GOLDEN MOMENTS
PSP8 to PSPX3

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ October 2010
Copyright © 2010 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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This was created using PSP9 but can be adapted for other versions of PSP.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials

CLOUDES-PJW-7443-98.psp
chrismist_BEACHF~1.pspimage
swanja_cutie_dog.pspimage
JessicaZemsky~BytheSea~RM.psp
Save to a folder on your computer

033921.jpg
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

t091.gif
Save to your PSP Textures folder
PSP8: C:\Program Files\Jasc Software\Paint Shop Pro 8\Textures
PSP9: C:\Program Files\Jasc Software\Paint Shop Pro 9\Textures
PSPX: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Textures
PSPXI / X2: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2\Corel_15
PSPX3: C:\Program Files\Corel\X3\PSPClassic\Corel_15

Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **

http://www.pircnet.com/downloads.html



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In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
033921 ' pattern in your foreground
using the settings below.



Load LIGHT BLUE '
#b1c2d4 ' 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 LIGHT BLUE

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE
COLOUR =
#c0c0c0



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with the pattern

EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> POLAR COORDINATES



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

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



In your LAYER PALETTE change the BLEND MODE to LUMINANCE (L)



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



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

Reposition BOTH oval images with your MOVER tool



ACTIVATE RASTER 1

Open up the
CLOUDES-PJW-7443-98 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.



ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 2

Open up the
chrismist_BEACHF~1 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.





Open up the
swanja_cutie_dog 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 tag 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 bottom right corner.




Open up the
JessicaZemsky~BytheSea~RM 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 tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 45%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> BRIGHTNESS and CONTRAST >>> BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST



ADJUST >>> BRIGHTNESS and CONTRAST >>> CLARIFY
Strength of effect = 5

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


IMAGE >>> MIRROR

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



Reposition with your MOVER tool to the lower left of your image.



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with pattern

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 5
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

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

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 50
Blur = 0

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



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 98%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 98%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE



CLOSE THE MERGED LAYER

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
Rename this layer MERGED 2

OPEN THE MERGED LAYER

With the MERGED 2 layer ACTIVE


EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> FINE LEATHER
COLOUR =
#ffb879





In your LAYER PALETTE change the BLEND MODE to HARD LIGHT

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

In your LAYER PALETTE change the BLEND MODE to LUMINANCE (L)


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

Save as .jpg image



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