Wednesday, December 15, 2010

All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-15-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Hannah Lynn. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Waiting For Santa FTU by LaCaRoLita'S DeSiGnZ)
Vix_Mask4Christmas2010 HERE
MDS for CM_Template #13 by Mincrisar HERE
Font of choice (I'm using Sloop-Script Two)

Open template, hide credits, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper2 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Open xmas wreath, resize 60%, copy & paste as a new layer, add drop shadow.

Select circle layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, Copy & Paste Paper3 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Recolor difused background to match and move it below the new circle layer.

Select back, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a gradient made from a dark and light color from your supplies, select none, hide original.

Recolor dotted frame to match.

Select back, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select frame, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with gradient, select none, apply noise, add drop shadow, hide original.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste present4 as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, place upper left side of canvas next to tube.

Copy & Paste hollyberry as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the bottom right of the wordart (see my tag).

Recolor the holly that came with the template to match your supplies.

Hide x-mas back.

Copy & Paste ornament9 as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 12 degrees right, sharpen, add drop shadow, hang from the frame.

Copy & Paste bow13 as a new layer, resize and place to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste present1 as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, place next to the wordart, see my tag.

Recolor x-mas wordart to match, selections, select all, float, defloat, selections, modify 2, new raster layer, flood fill with white, move below, select none, add noise and drop shadow.

Add a gradient glow to the other wordart if you'd like. If you don't have gradient glow then you can get the same effect by following the step above.

Copy & Paste lantern as a new layer, resize to your liking, place above wordart and to the left, see my tag.

Now you're ready to resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you're ready to save.

Hope you enjoyed this tut. I'd love to see your results. Don't forget to leave some love in the C-Box.
TOD

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