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!
I am always interested in seeing what you create using my tuts. You can send your results to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tube of choice.
I am using artwork by Very Many. A PTU Artist. You must purchase and obtain a license to use. You can purchase this tube here.
Scrapkit PTU Candy Christmas by Purples Kreationz.
You can purchase this kit here.
Mask 414 by Vix. You can get it HERE
Font of choice.
eye candy4-gradient glow-not required used for name
Don't forget to save often.
LET'S GET STARTED
Instructions for coping and pasting.
Activate the layer.
Selections-select all-float-defloat-selections-invert, active paper or tube layer and hit delete.
When you see C/P in the tut that means Copy and Paste.
Add drop shadow as desired. See my tag for exact placement.
Open a new image, 700x700. We will resize later.
C/P Frame 1. Using your magic wand click inside of the frame. Selections-modify by 5. C/P Paper 14, selections-invert, hit delete
C/P elements of choice or use mine below. See my tag for exact placement.
element 27 place on the left side
element 4 place on the right side
c/p tube place to the right of the frame
element 45 resize 55% place at the top on the right side
element 1 place on the left side in front of the tree
element 16 resize 35% place on the left side
element 19 resize 55% place on the left side in front of the candy
element 33 resize 75% place on the left side
element 32 resize 55% place at the bottom to the right of the sign
element 14 resize 45% place at the bottom with the other candy
element 15 resize 45% place with the other candy
element 30 arrange under your candy layer in the layers palette
element 2 resize 55% place at the bottom arrange under the ribbon layer in the layers palette
element 7 resize 55% place beside the elf
element 6 resize 45% place to the right of the santa
element 35 resize 50% sharpen place at the bottom on the right side bring to top
element 18 resize 55% sharpen hang from one of the red circles on the house, on the right side
Merge visible. Crop merged opaque.
Resize 90%. C/P paper 7 apply mask, merge group, move to the left, send to bottom, duplicate merge down, duplicate, mirror
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 16, 2012