CHRISTMAS 2011
PSP8 - PSPX3



This tutorial was created by Jemima using PSP9 ~ SEPTEMBER 2011
BUT should be creatable using all versions of PSP

Copyright 2011 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials

JHanna_408 background.jpg
JHanna_408©G.Boissonnard.pspimage
JHanna_344 tube©AmySol.pspimage
Used with permission from Johanna
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JeBe_Quality_Tubes
BDR Berries01.pspimage
AllieJensen_Embrace_the_Seasonsm~UD.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

2008_th.jpg
Save to your PSP Patterns folder
PSP8: C:\Program Files\Jasc Software\Paint Shop Pro 8\Patterns
PSP9: C:\Program Files\Jasc Software\Paint Shop Pro 9\Patterns
PSPX: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Patterns
PSPXI / X2: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2\Corel_08
PSPX3: C:\Program Files\Corel\X3\PSPClassic\Corel_08



Plugins

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

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In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
2008_th ' pattern in your foreground
using the settings below.



Load SOLIDGREEN '
#768f60 ' in your background

Open a new image 600 x 480
Transparent background
PSPX - X2: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel
PSPX3: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel

Flood fill with Pattern

ADJUST >>> HUE & SATURATION >>> COLORIZE



SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 25
EDIT >>> CLEAR

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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



SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with
GREEN

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


SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS





SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

Flood fill with WHITE

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 2
EDIT >>> CLEAR


LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

In your MATERIALS PALETTE change the pattern scale to 30

Flood fill with Pattern

ADJUST >>> HUE & SATURATION >>> COLORIZE

Same settings

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


Flood fill with WHITE

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 2
EDIT >>> CLEAR




LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with GREEN





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


DESELECT

ACTIVATE RASTER 2

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




ACTIVATE RASTER 3

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> FLOAT
SELECTIONS >>> DEFLOAT

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND =
2

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

DESELECT



ACTIVATE RASTER 4

Open up the BDR Berries01 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 = 78%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> MIRROR


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .psp image



Open up the JHanna_408 background 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 = 60%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


PSP8 - PSPX2:ADJUST >>> BRIGHTNESS and CONTRAST >>> CLARIFY
Strength of effect = 5

PSPX3: BRIGHTNESS and CONTRAST >>> LOCAL TONE
Mapping strength = 5


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN




Open up the JHanna_408©G.Boissonnard 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 = 55%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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

Reposition with your MOVER tool



ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNchecked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9 - X3: Check CONTIGUOUS
PSPX
- X3: There is no " Sample Merged"
PSPX - X3: Use all layers = UNChecked


Select the CENTRE of the image

Flood fill with WHITE


SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 2

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
Change DIRECTION to 315


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

DESELECT




Open up the JHanna_344 tube©AmySol 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 >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 55%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Reposition with your MOVER tool





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


IMAGE >>> ADD BORDERS = SYMMETRIC 2
Colour = Green
#48583b

Save as .jpg image


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