holly jolly christmas

This tut is translated by Dennis

Thanks Dennis

 

Materials can be found here

Plugins - FM Tile Tools can be found here

The beautiful scrapkit Holly Jolly Christmas http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2010_2/FD-HollyJollyChristmasPrev.png

can be found at http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2010_2/mybanner.gif

 

Open the folder of the scrapkit - FD-holly-jolly Christmas Freebie and tubes - in PSP and minimize

 

Let's go

Put in your materials palette foreground color to #7c0a22 http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image001.gif

and background color to #eebbbb http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2010_2/holly_1.gif

 

1 / Open a Transparent Image of 640 x 480 pixels

Selections - Select All

Activate scrapkit - FD-holly-jolly Christmas Freebie - copy - FD-HJCh Paper6 - paste into selection of the empty image

Image - Resize - 95% - Resize all layers unchecked

Selections - Select None

 

2 Layers - Load / Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - and find the mask - MOON MASK - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image002.jpg

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Activate Eraser Tool - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image003.jpg

Erase the clean lines away to make the edges un-even

  http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image004.jpg

 

3 Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image005.jpg

 

4 Image - Canvas Size - with these settings

  http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image006.jpg

5 Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image007.jpgCustom Selection http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image008.jpgwith these institutions

 

http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image009.jpg

Selections - Invert - Fill the Selection with your foreground color #7c0a22 http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image001.gif

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - with these settings

  http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image010.jpg

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image011.jpg

6 / Activate scrapkit - FD-holly jolly Christmas - Copy - FD-HJCh-El16  http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image012.jpg

Paste as new layer on your image and place the bottom of the newly created bar

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 1/ Opacity 100 / Blur 0  color black

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Arrange Move Down

Activate the top layer

 

7 / Activate scrapkit - FD-holly jolly Christmas - copy - FD-HJCh-El35 (frame) http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image013.jpg

Paste as new layer on your image

Image - Resize - 55% - Resize all layers unchecked

Image - Free Rotate - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image014.jpg

Move the frame slightly to the right

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

 

8 / Activate and Copy - christmas_sled_snow_little - Paste as new layer on your image

 Image - Free Rotate - same settings as before

 

9 / Activate the second layer in your layers palette (low frame)

Activate the - Magic Wand - with Add Mode and select the first rectangle of the frame

Selections - Modify - Expand - 2 pixels 

Activate the top layer in your layer palette and move to a beautiful part of your image in the selection

Selections Invert and press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Drag this layer below the layer of the frame in your layers palette

 

10 / Activate and copy - christmas_sled_snow_little - Paste as new layer on your image

 Image - Free Rotate - same settings as before

 

11/Activate the top layer in your layers palette (low frame)

Activate the - Magic Wand and select the second rectangle of the frame

Selections - Modify - Expand - 2 pixels

Activate the second layer in your layer palette and move it to another beautiful part of your picture in the selection

Selections - Invert and press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

12 / Activate the top layer in your layers palette (low frame)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 1 / Opacity 80 / Blur 0  color black

 

13 / Activate the scrapkit-FD-holly jolly Christmas - Copy - FD-HJCh-El29 http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image015.jpgPaste as a new layer on your image

Place it to the bottom left

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal -5 / Opacity 45 / Blur 12 color black

Repeat the Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal 1 / Opacity 70 / Blur 10 / color black

 

14 / Activate the scrapkit-FD-holly jolly Christmas - Copy - FD-HJCh-El28 http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image017.jpgPaste as new layer on your image

Image - Resize - 55% - Resize all layers unchecked

Place to the bottom right

 Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 3 / Opacity 50 / Blur 10  color black

 

15 / Activate the scrapkit-FD-holly jolly Christmas - Copy - HJCh-FD-E10 http://www.marinettedesings.be/holly_jolly_christmas_bestanden/image018.jpgPaste as new layer on your image

Image - Resize - 90%, Resize all layers unchecked

Place in the middle of the frame

Image - Free Rotate - same settings as before

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 3 / Opacity 50 / Blur 10 color black

 

16 / Activate and Copy - jcw_snowflake3 - Paste as new layer

Image - Resize - 20% - Resize all layers unchecked

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 1 / Opacity 100 / Blur 0  color black

Layers Duplicate as many as you like

 

 17 Layer - New Raster Layer and add your watermark

 

18 / Layers - Merge - Merge Visible Layers

 

File - Export PNG Optimization

 

Written by me on 2 December 2010

 

This tut is tested by Dennis and Kaatje

Thanks

Marinette

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