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 limited edition bonus tube that was available mid august
to mid september of 2013 with a $10 purchase
Font of choice, I am using Darkwood Shadow
Mask: Vix Big Mask 1
Plugins: No outside plugins
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
element 6, resize 80% place on the right
element 5, arrange on right, duplicate, mirror,
element 21, arrange partway behind the house
element 26, arrange on the right
Add your tube, resize 45%
element 15, resize 20% arrange in the tree, duplicate, resize 80% mirror, arrange in the tree
element 1 resize 50% place in front of tree
element 39, resize 40% arrange to the left of tube, and drag the layer below the tube layer so it looks like the cauldron is in front of her
element 43, resize 50% arrange over cauldron
element 38, resize 45% arrange in front of cauldron
element 10 resize 35%, arrange behind the other book
element 54, resize 50% arrange on the left
Copy and paste paper 7 just above the white background layer and add your mask
crop and resize
add your copyrights and credits as needed
add your text and save