I Wrote this Tutorial on July 15, 2009. This is my own creation. Please do not copy this tutorial in anyway.
♦ PSP, I am using V.9 (any newer version will do)
♦ PTU Scrap Kit called Sweet Escape Summer by Kittie at Kittie's Sinful Designz HERE
♦ FTU Template 218 by Missy at Devine Intenionz HERE
♦ Three Different Beaches Scenes from Stock.xchng HERE
♦ I am Suppling the Tube by Tessa Leigh Heinemann on DeviantArt, Word Art (That I made, do not claim), and Mask (if this is yours please let me know, so I can give proper credit) HERE
This Tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.
On to the Lesson:
*Open Template and delete the copyright.
*Go to Image> Canvas Size 600x600 pixels. Floodfill background layer white.
*Open Beach Picture from Stock.xchnge and resize 600x600. Copy and Paste as New Layer above background Layer.
*Copy Sand from kit and Paste as a New Layer, position to the bottom.
*Merge these 2 layers together.
*Add mask: Layers> Load/Save Mask> Load Mask from Disk. Merge Group.
*Merge down Rectangle 3, with 2. Now Selections> Select All> Float> Defloat.
*Copy Paper 12 and Paste as a New Layer, resize 15%.
*Selections> Invert, delete. Ctrl + D. Add Dropshadow V & H: 3, O: 80, B: 8.00 and Delete Rectangle 2.
*On Rectangle, Selections> Select All> Float> Defloat.
*Copy Payer 8 and Paste as a New Layer, resize 15%. Selections> Invert, Delete. Ctrl + D. Add Drop Shadow. Delete Rectangle.
*On Large rectangle, Selections> Select all> Float> Defloat.
*Copy Paper 2 and Paste as a New Layer, resize 15%, Selections, Invert, delete, Ctrl + D, add drop shadow. Delete Large Rectangle.
*Make Sure Raster 3 is highlighted, from kit Copy Tropical Tree 3 and Paste as New Layer.
*Resize 50% and Place to the right. Add Drop shadow.
*On circles Copy Frame 2 and Paste as a New Layer, Resize 35%. Place over the largest of the 3 circles. Add Dropshadow.
*On the 2 smaller cirlces use your magic wand and click both circles. Selections> Float> Defloat.
*Copy Paper 14 and Paste as a New Layer, resize 15%. Selections> Invert, delte. Ctrl + D, Add Drop Shadow and Delete Circles.
*Copy flower 7 and Paste as a New Layer, Re size 20 %, place on the roped frame, add dropshadow.
*Copy flower 1 and Paste as a New Layer, re size 15% and Place near the other flower, add dropshadow.
*On frame background (pink circles), use the magic wand and click inside the larger circle.
*Open one of our beach scences and Resize 400 x 400 pixels.
*Copy and Paste as a New Layer, move into place, under the roped frame. Selections> Invert, Delete.
*Do the same with the other to pink circles, one at a time. No need to re size the beach scenes for the smaller circles. Delete the frame background.
*Back on the top layer in your palette.
*Copy Macaw 3 (2 birds) and Paste as a New Layer, re size 20 % and place between the to smaller frames.
*Go to Raster Layer 3 and Copy Net 1 and Paste as a New Layer, re size 60 %, position to the left add drop shadow.
*Add Tube, re size 70%, add drop shadow.
*Add Your name and Copyright info.
Resize 400 x 400
Save as a .png
Viola' Your Done.
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