Christmas

 

           

You can do pretty much what you like with your result : signatures, websets, paper

 Give Credits to Tchalange http://tchalangepixels.com PSP 4 ALL http://psp4all.com

 

 

I have added this guiding hand. You can click on it and move it to use as a marker.



 

 I work with PSP 12


 

Supplies

 

You can use a  tube of your choice, free or not, but credit for it must be added to your tag.

 

I used a tube © Lix, you can buy a licence here PTE

 

Scrapkit : Christmas treasures, at Kittz Kreationz, you can find the kit here

 

Masks : Christmas masks at Creative Misfits Creation : here ; open Suzanne : Suzmasmak1

 539InsatiableDreams mask at Insatiable Dreams, resources pages, masks2, choose masks13, here

 

Filters : Eye candy 5 Nature >>>> snow drift and fire

 

Font :  Pixelette for credits

 

For members of PSP 4 ALL

Please join your tag  as attachment (with the same backgroud for my results page), thanks !

 

 

 

 

Step 1

 

Open an image  750 x 750 and fill it with white, it is the color I will use on  the Results page of the group.

 

 

 Step 2 : The masks

 

Add a layer. Fill it with this color : #dbf4f7 or a color of your tube.

Open 539InsatiableDreams mask.  New Masks layer  >>>> from image. Merge group.

Add a layer. Fill it with this color : #b50f15 or a color of your tube.

Open Suzmasmask1. New Masks layer  >>>> from image. Merge group.

 

Step 3 : The frame

 

Open, CT-Dbl Frame.

Open CT-Xmas Frame, resized to 60% .

Apply drop shadow for both frames :

 

V=5    O=50

           H=5    F= 6    black

Place as I do.

 

Step 4 : Inside the frames

 

Take your magic wrand and click inside the frame. Selection >>>>Modify >>>> expand by 13. Keep the selection. ( Don't forget the spaces, press the shift key)

Add a layer. Open paper CT-P2, copy and paste in the selection. Deselect.

Place this raster under the frame. Name it intframe.

 

Do the same things for CT-Xmas Frame. Name it intcircle.

 

 

Step 5 : Scrap kit Elements and tube

 

Apply a drop shadow :

 

V=5    O=50

           H=5    F= 6     black

 

 

Open CT-Xmas Tree, resized to 70%, copy and paste as a new layer. PLace on the right side as I did.

 

Open CT-Gingerbread Cupcake, resized to 20%, copy and place it under the christmas tree.

 

Open CT-Snowflake Cluster, resized to 30%. Copy and place it in the upper left corner of the frame. Duplicate and apply a mirror effect. No drop shadow.

 

Open CT-Candle, duplicate, one is resized to 50% and the other one to 60%. Place it in the lower left corner of the frame. See on my tag.

 

 

Merge down and name it candle.

 

Open S-Bow2, resized to 25%. Place it on the top of CT-Xmas Frame (intcircle).

 

Open CT-Wordart, resized to 80%. Apply a 3D effect >>> inner bevel :

 

 

 

Open CT-bling, duplicate 3 times, mirror effect and reverse, place as you like. ( raster above the masks)

 

Place your tube with the same drop shadow.

 

Step 6 : Credits

 

Add your credits on your tag with a small font such as pixelette in size 6 or 8, anti-aliasing disabled.

 

Step 7 : Animation

 

Close the background.

Activate the candles layer, duplicate twice, name them candle1, candle2 and candle3.

Activate intcircle layer, duplicate twice, name them intcircle1, intcircle2 and intcircle3.

Activate intframe layer, duplicate twice, name them intframe1, intframe2 and intframe3.

 

Activate candle1, close candle2 and candle3. take the lasso tool, free hand, and draw the outline of the flame :

 

 

Then apply Eye Candy5 Nature >> fire with these settings or yours :

 

 

Deselect

Activate inframe 1, close intframe2 and intframe 3, apply Eye Candy 5 Nature >>> Snow drift with these settings or yours :

 

 

Activate  intcircle 1, close intcircle 2 and intcircle 3, apply the same filter, snow drift.

 

Edit >>>> Copy Special >>>>> Copy Merged, in Animation Shop, paste as a New Animation.

 

Go back to PSP. Click on undo 6 times, you must be back on the selection of the flames.

Close candle1, intcircle1 and intframe1. Open candle2 and apply Eye Candy5 Nature >> fire, random seed, Deselect then apply Eye Candy5 Nature >>> Snow drift, random seed, on intcircle2 and intframe2.

Edit >>>> Copy Special >>>>> Copy Merged, in Animation Shop, paste After Current Frame.

 

Go back to PSP. Click on undo 6 times, you must be back on the selection of the flames.

Close candle2, intcircle2 and intframe2. Open candle3 and apply Eye Candy5 Nature >> fire, random seed, Deselect then apply Eye Candy5 Nature >>> Snow drift, random seed, on intcircle3 and intframe3.

Edit >>>> Copy Special >>>>> Copy Merged, in Animation Shop, paste After Current Frame.

 

You have 3 frames. Select all, frame properties >>>enter 20 or 25 as you like.

In AS, select all, click on Animation >>>>> Animation Properties >>> Canvas Color. Chose Opaque and white.

Save as gif.

 

 

 

©Lix PTE0848