Friday, December 30, 2011

Sweet Treats

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 Pinup Toons, which you need a license to use. You can get it at Creative Design Outlet (CDO) here.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Land of Gingerbread by Jen's Sweet Temptations, which you can find here.

CBN Drama Temp 2 by Deb at the Creative Misfits. You can find it on the blog here, and it's the 3rd set down.

Font of choice, I am using zebra.

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 your template, shift D to duplicate. Delete the following layers: ©, 1, 2, Raster 2 Shadow 1, & 9.

Resize to 600 x 600, then change the canvas size to 750 x 750 to have extra work space.

Add a new raster layer, drag to the bottom and flood fill with white.

On layer 12, click inside the circle with your magic wand, selections, invert, copy and paste a paper as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard. Deselect, add a drop shadow, delete the original layer 12.

Fill layers 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, & 11 the same way, using papers of your choice. Make sure to add a drop shadow and delete the original layers as you go.

On layer 7, fill with a paper as you did above, but after you click delete on the paper, leave selected. 

Open your tube, mirror if needed, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange within the frame, click delete on your keyboard. Deselect, add a drop shadow to your tube.

Do the same for layer 4.

Add whichever elements you like adding drop shadow as necessary. I used the following:

Snowman2, resized at 45%
Canister, resized at 45%
Pie2, resized at 45%
Cup, resized at 30%
Cupcake 1, resized at 30%
Cupcake 3, resized at 30%

Crop, resize, add your text, copyright and credits as needed.

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