OVAL PRINT 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
Right click and SAVE TARGET AS

Large_UB-715
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

mqc Moss.jgd
Save to your PSP Gradients folder

Seignac_Guillaume_Virginite.jpg
Save to a folder on your computer


Plugins


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


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REMEMBER TO SAVE YOUR WORK OFTEN

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In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
Large_UB-715 ' Pattern in your foreground
Load the '
mqc Moss ' Gradient in your background
using the settings below.


Load SOLID GREEN ' #91aa96 ' in your background


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Activate the background gradient


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

Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Ellipse
Mode = Replace
Feather = 1
Antialias = Checked

Starting at position 225 across, 300 down,
draw an ellipse finishing at 380 across, 520 down.

Flood fill with the gradient



SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 25
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

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



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

Now to make sure the oval is in the exact centre....

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.

ACTIVATE RASTER 1

EDIT >>> CLEAR


ACTIVATE RASTER 2
LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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



CLOSE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

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 OUTER transparent area


SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 6
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

OPEN & ACTIVATE RASTER 1

Flood fill with SOLID GREEN

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> FINE LEATHER



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER
LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

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



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
Change DIRECTION = 135

DESELECT



Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol



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

Flood fill with the pattern

DESELECT

ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the CENTRE of the image

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 6
ACTIVATE RASTER 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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

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
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> BRING TO TOP

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL

Flood fill with solid green

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 10

EDIT >>> CLEAR
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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



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

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


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 97%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN
 
LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 97%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


CLOSE LAYERS shown below

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LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
Then close this layer

OPEN & Activate the lower merged layer and OPEN Raster 3



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
Rename this layer "Merged 2"

OPEN ALL layers EXCEPT Raster 1

Still on the "Merged 2" layer

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol



Flood fill with the pattern
ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

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

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



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

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

OPEN Raster 1



With Raster 3 active... and...

with your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the CENTRE transparent area
LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with SOLID GREEN

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 10
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

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



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

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE (TWICE)

ACTIVATE RASTER 4

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> SPHERIZE




Rearrange the layers in the order shown below

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



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
Change the DIRECTION = 315



ACTIVATE the MERGED 2 layer

With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the CENTRE transparent area

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 4
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

ACTIVATE RASTER 1

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



DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .psp image

Your frame is now ready for an image of your choice

OR

you can use the one supplied.

When finished,
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE ALL (Flatten)
Resize to suit.
Save as .jpg image


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