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Friday, November 30, 2012

PTU Tut- It's Christmas Time

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's.
Gimp or program of choice
PTU kit My First Christmas from Desirena Designs. You can purchase this kit at The PSP Project.
Tube of hcoice. I am using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. You must have a licnese to use these tubes. Purchase them at his shop HERE.
Template 78 from Addictive Templates. Its the 2nd one on the linked page.
Mask 3 from Staci Rosa at Creative Misfits Creations
Font- Janda Silly Monkey

-Open template. Delete credits. Image>Scale Image 450x450 px. Image>Canvas Size 600x600 px and click center.
-Let's add papers to the template layers. Make the template layer active (see below). Right click template layer in layer box and choose alpha to selection. Open paper (see below). Right click paper layer in layer box and choose add alpha channel. Select>Invert. Press delete on your keyboard. Select>None. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 2, black, 50. Delete the original template layer. Here are the template layers and which papers I used:
raster 9- paper 1
raster 12- paper 8
raster 11- paper 6
raster 14- paper 7
raster 5- paper 9
raster 1- paper 3
raster 2- paper 10
-Repeat drop shadow on the following layers:
raster 3
raster 6
raster 7
raster 8
raster 15
raster 16
-Make raster 10 active. Colors>Colorize Hue: 95, Saturation: 50, Lightness: 27. Repeat drop shadow.
-Open tube. Move tube below all the word art layers in the layer box. Place tube to the right side of thag. Repeat drop shadow. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Filters>Blur>Gaussian BLur on default. Changethe mode to solft light and lower the opacity to 65.
-Open frame 2. Move this layer above the big yellow circle paper layer. Layer>Scale Layer 70%. Place on the yellow circle. Repeat drop shadow.
Other Elements:
lights 2
present 1, 2, 3
ball 1, 2
candy cane 1
snow cocoa
-Open paper 5. Make the bottom layer. Apply mask. Click HERE to learn how to use maks in gimp.
-Add your name and copyright and you're done!


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