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 which you need a license to use.
This tube is an ACDiva Forum exclusive and only members can get her.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Shamrock Shimmers by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me
Font of choice, I am using Irish Unical
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 104 copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 18 copy and paste as a new layer
click delete on your keyboard,
Copy and paste your mirrored close up tube
arrange in the frame, click delete on your keyboard
change the blend mode to Luminance(L) and drop the opacity somewhere around 55
Copy and paste your main tube as a new layer, resize by 65%
arrange on the right side of your frame
now add your elements:
element 6 resize 65% arrange on bottom left side
element 39 resize 35% arrange in front of tube on bottom right side
element 26 resize 35% arrange to the right of the hat
element 36 resize 25% arrange to the right of element 26
element 33 resize 25% arrange to the right of the leprechaun on the pot of gold on the bottom right
element 34 resize 35% arrange in front of tube to the left of the leprechaun on the pot of gold
element 59 resize 35% arrange behind tube to the left of the mug
element 37 resize 45% arrange across the top
element 30 resize 45% arrange across top of frame
element 40 arrange on right side above the frame layer,
duplicate, mirror, duplicate & flip. merge the two on the left together, drag down below the frame & background paper layers
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save