Saturday, February 14, 2015

St. Paddy's

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 Ismael Rac (2014 Candy Pigtails tube)
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using   a PTU kit, St. Paddy's Day by Niqui's Designs

Font of choice, I am using Irish Unicalfabeta

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 7 copy and paste as a new layer 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 12 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, leave selected

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 61%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

add your elements
element 62 resize 60% arrange on bottom left
element 45 resize 45% arrange behind element 62
element 63 resize 45% arrange to the right of element 62

element 40 resize 35% arrange to the right of the goody bag
element 61 resize 35% arrange on the bottom right

element 28 resize 35% arrange on top right, duplicate, mirror, merge together,
duplicate & drag down, merge together

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

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