NEW YEAR
PSP8/9/X

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ 2007
Copyright 2007 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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This was created using PSP9 but can be adapted for other versions of PSP.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials


mc1822.pspimage
accents_Dani05.psp
JF_NY_words.pspimage
DaisyWeb_happynewyear.psp
Misted_A_Kiss_In_Paris_RM.psp
Romantic couple-after hours~jp.psp
Mtm_Misc 170-26 juni 2007.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

winni[1].bg.xmas11.4.jpg
Save to your PSP Patterns folder
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Plugins

none
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Open your images in PSP and minimize

Open a new image 600 x 450
Transparent background
PSPX: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel

Flood fill with CREAM "
#e4cfb3 "

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> SCULPTURE
COLOUR = "
#808080 "



EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

Open up the
Mtm_Misc 170-26 juni 2007.pspimage image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 85%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 45%



Open up the
DaisyWeb_happynewyear.psp image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool



LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

CLOSE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

OPEN RASTER 1

With the MERGED layer active

Open up the
mc1822.pspimage image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 40%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the top right corner

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 55%



Open up the
Misted_A_Kiss_In_Paris_RM.psp image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the bottom left corner

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 55%



CLOSE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
goldfill 1 ' pattern in your foreground
using the settings below.



OPEN and ACTIVATE RASTER 1

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol




LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER


SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

Flood fill with gold pattern


SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 80
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 1
Click OK




Open up the
Romantic couple-after hours~jp.psp image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE UP

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the bottom left



ADJUST >>> HUE & SATURATION >>> Hue/Saturation/Lightness






Open up the
JF_NY_words.pspimage image in your PSP workspace

Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Rectangle
Mode = Replace
Feather = 0
Antialias = Checked

Select one of the headings



Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

For the one I used...
IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

Select your DEFORMATION tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings and move the 'rotation' node upwards






Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow



Reposition with your MOVER tool




ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Open up the
accents_Dani05.psp image in your PSP workspace
(Activate layer "Ebene3")

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the top LEFT
corner



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

Open up the
accents_Dani05.psp image in your PSP workspace
(Activate layer "Ebene6")

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your new tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the top RIGHT corner



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE ALL (Flatten)

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Save as .jpg image



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