Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Wishing You A Cotton Candy Christmas







Wishing You A Cotton Candy Christmas

This tutorial was written on October 23,2008. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this tube through LCTS. You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:

Lacy Clagg's Mrs. C Tube (or any tube of choice)
Cotton Candy Christmas Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs (Can be purchased HERE, awesome kit and well worth the price)
Mask of choice (weescotslass)
Font of choice (I'm using P22 Corinthia)



*please note that my tutorials are not to be sold,copied or profited from in any way.




Open a new canvas 600x600. Flood fill white.

New Raster layer, select all, copy and paste paper of choice into that layer, selections, select none. Apply Mask layer.

Copy and paste CC-Frame as a new layer, resize around 75%,add a drop shadow, copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer, move below frame layer,using your magic wand click inside the frame, selections, modify,5, invert and press delete on the paper layer. Merge the frame and paper together, image,free rotate,10, left, layer, duplicate, image mirror.

Copy and paste CC-Frame2 as a new layer, resize,add a drop shadow, copy and paste paper of choice,move below frame, get rid of any excess. merge the frame and paper layer together. Move this layer between the other two frames (see my tag for placement). Close off all layers except the frame layers and merge the frame layers visible.

Copy and paste gingerbread house as a new layer, resize, place infront of the frames. You may want to pull the frames up a bit to the top.

Copy and paste CC-Christmas Tree as a new layer. Move it to one side of the gingerbread house, resize, add a drop shadow, layers,duplicate,image, mirror.

Copy and paste presents as a new layer, resize each, add a drop shadow and move them infront of one of the trees.

Copy and paste a snowman, resize,add drop shadow, place infront of the other tree.

Copy and paste random snowflakes as a new layer, resize, add a drop shadow and place as you'd like.

Copy and paste CC-Ribbon White as a new layer and place on the gingerbread house,resize a bit, add a drop shadow.

copy and paste the Mrs. C tube as a new layer, resize if needed, add a drop shadow. I placed mine infront of the snowman but a bit off to the side so you could still see it. Check my tag for more details.

Add copyright info. Merge visible. Now all you need is to add your font.

I used P22 Corinthia, size around 125, stroke 2.0 and used the pink color from the kit and white as the foreground. I then converted to raster layer, selections, select all, float,defloat, modify, 3, new raster layer, flood fill with the same pink color, selections,select none.

All done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
TOD

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