This tutorial is © tagcatz designs 2015. It may not be copied or reproduced in whole or in part without my written permission.

This tutorial assumes a basic working knowledge of PSP.

Scrap kit is Hot Summer from Hania's Design and is available for purchase HERE
The lady is by StellaFelice7 and can be found at PFD HERE
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE
Mask is FTU from Rachel Designs, Mask 1 in set 69, HERE


Install your plugin before beginning
Open a new transparent image 600 x 600
You can resize later if you wish
Open paper 6, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask with source luminance, fit to canvas and hide all mask checked
Merge group
Open element 9, resize to 500 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Click your group layer to activate it
Open element 2, resize to 220 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move up near the top
You'll want some flowers and greenery on the right side of this, so pick the ones you like
You'll need to resize
Copy element 48, close and paste as new layer
Open element 35, resize to 250 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and to the left side
Open element 72, resize to 410 width, flip horizontal, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the top left
Open element 37, resize to 150 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Rotate right 90
Move down so it's below the beach sign
Click your beach sign layer to activate it
Put a little bird or butterfly on the beach sign - resized :)
Open element 27, resize to 590 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom
Duplicate this layer, flip horizontal, and move down a bit
Open element 84, resize to 580 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom so it overlaps the sand just a little bit
Open element 54, resize to 120 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom right
Open element 52, resize to 140 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and to the right side
Open element 19, resize to 80 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and to the right side
Open element 87, resize to 130 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and to the left side
Open element 5, resize to 90 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move in front of the beach ball
Open your StellaFelice7 tube, choose the layers you want, resize to 500 width, copy and close without saving
Paste as new layer and sit her on the sand
I resized the sunglasses and the drink cup to put in front of her - but choose other items if you like!
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 3, 30, 5, black
If you want to resize, do that now before adding any text
Add the copyright info and license number for the StellaFelice7 tube
Convert to raster
Effects, plugins, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow
On the color tab, choose white
On the basic tab, 8, 25, 100, draw box checked
Lower the opacity of this layer to 60%
For my text I used Bathing Cap, #fad822 in the foreground and #f86512, stroke with 1
Convert to raster layer
I gave the text the same gradient glow as the CR, except changed overall opacity to 75
Drag this layer down to above the water layer
Change your pick tool from scale to perspective
Pull the bottom left node outwards until you get the look you want
Merge visible and save as a png file
Don't forget to change your pick tool back to scale!
Thanks for trying my tut!

tagcatz