HERE COMES SUMMER
PSP8 to PSPX3

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ OCTOBER 2011
Copyright © 2011 ~ 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

BT`crab.tub
JF_Anchor.pspimage
JF_word_summer.pspimage
rw-foamandsurf~misted.psp
leeloo_MLC_Claire_Stoner_YATBKOF_17d.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

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Open a new image 500 x 500
Transparent background
PSPX - X2: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel
PSPX3: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel

Flood fill with
WHITE

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

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




Flood fill with BLUE
#dae9ff

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> WEAVE



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

DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> WAVE




IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> MIRROR
LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

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


Reposition with your MOVER tool



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

CLOSE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

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



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP




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 transparent area

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 4

Flood fill with
BLUE

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW






EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW



DESELECT



CLOSE RASTER 2

ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

With your MAGIC WAND.... Same settings.
and while depressing your SHIFT KEY...


Select the areas shown



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 4

Flood fill with
DARK BLUE
#71889d

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW

Same settings

DESELECT



OPEN & ACTIVATE RASTER 2

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


LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Open up the rw-foamandsurf~misted 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 INTO SELECTION from the options.

DESELECT



ACTIVATE RASTER 3

Open up the BT`crab 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 = 35%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings

Reposition with your MOVER tool



ACTIVATE THE MERGED LAYER

Open up the JF_Anchor 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 = 25%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


ADJUST >>> HUE & SATURATION >>> COLORIZE



EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings

Reposition with your MOVER tool





Open up the
leeloo_MLC_Claire_Stoner_YATBKOF_17d 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 >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings

Reposition with your MOVER tool




Open up the JF_word_summer 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.


Reposition with your MOVER tool



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

With your MOVER TOOL move the duplicated layer up and to the left a little.

This example is shown at 120%



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Add a DROP SHADOW if you wish... I used...

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings


OPEN RASTER 1

Save as .psp image



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