Sunday, November 11, 2012

Santa's Gift tut & Extras... (FTU)

Supplies Used:
Xmas 2010 tube by Marco Guaglione. This was from the MPT Xmas gift that year and MPT has closed. Unfortunately this artist has retired but you can find his work HERE.
Dear Santa Sampler from Manipulated by Magik. Get it HERE.
Mask of choice.
Eyecandy 4000 Gradient Glow (Font Only)
Font: Velvenda Cooler

Open a new image size 500 by 500.
C/P Wire. Dropshadow.
C/P Christmas Tree. Resize by 80%. Dropshadow.
Position near the left side of the wire.
C/P Bauble. Resize by 10%. Dropshadow.
Lower the opacity on the bauble to about 85.
Duplicate the bauble several times and position over the tree.
C/P Lights 1. Resize by 30%. Dropshadow.
Duplicate lights 2 times.
Position lights over the tiers in the tree.
If needed use your eraser to remove the curls over the end of the lights.
C/P Star. Resize by 20%. Dropshadow.
Position over the top of the tree.
C/P Deco. Resize by 75%. Dropshadow.
Position at the bottom of the tree.
C/P your tube over the right side of the tree. Dropshadow.
C/P Bear. Resize by 40%. Dropshadow.
Position under the edge of the tube's legs.
C/P Mistletoe. Resize by 40%. Dropshadow.
Position hanging from the wire background over the tube head.
C/P Stocking. Resize by 30%. Dropshadow.
Duplicate stocking. Position hanging from the right side of the wire.
Type out your font.
Apply inner bevel of choice.
Add fat gradient glow of 3 in white.
Dropshadow.
Select your background layer.
C/P paper 12 as a new layer.
Apply mask of choice and merge group.
Don't forget your copyright & Watermark!

And cause the tube is unavailable now here are a few extras....

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