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 Happy Witch by Amy Marie
Font of choice, I am using Abaddon (I used #c00505 & stroke width of 2 color black)
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 26 copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 11 copy and paste as a new layer above the white background
resize 60% click delete on your keyboard, leave selected
open your tube copy and paste as a new layer, resize 55%
take your eraser tool and erase the bits that hang out where you don't want them
add the following elements:
element 51 arrange on bottom in the center
element 41 resize 55% arrange behind tube & frame on right
element 44 arrange on right behind frame, duplicate & mirror
element 40 arrange in front of tombstones
element 12 resize 45% arrange on left around the skull, duplicate, mirror, arrange around rock on right
element 47 arrange on left, duplicate, drag down, merge together
element 53 resize 45% arrange on top right
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save