Friday, November 21, 2014

Pretty In Pink

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 Pinup Toons- Individual Tube-203-2 which you need a license to use. 

Font of choice, I am using Segoe Script

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 2 copy and paste as a new layer 
layer  use paper
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 5, selections, invert
open paper 3 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard

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

Now add your elements:
element 9 resize 55% mirror horizontal arrange on bottom left corner
element 13 resize 65% arrange on right side below the flowers layer
element 20 resize 80% arrange across bottom, above & behind flower & dress form layers

element 19 resize 35% rotate right 35 arrange just above tube layer on left bottom
element 4 resize 55% arrange on bottom right corner
element 21 resize 40% arrange on the bottom, just left of cupcake

element 17 resize 45% arrange behind and to the right of the cupcake
element 6 resize 25% arrange behind other flower
element 5 resize 35% arrange behind cake and the flower cluster on the left

element 2 arrange above white background, duplicate, flip vertical, drag to bottom, merge these two

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

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