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 B.K. Lusk (Summer tube) which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Amy Marie called Easterland
Font of choice, I am using Speak Easy
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
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 55%
Now add the following elements
element 114 arrange behind the tube on the left
element 140 resize 75% mirror & arrange on bottom right, behind the tube
element 137 arrange on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 115 arrange below the flower cluster layers at the bottom
element 98 resize 60% arrange above the waterfall layer at the bottom
element 117 arrange behind the tube and flower layers at the top right
element 65 resize 130% arrange behind all the layers at the top
add paper 9above the white background,
apply your mask, merge group, duplicate & merge together
duplicate again and mirror
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save