A SUMMER PLACE
PSP8 to PSPX3

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ MAY 2012
Copyright © 2012 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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

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No artists or copyright infringement is intended on any of the tubes used in this tutorial.
The tubes were acquired in good faith as to their legality.
If there is a problem, please contact the author and the image/s will be removed.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials

2.pspimage
4.pspimage
mtfp_tube_138.pspimage
gd~VectorGirlz18.pspimage
BlueWater_csg103-ScottKennedy.jpg
Save to a folder on your computer

Jemima.ttf
Save to your WINDOWS >>> FONTS folder
or
to a folder where you store your extra fonts.



Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **

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



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In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load TAUPE ' #caa59f ' in your foreground
Load BLUE ' #cdddff ' in your background


Select the GRADIENT option on your foreground
Locate the 'Foreground-Background' gradient
and use these settings
Open a new image 600 x 480
Transparent background
PSPX - X2: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel
PSPX3: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with
the gradient

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE MORE
EDIT >>> Repeat Enhance Edges More

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE


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

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE


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

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour =
#808080
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

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




EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>>
WAVE





Reposition down with your MOVER tool
Level with the 25 pixel mark on your left ruler
EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow.. change DIRECTION to 135
LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

Reposition down with your MOVER tool
Level with the
380 pixel mark on your left ruler
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

ACTIVATE RASTER 1

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings BUT change Opacity to 50%




LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with the gradient

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS
COLOUR =
#808080

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1

Open up the
2.pspimage 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 = 75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


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

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


Reposition UP with your MOVER tool



EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> POLAR COORDINATES
Reposition with your MOVER tool
ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1

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


SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 14

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Open up the BlueWater_csg103-ScottKennedy
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

Open up the 4.pspimage
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

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

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




LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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


LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
ACTIVATE RASTER 3

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

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Change the settings for the GRADIENT

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with the gradient

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 6
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


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

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

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

Open up the mtfp_tube_138 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 >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
60%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
4 TIMES

Reposition with your MOVER tool
EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
Open up the gd~VectorGirlz18 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


LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE
UP

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
PERSPECTIVE SHADOW

Same settings

Reposition with your MOVER tool

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load TAUPE ' #caa59f ' in your foreground
Load BLUE ' #cdddff ' in your background



ACTIVATE RASTER 3

Select your TEXT tool
Locate the "Jemima' font



Enter the text
A SUMMER
PLACE
as shown below


Click APPLY
Reposition down at the bottom of your tag
In your LAYER PALETTE
RIGHT CLICK on the Vector layer
and select
Convert to Raster layer
from the options

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

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

Save as .jpg image

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