Monday, February 10, 2014


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 a PTU kit, Tradition, by Amy Marie

Font of choice, I am using CAC Pinnafore

Mask: WSL82

Plugins: No outside plugins
I do use Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow on all my copyrights/credits layers
I do this because some forums will make a .png tag show up with a black background and then your
copyright doesn't show.

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 16 copy and paste as a new layer resize 90%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 6 copy and paste as a new layer click delete on your keyboard, leave selected
open your tube, mirror it copy and paste as a new layer 
arrange it in the frame, erase the bits that hang over the edge

add the following elements
element 8 rotate right 90 arrange across the bottom
element 62 rotate right 90 arrange below flowers on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 7 rotate left 90 arrange at the top of the first set of flowers
element 91resize 45% arrange on right side, above flowers
element 88 resize 60% arrange to the left of the fan
element 77  arrange over top of pink flowers on the bottom of the frame
element 24 resize 60% arrange on right, duplicate & mirror
element 2 resize 50% arrange on left
element 80  arrange on left

Add paper 9 above the white background
apply your mask

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

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