Happy holidays

 

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Allow water marks and names of its authors  to remain intact

 

Open your tubes in PSP and minimize them

Place your corners tape file in your PSP Frames

Place your corners tape file folder in your PSP Frames

The Hatch fine texture (Arcering fijn) is included in PSP

In case you do not have it I put it in the materials and that you place in your PSP file textures folder

 

Let’s Begin
 
1 / In your materials palette, set your foreground color to #f69886 and background color to

#b7f68c

Make a gradient - linear - angle 45 - repeats 5 and Invert checked

 

2 / Open a transparent image of 600 x 600 pixels and fill with the gradient

3 / Effects - texture effects - texture and look for Hatch fine use the below settings

4 / Effects - plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings

 
5 / Copy - Christmas Circle - and paste as new layer

Image - resize - 70% - resize all layers not checked

 
and place it slightly to the bottom left

 
6 / Activate your magic wand and select inside the circle

Selection - modify - expand - 1 pixels

Layers - new raster layer and fill in your selection with the color white

Selections - keep selected

7 / Layers - new raster layer

Copy - 1676 SRS_AmongFriends_12 2007 AR 425 ® Alejandra Rosales-2-1-07 - and paste into selection

Selections - select none

Set the opacity of this layer in your layers palette to 85

8 / Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal -4, opacity 50, and blur 3 color black

9 / Copy - AA_Pchristmas - and paste as new layer

Image - resize - 95% - resize all layers not checked and slide it slightly to the right and below

Image - Mirror

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - -4 vertically, horizontally 4, opacity 50, and blur 3 color black
10 / Copy - MDG_HOLLYBOW04 - and paste as new layer

Image - resize - 60% - resize all layers not checked

Place it up and over tp the left

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - 2 vertically and horizontally, opacity 80, blur 3 and color black

11 / Picture - Photo Frame - corner tape - with the following settings

Pull the frame in your layers palette until your background layer (layer-last)

Now Duplicate the layer of the frame in your layers palette


12 / Activate the lower layer frame

Effects - texture effects - Mosaic - antique - with the following settings

13 / Activate the upper frame in your layers palette

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings

 
14 / Activate your top layer in your layers palette and now the Christmas woman slide to the bottom of your creation
 
15 / Put your watermark

Layers - Merge - Merge all layers

Creation may reduce to 500 pixels longest side

File – Export  jpeg optimizer - save as jpeg

You can add any animation you would like.

I have the asterisk (twinkle) in the attached materials

This lesson is finished

Have fun making it

This is a self-written and conceived lessons from Marinette Designs

Written on November 30 2008

 

This tut is tested by Sonja and Helma

Thanks Ladies

 Sonja Helma

 

 

©Marinette

 

  

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