Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Seaside Daydream

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 Tricia Shanabruch (Seaside Daydreams tube)
 which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit Beach Time by Niqui's Designs 

Font of choice, I am using Gants De Soie

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 39 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 75%
take your freehand selection tool set on point to point and click on each of the 4 corners
then back to the first corner to double click, selections, invert
open paper 4 copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in the frame
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 60%
arrange in front of your frame

Now add your elements:
element 12 resize 80% duplicate arrange below the frame
element 59 arrange over your tube, erase the ones that cover her face
element 56 resize 40% arrange between the tube & frame on the left
element 18 resize 30% arrange on left

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

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