EASTER 2009
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This tutorial was created by Jemima using PSP9 ~ January 2009
BUT should be creatable using all versions of PSP

Copyright 2009 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.



Flood fill with '
goldbeads' pattern

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3

Flood fill with '
goldbeads' pattern

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

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

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
Same settings

Flood fill with PURPLE

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS
same settings

EFFECTS>>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> CURLIQUES
Same settings

DESELECT



Activate Raster 3 (Inner Gold borders)

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.



Flood fill with '
goldbeads' pattern



SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

Activate Raster 4

EDIT >>> CLEAR

Activate Raster 1

EDIT >>> CLEAR

Activate Merged (leave closed)

EDIT >>> CLEAR

Activate Merged 2

EDIT >>> CLEAR

DESELECT

Activate Raster 5


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

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



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 centre of the image

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow.. change DIRECTION to 135

DESELECT



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with 'goldbeads' pattern

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3

Flood fill with '
goldbeads' pattern

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

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



With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Click inside the outer borders

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow.. change DIRECTION to
315



DESELECT

Open up the "
MM~Easter Daisy.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 frame image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 15%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the top left corner as shown



Select your DEFORMATION tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX/XI/XII:Select your PICK tool

Move the "Rotation node" upwards and move the centre node to
align as shown below.



Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow



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

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> SIMPLE >>> TOP LEFT MIRROR
Click OK

Open the MERGED layer

Close Raster 2 (bottom layer)

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Open Raster 2

Save as .psp image
.
At this point you can insert an image of your own
between Raster 2 and the Merged layer

OR

follow these instructions...

With the Merged layer active

Open up the "
kt_easter-55.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 frame image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 70%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



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



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

Draw a rectangle as shown below



EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT tool



In your MATERIALS PALETTE

Load SOLID WHITE in your background

Type the word "
Happy"
Reposition with your MOVER tool



EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

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



DESELECT

Select your TEXT tool... same settings

Type the word "
Easter"

Reposition with your MOVER tool



EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

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



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

Save as
.jpg image
.

Testers Results
and for example using image between layers.

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