Monday, November 26, 2012

Softer Side of the Season


1 tube of choice – I’m using the beautiful artwork of Joanna Bromley which can be purchased from PSP TubeStop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Brook Flair Swash – I can’t seem to find a link for this font

Weescotlass Mask 249 here

 Merry Xmas” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Bubbles Dream and can be purchased from Lollipopsn Gumdrops.  You can visit her blog here.
Thank you, Bubbles for such a beautiful kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~~ Lets get started ~~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Element 13 as a new layer.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees.

Copy and paste Element 32 as a new layer below the oval frame.
Resize 60%
Position at the left side of the frame – see my tag for reference.
Merge Down.
Highlight the oval frame.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/ModifyExpand by 4.
Highlight the merged layer.
Tap the delete key.
New Raster layer below the Oval Frame.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Element 26 as a new layer below the frame – see my tag for placement.
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste element 21 as new layer.
Resize 80%
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Tap the delete key.

Copy and paste Paper 16 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Free rotate Left 7 degrees.

Copy and paste Paper 17 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Free rotate Left 7 degrees
See my tag for placement of all 4 paper layers.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 14:  Resize 70%/Mirror
El 12:  Resize 70%
El 2:  Resize 60%
El 16:  Resize 60%/Mirror
El 48:  Resize 605%/Free rotate Left 25 degrees
El 47:  Resize 60%/Free rotate Right 25 degrees
El 52:  Resize 60%/Free rotate Left 100 degrees
El 1

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All
Copy and paste Paper 18 Into Selection.
Apply the Mask.
Resize 120%
Merge Group

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Foreground:  #404040
Background:  #a78cb9
Stroke: 1
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!

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