Monday, 24 November 2014

Blue Xmas forum set

This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 9th November 2014
written in psp9 but any version should work
Any resemblance to any other works is purely coincidental and unintentional


Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of misticheskaya
which can be purchased from Pics for Design
Blue Christmas Scrapkit from Nanly Design
Font of choice - I am using St Nicholas


Note:  c/p = copy and paste as new layer
d/s = Dropshadow 2,5,50,8, black

This week we are going to make a forum set

OK Lets begin!!

open blank canvas 750 x 250

c/p paper 4
resize by 50
move up so the blue part is showing 

c/p element 38 
resize by 20
position bottom left corner

c/p element 35
resize by 30
position bottom left corner on top of fir

c/p element 36
position on right hand side
move around until whatever part you like is showing
I have the large gold star surrounded by smaller gold stars showing 

c/p element 25
resize by 30
position to your liking 

c/p element 14
resize by 20
position just above the candle then drag the layer down so its below the candle
duplicate and move to the bottom right of the candle

c/p tube 
position just off center to the right

d/s all layers 

Add Name and copyright information 

merge all flatten

Now before we add the borders 
choose your custom selection tool
set to top & left 0, right & bottom 200
Selections, Edit, using your move tool
move the red box to a part of your tag you would like to copy
Selections, Edit, copy merged, deselect

Paste as new image
Voila you have your avatar!
Dont forget to add name and cr info and merge all, flatten.

Now to add borders to both

select all,
contract by 4, invert
flood fill with white 
selections invert, expand by 2, invert again
flood fill with a color from your tag, I used dark blue
adjust, add noise 100%, uniform, monochrome
save as jpg

Do the same for your avatar

and thats it your done

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