Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Sweet Valentine

Snaggable versions of this tag are 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 Alicia Mujica (Mandy tube)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Mellie Beans called Love Reigns  

Font of choice, I am using: Scriptina

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 19 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 70%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 1 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, leave selected

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 45%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them, deselect

add your elements

element 5 resize 40% arrange bottom center of the frame
element 6 resize 60% arrange behind and right of the cupcake, duplicate & mirror
element 24 resize 55% rotate left 25 arrange below flower on left

element 15 resize 45% arrange to the right of and behind the corset
element 48 resize 60% arrange on the right, above the other flowers, erase the green stems
element 36 resize 55% arrange in front of pink & white heart

element 16 resize 55% arrange behind the pink flowers, duplicate, resize 75%, arrange between the pink flowers and the whitish flowers at the bottom, duplicate & mirror

element 22 resize 45% arrange to the left of and below the cupcake layer, erase the chain
element 47 arrange on left, duplicate & mirror, erase some of the hearts that overlap

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

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