THANKSGIVING 2012
PSP8 to PSPX3

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

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

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial


Materials

holiday3.psp
a 81711.png
Apo-110604-191-3-ak.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

as_goldtile.bmp

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 BROWN "
#5a2e0a " in your foreground


Open a new image 600 x 480
Transparent background
PSPX - X2: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel
PSPX3: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel

Flood fill with BROWN

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE



LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

IMAGE >>> FLIP



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



Open up the
holiday3 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 = 75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


In your LAYER PALETTE change BLEND MODE to HARD LIGHT




ACTIVATE RASTER 1

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 5
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = ORANGE
#f88426
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

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

DESELECT



ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1

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

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
COLOUR =
#f75913



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

DESELECT



ACTIVATE RASTER
2

Open up the
Apo-110604-191-3-ak 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.




ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

Open up the a 81711.png image in your PSP workspace

Choose your FREEHAND SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Point to Point
Mode = Replace
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNChecked

Select the bottom left 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 = 50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool



ACTIVATE RASTER 1

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT TOOL
with font and settings of your choice
add your name to the bottom of the layer.




LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

ACTIVATE RASTER 4

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click the workspace and select
'Paste As New Animation' from the options.

Right click top of frame image and select
'Paste After Current Frame'
from the options.


Click inside the first frame (F:1) to activate

Effects >> Insert Image Transition >> Twist

Use these settings



Click on the CUSTOMIZE button
and enter these settings



Click OK (Twice)



BACK TO PSP

Close Raster 4
Activate Raster 1


Right click on Title Bar and select Copy merged from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click the workspace and select
'Paste As New Animation' from the options.

Right click top of frame image and select
'Paste After Current Frame'
from the options.


Depress your CTRL key and press the letter L (Upper Case) 9 times

You should now have 11 frames



Click on the Title Bar of the 'Flower' frames (Animation1*) to activate

Edit >> Select All
Edit >> Copy

Edit >> Propagate Paste

Click on the Title Bar of the 'Tag' frames (Animation2*) to activate

Edit >> Select All

ZOOM IN to the first frame (F:1)

Edit >> Paste into selected frame


Carefully place the banner top centre of your tag and release mouse button.




Click inside Frame 1 (F:1) to activate

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time = 100



Click inside Frame 11 (F:11) to activate

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time = 100


View >> Animation
and while it is still running,
File >> Save As

Locate the folder in which you wish to save it.

Name your animation.

With the Gif Optimiser keep pressing NEXT
until you get to the last one... click FINISH

Close the Animation
Close the frames.
Close Animation Shop


RESIZING ANIMATIONS

Click on the Title Bar of the frames

Animation >> Resize animation

Select width and height in pixels

Click OK

Save your animation

TESTERS RESULTS


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