THANKSGIVING 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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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

Colorful-Abstract-Painting.jpg
Happy-Thanksgiving-Day.png
In_the_Pumpkin_Patch_by_cerona.png
autumnraccoonspumpkins_kathy2005.png
k@rine_ dreams _Misted_Pumpkin_2044_Octobre_2011.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

bgd fall leaves seamless.jpg
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

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Plugins

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



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A QUICK TUTORIAL *S*

STEP 1

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


VIEW >>> RULERS

In your MATERIALS PALETTE

Load MUSTARD ' #a76323 ' in your background

Flood fill with
MUSTARD
STEP 2

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load the '
bgd fall leaves seamless ' pattern
in your foreground
using these settings
.
STEP 3

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with pattern

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to LUMINANCE (L)
STEP 4

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL

Open up the Colorful-Abstract-Painting 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 INTO SELECTION from the options.


In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to LUMINANCE (L)


DO NOT DESELECT
STEP 5

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Open up the
k@rine_ dreams _Misted_Pumpkin_2044_Octobre_2011
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 INTO SELECTION from the options.


In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to
MULTIPLY

DO NOT DESELECT

STEP 6

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to
LUMINANCE

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

DESELECT

STEP 7

Open up the In_the_Pumpkin_Patch_by_cerona 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 = 75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 8

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 9

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load
BROWN" #7e3806 " in your foreground

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with BROWN

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 5
EDIT >>> CLEAR

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
Flood fill with MUSTARD

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 5
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

STEP 10

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

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

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE MORE

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL
STEP 11

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX-X6:Select your PICK tool

Drag the centre l
eft node to the right.. to the 50 pixel mark
on your top ruler.

Drag the centre right node to the left.. to the 650 pixel mark
on your top ruler.


Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

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


LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
STEP 12

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
STEP 13

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow..
change DIRECTION to 1
80

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE
STEP 14

ACTIVATE Raster 6

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
STEP 15

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow..
change DIRECTION to 1
35

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 16

Open up the Happy-Thanksgiving-Day 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

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical offset = 2
Horizontal offset = - ( minus ) 2
Colour = Black
Opacity = 80
Blur = 2.00

Reposition with your MOVER tool

STEP 17

Open up the autumnraccoonspumpkins_kathy2005 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 =
90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

Sharpen if you wish

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


Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 18

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT tool
Using a font of your choice
Add your name
STEP 19

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

Save as .jpg image

TESTERS RESULTS

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