Monday, March 2, 2015


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 ScrapMonti_IB-AnnaMarine-14-1 by Monti
only available at CDO 

Font of choice, I am using Brotherhood Script

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 950 x 950 pixels with a white background

Open frame 2 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 110%
click inside with your magic wand add a new raster layer
make sure you're on the new layer, 
open paper 5, mirror it, copy and paste into selection, 
copy and paste a tube, arrange in the frame, click delete on your keyboard, deselect
change blend mode to Luminance(L) drop opacity to 50

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize 50%
arrange on the right side

Now add your elements:
element 4 resize 15% arrange on the top of the frame over the bow
element 11 resize 45% arrange to the left of the tube
element 16 resize 35% arrange on the right side of the pot of gold

element 6 resize 40% arrange on the left side of the pot of gold
element 5 resize 40% arrange behind mug & pot of gold
duplicate & resize 80% mirror & arrange over calendar

element 15 resize 30% arrange on the top left side of the calendar
element 13 resize 25% arrange in front of the calendar & pot of gold
element 18 resize 15% arrange in front of mug & pot of gold

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

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