Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Happy New Year 2011

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone who visits my blog a Happy and prosperous New Year for 2011 ♥♥♥


Tube of choice - I am using the artwork of Jennifer Janesko which at the time of writing is available to purchase from CILM

Scrapkit - a beautiful ptu kit from designs by Stina called 'New Years Lullaby', you can view her blog here and purchase her kit from several stores - Twilight Scraps has the kit at 50% off until 31st Dec

Masks of choice - I am using DBV mask 89 here and Vix mask 2 xmas 2010 here
Thank you ladies!
Fonts I am using are 'Musicals' and 'Bickham Script Fancy'
Plugins - Xero porcelain and eye candy gradient glow

OK- open a new image in PSP 650x650 floodfill white
Copy & paste the clock5 from the kit, resize by 80% and duplicate, merge down
copy & paste your tube, position and duplicate
hide the top tube layer and bring the bottom tube layer below the clock layer
erase any overhang at the bottom
unhide the top layer and erase the overhang again
apply a drop shadow to bottom tube layer
apply xero porcelain at default
hide background layer & merge visible
unhide background layer
resize your tag layer by 80% and sharpen
move to the side
copy & paste the piano, resize & sharpen
place to the side, drop shadow
copy & paste the xmas tree, resize & sharpen and position below the piano layer, add a light drop shadow
resize the hat, shoe & champagne bucket and position along the bottom, duplicate the shoe and position like in my tag above
copy & paste the 2011a element, resize and sharpen
position above the other elements
copy & paste the confetti trumpet
if you are using the same tube as me, position over the glass, resize to fit and erase the trumpet, otherwise position where it looks best on tag
add a new raster layer above background and select all
copy and paste one of the gold papers from the kit into selection, select none
apply the Vix mask, delete & merge group, duplicate twice, merging down after duplicating
copy & paste the confetti 01 below this mask layer, resize by 85% and sharpen more
add another new raster layer above background layer and select all
copy & paste Paper 20 into selection, select none
apply DBV mask 89, delete and merge group
duplicate and merge down
set Paper 20 as your background pattern in the palette, change angle to 0 and scale to 75
type 'Happy New Year' and drop shdow 2 3 67 7 black
add your name using the Bickham script font and apply a gold gradient glow
resize and crop your tag, add your copyright info and save as a Png