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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Red Hot Christmas Gift

Red Hot Christmas Gift
written 11/30/2013

Supplies:

Tube of your choice. I am using one by The Hunter which you can get athttp://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=113_134_163&products_id=668

Scrap Kit is Elegant Christmas which is by Chachaz Creationz. You can get it athttp://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=112_117&products_id=342

Brushes of your choice. You can find some awesome brushes at www.deviantart.com

Mask of your choice. I am using #301 by Vix. You can get her masks at www.freewebs.com/vixpsp

Font of your choice. I am using Svergie Script Decorated Demo and

Plugins:
DSB Flux Linear Transmission

Lets Begin:
Open a new canvas to give you plenty of room to work with.
Set your foreground color to null and your background to black.
Use your elipse preset shape tool.
Draw a circle in the center of the canvas and convert to a raster layer.
Selections select all float and defloat. Leave selected until I tell you to deselect.
Add a new raster layer.
Now apply the brushes of your choice using white.
Merge the brush layer down to the black layer.
Now go to selections modify and contract by 20.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer.
Selections invert and hit delete on your tube layer.
Merge your tube layer down to the circle and brush layer.
Now right click on your layer in the layer palette and promote selection to layer.
This will create a new layer with the outside ring of your circle.
Selections select none.
On your new promoted layer go to Adjust add/remove noise and add noise at 75% uniform and monochrome. Do this 2x.
Duplicate this layer and drag under your tube layer.
Go to Adjust blur and gnaussian blur of 30.
Apply the DSB Flux Linear Transmission with the following settings:
Duplicate.
Add a drop shadow to the top layer of:
O O 100 9.50 color Black
Open paper 1 and copy and paste as a new layer and drag to the bottom.
Apply your mask and delete the mask layer and merge the group.
Go to Adjust add/remove noise and add noise using the same settings as before.
Add a drop shadow of :
1 -1 100 3.50 color red from the paper
Open element 42 and resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
Move to the right hand side near the bottom.
Apply a slight drop shadow.
Open element 24 and resize by 35%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
Place at the top of the tree and add a slight drop shadow.
Open element 8 and resize by 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
Move to the bottom right of the tree. Add a slight drop shadow.
Open element 11 and resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer.
Drag under the bow at the top of the tree and place in the center.
Add a slight drop shadow.
Open element 45 and copy and paste as a new layer and place over the top of the tree, boot etc.
Apply a slight drop shadow to it.
Using the color of your choice place some text along the top of the tag.
Add your name.
Add your copyright information.
Crop and save.

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