Monday, November 26, 2012

A Little Peacocky

This tutorial was written for those who have a working knowledge of psp.

I use paint shop 9, but any version should work.
All of my tutorials are of my own creations any similarity with any other tutorial is purely coincidental.Please do not copy my tutorials please link back to my blog!

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Tube of choice.

I am using artwork  by Barbara Jensen. A PTU Artist. You must purchase and obtain a license to use.  This is an exclusive to SATC which can be purchased here.

Scrapkit PTU Peacocky Holiday by Inzpired Creationz.  
You can purchase this kit here.

Font of choice. 

Filters needed: 
eye candy4-gradient glow-not required used for name

Don't forget to save often.


Open new image 700x700. We will resize later.

When you see C/P in the tut that means Copy and Paste.

Add drop shadow as desired. See my tag for exact placement.

C/P frame 5-wreath. Using you magic wand click inside of the wreath. Selections-modify by 10. C/P paper2-selection-invert, hit delete. C/P tube, duplicate. Close the duplicate. Click on the original hit delete. Select none. Be sure the tube and paper is under the frame layer. Open the duplicate arrange above the frame layer and erase the part you don't want showing outside of the frame.

C/P elements of choice or use mine below. See my tag for exact placement.

sleigh 75% place at the bottom on the left side

gift2 45% place at the bottom on the right side

lantern 55% place at the top on the right side

lights 75% place in center, arrange under your frame layer in your layers palette

wa 75% place at the bottom below the sleigh and gift, center, add a gradient glow and drop shadow

sprig 1 75% arrange under the word art layer in the layers palette move over to the left, duplicate, mirror

snowflake 1 25% duplicate place one on the left side of the word art and the other on the right side of the word art

sparkles 1 center

Crop merged opaque.

Merge visible. Resize 85%. C/P paper 10 apply mask, merge group. Send to bottom.

Merge visible. Re-size to desired size. 

Add name or saying of choice. 

Add proper copyright info and save as .png

Thanks for trying my tutorial. I hope you enjoyed it.

This tutorial was written on November 26, 2012

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