HALLOWEEN 2011 FRAME
PSP8 - PSPX3



This tutorial was created by Jemima using PSPX2 ~ December 2010
BUT should be creatable using all versions of PSP

Copyright 2010/11 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials


Mah_Halloween_Mummy_NoCoffin.pspimage
HalloweenDividersSmall9-06~LM.psp
lizztish_haunted-house1.psp
Save to a folder on your computer

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

Open up the
HalloweenDividersSmall9-06~LM image in your PSP workspace
Activate the "Leaves" layer

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options
DO NOT CLOSE THE IMAGE

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

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool




LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP8 - PSP9: IMAGE >>> ROTATE >>> FREE ROTATE = LEFT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

PSPX - PSPX3:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE = LEFT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the RIGHT side of your image,
dragging it down so the top leaves match up as shown below.

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LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> FLIP

Reposition with your MOVER tool
dragging it down so the top leaves match up as shown below.

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Open up the
HalloweenDividersSmall9-06~LM image in your PSP workspace
Activate the "Pumpkins" layer

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 = 75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool to the bottom of your image



CLOSE RASTER 3

ACTIVATE RASTER 2


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

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



EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

OPEN RASTER 3

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 85%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Flood fill with BLACK
#404040

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with ORANGE
#ce9659



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


and while depressing your SHIFT KEY...

Select the CENTRE of your image and the small areas indicated below





SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 3

ACTIVATE RASTER 2

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT



ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

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



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

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

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



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

DESELECT




ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

With your MAGIC WAND.... Same settings.

Select the OUTER area of the frame

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

ACTIVATE RASTER 2

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> SCULPTURE
COLOUR =
#f5a805



DESELECT



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> BRING TO TOP

Flood fill with ORANGE

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

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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

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

DESELECT

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 65%



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with ORANGE

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

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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

EDIT >>> Repeat Inner Bevel

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE MORE

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> CHISEL
COLOUR =
#404040



DESELECT

ACTIVATE RASTER 4

With your MAGIC WAND.... Same settings.

Select the centre of the image



SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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

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

DESELECT



. CLOSE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

OPEN RASTER 1

This is your frame

Save as .psp image



OPEN & ACTIVATE RASTER 1
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Open up the
lizztish_haunted-house1 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


ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

Open up the
Mah_Halloween_Mummy_NoCoffin 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

Reposition with your MOVER tool



In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 70%


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

Save as .jpg image








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