HALLOWEEN 2008 FRAME

PSP8/9/X

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ July 2007
Copyright © 2007/8 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials



Shape82.psp
MT010_LT.psp
BT-HalloweenHag.psp
3oldGhosts-sm~moon.psp
Save to a folder on your computer

BC-apart.bmp
Save to your PSP Textures folder

Anastasia_SL13.jpg
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **
http://www.pircnet.com/downloads.html


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REMEMBER TO SAVE YOUR WORK OFTEN

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Open the "
Shape82.psp " image in your PSP workspace
Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

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

Right click on the Title Bar
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options. (Raster 2)

With your MOVER tool reposition to the lower left of your image



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

With your MOVER tool reposition so the shapes join.



CLOSE Raster 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

With your MOVER tool reposition so the shapes join.



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

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

Right click on the Title Bar
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Right click on the MERGED LAYER in your LAYER PALETTE
and DELETE



ACTIVATE Raster 2

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

PSPX: Use all layers = UNChecked


Select the SHAPE

Flood fill with PURPLE "
#64548c "

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



DESELECT

With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the OUTER transparent area

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 1
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
EDIT >>> CLEAR

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
DESELECT



With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the OUTER transparent area

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER (Raster 3)
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

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

Flood fill with "
#64548c "

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE



ACTIVATE Raster 2

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER (Raster 4)
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
Change DIRECTION to 130

DESELECT



Open up the
MT010_LT.psp image in your PSP workspace

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

ACTIVATE Raster 2 on your frame image

Right click on the Title Bar
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options. (Raster 5)

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

Reposition with your MOVER tool
Make the top level with 10 pixels down.
and
the edges level with the sides of the 'Shape"



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE (Copy of Raster 5)

IMAGE >>> FLIP
IMAGE >>> MIRROR



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Close the layers shown below and activate Raster 5 or Copy of Raster 5



LAYERS >>> MERGE VISIBLE



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> ROTATE >>> FREE ROTATE = RIGHT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED



LAYERS >>> MERGE VISIBLE

OPEN ALL LAYERS
Activate Raster 2

With your MAGIC WAND - Same settings
Click in the transparent centre of your image



SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 3

Activate the MERGED layer

EDIT >>> CLEAR

DESELECT


CLOSE the ALL layers except Raster 2
ACTIVATE Raster 2

With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the OUTER transparent area



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER (Raster 5)

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 30

Flood fill with PURPLE "
#64548c "



EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> SCULPTURE
COLOUR ="
#805e96 "



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



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



DESELECT



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

OPEN ALL layers except Raster 1

ACTIVATE the MERGED layer

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

ACTIVATE Raster 2

With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the CENTRE transparent area

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 3
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER (Raster 6)
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

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



DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

Flood fill with PURPLE "
#64548c "

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 70
Blur = 0

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

DESELECT

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 98%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

CLOSE the MERGED layer

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Use the same settings
Click OK

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to 1
Click OK

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

OPEN the lower MERGED layer

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE



Save as .psp image


Open up the "
BT-HalloweenHag.psp " image in your PSP workspace

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

On your frame image ... Right click on the Title Bar
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 35%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

Reposition with your MOVER tool



ADJUST >>> HUE & SATURATION >>> COLORIZE



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



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

OPEN & ACTIVATE Raster 1

Flood fill with "
#594e78 "

Open up the "
3oldGhosts-sm~moon.psp " image in your PSP workspace

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

On your frame image .... Right click on the Title Bar
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

Reposition with your MOVER tool




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




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

Save as .jpg image





TESTERS RESULTS


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