MOTHER'S DAY 2014 FRAME
PSP9 to PSPX6

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ APRIL 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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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials

loops.pspimage
shore-21855.jpg
Heart To Heart_LR.psp
jcw_pink_rose_bouquet.psp
CHILI_ROSECOLORED.PSP
SE_wordART_Mothers.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

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Plugins

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

** AAA FOTO FRAME **
http://8bf.net/fotoframe.html


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STEP 1

In your MATERIALS PALETTE

Load BROWN ' #3c330e ' in your foreground
Load RED ' #b1201e ' in your background

Select the 'gradient' option on your foreground,
locate the 'Foreground-background' gradient
and use these settings.


STEP 2

Open a new image 700 x 650
Transparent background
PSP9: Colour Depth = 16 Million Colors (24bit)
PSPX-X6: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel

Flood fill with the gradient

Open up the loops
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 = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

VIEW >>> RULERS
STEP 3

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
STEP 4

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE


PSP9: IMAGE >>> ROTATE >>> FREE ROTATE = LEFT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

PSPX - PSPX6:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE = LEFT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
STEP 5

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> FLIP

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 6

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 83%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE
STEP 7

ACTIVATE Raster 1

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

In your LAYER PALETTE
Change the BLEND MODE to
MULTIPLY

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

STEP 8

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 2

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 CENTRE area inside the smaller frame

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 5

ACTIVATE Raster 1

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

STEP 9

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 2

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

ACTIVATE Raster 2
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow

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

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 2
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

STEP 11

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> AAA FRAMES >>> Foto Frame
STEP 12

ACTIVATE Raster 2

Open up the
CHILI_ROSECOLORED 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 >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 13

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE


IMAGE >>> MIRROR


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

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

Same settings

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow.. change DIRECTION to
315

STEP 14

Open up the
jcw_pink_rose_bouquet 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 >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
STEP 15

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX - X6:Select your PICK tool

Drag the centre right node to the left in line with
the 200 pixel mark on your top ruler
STEP 16

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

Select your MOVER tool to disengage the
DEFORMATION / PICK TOOL

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN
STEP 17

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE


IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

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

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

STEP 18

Open up the
SE_wordART_Mothers image
in your PSP workspace
(The selection has been made for you)

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 >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

ADJUST >>> COLOUR BALANCE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE
PSPX - X6: IMAGE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 2
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0


Reposition to the top with your MOVER tool
STEP 19

ACTIVATE Raster 1

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
10
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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

DESELECT

STEP 20

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


Save as .pspimage image

STEP 21

Open up the
shore-21855 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 = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
STEP 22

Open up the
Heart To Heart_LR 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

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 23

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER


Select your TEXT tool

and with a font of your choice add your name

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

Save as .jpg image



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