LIKE A FLOWER
PSP9 to PSPX9

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ MARCH 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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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

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ANIMATION SHOP 3.11
Download HERE


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Materials

JB_mh18.psp
17-3-06art5_sw.psp
art_digital_texture.jpg
elements59.pspimage
LikeAFlower.pspimage
lotus2_by_cryptoz.png
Save to a folder on your computer

Plugins

Mirror Rave
EYE CANDY3
OR
EYE CANDY 4000
Filter Factory Gallery Q


** PLUGINS_LINKS **
HERE

SCRIPTS FOR FLIP & MIRROR IN PSPX4 TO PSPX9

DOWNLOAD


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STEP 1

Open up the art_digital_texture image in your PSP workspace
WINDOW >>> DUPLICATE
Close the original Image
LAYERS >>> Promote background Layer

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "


IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "


IMAGE >>> MIRROR


STEP 2


CLOSE Copy (2) of Raster 1
CLOSE Copy of Raster 1
ACTIVATE Raster 1


EFFECTS >>> REFLECTION EFFECTS >>>
ROTATING MIRROR

Horizontal Offset = 0
Vertical Offset = n/a
Rotation angle = 180
Edge Mode =Reflect
STEP 3

IMAGE >>> FLIP

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> Mirror Rave >>> Quadrant Flip


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STEP 4

OPEN & ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> Mirror Rave >>> Quadrant Flip

Same settings
STEP 5

OPEN & ACTIVATE Copy (2) of Raster 1

IMAGE >>> FLIP

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> Mirror Rave >>> Quadrant Flip

Same settings


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 6

CLOSE Copy (2) of Raster 1
ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1


EFFECTS >>> ARTISTIC EFFECTS >>>
Halftone



STEP 7

EFFECTS >>> ARTISTIC EFFECTS >>> Halftone
Same settings BUT CHANGE "Screen angles:" to 45

EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE

SAVE YOUR WORK

STEP 8

OPEN & ACTIVATE Copy (2) of Raster 1

Open up the JB_mh18 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
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus ) 118
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 155

E
dge Mode = Transparent
STEP 9

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 10

Open up the lotus2_by_cryptoz image in your PSP workspace

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


Select the lower large flower

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
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
223
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 1
75
Edge Mode = Transparent
STEP 11

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
IMAGE >>> MIRROR

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
70%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
85
Edge Mode = Transparent


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 12

CLOSE the TOP 3 layers
ACTIVATE Copy (2) of Raster 1


Open up the elements59 image in your PSP workspace
Select
Raster 3

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 =
70%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


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

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STEP 13

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
95
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
67
Edge Mode = Transparent


In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to
OVERLAY

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> FLIP

IMAGE >>> MIRROR


AYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 14

OPEN the TOP 3 layers

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 3

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical offset = - ( minus ) 10
Horizontal offset = 0
Colour = Black
Opacity = 65
Blur = 12.00


ACTIVATE Raster 3

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow

ACTIVATE Raster 2
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow
STEP 15

CLOSE ALL layers EXCEPT Raster 1
ACTIVATE Raster 1


EFFECTS >>> EDGE EFFECTS >>> ENHANCE MORE

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> Filter Factory Gallery Q >>> Mosaic


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STEP 16

EFFECTS >>> REFLECTION EFFECTS >>>
ROTATING MIRROR

Horizontal Offset = 0
Vertical Offset = n/a
Rotation angle = 0
Edge Mode =Reflect

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
12
STEP 17

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

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


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OR

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 4000 >>>
SHADOW
LAB
Click SETTINGS Tab and Select DROP SHADOW
Enter these settings

Center Offset Direction = 315
Center Offset Distance (pixels) = 5.00
Overall Opacity % = 65
Overall Blur (pixels) = 5.00
Perspective Blur (pixels) = 0.00
Color = Black
CHECK "Draw Only Outside Selection"
STEP 18

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow.. change DIRECTION to 135
DESELECT
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OR


EDIT >>> Repeat Shadowlab.. change DIRECTION to 315
DESELECT

STEP 19

OPEN & ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1

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

Same settings

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow.. change DIRECTION to 315

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE
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OR


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 4000 >>>
SHADOW
LAB

Same settings

EDIT >>> Repeat Shadowlab.. change DIRECTION to 315
ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

STEP 20

OPEN & ACTIVATE Copy (2) of Raster 1

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

Same settings

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

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OR


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 4000 >>>
SHADOW
LAB

Same settings

EDIT >>> Repeat Shadowlab.. change DIRECTION to 135
STEP 21

OPEN & ACTIVATE Raster 4

Open up the 17-3-06art5_sw 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
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 22

ACTIVATE Raster 3

Open up the LikeAFlower image in your PSP workspace
Select
Raster 1

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

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
60%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"
UNCheck "Resize all layers "

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus ) 160
Vertical Offset =
185
Edge Mode = Transparent


EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = - ( minus ) 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0
STEP 23

Back to the LikeAFlower image in your PSP workspace
Select
Raster 2

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

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 60%

Same settings

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 160
Vertical Offset = 1
75
Edge Mode = Transparent


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

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 24

CLOSE the following layers
Raster 6
Copy of Raster 3
Raster 3
Raster 2
Raster 5



ACTIVATE Raster 4
LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

OPEN ALL LAYERS
Still on the Merged layer

LAYERS >> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT TOOL
with font and settings of your choice add your name

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
SAVE YOUR WORK
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STEP 25

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy from the options.
STEP 26

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click the workspace and select
'Paste As New Animation' from the options.

Back to PSP.


OPEN Raster 2

Right click on Title Bar and select Copy merged from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

OPEN Raster 3

Right click on Title Bar and select Copy merged from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

OPEN Copy of Raster 3

Right click on Title Bar and select Copy merged from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

OPEN Raster 5

Right click on Title Bar and select Copy merged from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

OPEN Raster 6

Right click on Title Bar and select Copy merged from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu
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STEP 27

EDIT >> Select All

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time = 50

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STEP 28

Scroll the arrow on the bottom of the frame to last frame ( F:6)

Right click inside the frame to activate

Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time = 150

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STEP 29


View >> Animation
and while it is still running,
File >> Save As

Locate the folder in which you wish to save it.

Name your animation.

With the Gif Optimiser keep pressing NEXT
until you get to the last one... click FINISH

Close the Animation
Close the frames.
Close Animation Shop

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