ELEGANT FRAME
PSP9 to PSP2019

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~SEPTEMBER 2019
Copyright © 2019 ~ 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

corner17.png
scroll931.png
conversation.jpg
Save to a folder on your computer

BC-abstract6.bmp
PSP Textures folder

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Plugins

** NONE **

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SCRIPTS FOR FLIP & MIRROR IN PSPX4 TO PSPX8

DOWNLOAD


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


STEP 1

Open a new image 800 x 600
Transparent background
PSP9: Colour Depth = 16 Million Colors (24bit)
PSPX - PSP201
9: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel

Open up the scroll931
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 = 45%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN
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STEP 2

EFFECTS >>> REFLECTION EFFECTS >>> ROTATING MIRROR
Horizontal Offset =
22
Vertical Offset = n/a
Rotation Angle =
180
Reflect


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET

Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
88
Vertical Offset =
175

Edge Mode =
Transparent


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 3

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> FLIP
PSPX4 - PSPX8: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

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

PSPX - PSP2019:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE =
RIGHT 90
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
- ( minus ) 273
Vertical Offset =
175
Edge Mode =
Transparent

STEP 4

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> MIRROR
PSPX4 - PSPX8: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)


CLOSE Raster 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 5

OPEN & ACTIVATE Raster 1

Flood fill with GREEN #506d62

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE
COLOUR = #ece6dc


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STEP 6

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN



SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 7

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance =
22
Feather =
2
Antialias =
Checked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9 - PSP2019: Check CONTIGUOUS
PSPX
- PSP2019: There is no " Sample Merged"
PSP9 - PSP2019: Use all layers = UNChecked
PSP9 - PSP2019: ANTIALIAS = Outside

ACTIVATE the
Merged lay
er

Select the CENTRE of your image


SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND = 7
STEP 8

ACTIVATE Raster 1

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT
STEP 9

ACTIVATE the Merged layer

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
5
Colour = Black
Opacity = 70
Blur =
13.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus )
5

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 10

Open up the corner17
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.

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus ) 170
Vertical Offset =
120
Edge Mode =
Transparent


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE
STEP 11

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE,

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> MIRROR
PSPX4 - PSPX8: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> FLIP
PSPX4 - PSPX8: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 12

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 5
Colour = Black
Opacity = 70
Blur =
7.00

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 5

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 13

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with GREEN #506d62

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

ACTIVATE the Merged layer

With your MAGIC WAND
Same settings

Select the CENTRE of your image

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> EXPAND =
30



STEP 14

ACTIVATE Raster 1

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE
VISIBLE


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 15

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with BEIGE #d5c2a7

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 5
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT
STEP 16

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL
COLOUR = #c0c0c0



Repeat BOTH Drop Shadows


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STEP 17

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .pspimage image
,
STEP 18

Open up the conversation
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.

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

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

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN
STEP 19

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT tool
and with a font of your choice add your name
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STEP 20

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

Save as .jpg image
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