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, called 2013 Back in Uniform, which you need a license to use.
This tube is coming soon and not yet in the store. It will be out in the store within a day or two of the tut being posted.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using the matching scrap kit, 2013 Back in Uniform by Sandy's Design which
will be available in Ismael Rac's store as soon as the tube is released.
Font of choice, I am using The Hundred CLub
Mask: Vix Big Mask 1
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.
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.
Copy and paste the following elements, checking my tag for placement
School house, place on middle right
School bus, place on middle left
Note pad, rotate left 40, place on upper left behind bus & schoolhouse
abakus, place on upper left behind bus, but in front of Note pad
Wire, place behind everything, pull up to top
Copy and paste your tube, if you're using the same one as me, resize 45% place in middle
Books, resize 80% place on bottom right
Calculator, resize 80%, place on top left
marker, resize 60% arrange by books
fountain pen resize 60% arrange by books
Paste paper 8 on as a new layer, just above the white background
apply your mask, delete, merge group
Crop and resize
add your copyright and credits
add your text and save