Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lucky You

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 (Lucky tube) 
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me called Lucky You  

Font of choice, I am using Speak Easy

Mask: WSLMask362 links to masks is on the right sidebar 

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 90%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 5 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 60%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

Now add your elements:
element 52 resize 60% rotate right, arrange on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 84 resize 40% arrange on bottom center
element 89 resize 40% rotate right 90 arrange on bottom right, under the green rose, duplicate, mirror
duplicate each of these and drag over to each side

element 75 resize 50% arrange behind the flowers just to the right of the rose, duplicate & mirror
element 11 resize 60% arrange between flower layers on right, duplicate & mirror
element 71 resize 45% arrange on left below the white flower layers, duplicate & mirror

element 47 resize 35% arrange on left, under white flower layers, duplicate & mirror
element 48 resize 25% arrange under the flowers, near the green rose, duplicate & mirror
element 45 resize 25 % arrange on bottom right
element 49 resize 25% arrange on the bottom left

Copy and paste paper 17 above the white background
apply your mask and merge group
drop opacity to around 60

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

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