Sunday, 30 November 2014

Classy Christmas



For this tutorial you will need:
A tube of choice, I am usung the art of Verymany
to use this tube you will need to purchase it from Verymany Tubes here
The beautiful scrap kit called Classy Christmas by Ladyhawwk here 
My two masks here 
plugin used VanDerLee UnPlugged-X 


Put the masks into your mask folder.

Open a transparent canvas 600 x 600, flood fill with white.

Add a new raster layer, go to selections, select all, open paper 11 copy and paste into selection, go to selections, select none.

Go to layers, load/save mask, load mask from disk, in the pull down menu select MD_14_09 source luminence checked, fit mask to layer checked, hide all mask checked, apply. go to layers, merge, merge group.

Repeat the last step using paper 7 and mask MD_14_11.

Open frame 1, copy and paste as a new layer onto your canvas,go to image, resize and resize by 65%, resample using bicubic, resize all layers unchecked.

Select the magic wand, tolerance & feather both set at 0, click in the center of the frame, go to selections, select all, selectons, modify, expand by 4 pixels, Open paper 7 again, copy and paste as a new layer go back to selections, invert then hit delete on your keyboard, duplicate this layer.

Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer, resize and arrange in the frame to your liking, when happy hit delete on your keyboard then go to selections, select none, drag this layer under the duplicate layer, then change the duplicate layer blend mode to overlay.

Duplicate the tube layer, on the original layer, go to adjust, blur, gaussian set to 2, then on the duplicate tube layer change the blend mode to soft light.

Hide the bottom 2 mask layers and the frame layer, then go to layers, merge, merge visible. unhide the other layers,

on the merged layers go to effects, plugins, VanDerLee UnPlugged-X apply Monotize with default settings.

Copy and paste Ele8 as a new layer,go to image, resize and resize by 60% arrange on the top right corner of the frame.

Copy and paste Ele61 as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 55%, arrange on the left of the frame.

Copy and paste your tube of choice as a new layer, resize and arrange on the right hand side of the frame, Duplicate the tube layer, on the original layer, go to adjust, blur, gaussian set to 2, then on the duplicate tube layer change the blend mode to soft light, add the following drop shadow to the original tube layer, H 3, V -3 opacity 56, blur 6, color black (use these settings throughout)

Open Ele 31, copy and paste as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 35%, add a drop shadow arrange near the bottom of the tree.

Open Ele 27, copy and paste as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 50%, add a drop shadow, arrange near the bottom of the tree.

Open Ele 55, copy and paste as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 40%, add a drop shadow, arrange near the bottom of the tree.

Open Ele 24, copy and paste as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 30%, add a drop shadow, arrange near the bottom of the tree.

Open Ele 34, copy and paste as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 40%, add a drop shadow, arrange near the bottom of the tree.

Open Ele 37 & 40, copy and paste them as a new layer, go to image, resize and resize by 30%, add a drop shadow, arrange them near the bottom of the tree.

Add your name and copyright info, delete the white bg layer, resize if needed. your done!

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