Monday, March 26, 2018

Easter Time

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 Maria Fidorova which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Easter Time by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me
available at the following stores:
Designer Scraps
Mystical Scraps
Scraps N Company

Font of choice, I am using

Mask: WSL_Mask362

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 900 x 900 pixels with a white background

open element 113 copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 9 copy and paste as a new layer
click delete on your keyboard
Copy and paste your mirrored tube as a new layer, 
arrange in frame, click delete on your keyboard
Change the blend mode to Luminance(L)

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 30%, then 90% arrange on right

Add the following elements
element 18 resize 30% arrange by tube on bottom right
element 13 resize 30% then 45% arrange to left of element 18
element 45 resize 65% arrange on top right of frame, duplicate, mirror, merge
element 92 resize 45% arrange below lights on right, duplicate, mirror

element 87 resize 40% arrange behind tube on left side
element 20 resize 30% arrange in front of tube, near bottom, center
element 14 resize 25% & 40% arrange by bunny
element 53 resize 40% arrange behind tube on right, duplicate, mirror
arrange behind tube on left

element 64 resize 55% arrange behind element on left side, just above the frame
element 115 resize 70% arrange between flowers and frame layers at top

Copy and paste paper 5 above the white background layer
Open your mask
Layers, new mask layer, from image
find your mask in the drop down box, apply
merge group
resize 85%

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save
To make into a forum set:
Banner 600 x 250
Copy and paste merged tag
resize 125% crop
add frame
250x 250
copy and paste merged tag, arrange, crop

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