Thursday, September 20, 2012

You must have excellent PSP working knowledge to follow this tutorial.

I used Paint Shop Pro X2 but any version will work.
Tube is the art of Alehandra Vanhek you must purchase at PicsForDesign
Scrapkit is a PTU called Halloweenie by Niqui's Designs
Mask 215 you can download at Gems Taggin' Scraps
Font of choice 
Drop Shadow settings I used on most elements are vertical 3, horizontal 3, Opacity 55, Blur 15, Color Black, you can use whatever settings you are acostumed to.  I drop shadow on elements as I paste them.

Always look at tag for reference.

Lets Begin

 1. Open canvas 750x750px.  You can resize later.

2. Open element 44.  Do not resize, copy and paste onto canvas.

3. With the wand select inside of frame and expand 8 pixels.

4. Open tube close up, copy and paste as new layer.  Move around until it looks like in the tag, go to selections/invert and delete.  Deselect. Drag under frame.  Go to Adjust/Hue and Saturation/Colorize/Hue 26 Saturation 211.  Open full tube copy and paste over frame as in tag.

5. Open element 2 resize 420x420px copy and paste, move it to your left side of frame as in tag.

6. Open element 23, copy and paste, and move to your right of frame and drag under it as in tag.

7. Open element 46, resize 150x94px, copy and paste, move to the top of web as in tag.

8. Open element 18, resize 450x428px, copy and paste, duplicate it 2 times, place them next to each other, go to copy(2) of Raster 6, merge down until you merged all three and drag under frame and over the moon as in tag.

9. Open element 25, resize 227x250px, copy, paste and place under tube to your left as in tag.

10. Open element 50, resize 300x260px, copy, paste and place under tube to your lower left as in tag.

11. Open element 8, resize 266x400px, copy, paste and place as in tag.

12. Open element 34, resize 250x91px, copy, paste and place as in tag.

13. Open element 1, resize 128x250px, copy, paste and place as in tag.

14. Open element 37, resize 221x350px, copy, paste and place as in tag.

15. Open element 48, resize 200x182px, copy, paste and place as in tag, duplicate it, image/mirror, place duplicate on your right side as in tag.

16. Open element 17, resize 100x65px, copy, paste and place as in tag.

17. Open element 28, resize 80x200px, copy, paste and place as in tag.

18. Open element 30, resize 500x219px, copy, paste and place as in tag.

19. Open element 35, resize 600x268px, copy, paste place on lower part below tube as in tag, drag all the way down until it's below all layers, duplicate it and flip. (See Tag) Merge Visible.

20. Open paper 2, copy and paste, drag under tag, open mask, go to Layers/New Mask Layer/From Image, Source Luminance checked,  Invert data mask unchecked, find mask, OK.  Go to Layers/Merge/Merge Group then Merge Visible

 Tag is done.   Add your name and credits.  If you would like to show me your work contact me at  I would love to see what you did. 

This tutorial was written by me Doris Lynch on September 20, 2012.  Any similarity to other tutorials is purely coincidental.   Do not copy, repoduce, hot link or claim as your own.   Do not post on any site or tranlsate without my written consent.

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