0 Peppermint Twist

>> Sunday, December 5, 2010








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This tutorial was written by me on 5 December 2010. Any similarity to other tutorials is not intentional.




Supplies:


Tube and close up of Choice. I am using the art of Angela Newman. If you want to use the same tube you must purchase a license and the tube at MPT.

Scrapkit - I used an awesome kit by TammyKat which you can purchase HERE


Filters - Xero Porcelain, Eye Candy 4000 gradient glow.


Mask of choice - I used Vix mask 210, which you can download HERE


Font of choice, I used VNI Park.




Let's start!

Open a new canvas 700 x 700, floodfill white. Copy and paste snowflake frame. Using your magic wand, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 12. Copy and paste a paper under the frame layer, selections, invert, delete.

Copy and paste your tube, effects, Xero Porcelain, default settings but lower the blue channel. Drop shadow.

Go back to your paper layer, float, defloat, selections invert. On your tube layer, erase the bits hanging over the bottom of the frame, select none.

Copy and paste the peppermint twist tree, re-size 70% and place under the frame layer.

Copy and paste the peppermint strand & re-size 60%.

Copy and paste journal piece, duplicate. See my tag for placement.

Copy and paste a peppermint, duplicate.

Copy and paste a paper above your background layer, load mask. Merge group. Duplicate, merge down. Duplicate again & rotate 90 left.

Copy and paste a snowflake, re-size 40%. Duplicate a couple of times & place around your tag. You might want to make them different sizes.


Add some sparkles!!!

Add your name. I used a greenradient glow on mine.


Close your white background layer & crop merged opaque. Re-size tag to whatever you like, I usually around 600 x 600.


Now, add your artists credits and you are finished!!

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