TAG BACK 21
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

Poppies_for_my_Mother_FS.jpg
Garden_Party_9.jpg
sky-13.jpg
model021~sdh.psp
JF_WA_5.psp
Save to a folder on your computer

Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **

http://www.chezkiki.com/les_filtres.htm
OR
http://www.pircnet.com/downloads.html



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Open ALL your images in PSP and minimize

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

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL

Open up the
Garden_Party_9.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 INTO SELECTION from the options.

DESELECT

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



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

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



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL

Open up the
Poppies_for_my_Mother_FS.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 INTO SELECTION from the options.

DESELECT

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 65%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

Select your DEFORMATION tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

Drag the centre right node to the left in line with the 250 pixel mark on the top ruler
and the centre left node to the left in line with the 40 pixel mark on the top ruler



Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow





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

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Go to your LAYER PALETTE
CLOSE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> PERSPECTIVE - HORIZONTAL



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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN



ACTIVATE RASTER 1
Flood fill with GREEN "
#5b803f "

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol



EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> PERSPECTIVE - VERTICAL





EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS
COLOUR = "
#93bcd9 "



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Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol



EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS
COLOUR = "
#5b803f "





SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 3

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Open up the
sky-13.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 INTO SELECTION from the options.

DESELECT



ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with GREEN "
#5b803f "

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> SEND TO BOTTOM


In your LAYER PALETTE
change the BLEND MODE for RASTER 2 to SCREEN



ACTIVATE RASTER 1

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
Feather = 0
Antialias = Checked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9/X: Check CONTIGUOUS
PSPX: There is no " Sample Merged"

PSPX: Use all layers = UNChecked

PSP9/X: ANTIALIAS = Inside

and while depressing your SHIFT KEY...

Select the areas indicated below



SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

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



DESELECT

CLOSE THE MERGED LAYER

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> PAGE CURL

CURL SETTINGS COLOUR = "
#c0c0c0 "
EDGE MODE COLOUR = "
#5b803f "



Repeat PAGE CURL




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



With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings.. Select the OUTER transparent area

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Open up the
Garden_Party_9.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 INTO SELECTION from the options.

DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> ART MEDIA EFFECTS >>> BRUSH STROKES
COLOUR = "
#e8e29e "

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




EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> PAGE CURL



Repeat PAGE CURL





OPEN AND ACTIVATE THE TOP MERGED LAYER

Open up the model#021~sdh.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 = 85%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

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



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



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN



Open up the
JF_WA_5.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.

ADJUST >>> COLOUR BALANCE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE

Reposition with your MOVER tool

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

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



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

Save as .jpg image



TESTERS RESULTS

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