2017 MOTHER'S DAY
PSP9 to PSPX9

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ JANUARY 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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No artists or copyright infringement is intended on any of the tubes used in this tutorial.
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

If Love Is.png
red-tulips.png
photo-frame.png
mother-child.png
cs_triangles4.png
red-bgd-free-773.png
mother-day-tulips.png
frame sides.pspimage
Four-Red-Mom-Clover.png
Mother_And_Daughter_Kiss.png
Save to a folder on your computer

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Plugins

** NONE**

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SCRIPTS FOR FLIP & MIRROR IN PSPX4 TO PSPX8

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You can drag this hand down the page with you to keep your place in the tut.


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
DARK RED #510000.

Open up the red-bgd-free-773
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 >>> FLIP

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
45

Edge Mode =
Transparent



STEP 2

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
215
Edge Mode =
Transparent


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = - ( minus ) 7
Colour = Black
Opacity = 75
Blur = 16.00

STEP 3

Open up the photo-frame 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.


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"
PSPX - X9: Use all layers = UNChecked


Select the area indicated
STEP 4

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 5

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Flood fill with WHITE

DESELECT
STEP 5

ACTIVATE Raster 3

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical offset = - ( minus ) 1
Horizontal offset = - ( minus )
7
Colour = Black
Opacity = 7
5
Blur = 16.00


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 6

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 2

Open up the cs_triangles4
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.


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset =
215
Edge Mode =
Transparent


In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to
DODGE

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

ADJUST >>> BRIGHTNESS and CONTRAST >>> BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST
Brightness = 70
Contrast = 0
PSPX6-X9: Linear Mode checked

STEP 7

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to
MULTIPLY
STEP 8

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

ACTIVATE
Raster 3

Open up the
Mother_And_Daughter_Kiss
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
STEP 9

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
225
Vertical Offset =
180

Edge Mode =
Transparent


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical offset = - ( minus )
5
Horizontal offset = - ( minus ) 3
Colour = WHITE
Opacity = 7
5

Blur = 16.00

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN
STEP 10

ACTIVATE Raster 3

Open up the
mother-child
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 =
40%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
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STEP 11

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
255
Vertical Offset =
1
45

Edge Mode =
Transparent


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

SAVE YOUR WORK

STEP 12

Open up the Four-Red-Mom-Clover
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 = 40%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX-X9:Select your PICK tool

Tilt the Rotate Arm down slightly.
STEP 13

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

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


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
178
Vertical Offset =
- ( minus )
138

Edge Mode =
Transparent


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = - ( minus )
4
Colour = Black
Opacity =
75
Blur = 16.00
STEP 14

Open up the mother-day-tulips
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.


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL
STEP 15

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

Sharpen if you wish.

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 16

Open up the red-tulips
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 = 50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

Sharpen if you wish.


Reposition with your MOVER tool
.

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 17


Choose your FREEHAND SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Point to Point
Mode = Replace
Feather =
2
Smoothing = 5
Antialias = Checked

Select the area indicated.
STEP 18

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT


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

Same settings



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


SAVE YOUR WORK

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STEP 19

Open up the If Love Is
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 =
40%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> COLOUR BALANCE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE
PSPX - X9: IMAGE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
185
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 190
Edge Mode =
Transparent
.
STEP 20

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = - ( minus )
4
Colour = Black
Opacity =
75
Blur = 0

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 21

Open up the frame sides
image in your PSP workspace
Activate the
long layer

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.

ADJUST >>> COLOUR BALANCE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE
PSPX - X9: IMAGE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 0
Vertical Offset = 2
90
Edge Mode =
Transparent
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STEP 22

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

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STEP 23

Back to the frame sides image in your PSP workspace
Activate the
short layer

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.

ADJUST >>> COLOUR BALANCE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE
PSPX - X9: IMAGE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE

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

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


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
340
Vertical Offset =
0
Edge Mode =
Transparent.
STEP 24

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>>
MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

Edit >>> Repeat Layer Merge Down.

STEP 25

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity =
75
Blur = 0

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

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STEP 26

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
6
Colour = Black
Opacity =
100
Blur = 12.00

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

STEP 27

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT tool

Using a font of your choice
Add your name
STEP 28

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

Save as .jpg image

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