ORNAMENTAL FRAME
PSP9 to PSPX9

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ MAY 2017
Copyright © 2017 ~ 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

chain links.png
FreeVector-Flourishes.png
Brian O'Neill Tutt'Art@ (36).jpg
FreeVector-Flourishes2.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

zilverpatroon.bmp
Save to your PSP Patterns folder

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Plugins

MuRa's Filter Meister
SIMPLE FILTERS
AAA FRAMES

** PLUGINS_LINKS **
HERE

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SCRIPTS FOR FLIP & MIRROR IN PSPX4 TO PSPX9

DOWNLOAD




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STEP 1

Open a new image 700 x 600
Transparent background
PSP9: Colour Depth = 16 Million Colors (24bit)
PSPX-X9: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with
LILAC
#a4aee0 .


VIEW >>> RULERS
STEP 2

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>>
AAA FRAMES >>> FRAME WORKS



STEP 3

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
85%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
.
STEP 4

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode =
Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNchecked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9 - X9: Check CONTIGUOUS
PSPX
- X9: There is no " Sample Merged"


Select the centre LILAC area

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT
STEP 5

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX - X9:Select your PICK tool

Pull the centre top node down to the 190 pixel mark
on your left ruler
,
STEP 6

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

Select another tool to disengage the
DEFORMATION / PICK TOOL

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> SPHERIZE
STEP 7

IMAGE >>> FLIP

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET

Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 144
Edge Mode =
Transparent

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the
CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 8

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 0
Vertical Offset = 75
Edge Mode =
Transparent

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 9

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> SPHERIZE

Same settings.,
STEP 10

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the
CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 11

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 12

Open up the FreeVector-Flourishes
image
in your PSP workspace

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

Select the
right hand image
,
STEP 13

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 >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
50%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
248
Vertical Offset =
136
Edge Mode =
Transparent
,
STEP 14

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> SIMPLE >>> TOP LEFT MIRROR


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 15

Open up the chain links
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 = 50%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> MuRa's Filter Meister >>> Copies


,
STEP 16

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the
CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 17

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

PSPX - PSPX9:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE = RIGHT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED


Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the
CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 18

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 19

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
2
80
Vertical Offset =
- ( minus ) 2
Edge Mode =
Transparent

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

EDIT >>> Repeat Move Layer Down
STEP 20

ACTIVATE Raster 3

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset =
192
Edge Mode =
Transparent



,
STEP 21

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset =
7
Edge Mode =
Transparent


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> SEND TO BOTTOM

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE UP



SAVE YOUR WORK
,
STEP 22

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical offset = 1
Horizontal offset = - ( minus ) 1
Colour = Black
Opacity =
65
Blur = 0.00
STEP 23

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 3

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings

ACTIVATE Raster 2

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings
STEP 24

CLOSE Raster 2
ACTIVATE Raster 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
3
Colour = Black
Opacity = 55
Blur = 15.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus )
3
Click OK

STEP 25


OPEN & ACTIVATE
Raster 2

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = - ( minus )
3
Colour = Black
Opacity = 55
Blur = 15.00

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 26

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with
LILAC #a4aee0

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

CLOSE the Merged layer

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> AAA FRAMES >>> FRAME WORKS



STEP 27

With your MAGIC WAND .. Same settings
Select the LILAC area

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


In your MATERIALS PALETTE load
zilverpatroon pattern in the foreground

using these settings
STEP 28

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
3
Flood fill with zilverpatroon pattern

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


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 55
Blur =
0
.00

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE MORE
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE
DOWN,
STEP 29

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
95%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 95%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 30

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
3
Colour = Black
Opacity =
35

Blur = 10.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus )
3
Click OK

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 31

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with
LIGHT GREY #d4d4d4

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

EFFECTS >>> ARTISTIC EFFECTS >>>
HALF TONE


,
STEP 32

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the
CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 33

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


OPEN the top Merged layer

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 34

Open up the FreeVector-Flourishes2
image
in your PSP workspace
Activate
Layer 2

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options
(Minimize image for now
)

Right click on the Title Bar of your frame image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
50
Vertical Offset =
0

Edge Mode =
Transparent

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
IMAGE >>> MIRROR
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 35

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset =
210
Edge Mode =
Transparent

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
IMAGE >>>
FLIP

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 3
Colour = Black
Opacity =
55
Blur = 10.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 3
Click OK

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 36

Maximize the FreeVector-Flourishes2 image
in your PSP workspace
Activate
Layer 1

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 =
90%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
- (minus) 310
Vertical Offset =
2
4
0
Edge Mode =
Transparent
STEP 37

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> SIMPLE >>> TOP LEFT MIRROR

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 3
Colour = Black
Opacity =
55
Blur = 10.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 3
Click OK


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .pspimage image
This is your frame.
STEP 38

Open up the Brian O'Neill Tutt'Art@ (36)
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 =
65%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

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LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

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


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

Save as .jpg image


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