Friday, January 23, 2015

Winter Song

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 Di_Halim (Winter Bird tube, a PFD exclusive club tube) which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Winter's Storm by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me

Font of choice, I am using Vladimir 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 paper 11, copy and paste as a new layer
apply your mask, merge group, duplicate, merge together, resize 85%

add the following:
element 14 resize 85% arrange just below the center of the canvas

copy and paste your tube, resize 45% arrange on the left side of the fence

element 50 resize 75% arrange between mask layer and fence
element 33 arrange between the tube and fence layer
element 35 resize 45% arrange in front of the tube

element 120 arrange behind the fence on the right
element 21 use your freehand selection tool and go around the sticks on the right side, copy and paste as a new layer resize 65% arrange behind element 120

element 48 arrange on the left behind the tube and fence
element 49 resize 35% arrange on the right side of your tube
element 94 resize 25% arrange on the right side of the pail
element 29 resize 35% arrange on the bottom right
element 10 resize 35% arrange on the fence and birdhouse
element 37 resize 20% arrange between birdhouse and pail

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

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