Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Coffee Bean

Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Anna Marine Individual Tube 49-1 which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU scrap kit by Ladyhawwk Designs IB-Anna Marine-49-1

Font of choice, I am using Segoe Script

Mask of your choice

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 frame 1 copy and paste as a new layer 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 4 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your close up tube as a new layer, resize by 90%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

Now add your elements:
element24  resize 60% arrange on bottom right, duplicate, mirror horizontal
element 3 resize 50% arrange above flowers on right side
element 30 resize 46% arrange bottom center
element 28 resize 46% arrange to the right of element 30
element 29 resize 35% arrange behind the coffee beans layer
element 26 resize 45% arrange behind beans & cinnamon sticks
element 22  resize 45% arrange between the coffee cup and coffee beans
element 23 resize 60% rotate right 80 arrange behind coffee cup on the left

add paper 6 above the white background
apply your mask, merge group, duplicate, merge together, resize 85%

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

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