SPRING BOUQUET


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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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials


SpringBouquet_Materials ZIP

SpringBouquet.jpg
JF_C9.psp
Save to a folder on your computer

JF123.jpg
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

Plugins

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

** SIMPLE FILTERS **
Simple Filters

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Open up the downloaded images in your PSP workspace
and minimize.

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
JF123 ' pattern in your foreground
using the settings below.
Load SOLID GREEN '
#6e958c ' in your background



Open a new image 500 x 450
Transparent background
PSPX: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel

Flood fill with
pattern

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 20
EDIT >>> CLEAR



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with solid Green

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 5
EDIT >>> CLEAR



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with pattern

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 15
EDIT >>> CLEAR



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with solid Green

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 4
EDIT >>> CLEAR



DESELECT

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



Activate RASTER 3
EDIT >>> Repeat Inner Bevel

Activate RASTER 2
EDIT >>> Repeat Inner Bevel

Activate RASTER 1
EDIT >>> Repeat Inner Bevel



Activate RASTER 2

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

Activate RASTER 4

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

Activate RASTER 3

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 transparent area

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with the pattern

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 12
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

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



EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> SPHERIZE





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



EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

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



EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT



Activate RASTER 3

With your MAGIC WAND ... same settings
Select the CENTRE transparent area


LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with solid Green


SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 17
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

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



Activate RASTER 5

FFECTS >>> 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



Activate RASTER 3

Open up the
JF_C9.psp image in your PSP workspace

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

Select the right side corner

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 = 50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

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



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> SIMPLE >>> TOP LEFT MIRROR

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



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


Activate RASTER 6

With your MAGIC WAND ... same settings
Select the CENTRE transparent area


SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER


LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN (twice)
so that Raster 8 is under Raster 7 in your layer palette

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

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



DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .psp image




Open up the
SpringBouquet image in your PSP workspace

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

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

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Select your DEFORMATION tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX/XI/XII:Select your PICK tool

Drag the centre side nodes towards the crntre of your frame.



Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow



EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

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

Save as .jpg image



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