PENSIVE
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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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

006_picturesvol1.png
libellulegraphisme_pensive.pspimage
tubeclaudiaviza-paisaje365.pspimage
TulipsMask.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

purpl168.jpg
Save to your PSP Textures folder

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Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **
http://www.pircnet.com/downloads.html



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STEP 1

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


Flood fill with PEACH
#e27555

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with CREAM #e8eae3

VIEW >>> RULERS
STEP 2

Open up the
TulipsMask image in your PSP workspace
and minimize

On your tag image..

LAYERS >>> NEW MASK LAYER >>> FROM IMAGE
SOURCE = TulipsMask.pspimage
STEP 3

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE GROUP

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX-X6:Select your PICK tool

Drag the centre top node down to
the 40 pixel mark on your left ruler.

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

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


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW


STEP 5

ACTIVATE
Raster 1

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE
TEXTURE =
purpl168

STEP 6

EDIT >>> Repeat Texture

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

STEP 7

Flood fill with PEACH
(Note: In PSPX6 you may have to use your
AIRBRUSH to fill the selected area)


DESELECT

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> CIRCLE
EDGE MODE = Transparent

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 95%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

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

STEP 8

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow..
change DIRECTION to 135
STEP 9

Open up the
tubeclaudiaviza-paisaje365 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 = 80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE
STEP 10

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX-X6:Select your PICK tool

Drag the centre top node UP to
the 40 pixel mark on your left ruler.

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

Select the MOVER tool to disengage the
DEFORMATION tool (PICK tool)
STEP 11

ACTIVATE the top layer

Open up the
006_picturesvol1 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 = 45%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 12


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

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

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical offsets = 7
Horizontal offsets = (minus) - 12
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 6.00

STEP 13

Open up the
libellulegraphisme_pensive 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 = 35%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool

STEP 14

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

CLOSE
Copy of Raster 4
ACTIVATE
Raster4

COLOURS >>> ADJUST >>> BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST






STEP 15


OPEN Copy of Raster 4
So you can see where the adjusted shadow is placed

Working on Raster 4

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = S
HEAR
use default settings

PSPX-X6:Select your PICK tool

Drag the top right node to the 700 pixel mark
on your top ruler.

Drag the top left node to the 500 pixel mark
on your top ruler.

STEP 16

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow


On your RASTER DEFORM tool
CHANGE the Mode = S
CALE


Drag the centre top right node DOWN
to the 360 pixel mark on your LEFT ruler.


Drag the centre right node RIGHT
to the 700 pixel mark on your TOP ruler.

STEP 17

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow


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

ADJUST >>> BLUR >>> GAUSSIAN BLUR
RADIUS = 5

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to
70%
STEP 18

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT tool
Using a font of your choice
Add your name



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with PEACH

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

Flood fill with CREAM

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


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


DESELECT

STEP 19

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


IMAGE >>> ADD BORDERS = SYMMETRIC 1
COLOUR = BLACK

Save as .jpg image



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