Thursday, 13 November 2014

Classically Christmas



For this tutorial you will need:
A tube of choice, I am using the art of Keith Garvey, to use this tube you will need to purchase it from GarvGirls Store here.
A beautiful kit called Classic Christmas by MellieBeans, you can purchase it here
Mask MD_14_09 by me here

Filters used 
Xero Porcelain (optional)
Alien Skin constellation (optional)
Eye Candy 400 (optional)


Put  mask MD-14_09 into your mask folder. 

Open a transparent canvas 600 x 600, go to selections, select all, Open pp06, go edit, copy, on your canvas, go to edit, paste into selection, go to layers, load/save mask,load mask from disk, in the pull down menu find MD_14_09, apply with the following settings, Source Luminance, Fit to canvas, Hide all mask, go to layers, merge, merge group.

Go to layers, duplicate, on the duplicate mask layer add Alien Skin Constellation with the following settings.


Copy and paste e29 as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 65%, resample Bicubic, resize all layers unchecked, activate the lasso tool, feather and tolerance set at 0,  click around the frame as shown the in preview below,


Copy and paste pp11 as a new layer, go to selections, invert and hit delete on your keyboard,go to selections, select none, drag this layer below the frame layer. 

Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer, resize and arrange to your liking,go to layers, duplicate, then go to image, mirror,then back to layers, merge, merge down, I put a faint glow on this layer (optional) Go to effects, plugins, Xero, Porcelain add the following settings. 



With your frame layer active, go to layers, duplicate, move this layer above your tube layer, activate the eraser tool and erase any of the frame covering to tube at the top, then making your tube layer active erase any of the tube below the frame.

Copy and paste e06 as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 55%, arrange on the left of the frame layer, see my tag for ref.

Copy and paste e19 as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 70 % arrange at the right hand side of the frame, add a drop shadow. 

Copy and paste e10 & e09 as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize each by 30 %, arrange at the foot of the tree, add a drop shadow.


Add your name & copyright info. your done!

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