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 Alicia Mujica, which you need a license to use. This particular tube is an exclusive tube for the ACDiva forum.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Fiesta, by Designs by Sarah, which you can get at Pimp My Tags With Scraps.
Font of choice, I am using Sala de Fiesta
Mask of choice
Plugins: No outside plugins
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.
Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.
Let's get started!
Open a new canvas 850 x 850 white background.
Open frame 4, copy and paste as a new layer. Click inside it with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 2, invert.
Open paper 3, resize 75% click delete on your keyboard, drag below your frame layer, leave selected.
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in the frame, click delete on your keyboard.
Lower the opacity of the tube to about 77
Open frame 1, copy and paste as a new layer. Adjust hue and saturation, colorize. Change hue to 18 saturation to 244.
Click inside it with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, invert.
Open paper 2, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard, drag it below the frame.
Merge down. Resize by 60% two times
Arrange at the bottom left of the green frame, see my tag for reference.
Add the following elements:
Flower 3, resize by 30%
Mini flower 2, resize 45%
Bow 1, resize 75%
Ribbon 1, resize 75%
Sombrero resize 35%
Lime resize 25%
Maraca resize 30%
pepper 1 resize 35%
Pepper 2 resize 35%
Tequila resize 45%
Shot resize 40%
Crop and resize.
Add your mask
Add your copyright and credits as needed and your name then save.