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 PinUp Toons (PinUpToons-216-3)
which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit ScrapMonti_IB-MelissaDawn-14-1 by Monti
Font of choice, I am using Gigi
Plugins: No outside plugins used
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 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 90%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2
make a new raster layer below the frame, make sure you are on this layer
open paper 7 copy and paste into selection, deselect
add the following to your tag:
element 22 resize 80% arrange across bottom of the frame
element 5 resize 80% arrange on the right side of the frame under the grass layer
add your tube on the left side of the wishing well
element 26 resize 55% arrange on bottom left side of frame
element 6 arrange on the right side of the frame element, below the well, erase what shows under the grass at the bottom, duplicate & mirror
element 4 resize 40% arrange behind the tube, between tube and the well layers
element 21 resize 38% arrange on the right side of the well
element 30, flip & arrange between the frame & background paper
element 10 resize 20% arrange in frame
element 8 resize 20% arrange in the frame by the beehive
element 23 resize 20% rotate left 35 arrange on bottom left
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save