For this tutorial you will need the following:
Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, you should be able to use any version.
Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis, which you need a license to use. You can get it at PTE.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Frankie by Farrah's Designs, which you can purchase here.
Font of choice, I am using Nosferatu
Plugins: no outside plugins used.
Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.
Let's get started!
Open a new canvas 650 x 650 white.
Open frame 3, resize by 30%, copy and paste as a new layer. Click inside with magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 3.
Open paper 10, copy and paste as a new layer, drag down between frame and white background. Selections, invert, click delete on your keyboard. Leave selected.
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange it how you want it.
Duplicate tube, drag original below the frame, drag the duplicate above the frame and hide it.
Take your eraser tool and erase the bits that hang over the frame where you don't want them. Deselect, add drop shadow to the bottom tube. Unhide the top tube and erase the bits you don't want hanging over. You don't have to be very careful, because the lower tube will show through.
Add a drop shadow to the frame.
Open splatter, resize by 47%, copy and paste as a new layer, drag down so it is just above your background, arrange near the top of the tag, duplicate, image mirror & flip.
Open the tree, resize by 30 then by 45, copy and paste as a new layer, drag it to the left of the tag. Duplicate it, mirror, then drag the duplicate back to the left side and arrange it with the first tree. Add drop shadows to both trees.
Open the tombstone, resize by 25% then 45%, copy and paste as a new layer, add drop shadow. arrange on the left in front of the trees.
Open the ghost, resize by 20% then 55%, copy and paste as a new layer, add drop shadow, arrange on left side.
Open Frankie, resize by 20% then by 45%, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange on the left, add drop shadow.
Open the cat, resize by 20% then by 75%, arrange on the left side, add drop shadow.
Open flower 3, resize by 20%, copy and paste as a new layer, add drop shadow, arrange on the right.
Open flower 4, resize by 25%, copy and paste as a new layer, add drop shadow, arrange on top of the other flower.
Add copyrights and credits.
Add text, crop, resize and save.