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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.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials
LEFT CLICK >>> SAVE

Oriental92.jpg
mh_vase.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

gold mosacia.jpg
Graphic 04.pspimage
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

Mandarin.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 your images in PSP and minimize

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

Flood fill with " #c1a573 "

Open up the
Oriental92.jpg image in your PSP workspace..

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

Draw a rectangle around the head of the oriental lady




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 = 85%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

Select your DEFORMATION tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

Use the centre node to move the image to the left and
the side nodes indicated to make the image narrower



as in this image, shown at 100%.



Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

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

Draw a rectangle over the top of the first image... as shown



Flood fill with WHITE

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 30
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 65
Blur = 0

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

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 35%



Activate the
Oriental92.jpg image again
If the marching ants are still showing... DESELECT

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 = 25%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

Reposition with your MOVER tool

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

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

Draw a rectangle over the top of the image... as shown



Flood fill with WHITE

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 20
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 65
Blur = 0

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

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 35%



ACTIVATE RASTER 4

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE UP

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



ACTIVATE RASTER 5

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE UP

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



ACTIVATE " COPY OF RASTER 4 "

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE UP

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



ACTIVATE " COPY OF RASTER 5 "

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE UP

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Same settings
Draw a rectangle as shown below..



ACTIVATE RASTER 1

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> SCULPTURE
COLOUR = "
#c1a573 "



DESELECT



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

Select your DEFORMATION tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings
Drag the centre top node UP to make the vase look taller.



Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW

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ACTIVATE RASTER 4

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
Same settings


ACTIVATE COPY OF RASTER 4

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
Same settings


ACTIVATE COPY (2) OF RASTER 4

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
Same settings


ACTIVATE RASTER 2

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
Same settings



Select your TEXT tool
(Doesn't matter what colour)



Enter the text of your choice...
I chose "MandarinD"
Click 'Apply '

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> SCULPTURE



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

DESELECT

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

Save as .jpg image


TESTERS RESULTS

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