Frame
Christmas Gayle

made by
MC Inspirations
2006





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PSP9 - other version can be used as well

Supplies:  Download

Tubes: mci_christmas_mist_001 and mci_gift_ribbon
Mask: Yali01.jpg
Pattern: Gold pattern
Filter: Tramage > Sandflower's special > Simple
Preset : Preset_InnerBevel_mci-mysoftedges

Level: Easy to Intermediate

 


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01. Open a new image 500 x pixel > transparent background > Activate the misted tube > Right click > Copy > Activate the empty image > Right click > Add as new layer > Image > Resize 75% or if you use one of the own resize so it fits to the image >

02. Layer Palette > Duplicate> Close the middle layer > On top layer > Effects > Art Media Effects > Brush strokes > see image 1 for settings >

03. Materials > Find a red colour to foreground colour > green for background colour > Effects > Texture Effects > Mosaic Glass > see image 2 for settings >

04. Layers > Add a new layer > Fill with the green colour > Layers > Load/Save Mask > Load Mask from disk > Find mask Yali01 > Layers Palette > Right click on mask layer > Delete > yes > Right click on group layer > Merge as group >

05. Layers > Add new layer > Fill with green colour > Adjust > Brightness and contrast > Settings > Brightness -18 - contrast 23 (darker appearance) > Layers Palette > Pull the layer down under the mask layer >

06. Close bottom layer > hopefully the first mist layer is still closed? >
Activate the first layer in Layers Palette > Layers > Merge > Merge visible >

07. Open the mist layer > Layers Palette > Pull it up on top > Layers > Merge > Merge visible > Image > Resize > 98% > Remember uncheck "All layers" > Layers > Merge > Merge visible (one layer only now) > Right click > Copy > Click on the workspace and paste as new image > minimize >

08. Activate the original image again > Image > Add border > 5 x symmetric > Colour white > Magic wand > settings 0's > Select border > fill with the gold pattern > Setting > Angle 0 - Scale 100 > Selections > Invert > Still selected >

09. Selections > Float > Effect > 3D Effects > Cut Out > See image 3 for settings > Repeat Cut Out this time with minus H + V > Deselect

10. If you feel for it you can make the image look like a ball then you use the Lightning Tool > See image 4 for settings >

11. Image > Add border > 1 x symmetric > colour black > Image > Add border > 15 x symmetric > colour white > Magic wand > Select border > Materials > Gradient with the colour's> See image 5 for example > Fill the border > Still Selected

12. Effects > Tramage's> Tow The Line > See image 6 for settings > or just "default" > Effects > 3D Effects > Inner Bevel > see image 7 for settings > (can be saved as mysoftedges) > Deselect >

13. Image > Add border > 1 x symmetric > colour black > Image > Add border > 35 x symmetric > colour white > Magic wand > Select border >

14. Activate the just copied image > Right click > Copy > Activate the main image > Paste > Paste Into Selection > Effects > Sandflower's Special > Pool Shadow Framed > Repeat twice > (if you don't have the filter you can use Greg's Factory Output's pool shadow) > Still selected >

15. Effects > Edge Effects > Enhance More > Deselect >

16. Repeat #11 and #12 >

17. Image > Add border > 1 x symmetric > Colour black > Image > Add border > 55 x symmetric > Colour white > Magic wand > Select border >

18. Repeat #14 >

19. Effects > Simple > Diamond > Default settings > Adjust > Blur > Gaussian bluer >Radius 30 > Image > Add border > 1 x symmetric > Colour black >

20. Image > Add border > 5 x symmetric > Magic wand > Select > Fill with the gold pattern > Image > Add border > 1 x symmetric > colour black >

21. The image is done, now left to add the watermark and text > Add the corner tubes > Layers > Merge > Merge flatten > File > Image > Resize > See image 8 for settings > Save as > name.jpg > And you're done.