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the top scatter layer. Place to your liking. Duplicate, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to soft light.
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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