Wednesday, November 30, 2016

FTU "Christmas Blocks"


 

Christmas Blocks

 




 

This tutorial was written by me on November 30, 2016 using my own ideas.

Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX6.

 

Supplies:


Misfits Winter Template 2 by Toxic Desirez - Right Tool Bar_Templates_Holiday Temps (this is a direct download link) 

My "Merry Christmas" Word Art HERE

 

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2.0_Paper Texture

Eye Candy 400_HSB Noise and Gradient Glow

 

Fonts:

ChockABlockNF

ChopinScript

Perolet

 

Abbreviations:

DS_Drop Shadow

ANL_Add New Layer

EC_Eye Candy

GG_Gradient Glow

AS_Animation Shop

C/P_Copy and Paste

FF_Flood Fill

 

 

When working with templates, always Shift+D to duplicate, close original,

then on each layer, select with magic wand (or Select All, Float, De-float), ANL,

close/delete the original, do steps required in tutorial, select none

 

 

Background_C/P El56 and El57

Re-size and place in the top right as shown

Right Rectangle_paper 5

Left Rectangle_paper 5

Blue Rectangle_paper 12

Filters Unlimited 2.0_Paper Textures_Recycling Paper_128_87

Left Circle_paper 4

Right Circle_paper 4

Oval_paper 15

Filters Unlimited 2.0_Paper Textures_Recycling Paper_128_87

Pink Rectangle_FF #cb0f0b

Effects_Texture Effects_Texture_Apply texture of choice (sorry, can't remember where I got the one I used)

C/P the following elements, duplicating, mirroring, flipping, sharpening, placing as shown:

El18

El23

El28

El31

El49

El61

El66

El67

El68

El74

El79

C/P Word Art

Rotate slightly

Change color to #c00000

EC 4000_HSB Noise_25_30_40_0_10.08_10.08_Smooth Lumps_Seamless Tile 1

Sharpen

~*~ The following steps for the wording is going by what I used for this tag. You may have to adjust the instructions to fit your wording. My words are shown in ( ) ~*~

Text Tool_ ChockABlockNF_72_Black

Type your main word in lower case letters ("beverly")

Do Not Convert

Change the color the first letter and every other after that to #16c211

Change the other letters to #c00000

Convert to Raster

Magic Wand_Select the area outside the Block wording

Selections_Modify_Expand_2

Invert

ANL below wording

FF White

Add Noise_Uniform 74

Highlight colored wording layer
DS_0_0_100_5_Black

Repeat DS

Merge down to the white noise layer

Text Tool_Perolet_30_#c00000

Type first part of your saying ("HorsePlay's Pasture"))

Convert to raster

Duplicate

On original_EC 4000_GG_3_25_100_White

Add Noise_Uniform 75

DS_0_0_65_15_Black

Text Tool_ChopinScript_72_White

Type last part of wording ("Designs")

DS_0_0_100_5_Black

Repeat DS

Merge duplicate word layer down to GG wording layer

Repeat this DS on each template layer and each element layer

Save!!!

 

 

1 comment:

  1. Penny, you sweet girl! Thank you so very much for the tag!...adorable!! So sorry it's taken so long to snag it - pc troubles....rarely on it until I get a new one. You have yourself a super duper Christmas!!
    ~Bev xxoo

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