TAG BACK 1
PSP8/9/X

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ January 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.
Has been successfully tested in PSPXI and PSPXII.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials
LEFT CLICK >>> SAVE

products_lg_259.jpg
Jaided_Pink Leaves.jpg
Jaided_Orange Leaves.jpg
Jaided_Brown Leaves.jpg
Jaided_Black Leaves.jpg
tube-by-stephane-arbuste.psp
OkieDee-Columbines-Dragonfly1.tub
Save to a folder on your computer

goldfill1.bmp
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

Candombe.ttf
Save to your WINDOWS >>> FONTS folder
or
to a folder where you store your extra fonts.


Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **

http://www.pircnet.com/downloads.html
OR
http://www.fleursauvage.be/utilitaire/filtres/filtres.htm



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Open all your images in PSP and minimize.

Open a new image 500 x 500
Transparent background
PSPX: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with " #d58662 "

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 50

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> INSIDE/OUTSIDE FEATHER



SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT




Open up the
products_lg_259.jpg 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 120%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

Go to your LAYER PALETTE
Change the OPACITY TO 40%

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE



Open up the
Jaided_Black Leaves.jpg 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool (see below)

Go to your LAYER PALETTE
Change the OPACITY TO 58%

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 2
Colour =
#ba3548
Opacity = 60
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 2
Click OK




Open up the
Jaided_Orange Leaves.jpg 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool (see below)

Go to your LAYER PALETTE
Change the OPACITY TO 68%

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 2
Colour =
#ba3548
Opacity = 60
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 2
Click OK




Open up the
Jaided_Brown Leaves.jpg 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool (see below)

Go to your LAYER PALETTE
Change the OPACITY TO 74%

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 2
Colour =
#ba3548
Opacity = 60
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 2
Click OK



Open up the
Jaided_Pink Leaves.jpg 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool (see below)

Go to your LAYER PALETTE
Change the OPACITY TO 56%

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 2
Colour =
#ba3548
Opacity = 60
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 2
Click OK



Open up the
tube-by-stephane-arbuste.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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

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

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool (see below)




EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW






CLOSE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

OPEN RASTER 1
You can fill this layer (later) with whatever colour you use for a background on a web page or email.

Save as .psp image


To add the text I used ....

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Open up the
Jaided_Orange Leaves.jpg image in your PSP workspace


In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
goldfill1.bmp ' pattern in your foreground
Load the '
Jaided_Orange Leaves ' pattern in your background
using the settings below.

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Select your TEXT tool

Locate the "
Candombe.ttf " font

PSP8



PSP9/10



Enter your text ... Click "Apply"
(I've filled Raster 1 with WHITE to match the background on this page)



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 60
Blur = 0

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW



DESELECT



Open up the
OkieDee-Columbines-Dragonfly1.tub 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL
Same settings

Go to your LAYER PALETTE
Change the BLEND MODE to SCREEN

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

Reposition with your MOVER tool to suit

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

Save as .jpg image


TESTERS RESULTS

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