Friday, January 31, 2014

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


I used Paint Shop Pro X2 but any version will work.

Tube from Tezza's Dezignz Tube Art.  I used Valentine Queen from Queen Trio package you can purchase at Mystical Scraps.

Scrapkit Valentine Pinks by Tiny Turtle I purchased at Tiny Turtle Designs.

Mask 38 you can download at Horseplay's Pasture.

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

 Open a new canvas 750x750(You can resize later).

 Open Tube, no need to resize this tube, copy and paste onto to canvas.  Place her as in tag.

 Open element 22, copy and paste and drag under tube as in tag.  With the magic wand select the inside of frame, go to Selections/Modify/Expand and expand selection to 20 pixels.

Open paper 24, copy and paste onto canvas.  Go to Selections-Invert and then press delete key.  Now drag the paper under frame.

 Again with the magic wand click the center of frame to select it and again go to Selections-Expand 20px.  Go to the tube.  Go to Image-Free Rotate and rotate 30 degrees to the left. Copy and paste it onto tag canvas and place over frame so the face shows on the left side.  See tag for reference.  Go to Selections Invert and press delete key and drag the closeup face under frame.

6. Stay on the tube layer. Lower the oppacity to 30.

 Open element 71.  Copy and paste.  Go to Layers/Duplicate then Image Flip and Layers/Merged down and drag it under the frame as in tag.

8. Open element 95.  Copy and paste.  Place to the left as in tag.

9. Open element 179.  Copy and paste.  Place to the right behind tube as in tag.

 Open element 150.  Resize 300x241px.  Copy and paste, place to the left over upper frame as in tag.  Then open element 33, resize 95x95px, copy and paste over the bow as in tag.

11. Open element 14. Resize 200x236px.  Copy and paste, place it to the left as in tag.

 Open element 121.  Resize 309x350px.  Copy and paste, place it to the left behind the cupcake as in tag.

 Open element 10.  Do not resize.  Copy and paste, place it under tube on lower part as in tag.

14. Open element 92.  Resize 200x148.  Copy and paste, place it as in tag.

Open element 70.  Resize 150x150px.  Copy and paste, place it under cupcake as in tag.

 Open element 168.  Resize 165x250px.  Copy and paste, place it to the right over the violin.

 Open element 100.  Resize 225x150.  Copy and paste, place it under tube as in tag.

 Open element 98.  Do not resize it.  Go to Image/Mirror then Image/Free Rotate.  Rotate 50 degrees left.  Copy and paste, place it under tube and violin to the right as in tag.

19. Merge Visible.

 Open Paper 20.  Copy and Paste.  Drag under merged 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 on January 31, 2014. 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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