Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Loving Moments

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 Alex Prihodko (Bridal Bouquet tube)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Foxy's Designz  called Loving Moments

Font of choice, I am using Sweet Pea

Mask of your choice, mine is no longer available online, but if you have it
it is BeckyMask023, if you don't, just use another mask

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 4 copy and paste as a new layer  resize 75%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
  open paper 2 copy and paste as a new layer 
copy and paste your mirrored tube
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them
change the blend mode to Luminance(L)

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 55% arrange on the right

Now add your elements:

element 43 resize 40% arrange on the bottom left, duplicate, mirror, drag above original layer
element 39 resize 46% arrange between the two pink flower layers, underneath them
element 4 resize 60% arrange over the top flower cluster

element 35 rotate left 90 arrange below the top pink flowers, but over the others, erase what shows below the tube

element 40 resize 50% arrange below the tube & flowers layers in the center
element 38 resize 55% arrange one over the fan, duplicate, drag to the far right under the frame
erase what shows under the tube from the one over the fan

element 10 resize 35% arrange below the leaves on the top left
element 25 resize 35% arrange in the leaves on the top left

add paper 8 above the white background
apply your mask merge group, resize 93% duplicate & merge together

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

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