MOTHERS JOY
PSP8 to PSPX3

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ APRIL 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.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials
No 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.


Sweep Away.pspimage
GD_BarbaraFelisky -Garden2.tub
Mira_fetedesmeres2007_01.pspimage
CGS~2011DeskCalendar11-8-22-10.psp
Save to a folder on your computer

cobalt_rose.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



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STEP 1

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

Flood fill with
WHITE
STEP 2

Open up the
GD_BarbaraFelisky -Garden2 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.

Move to the left with your MOVER TOOL
STEP 3

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

Drag layer to the left with your MOVER TOOL
so the layers overlap

CLOSE RASTER 1


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 4

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 5

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


(This will delete the excess )

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 30
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


OPEN RASTER 1

STEP 6

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE


EFFECTS >>> ART MEDIA EFFECTS >>>
COLORED PENCIL



ACTIVATE RASTER 2

EFFECTS >>> ART MEDIA EFFECTS >>>
CHARCOAL



ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 2

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

STEP 7

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

STEP 8

ACTIVATE RASTER 1

Flood fill with PURPLE #9498be

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS



SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

ACTIVATE RASTER 2

STEP 9

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
STEP 10

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

DESELECT

STEP 11

In your MATERIALS PALETTE load
cobalt_rose pattern in the foreground

STEP 12

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER


SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
7
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

Flood fill with pattern

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

STEP 13

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 45
Blur = 0

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

DESELECT

STEP 14

Open up the
CGS~2011DeskCalendar11-8-22-10 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 = 60%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool


STEP 15

Open up the
Sweep Away 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 = 30%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 16

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX-X3:Select your PICK tool

Move the 'rotate arm' upwards slightly
to tilt the broom

Move the centre node down as shown

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

Select the MOVER tool to disengage
the
DEFORMATION tool (PICK tool)

STEP 17


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

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





STEP 18

ACTIVATE RASTER
3

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


Same settings but change DIRECTION to 315

STEP 19

ACTIVATE RASTER
4

Open up the
Mira_fetedesmeres2007_01 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.

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 2
Colour = Black
Opacity = 45
Blur = 0


Reposition with your MOVER tool


STEP 20

Still on RASTER 5


Right click on 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 frame 1 (F:1) to activate

STEP 21

Effects >> Insert Image Effects.


Select the "COMPRESS" effect

Click the CUSTOMIZE button and enter these settings



Click OK

Then enter these settings



Click OK

STEP 22

Back to PSP.


LAYERS >> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT TOOL
with font and settings of your choice
add your name to the image

STEP 23

CLOSE RASTER 5 (the wordart layer)

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.

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

You now have 10 frames in your Background animation

STEP 24

ACTIVATE the Wordart animation

Edit >> Select All
Edit >> Copy

Edit >> Propagate Paste

ACTIVATE the Background animation

Edit >> Select All

ZOOM in on the first frame (F:1)

Edit >> Paste into selected frame


Carefully place the wordart in centre top of your image then release your mouse button


STEP 25

Click inside frame 1 (F:1) to activate

Right click and
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options

Display time = 50


Click inside frame 10 (F:10) to activate

Right click and
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options

Display time = 50
STEP 26

Click inside frame 5 (F:5) to activate

Right click and
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options

Display time = 5


Click inside frame 6 (F:6) to activate

Right click and
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options

Display time = 5
STEP 27

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
NOTE

RESIZING ANIMATIONS


Click on the Title Bar of the frames

Animation >> Resize animation

Select width and height in pixels

Click OK

Save your animation




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