CHICHI FRAME
PSP9 to PSP2018

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ MARCH 2018
Copyright © 2018 ~ 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

art-fractal.png
fractal deco.png
graphic_couple.jpg
Save to a folder on your computer

Gold.PspGradient
Save to your PSP Gradients folder

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Plugins

SIMPLE FILTERS

** PLUGINS_LINKS **
HERE

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SCRIPTS FOR FLIP & MIRROR IN PSPX4 TO PSPX7

DOWNLOAD


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



STEP 1

In your MATERIALS PALETTE
Load LIGHT GREEN ' #b8e9be ' in your foreground
Load DARK GREEN ' #31543f ' in your background

Select the 'gradient' option on your foreground,
locate the '
Foreground-background' gradient
and use these settings.
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STEP 2

Open a new image 800 x 600
Transparent background
PSP9: Colour Depth = 16 Million Colors (24bit)
PSPX - PSP2018: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with
the background colour

Switch the foreground and background



LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with the gradient
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STEP 3

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

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> MOSAIC >>> ANTIQUE


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STEP 4

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
3
Colour = Black
Opacity =
65
Blur = 10.00

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

STEP 5

Open up the art-fractal
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.

(Minimize art-fractal image for now)

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

PSPX - PSP2018:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE =
LEFT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED


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

STEP 6

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 1
76
Vertical Offset = 0
Edge Mode =
Transparent


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> MIRROR
PSPX4 - PSPX7: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 7

CLOSE Raster 3
ACTIVATE Raster 2

Maximize the art-fractal 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 =
90%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE,

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
0
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
40
Edge Mode =
Transparent

STEP 8

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> FLIP
PSPX4 - PSPX7: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 9

OPEN & ACTIVATE Raster 3

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNchecked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9 - X9: Check CONTIGUOUS
PSPX - PSP2018: There is no " Sample Merged"


Select the CENTRE of your image

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 15

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STEP 10

ACTIVATE Raster 4
EDIT >>> CLEAR

ACTIVATE Raster 2
EDIT >>> CLEAR

ACTIVATE Raster 1
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 11

ACTIVATE Raster 4

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
4
Colour = Black
Opacity =
65
Blur = 10.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus )
4

Click OK


ACTIVATE Raster 3

Repeat Both Drop Shadow
s
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STEP 12

Open up the fractal deco
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


PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> FLIP
PSPX4 - PSPX7: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)
STEP 13

PSP9: IMAGE >>> ROTATE >>> FREE ROTATE = LEFT 45
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

PSPX - PSP2018:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE = LEFT 45
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
300
Vertical Offset =
210
Edge Mode =
Transparent
STEP 14

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

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
4
Colour = Black
Opacity = 65
Blur = 10.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 4

Click OK


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 15

In your MATERIALS PALETTE

Load the '
Gold ' gradient in your background
using the
se settings .


STEP 16

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL

Flood fill with DARK GREEN
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

Flood fill with GOLD GRADIENT
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
5
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with DARK GREEN
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 3
EDIT >>> CLEAR

DESELECT

STEP 17

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
4
Colour = Black
Opacity = 65
Blur = 10.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 4

Click OK


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

Save as .pspimage image

STEP 18

Open up the graphic_couple
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 =
55%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 19

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

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


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

Save as .jpg image

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