Noel Tutorial



Noel Tutorial

Supplies Needed:

FTU Scrap Kit called, "Un Noel en Or" from Cajoline Scrap which you can get HERE.

Close up tube of choice. I'm using the fabulous artwork of Jennifer Janesko. You need a license which you may purchase HERE.

Font of choice. I'm using Renaissance

Plug Ins Needed:

Texture Effects-Blinds. Comes with PSP

Xero-Radiance

Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow

Let's get started. Remember to save often.

1. Open new image, 700x700. Flood fill white.

2. Copy paste element10. Duplicate, Image-free rotate 15 left, duplicate Image-mirror. Close white layer, Merge visible.

3. Magic wand, click inside frame, selections-modify-expand by 8, OK. Selections-inverse, paper layer active, delete, select-none. Bring below frame layer.  Add drop shadow to frame, 2-2-85-5-Black.

4 Copy paste elements14-17, resizing all 65%, all layers unchecked. Place accordingly, however  you want.  Close off frame, paper and white layers, gifts layers active, merge-visible. Add drop shadow, 2-2-65-5-Black.

5. Copy paste element2, resize 75%, all layers unchecked. Bring below gift layer, positioning it to the left of the gifts. Add drop shadow, 2-2-65-5-Black.

6. Copy paste your tube. Resize if needed.  Magic wand, click inside frame, selections-modify-expand by 15-select-inverse, tube layer active, hit delete. Select-none. Effects-Xero-Radiance 128-50-128-255-OK.

7.  Copy paste element7, resize 30%, all layers unchecked. Bring above tree layer, place birds on tree. Adjust-sharpen-sharpness. Add drop shadow 2-2-65-5-Black.

8. Copy paste element24, resize 65%, all layers unchecked. Image-free rotate 45 right. Place top right side of frame. Add drop shadow 2-2-65-5-Black.

9. Copy paste element6, resize 20%, all layers unchecked. Image-free rotate 45right. Adjust-sharpness-sharpen. Place over center of bow.  Add drop shadow 2-2-65-5-Black.

10. Close off white layer. Edit-copy merged. Paste as new layer. Bring above white layer. Adjust-blur-gaussian blur-radius 20-OK. Effects-texture effects-blinds width-5, opacity 100-color white, horizontal box checked-light from left top box checked-OK.

11. Crop, resize to 600x600 or close. Add ©, license number (if needed) , and name. Give your name a gradient glow and drop shadow. Save as PNG or JPG.


We are done!
Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
Would love feedback so please comment.
Would also love for you to share your end result.
You may email me your tag HERE.

This tutorial was written by K'Lani on November 24, 2010


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