Santa's Girl

needed


28 kaars tube
candle_klein
mask sg_starside-triple-frame
JC_BlueBaubles* is from
Jan

GG08-ChristmasStocking_002* is from GranGran

jet-christmaswoman-november-2007 is from Jet

material

foreground color 434400
background color on black

1

600x450
flood fill with black

2

new raster layer
flood fill with foreground color

3

mask load from disk
 mask sg_starside-triple-frame

invert transparency checked
merge group

4

new raster  layer
copy JC_BlueBaubles* and paste as new layer
image resize 50% all layers not checked
in the blend mode on soft light

5

activate raster deform tool and make it as big as the middle rectangle

6

activate lasso tool and select the middle of your frame
selection invert and hit delete button -  select none

7

open GG08-ChristmasStocking_002* copy one of the Xmas stockings
paste as new layer
image resize 50%
move to the left star
activate raster deform tool and make it a little smaller
see my image
opacity on 85

8

copy jet-christmaswoman-november-2007 and paste as new layer
image resize 75% and move her to the right
drop shadow 5-5-70-5-je foreground
color

9

activate raster 3
merge down 2x and move against the upper edge
don't forget to move the Xmas stocking on it's place also

10

activate the top layer
open 28 and copy and paste as new layer
image resize 75%
move to the left under corner

11

image - add borders
2 foreground color
5 white
2 foreground color
select the white border with magic wand and flood fill with back ground gradient  

133 - 3 - linear - invert checked

12

new raster layer and add your watermark
layers - merge - merge al (flatten)

13

activate text tool
I used Calibri stroke width 1,
and type your text
merge all layers (flatten)
adjust - sharpness - sharpen

image resize 650 width

14

copy your image and open animation shop
paste in animation shop as new animation
make sure you have 3 frames
select all
open candle_klein select all and copy
back to your image and paste into selected frames and paste on top of the fire from the candles
save as GIF

 

 

 This lesson was written by  Sandra on  23-11-2008

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