Tutorial 2017
This Tutorial was written by Denise D on 9th December 2014
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.yahoo.com/neo/groups/EscapingtoPSP/info

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

MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS

MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS

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


To print click on Printer

box
Double Click on the Box to download




FRENCH FLAG
Thank you Franie Margot for your French Translation
Please go to:
http://franie-margot.eklablog.com/magic-of-christmas-p1306128

Supplies

 Images:
mentali-misted810
mentali-misted773
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https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Creative_for_fun/info

GGChristmas_033
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https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/TubingWithGranGran/info

bg_winter
AngelOnMoonCloudsbg_winter
holidaybuddies
corner_gold18
Obtained through Group Shares.
If this image was created by you, please let me know
so that appropriate credit can be given.
                        
Pattern:
cmlstgold002

Brush:
LARBelieveNCmas1
Copy of Brush included if you are unable to install Brush.
Copy/Paste copy into design
           
Plugins:
Eye Candy 3.0
VM Toolbox
Graphics Plus 
Penta 
Adjust
Toadies  
Simple  
MuRa's Seamless     
Found here:
http://www.chezviolette17.com/02filtres/Filtres.htm
http://janaly.com/Filtres/Filtre.html

Notes:
This Tutorial was created in PSP X7..... 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
Place Pattern in PSP Pattern Folder
Export Brush
Open graphics in PSP, duplicate (Shift D) and close the original.

The settings remain the same throughout this Tutorial unless otherwise stated.
Set your Foreground colour to #e73523
Set your Background colour to  

Step One:
Maximise mentali-misted810
Select the Tube Layer
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Image
Image/Resize as follows:



Step Two:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Selections/Select All
Maximise bg_winter
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste into Selection
Selections/Select None
Change Opacity to 85%
Effects/User Defined Fillter/Edge Enhance (from the Preset Menu) OR the following settings:



Step Three:
Maximise GGChristmas_033
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Layer
Layers/Arrange/Bring to Top
Image/Resize/75% as follows:



Adjust/Sharpness/High Pass Sharpen as follows:



Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:



Change Opacity to 80%

Step Four:
Maximise mentali-misted773
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/40%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:



Change Opacity to 80%

Step Five:
Maximise AngelOnMoonClouds
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/35%
Adjust/Sharpness/High Pass Sharpen as follows:



Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:



Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:



Step Six:
Image/Add Borders/5 pixels/White
Change Foreground Colour to Foreground/Background Linear Gradient as follows:



Change Background Colour to Pattern cmlstgold002 as follows:



Magic Wand with the following settings:



Select Border
Flood Fill with Background Pattern
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Selections/Select None
Selections/Invert
Effects/3D Effects/Cutout as follows:

cutout

Repeat Cutout H and V -3 (some versions may need a New Layer here)
Image/Add Borders/5 pixels/White
Flood Fill with Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Graphics Plus/Cross Shadow/Default Settings
Selections/Select None

Step Seven:
Image/Add Borders 20 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Penta/Color Dot as follows:



Repeat Color Dot once
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Selections/Select None

Step Eight:
Image/Add Borders/5 pixels/White
Select With Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Background Pattern
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Selections/Select None
Image/Add Borders 5 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Foreground Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Graphics Plus/Cross Shadow/Default Settings
Selections/Select None
Image/Add Borders/5 pixels/White
Select With Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Background Pattern
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Selections/Select None

Step Nine:
Layers/Duplicate
Image/Resize/85%
Select Background Layer
Effects/Plugins/VM Toolbox/Instant Tile as follows:



Repeat Instant Tile once
Effects/Plugins/Adjust/Variations/More Cyan as follows:



Change Opacity to 90%

Step Ten:
Image/Add Borders/5 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Background Pattern
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Selections/Select None
Image/Add Borders/5 pixels White
Select Border with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Graphics Plus/Default Settings
Selections/Select None
Image/Add Borders/5 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Background Pattern
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Selections/Select None
Image/Add Borders/25 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Graphics Plus/Cross Shadow/Default Settings
Effects/Plugins/Toadies/Weaver as follows:



Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Image/Flip
Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel as follows:



Selections/Select None

Step Eleven:
Maximise holidaybuddies
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/40%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

offset budies

Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow
Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror

Step Twelve:
Maximise corner_gold18
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Layer
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:



Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:



Effects/Plugins/Simple/Top Left Mirror

Step Thirteen:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Paint Brush Tool/Size 350/Wet Paint Look as follows:  



Change Background Colour to White
Using the Background Colour use the Paint Brush in the bottom left hand corner (see my image for placement)
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen More
Effects/Plugins/MuRa's Seamless/Emboss at Alpha/Default Settings
Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:



Layers/New Raster Layer
Add your Watermark
Layers/Merge All Flatten
Image/Resize/800 pixels wide - height will adjust itself
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

ALICE
ALICE T.

BETTY
BETTY

LILLIAN
LILLIAN

SHIRLEY
SHIRLEY NZ
FRANIE
FRANIE

FOR OTHER VERSIONS OF THE TUTORIAL
PLEASE GO TO:

https://goo.gl/photos/fViV9CB1oiZekrTP7






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