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 (Easter Surprise tube)
which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit Blessed Easter by Niqui's Designs
Font of choice, I am using Bolina
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 10 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 55%
Open element 55 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 90%
click inside element 10 with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 3 copy and paste as a new layer
click delete on your keyboard, deselect
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above both frames, resize by 50%
Arrange over the frame
Now add your elements:
element 11 resize 45% arrange on bottom right side of tube
element 9 resize 45% arrange on bottom left behind the tube layer
element 35 resize 25% arrange in front of basket
element 1 resize 25% arrange on bottom right
element 41 resize 45% arrange on right above the frames, duplicate & mirror
Copy and paste paper 4 above the white background
apply your mask and merge group
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save