This Tutorial was written by me on Dec. 2, 2009.
Any resemblance to any other tut online is purely accidental.
This tut is of my own creation and imagination. You must need a good working
Knowledge of Psp and working with masks for thus tut.
"Supplies You Will Need"
Any version of Paint Shop Pro. This tut was written in Psp X2.
FTU Scrap Kit "Tis The Season" by Simply Sensational Scraps. Here
Wsl_Masks 57 and107. Here
Tube of choice, Font of choice.
I am using the fantastic artwork of Keith Garvey. You must purchase a license
To use his tubes which you can get Here
Please Do Not use the same tube as me without a license to do so.
"Ready, Let's Go"
Open a new blank 600x600 canvas and floodfill with white. Open your masks
In Psp and set aside for now. We will work with them in a minute.
Copy and paste a paper from the kit. Apply Wsl_Mask 57 . Merge group on the mask layer.
Duplicate the mask layer, and on the original mask layer, adjut, blur, gaussian blur
Of 25%, click ok. With deform tool pull mask out to fit canvas.
Repeat this same step with a different paper and the Wsl_Mask 107.
Do not pull Wsl_Mask 107 out to fit canvas. Duplicate this mask layer. On the
Original mask layer, apply the same blur as before. Hide your white background.
Merge the mask layers visible. Unhide the white background.
Open one of the circle frames from the kit. resize, Copy and paste onto canvas.
With magic wand tool, click inside the circle, selections modify, expand by 4, copy and
Paste a paper of choice, selections invert, hit delete, select none. add a drop shadow.
Move the paper layer below the circle frame layer.
Highlight the circle frame, magic wand, click inside the circle, selections modify,
Expand by 4, copy and paste one of the wrap bows, selections invert, hit delete, ok.
Highlight the circle frame again, selections modify, expand by 4, copy and paste
Your tube, position her inside the circle, selections invert, hit delete, select none.
Add a drop shadow to the tube.
Open one of the christmas trees. resize, copy and paste onto your canvas.
Place it to the left side bottom of the canvas, add a drop shadow, sharpen if needed.
Open the candy canes, resize, place them behind the tree, and move up. see my tag.
On one of the candy canes image mirror and angle it slightly. add a drop shadow.
Merge the two candy canes visible, duplicate image mirror. see my tag.
Open one of the fireplaces, resize, place it to the bottom right, add a drop shadow.
Open 3 candles, resize them small, place them in a row on top of the fireplace.
Add drop shadows to the candles. Open up the bows, resize them small.
Place them on the fireplace under each candle, add a drop shadow, sharpen.
Open ornaments you want, resize them small, and place them like they are hanging
On the bows, add a drop shadow, sharpen. Add ornaments to the top right on flower 1.
Open the candles you want, resize to your liking, place them on the bottom middle on canvas.
Add a drop shadow and sharpen if needed.Open the bears, resize them to your liking,
Place them in front of the fireplace towards the bottom, drop shadow, sharpen.
Open the ornaments again, resize them to your liking, place them in front of the candles,
Add drop shadows, sharpen if needed. see my tag.
Open flower 9 and resize it to your liking, place it to the top left of the canvas,
See my tag for placement. Add a drop shadow, sharpen if needed.
Open flower 1, resize it and place it to the top right, add a drop shadow, sharpen.
Open the box presents, resize them to your liking, place them to the bottom left side
In front of the tree, add drop shadows, sharpen if needed.
Open one of the present frames. resise to your liking. Copy and paste onto canvas.
With magic wand tool, click inside the square part, selections modify, expand by 4,
Copy and paste a paper of choice, selections invert, hit delete, select none.
Move paper below the frame. add a drop shadow to this frame.
With magic wand tool, click inside the frame, copy and paste your tube, position
Her inside the frame, selections invert, hit delete, select none. add a drop
Shadow to the tube. Hide all layers except for the image we just made, merge visible.
Unhide all other layers. Now you can resize the image we just made and place it to the
Bottom left side in front of the tree and slightly angle it. Place it behine the box presents.
Add your name in font of choice, Add artist copyright info and your watermark.
If you do not wish to animate, save tag as a .gif file.
If you wish to animate read on.
Now hide all layers except for all the candle layers. With your freehand selection tool,
Set on add mode, anti-alias checked,Carefully draw around the flames areas on the candles,
Adjust, add noise, random, monochrome checked with these settings.
Noise set at 30%, click ok. Highlight the paper layer under the tube, adjust, add noise of 30%, Click ok, edit copy merged and paste into AS as a new animation.
Go back to Psp, edit undo noise on both the candles and paper layer.
Repeat the same add noise only change the noise to 35% on both the candles and paper layer.
Edit, copy merged and paste into As after the current frame.
Go back to Psp and edit undo, and repeat the add noise only changing the noise to 30%,
Click ok, edit copy merged and paste into AS after the current frame.
View animation. Frame properties set on 10.
Save your tag as a .gif file.
Enjoy your new Tag.
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