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 Ismael Rac, which you need a license to use.
This tube is a preview of tubes coming soon to the store. If it's not there when
you see this tut posted, give it a day or two and it will be there.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using 2013 Angel by Kizzed by Kelz, which is also coming soon and will be released with the tube.
Font of choice, I am using Scriptina
Plugins: Xero Porcelain
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 pixels with a white background.
Open frame 2, copy and paste as a new layer, resize by 120%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 3,
Open paper, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard, leave selected
Open your tube, copy merged, and paste as a new image & mirror it.
Then copy it again, this time into your canvas, arrange in the frame and click delete on your keyboard.
Duplicate & on the top layer, adjust blur, gaussian 3, change the blend mode to soft light
Apply Xero Porcelain to the bottom layer, use default settings, except change blue to zero
Drop the opacity to 60
Copy and paste your main tube and arrange on the right.
Add the following elements, check my tag for exact placement:
harp, resize 80%
clouds & clouds 2
key, resize 50%
wings heart, resize 30%
sparkle stars, arrange on left, duplicate & pull over to right
word art, colorize Hue 241 Saturation 140 resize 65%
Open paper 8, copy and paste as a new layer right above the white background layer, apply your mask
crop & resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text & save