Tutorial 2017
This Tutorial was written by Denise D on 20th June, 2018
from my own ideas.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely co-incidental and unintentional.
You may share my Tutorial with others.
All I ask that permission is asked and credit given to the links below.
http://escapingtopsp2.altervista.org/Home/homeb.html
and
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/escaping-to-psp2

Please do not upload any of my completed Tutorial images onto sites
such as Fotki, Pinterest, Photobucket or similar

CHRISTMAS 2018

spreading the word

To follow Tutorial, hold down pencil - left click to move it


To print click on Printer

box
Double Click on the Box to download



Supplies

  Images:
mentali-misted1762.pspimage
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Mina@.5053 mist babbo natale  12.png
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les petits chanteurs de Noel avec ombre.png
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D.D.ThreadedRibbon


BPSHolidayPoinsettaDisplaydesignedbyBonnieS.pspimage

This image was obtained from the Internet
If you are the owner of this image, please contact me
so that credit can be given to you   

Gradient:
gold beautiful

Textures:

winni.text.63

 Mask:
masque_193_franiemargot

masque_219_franiemargot

Plugins:
Alien Skin Eye Candy 3.0
OR
Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000
&<Bkg Designer sf101> (Import into Filters Unlimited 2.0)
MuRa's Meister

Found here:
http://www.saturnelladesign.fr/pages/filtres.htm
http://www.maidiregrafica.eu/paginafiltri/filtri.html
Notes:
This Tutorial was created in PSP X9.... other versions may need adjustment
Some of the graphics may be from Free to Use sites or Share Groups. 
If you are the creator of one of these please let me know so that appropriate credit can be given. 
No infringement of copyright is intended or intentional.
Before opening PSP, download plugins and install

Please Note:   Offset settings provided in this tutorial may vary according to size of your image.
Please adjust to suit.

The settings remain the same throughout this Tutorial unless otherwise stated.
Set your Foreground colour to
#4f6595
Set your Background colour to  #ac3439

Step One:
Place Gradient in PSP Gradient Folder

Place Mask in PSP Mask Folder
Open graphics in PSP, duplicate (Shift D) and close the original.


File/New/New Image 900 pixels x 650 pixels as follows:

NL

Flood Fill with Foreground Colour
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture winni.tex
ture.63 as follows:


texture

Step Two:
Selections/Select All
Maximise mentali-misted1762.pspimage
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste into Selection
Selections/Select None
Effects/Image Effects/Seamless Tiling at Default
Change Background Colour to Gradient /Linear/gold beautiful as follows:

gradient


Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Background Gradient
Selections/Select All
Selections/Modify/Contract 5 pixels
Edit/Clear

Step Three:
Selections/Modify/Contract 25 pixels
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Background Gradient
Selections/Modify/Contract 5 pixels
Edit/Clear
Select Raster 1
Edit/Clear
Selections/Invert
Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel as follows:

bevel

Selections/Select None
Layers/Merge/Merge Visible

Step Four:
Layers/Duplicate
Image/Resize/70% as follows:

70

Effects/Distortion Effects/Polar Coordinates as follows:

polar

Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror/Vertical OR Image/Flip
Layers/Merge/Merge Down
Layers/Arrange/Move Down

Step Five:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Select Copy of Merged Layer
Magic Wand with the following settings:

mw

Select the following area with Magic Wand

fill1

Flood Fill with Foreground Colour
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture

Step Six:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Background Gradient BUT change settings to Angle 0/Repeats 0
Layers/Load/Save Mask/Load Mask masque_219_franiemargot from Disk as follows:

mask2

Layers/Merge/Merge Group
Layers/Merge/Merge Down
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance More
Effects/User Defined Filter/Emboss 8 Preset OR as follows:

emboss

Selections/Select None

Step Seven:

Select Copy of Merged Layer
Select the following areas with Magic Wand

fill 2

Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Change Foreground Colour to Foreground/Background/Linear Gradient as follows:

gradient

Flood Fill selected area with Foreground Gradient
Selections/Select None

Step Eight:
Select Copy of Merged Layer
Using the Magic Wand, select the following areas:

fill 3

Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Flood fill with blank sections with Foreground Gradient BUT change settings to Angle 0/Repeats 0
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Background Gradient
Layers/Load/Save Mask/Load Mask masque_193_franiemargot from Disk as follows:

mask 3

Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance More
Layers/Merge/Merge Group
Selections/Select None

Step Nine:
Select Copy of Merged Layer
Select the bottom section as shown below:

fill 4

Layers/New Raster Layer
Maximise mentali-misted1762.pspimage
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste into Selection
Selection/Select None

Step Ten:
Select Copy of Merged Layer
Select the left hand side section with Magic Wand
Layers/New Raster Layer
Maximise les petits chanteurs de Noel avec ombre.pspimage
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste into Selection
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen More
Selections/Select None
Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror/Horizontal
Select Copy of Merged Layer
Select the centre of the image with Magic Wand
Selections/Modify/Expand 3 pixels
Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Flood Fill with Background Gradient
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture BUT change size to 25
Selections/Select None

Step Eleven:
Maximise Mina@.5053 mist babbo natale  12.pspimage
Edit/Copy     Edit/Paste as New Layer
Layers/Arrange/Bring to Top
Remove the tubers image with Eraser Tool
Image/Resize/55%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

offset santa

Step Twelve:
Maximise BPSHolidayPoinsettaDisplaydesignedbyBonnieS.pspimage
Layers/Merge/Merge Visible
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/50%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Image/Free Rotate 45 degrees/Left
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

offset corners

Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror/Horizontal
Layers/Merge/Merge Down

Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy/Drop Shadow as follows:

ds

OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab as follows:

shadowlab

Before closing BPSHolidayPoinsettaDisplaydesignedbyBonnieS.pspimage
undo the step Merge Visible 


Step Thirteen:
Maximise D.D.ThreadedRibbon.png
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste as New Layer
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

offset ribbon

Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab

Step Fourteen:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Add your Watermark
Layers/Merge All Flatten
File/Export/JPEG Optimiser/Compression Value 20

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial
A big thank you to the ladies who test my Tutorials
TESTERS' RESULTS

FRAN
FRAN

JOYCE
JOYCE

LILLIAN
LILLIAN

ALICE
ALICE T.

SHIRLEY
SHIRLEY NZ

BETTY
BETTY






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http://escapingtopsp2.altervista.org/Christmas2018/Christmas2018Versions.html

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