STEAMPUNK2 TAG
PSP9 to PSPX6

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ JULY 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

smoke.png
machinarium.png
architecture rome.png
banzaii-mad-scientist.png
steampunk_construction_kit.png
oscar cafaro steampunk house.png
steampunk_dragon_by_ironshod.png
Save to a folder on your computer

autumn2.jpg
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

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Plugins

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


**
MURA'S FILTER MEISTER **

MuRa's Filter Meister - Copies & Clouds


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STEP 1

In your MATERIALS PALETTE load
autumn2 pattern in the foreground
using these settings
STEP 2

Open a new image 700 x 500
Transparent background
PSP9: Colour Depth = 16 Million Colors (24bit)
PSPX-X6: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with pattern

VIEW >>> RULERS

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>>
PERSPECTIVE VERTICAL
STEP 3


In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to MULTIPLY



STEP 4

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to DARKEN


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

STEP 5

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> BLINDS
STEP 6

DESELECT
STEP 7

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
STEP 8

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow..
change DIRECTION to 135
change DISTANCE to 5

STEP 9

Open up the
architecture rome 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.

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to SOFT LIGHT

Reposition with your MOVER tool
to top left of your image

STEP 10

In your LAYER PALETTE change the OPACITY to 70%

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 11

Open up the
steampunk_construction_kit image
in your PSP workspace

Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Rectangle
Mode = Replace
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNChecked


Selet the image shown
STEP 12

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.

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

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


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> MuRa's Meister >>> Copies >>> Line
IGNORE BG COLOR


STEP 13

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

PSP9: IMAGE >>> ROTATE >>> FREE ROTATE =
RIGHT 90

Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

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


Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 14

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool

CLOSE UP....................FULL IMAGE
LOWER RIGHT
.......................RIGHT
..
STEP 15

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 16

CLOSE the Merged layer

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

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


Rename this layer
Merged 2

STEP 17

OPEN the Merged layer
With Merged 2 active

Open up the banzaii-mad-scientist 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


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 18

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> PERSPECTIVE SHADOW
STEP 19

Open up the
oscar cafaro steampunk house 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 >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
45%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 20

Open up the
steampunk_dragon_by_ironshodm 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 >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
40%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 21

Open up the
machinarium 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 =
38%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 22

Open up the
smoke 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.


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 23

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER


Flood fill with BROWN #3e2e28

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 7
EDIT >>> CLEAR

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 70
Blur = 0

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

DESELECT

STEP 24

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

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow..
change DIRECTION to 315
change DISTANCE to 10
STEP 25

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER


Select your TEXT tool

Using a font of your choice
Add your name



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

Save as .jpg image

TESTERS RESULTS


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