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.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using School Hottie by Sandy's Design.
This is a revamped kit that matchesl match Ismael's School Hottie tube and is available in Ismael's store.
Font of choice, I am using KG Love Somebody
Plugins: No outside mask 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 frame 1, copy and paste as a new layer, rotate right by 90.
Click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2,
Open paper 2, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard,
make sure this layer is below the frame, leave selected
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer,
erase the parts that hang over the bottom of the frame, deselect.
Add the following elements, check my tag for exact placement:
books resize 60%
school bag, resize 60%
caculator 1, resize 50% rotate right 17
apple resize 50%
world globe resize 55%
notebook 1 resize 40%
ruler 1, resize 50%
Paint pallet 1, resize 50%, mirror
Paperclips resize 50%
Open all 3 paint tubes, resize 40%, rotate one right 17 & mirror, one left 17 and leave one how it is
hand print, copy and paste between the frame and background paper
word art 2 resize 60%
Open paper 4, copy and paste as a new layer above the white background
apply your mask
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save