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Materials

All materials are made by me, 2 Disney tubes.
filters: L en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's - DijnL en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's - Elvida, 
L en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's - Paris, FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss,
AAA Frames - Foto frames, Download here.

Before you begins.......
Plug-in: Install first the plug-in before you open PSP, and put them in the folder plug-ins.
Open your tubes and word-art in PSP

 

 

 Merry Christmas


 

 

Foreground color white and background color #1c3f05

1.
Open new transparent image 700x550.
Fill this with gradient radial - with this setting.


Adjust - Blur - radial blur - with this setting.



2.
Duplicate this layer - image - flip.
Set the opacity of this layer at 50.
Layers - merge - move down.

3.
Effects - L en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's Dijn - with this setting.


Duplicate this layer - Image - free rotate - with this setting.


Set the opacity of this layer at 50.

4.
Effects - Distortion Effects - Spiky Halo- with this setting. 


Effects - Edge Effects - enhance more.
Layers - merge - move down.

5.
Go to selection tool - selection - ellipse.
And pull an ellipse from about 400x300 in the middle.
New raster layer - sill this with the foreground color.

6.
Selections - modify - contract 4 - new raster layer.
Fill this with gradient linear - with this setting.


Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - with this setting.


Selections - select none.

7.
Effects - L en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's Elvida - with this setting.


Duplicate this layer - image - mirror.
Move this a little bit to the left, so that it fits in the white border.
Set the opacity of this layer at 50.
Layers - merge - move down. And one more time.

8.
Copy word-art and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this in the ellipse.
Layers - merge - move down.
Cut this layer and paste as a new image. That we use later.

9.
Image - add border 30 - symmetric - color white.
Select the border with the magic wand- with this setting.


Fill this with the gradient linear - with this setting.



10.
Effects - L en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's Paris - with this setting.


Effects - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - with this setting. 


Selections - select all - contract 30.

11.
Effects - AAA Frames - Foto frames - with this setting.


Selections - invert.
Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel - with this setting.


Selections - select none.
Layers - merge - move down.

12.
Copy reindeer2 and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this left at the bottom of the border. see example.
Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - with this setting.



13.
Copy knbbkerst and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this right at the bottom.
Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - with this setting.



14.
Copy the ellipse with word-art and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this left at the top. In the inner rectangle.
Image - resize 85% - all layers not checked.
Layers - arrange - move down 2 times.

15.
Selections - select all - selections - Float - selections - defloat.
Duplicate this layer and lock the top layer.
Stay at the layer below.
Effects - Xero - sparkle - with this setting.


Lock this layer and open the top layer - make this active
Repeat sparkle - now with intensity7 at Intensity 11.
Selections - select none.

16.
Copy kerstroos and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this in the left upper corner.
Image - resize 50% - all layers not checked.
Give the same drop shadow as in point 13.

17.
Copy kaars and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this in the middle at the bottom.
Image - resize 85% - all layers not checked.

18.
Go to Free hand selection - free hand.


And make a selection round the 2 flames - see below.


Duplicate this layer and lock the top layer.

19.
Stay at the layer below.
Effects - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Nature - Fire.
Set by setting at small Candle - Basic with this setting.


Lock this layer and open the top layer, make this active.
Repeat the Fire, only now click at random seed.
Selections - select none.

20.
New raster layer - put your watermark into the image.
Lock the copy of raster 2 and copy of raster 5.
Stay at the bottom layer.
Edit - copy merged.

21.
Open animation shop - paste as a new animation.
Back in PSP - lock raster 3 and raster 5 and open copy of raster 3 and copy of raster 5.
Edit - copy merged.

22.
Back in AS - paste after active frame.
Animation - resize format of animation 85% - maintain aspect ratio of checked.
File - save as - give name - click 3 times at next and than at finish.


 



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I hope you like this tutorial.
greetings Emmy

 

Tested by Bep

  

  

 

Tutorial written 08-11-2011