HALLOWEEN 2014
PSP9 to PSPX6

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ SEPTEMBER 2014
Copyright © 2014 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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

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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

spooky2.jpg
yettocome.png
flames-of-fire.jpg
blond_bat_kl.png
PDTubeSalem702Parts.png
Save to a folder on your computer

flame-bgd.jpg
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

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Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **
http://pspgroep.seniorennet.be/filterpagina.htm

** TRANSPARENCY**
(Eliminate Black & White)
http://pspgroep.seniorennet.be/filterpagina.htm



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STEP 1

Open a new image 700 x 600
Transparent background
PSP9: Colour Depth = 16 Million Colors (24bit)
PSPX-X6: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with
BLACK
STEP 2

Open up the flames-of-fire
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 frame image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>>
TRANSPARENCY >>>
Eliminate Black


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP
IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 3


In your MATERIALS PALETTE load
flame-bgd pattern in the foreground
using these settings
STEP 4

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
Flood fill with BLACK

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
2
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with
pattern
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 10
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with
BLACK
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 10
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with pattern
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 10
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with BLACK
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
2
EDIT >>> CLEAR

STEP 5

DESELECT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour =
ORANGE #a44428
Opacity =
100
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 1
Click OK
STEP 6

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNchecked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9 - X6: Check CONTIGUOUS
PSPX
- X6: There is no " Sample Merged"


Select the
BLACK border
STEP 7


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour =
ORANGE #a44428
Opacity =
100
Blur = 0

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


DESELECT
EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE
STEP 8

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

EFFECTS >>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> CIRCLE
Edge Mode = Transparent


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

With your MAGIC WAND.... Same settings.

Select the CENTRE
of your image
STEP 9

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 5

ACTIVATE
Raster 1
EDIT >>> CLEAR


ACTIVATE
Raster
2
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT
STEP 10

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 3

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
STEP 11

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


Open up the blond_bat_kl
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 frame 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 12

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 3

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Open up the
yettocome
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 frame image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options


Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 13

Open up the PDTubeSalem702Parts
image
in your PSP workspace
(
Select the front part of the cat )

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 >>> BRING TO TOP

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
70%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 14

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

change DIRECTION to
315

ACTIVATE Raster 5
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow..

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT tool
and with a font of your choice add your name

STEP 15

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .pspimage image
STEP 16

Open up the spooky2
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 frame image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options


LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
STEP 17

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

Save as .jpg image

TESTERS RESULTS

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