This tutorial was written in PSP 9 and can be used with any other version. I assume that you have a working knowledge of PSP.
Tube of choice/close up
Free Scrap kit by Melissaz Creationz
"Santa Express" Grab HERE
Font of choice
red paw media - beautifier
Xero - Radiance
Tutorial shortcut index:
"Delete" on your keyboard under Insert.
"C/P" copy and paste as new layer.
Remove "O/L" Remove original layer.
"D/S" Drop shadow located in 3D effects.
"R/S" Resize layer located in Image.
New "R/L" Raster layer, in Layers.
"outer glow" Gradient glow from eye candy
Or my method on my blog under "How to dos"
Good D/S settings:
0, 0, 57, 6, color black
Good add noise settings:
Uniform- 70-90 % noise monochrome
Random- 10-34% noise monochrome
I used the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis
You can find his artwork Here
Tube i used can be found Here
Open ele 15, R/S to 60% canvas size 650x650
Duplicate this 4 times and make a frame out of it - merge
Open ele15 R/S to 50% C/P onto canvas drag on the top right
Duplicate mirror so it's now on the top left hand side
Click inbside your frame, selections - modify - expand by 20
Open paper 3 R/S to 60% C/P onto canvas, selections - invert
delete, select none. drag below your frame layer, apply D/S on frame
Open ele3 R/S to 40% C/P onto your canvas drag to left corner D/S
Open ele2 R/S to 35% C/P onto canvas drag to left corner behind snowman D/S
Open ele10 R/S to 50% C/P onto canvas drag to right hand side D/S
Open ele1 R/S to 30% C/P onto canvas drag to right hand side D/S
Open ele18 R/S to 60% C/P onto canvas drag to bottom under all but reindeer D/S
Open ele9 R/S to 25% C/P onto canvas drag to the bottom right side D/S
Open ele1 R/S to 25% C/P onto canvas drag to left side by snowman D/S
Open ele12 R/S to 25% C/P onto canvas drag on top showman as if he's holding it D/S
Open ele19 R/S to 50% C/P onto canvas drag near the top red flower
duplicate and mirror to the other side, apply drop shadow on both
Now open your tube R/S if needed. apply outer glow - add noise D/S
Radiance on tube settings of choice. Went back in select your paper layer
Add close up of choice, blend mode: hard light. turn tube greyscale
place elements where you want, or use my tag as a guide.
Apply your copyrights, add your name save as a PNG
I applied beautifier to the whole tag, setting of choice
Thanks for trying my tutorial.
This tutorial was written on October 2nd, 2016 by Melissa.
In no way may this tutorial be copied to another
website without the creators permission. Any resemblance
to this tutorial is purely coincidental.