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Friday, 22 November 2013
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 PTU 2013 Holiday Vixen
This tutorial was written by me on November 22, 2013.
It was made out of my own creation and any similarity is purely coincidental.
I used PSPx2 but any version will do. 

Artist: Ismael Rac
You can find this tube at the XeracX Store HERE
Please Don't use this tube without a license.
Scrap Kit: 2013 Holiday Vixen by Kandii Popz Dezignz
You can find this Exclusive kit  HERE
Mask: WSL 84  HERE 
Font: Happy New Year Font  HERE

Here goes:

Let’s start with the mask layer: 
New Raster – 800 X 800.
Open Paper 9.  Open mask and minimize.
SELECTIONS – SELECT ALL – Copy and paste Paper 9 into selection.
Go to LAYERS – NEW MASK LAYER – FROM IMAGE – SOURCE LUMINANCE - CHECKED – from menu, find WSL 84 – OK.  Duplicate and merge down.  Re-size 115%.

Let’s do the frame layer now:   
Frame 1 – C/P and re-size 80%.  Move down and to the right.
Grab your magic wand.  Click in the middle of element. SELECTIONS – MODIFY – EXPAND 8 PIXELS. New Raster Layer.  Move under frame layer.  Open Paper 5. Copy and paste into selection.  Keep selected.
If you are using the same tube as me, grab the version you want. 
C/P and mirror and move it into position.
Change BLEND MODE of copy of tube layer to HARD LIGHT. 

(see tag for placements)

Lets do some more elements now:
Holly - C/P and move this layer under Frame 1 layers and move to top right side of tag.  Duplicate and mirror.
(see tag for placement)
Baubles - C/P and make sure layer is over Frame 1 layer.  Move to right side of frame.  Duplicate and mirror.
(see tag for placement)
Kitty - C/P and re-size 80%.  Mirror and move to bottom right side of tag.
(see tag for placement) 
Candles - C/P and re-size 70%.  Move to bottom middle of frame.
(see tag for placement)
Tree - C/P and move to bottom left side of frame.
(see tag for placement) 
Snow - C/P and leave where it lands.
(see tag for placement)
Now for the tube(s):
If you are using the same tube as me, C/P the full size of tube and re-size 53%.  Move to the bottom left side of tag.
(see tag for placement)

Add drop shadow to layers of your choosing.
I used: 
V & H 2
Opacity 70
Blur 7
Color Black

 Now you can add name and  © information.  Save as .png and re-size if you wish.

I re-size before I save and add name and © info.
Let me know what you think of this tutorial.



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