Thursday, January 1, 2015

Purple Poison

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 Renee Lavoie (Poison tube) which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Amy Marie's Kits called Bloom  

Font of choice, I am using Brotherhood Script

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

Open element 8 copy and paste as a new layer, rotate right 90
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 12 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 60%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

Now add your elements
element 68 resize 55% arrange on the bottom right corner
element 86 resize 60% arrange on right side, duplicate, rotate right 90, mirror
duplicate the ones on the top right again, resize 70%, mirror and drag back over to the right
duplicate the one on the bottom, resize 85%, flip

element 82 arrange between the two layers of flowers on top right, 
duplicate, resize 70% mirror, drag back to right and arrange below the original

element 43 resize 85% arrange on the left side & under  all the flowers at the top right, duplicate
drag to the right

element 88 resize 60% rotate left 90 arrange just above the other flowers on the bottom
element 87 resize 60% arrange between where the top flowers and the ones on the bottom come together

duplicate one of the leaves layers, rotate left 90, arrange under the flowers on the bottom
element 48 resize 45% arrange on the bottom in front of the clock
element 71 resize 65% arrange on right, between the flower and clock

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

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