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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

FTU - All I Want For Christmas


This tutorial was written by me on November 6th, 2012. Please do not claim as your own.  Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

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Mask Of Choice

Scrap Kit - FTU Scrap Kit Called Christmas Fun by Daphs Scrappin Kreations
You can download it here

Font Of Choice 

Tube Of Choice - I Used The artwork Of Ismael Rac You must have the proper license to use his work. 

Program - Gimp 2.6..but any program will do.

Template - All I Want For Christmas Is You
You can download it here
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Open New Canvas

Open Mask
Right click on your layers 
Go down to alpha by selection
Edit > fill w/ BG color - Make sure color is #FFFFFF

Open Paper 12
Right click on your layers
Click add layer mask
Then a window will pop up 
then click black (full transparency)
Then click add
Edit > Copy 
Edit > Paste
On Layers > click on floating selection
Then right click on layers
scroll down to anchor layer
Delete first layer!!!

You should have a mask..then a black square next to it on your layers.
Image > Merge Visible Layers 
Box should pop up..click clipped to image > Merge

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Open New Canvas

Open Your Template
Delete The Credits
Delete the BG layer as well

Right click on paper9
Extract it and put it in your patterns folder in gimp 2.6 folder

Use your select by color tool
with the select by color..click on red circle layer
Edit > Fill With Pattern 

Right click on paper4
Extract it and put it in your patterns folder in gimp 2.6 folder

Use your select by color tool
with the select by color..click on top red gradient rectangle
Edit > Fill With Pattern 

Do the same thing with bottom red gradient rectangle

Right click on paper3
Extract it and put it in your patterns folder in gimp 2.6 folder

Use your select by color tool
with the select by color..click on green oval layer
Edit > Fill With Pattern 

Now click on layer called stamp bg
Over on your toolbox
Click the blend tool fill
Fill the top box with the colors #a5ffff and #fbb5d1

Click on wordart in the layers box
On your toolbox
Click on your select by color tool
Fill it will #fbb5d1

On you layer box
Click on bottom red strip
Fill it with #7da569

Do the same with top red strip

Click on dotted circle
Fill with color #7da569
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Now its time to add elements

Open Christmas Tree
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open close up of tube
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 91
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Christmas Sign
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Holly
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Christmas Lights
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Lollipop1
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Lollipop2
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Lollipop3
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Mug
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open close up of tube
Duplicate tube
Copy
Paste as new layer inside stamp white
Use your erase tool and erase the parts do not need to be there.
Change mode to hard light

Open Christmas Bird
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Open Candycane2
Drop Shadow - Filters, Light And Shadows...DropShadow
Offset X - 9
Offset Y - 9
Blur Radius - 15
Opacity - 80
Color - #000000
Allow Resizing

Add Copyright!!

Add Name!!

Merge All Layers!
Duplicate whole tag
change mode to Hard light

Merge Again

Save!

Enjoy!!
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