Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating and testing this tutorial

 

Materials you will find here

Filters Unlimited 2.0/FM Tile Tools/Funhouse you will find here

 

Import the Bkg Designer/ Funhouse and Edges/ Square filter into Unlimited 2.0

These are included in the materials

 

Thanks to the makers of the tubes and masks

Leave names and watermarks intact from their makers

The maker of the scrap elements is unknown to me as well as the creator of the mask "diamonds"

 

Open the materials in PSP and minimize them

The mask diamonds save in your PSP masks folder.

 

We are going to start

In your Materials Palette set your Foreground color to #73661c http://www.marinettedesings.be/jingle_bells_bestanden/image001.gif and Background color to #e4606c http://www.marinettedesings.be/jingle_bells_bestanden/image002.gif and create a Radial Gradient with these settings

1/ Open a transparent Image of 900 x 500 pixels and Flood Fill with the Gradient

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur with these settings

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / < sf10 IV / <Lightburst…> (default settings)

2/ Layers / Load/Save Mask / Load Mask from Disk / ruiten (with these settings)

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

Image / Resize 110% / Resize all Layers not checked

Duplicate this layer in your Layers Palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

3/ In your Materials Palette set your Foreground color to #d7e7fbhttp://www.marinettedesings.be/jingle_bells_bestanden/image007.gif and Background color to #d5d0ff http://www.marinettedesings.be/jingle_bells_bestanden/image008.gif and create a linear Gradient (with these settings)

4/ Layers / New Raster Layer 

Flood Fill the Layer with the newly created Gradient

Layers / Load/Save Mask / Load Mask from Disk / Select the Mask / 2Bit_Mask29 (with these settings)

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 2 / Opacity 100 / Blur 0 color black

 

5/ Activate / 1287054609_noel_nikital (trees) / Copy / calque (trees) Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 90% / Resize all Layers not checked

Move down a little

Activate / your Eraser Tool and delete the trees that are beyond the edges of the frame

 

6/ Activate and Copy / 25 Raffaele (House) Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Move this Image up a little

Activate / Eraser Tool / Erase away the Watermark of the Tuber

 

7/ Activate and Copy Kerstboom_y_jul74 / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 70% / Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the left (see my example above)

Effects / Plugins / FM Tile Tools / Blend Emboss (default settings)

8/ Activate 0_76bb7_c4f39ebb_L (Socks) and Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 70% / Resize all Layers not checked

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Image / Free Rotate (with these settings)

9/ Activate / y_jul86 (Santa Claus) Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Flip and place right  

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 50 / Blur 5 color black

 

10/ Activate / Copy Element 46 / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 35% / Resize all Layers not checked

Move up on the edge of the framework (see my example above)  

 

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical 5 and Horizontal 2 / Opacity 50 / Blur 5 color black

 

11/ Activate and Copy / Image (62) (Jingle Bells) Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 70%  / Resize all Layers not checked

Move Down and to the Left (see my example above)  

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen More

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

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 50 / Blur 0 color black

In your Materials Palette change your Foreground color to #efcbbd  

 

12/ Layers / New Raster Layer / Activate and Flood Fill with Foreground color #efcbbd

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow (default settings)

Effects / Plugins Unlimited 2.0 & < Background/Designer IV >/@ Night Shadow (default settings)

Effects / Plugins Unlimited 2.0 / Funhouse / Emission / Mirror (default settings)

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Edges / Square / Square Edge 17

Layers / Arrange / Send to Bottom / Close the eye of this layer

 

13/ Activate the top layer in your Layers Palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Visible Layers

Image / Resize 95% / Resize all Layers not checked

 

14/Activate / ijskristal (ice crystal) PSP Brush

File / Export / Custom Brush

Activate / Paintbrush /  ijskristal (with these settings)

In your Materials Palette change your Foreground color to White

Layers / New Raster layer

Stamp now with the brush a few ice crystals on your Image

Occasionally change the size of the crystals

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

 

15/ Layers / New Raster Layer / Add your name and or watermark

 

16/ Layers / Merge / Merge Visible

 

17/ File / Export / PNG Optimization

 

This lesson is ready

I hope you guys liked to make it

 

The lesson Jingle Bells is created and written by MarinetteDesigns on November 19/ 2012

 

 

This lesson is registered at TWI

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