Friday, February 27, 2015

Love & Romance

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 PinupToons-213-2 from the pack 213
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Ladyhawwk Designs, ScrapLHD_PinUpToons-Package-213 which is a bundle kit that comes only with the PinUp Toons bundle  and cannot be purchase separately. 

Font of choice, I am using Atelas

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

Open frame 4 copy and paste as a new layer resize 80%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 6 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, leave selected

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

Add your elements:
element 48 resize 45% arrange on bottom left corner
element 50 resize 45% arrange in front of the first element, over to the right a little
element 47 resize 35% rotate right 30 arrange behind radio & books

element 23 resize 60% mirror & arrange on bottom left below the other layers
element 22 resize 40% arrange below blue flowers, slightly to the right of them

element 7 resize 30% arrange behind and above the other flowers on the left,
duplicate, resize 80% rotate right 90 drag to the bottom right

element 8 resize 65% arrange below frame & paper on the bottom, duplicate, rotate right 90, arrange along the left side

element 45 resize 35% arrange on bottom right, below the books & radio layers, 
duplicate, mirror, drag to the left

element 44 resize 35% arrange between the flower layers on the left

Copy and paste paper 3 above the white background
apply your mask, merge group, resize 85%
Drop the opacity around 80

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

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