This tutorial was written by me on December 15th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.
PS Version used: PSP 2019
This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of VeryMany. You can purchase this tube here.
PTU kit from Dees’Sign Depot called Tis The Season. You can purchase it here.
Mask Christmas 14 by Karmalized Kreationz. You can find it here.
Template 99 by me. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using Alongtime.
Filters: Mura’s Meister Copies
Open your template & set the canvas size to 1200 x 1000. Resize by 50%. Hide the background layer.
Merge together layers 1 & 2. Delete the following layers: credits, 9, 8, & 7.
Replace each layer with the following:
**Resize each paper by 67% before adding to each layer**
1 – Paper 2
3 – Paper 5
4 – Paper 6
5 – Paper 9
6 – Paper 8
Open your mask & Paper 10. Resize by 67%, then paste your paper as a new layer just above the background layer. Apply your mask, then merge group. Duplicate, then merge down.
Open Element 81. Resize by 30%. Paste as a new layer.
Mura’s Meister Copies. Choose the Encircle preset, then change the Shift X to 54, the Shift Y to 57.
Now let’s add our remaining elements:
Element 69 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the top layer. Place to the top right of the template.
Element 12 – Rotate left. Resize by 60%. Place to the top.
Element 19 – resize by 40%. Place to the top right. Duplicate, flip vertical. Move a little to the left.
Element 16 – resize by 50%, rotate left. Place to the left side. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the right side.
Element 92 – resize by 50%. Place to the left, slightly down.
Element 88 – resize by 20%, flip horizontal, flip vertical. Place to the top, a little to the right. With your pick tool, rotate it slightly to the right so it is more horizontal.
Element 9 – resize by 20%. Place to the top right.
Element 41 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the tree, slightly to the left.
Element 49 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right of the purple gift.
Element 58 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right of the tree.
Element 101 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
Element 46 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
Element 70 – resize by 25%. Place to the right, move slightly down.
Element 61 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
Element 29 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
Spray 11 – resize by 70%. Place to the right. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.
Spray 7 – resize by 70%. Paste as a new layer.
Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the top rectangle layer, flip horizontal. Arrange the face of your tube over this layer. On the rectangle 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. On the original tube layer, set the opacity to 50. Repeat for the Christmas paper layer that is in the center.
Paste your tube again, this time above the purple flowers layer, resizing as necessary. Place in the center.
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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