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 revamp of the 2010 Lady Pumpkin tube and is coming soon to Ismael's store.
It should be in the store within a day or two of this tut being posted.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using 2013 Lady Pumpkin Revamp by Irish Princess Designs,
this is a kit to match the tube and will be released as soon as the tube is.
Font of choice, I am using Rat Infested Mailbox
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
Open house, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange on the left
Open moon, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 50% place behind house on right
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize 50% & mirror
Copy and paste trail, arrange below tube
Copy and paste tree, resize 60% arrange on right, below tube
broom, resize 60% arrange by tube
copy and paste bear, resize 45% arrange below tube layer, by house
clouds, resize 60%, arrange just above the moon layer
bat, resize 40% arrange over moon
Guy, resize 40% arrange by bear
Kitty, resize 30% arrange by tube
crow, resize 25% arrange on the tree
Paste paper 2 above the white background layer
apply your mask, delete it in the layer palette merge group
lower the opacity to about 60
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save