MISS DAISY
PSP8 - PSPX3



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

Copyright 2011/12 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials

NikNaks848.pspimage
Lackadaisy-by-tracyjb-KRC2011.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

cg-colors-brown.jgd
Save to your PSP Gradients folder
PSP8: C:\Program Files\Jasc Software\Paint Shop Pro 8\Gradients
PSP9: C:\Program Files\Jasc Software\Paint Shop Pro 9\Gradients
PSPX: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Gradients
PSPXI / X2: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2\Corel_06
PSPX3: C:\Program Files\Corel\X3\PSPClassic\Corel_06


gold18.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


Simple Filters


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In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
gold18 ' pattern in your foreground
Load the '
cg-colors-brown ' Gradient in your background
using the settings below.

STYLE = LINEAR

.

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

Flood fill with
the gold pattern

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 20
EDIT >>> CLEAR

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL
COLOUR = #c0c0c0



EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 80
Blur = 0

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

DESELECT




LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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 >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 80
Blur = 0

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


DESELECT



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

CLOSE Copy of Raster 1 layer

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> CIRCLE



EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> SKEW





LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

ACTIVATE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> BRING TO TOP



ACTIVATE Copy (2) of Raster 1

With your MAGIC WAND.... Same settings.

Select the transparent areas shown below



SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 4

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Flood fill with the Gradient

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



DESELECT

OPEN & ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE UP




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



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


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


Open up the
NikNaks848 image in your PSP workspace
Select the gold 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 = 35%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 80
Blur = 0


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

Reposition with your MOVER tool



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> SIMPLE >>> TOP LEFT MIRROR

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN




LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

With your MAGIC WAND.... Same settings.

Select the CENTRE transparent area

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 5

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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



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

DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

This is your frame

Save as .psp image


Now, let's add an image.


Open up the Lackadaisy-by-tracyjb-KRC201 image in your PSP workspace
Select the
background 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.

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN


Back to the Lackadaisy-by-tracyjb-KRC201 image
Select the
mist layer

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


That was easy!!!!

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

Save as .jpg image





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