Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Christmas Sweets


Christmas Sweets
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-7-2010. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Valarie Wade. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube and image of choice
holiday template4-tabby by Tabby Kat HERE
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Ho Ho Ho FTU by Rieka Rafita)
WSL_Mask302 by Weescotlass
Font of choice (I'm using SassyFrass ROB)

Open template, hide credits, wordart and candy canes, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Raster 1 flood fill white.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 into selection, select none, apply mask.

red oval 1 and red oval 2 recolor each to match your supplies.

Select red rectangle, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper15 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select white frame lrg, selections, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a matching color, select none, add noise, hide original.

Copy & Paste glitter as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the left, duplicate, image, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste image as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 40 degrees right, more if needed, select the white background layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, selections, invert, delete on image layer, select none, hide original, duplicate image, mirror, move up on the other white background layer, back to the other, duplicate again, on 1st image, adjust, blur, gaussion blur 2, right click on duplicate layer, properties, soft light.
Repeat on the other image, changing properties to overlay instead. I also added some texture to both.

Copy & Paste Pine Branch as a new layer, resize 50%, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste Christmas Tree as a new layer, resize to your liking, place close to the tube.

Copy & Paste bow3 as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste iciclelight as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, see my tag.

Copy & Paste present as a new layer, resize 50% then again 80%, add drop shadow, place to the left, see my tag if needed.

Copy & Paste sparkle as a new layer.

Copy & Paste biscuit as a new layer, resize to your liking, place close to the present.

Resize canvas, add copyright info and text and you're now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results. Please be sure to leave some love in the C-Box.




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