THANKSGIVING TAG
PSP8 to PSPX3

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ JULY 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

04.png
26.png
JF_Leaf5.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

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Open up the 26.png image in your PSP workspace
WINDOW >>> DUPLICATE
Close the original Image


Using your duplicate image

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Flood fill with ORANGE
#f98c11

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> SEAMLESS TILING





This will be your background image.

Minimize for now.

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


Open up the JF_Leaf5 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 = 85%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> HUE & SATURATION >>> COLORIZE



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool




LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR




ACTIVATE RASTER 2

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



ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 2

EDIT >>> Repeat Inner Bevel

ACTIVATE Copy (2) of Raster 2

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



ACTIVATE Copy (3) of Raster 2

EDIT >>> Repeat Inner Bevel



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

EDIT >>> Repeat Layer Merge Down

EDIT >>> Repeat Layer Merge Down

ACTIVATE RASTER 1

Maximize your background image

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 = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ACTIVATE RASTER 2

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 OUTER transparent area

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 3



ACTIVATE RASTER 3

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> CIRCLE



EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> PINCH



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





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




ACTIVATE RASTER 2

With your MAGIC WAND.... Same settings.

Select the CENTRE of your image

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 3
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT


LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 9
Colour = Black
Opacity = 50
Blur = 20.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 9
Click OK

DESELECT



ACTIVATE Copy (2) of Raster 3

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

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 9
Click OK

ACTIVATE RASTER 2

Open up the 04.png 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 = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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




LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load BROWN "
#7a4d2f " in your foreground
Load ORANGE " #f98c11 " in your background


Select your TEXT tool
locate the JEMIMA font and use these settings



Enter the " BE THANKFUL " text



Click APPLY

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT NONE



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


EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> CIRCLE



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



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



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .psp image



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