Friday, April 24, 2015

Spring Sweets

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.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using the inspired by kit for this tube by Ladyhawwk Designs, LHD_IB-AliciaMujica-Exclusive-13A  

Font of choice, I am using Freestyle 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 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 1 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

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

Now add your elements:
element 4 resize 60% arrange on bottom left, duplicate & mirror
element 20 resize 85% arrange in center of two flower bunches
element 10 resize 45% arrange on left, behind other flowers, duplicate & mirror

element 6 resize 55% arrange on right side of teapot
element 17 resize 40% arrange on right side of cupcakes, duplicate, mirror, arrange to left & below teapot

element 16 esize 25% arrange on bottom left

add paper 2 above the white background,
apply your mask, merge group
I resized mine 100%

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

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