Saturday, February 7, 2015


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 PinUp Toons which you need a license to use.  
This tube is the February 2015 bonus tube only available at CDO during the month of February 2015 with a $10 purchase of PinUp Toons tubes. Or, sometimes they have a Bonus Bonanza where you can get retired tubes.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Monti called ScrapMonti_IB-JessicalDougherty-27-2 

Font of choice, I am using Brotherhood 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 frame 2 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, 
copy and paste your close up tube as a new layer, arrange on the right, click delete on your keyboard
copy and paste element 14 arrange over tube,
click delete on your keyboard

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, arrange so she's sitting on the frame

now add your elements:
element 20 resize 45% arrange on left
element 3 resize 45% arrange behind tube on right
element 12 resize 80% arrange on top left, duplicate and mirror
element 2  resize 45% arrange between heart & frame on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element word art resize 60% arrange on the top

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

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