Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Autumn Fairy Tale

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 Misticheskaya (Samantha tube)
which you need a license to use. 

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Autumn Fairy Tale by Graphics of Fantasy

Font of choice, I am using Caprica Sans It

Mask: Vix Big Mask 1

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 frame 4 copy and paste as a new layer resize 90%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 7 copy and paste as a new layer
click delete on your keyboard,
leave selected

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 75%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

 Add the following elements:
 element 14 resize  45% arrange on bottom left corner
element 66 resize  60% rotate left 15 arrange behind & to the right of element 14
element 22 arrange behind the two elements at the bottom

element 84 resize 50% arrange on top left side of frame
element 104 resize  40% arrange to the left of element 84, behind the tube

element 1 mirror & arrange on left, duplicate, resize 50% arrange a little lower than the original, duplicate & mirror, arrange that one to the left and a little lower

element 28 resize  25% arrange in front of basket
element 88 resize 25% arrange behind sunflowers, duplicate, mirror, arrange behind sunflowers
element 86 resize 25% arrange behind sunflowers at the top, duplicate, arrange near the bottom of the sunflowers, above the sunflower layers

copy and paste paper 5 as a new layer above the white background
rotate left 90
resize 110%
crop the tag down to the size of the paper
apply your mask, merge ground

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

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