Thursday, February 26, 2015

Lucky Eileen

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 Alicia Mujica (Eileen tube) 
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit Lucky Me by Niqui's Designs 

Font of choice, I am using Kristen ITC

Mask of your choice

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 13 copy and paste as a new layer resize 55%
click inside with your magic wand, make sure to get inside all the parts in the clovers
selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 4 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 65%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

add the following elements:
element 8 arrange across the top, erase what hangs over the frame edges
element 26 resize 45% arrange over the clover on the bottom right corner
element 43 resize 45% arrange to the left of the hat
element 25 resize 45% arrange to the left of the bottle 
element 8 resize 25% arrange below the pot of gold element
element 30 resize 55% arrange on right side below the hat element
element 28 resize 25% arrange by pot of gold

Add paper 1 above the white background
apply your mask, merge group

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

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