MAROON FRAME
PSP9 to PSP2019

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ MARCH 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

Maroon and Silver.jpg
vintage father and daughter.png
Save to a folder on your computer

zilverpatroon.bmp

Save to your PSP Patterns folder

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Plugins
SIMPLE
** PLUGINS_LINKS **
HERE

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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


Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 2

Open up the Maroon and Silver
image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

(Minimize for now)

Right click on the Title Bar of your frame image
and select PASTE INTO SELECTION from the options.


DESELECT

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
STEP 3

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
80%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

EFFECTS >>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> CIRCLE
Edge Mode = Transparent


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

STEP 4

EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> PUNCH
Strength =
50%

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
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

Select the area outside the shape

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 60

STEP 5

EDIT >>> CLEAR

ACTIVATE RASTER 1
EDIT >>> Repeat clear
DESELECT

ACTIVATE Copy of Raster 1
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 >>> REFLECTION EFFECTS >>> ROTATING MIRROR
Horizontal Offset = 0
Vertical Offset = n/a
Rotation Angle =
180
Edge Mode =
Reflect


In your LAYER PALETTE change the BLEND MODE to
OVERLAY

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 6

VIEW >>> RULERS

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX - PSP2019:Select your PICK tool


Move the centre top node down level with the 45 pixel mark
on your left ruler

Move the centre bottom node up level with the 555 pixel mark
on your left ruler

Move the centre left node to the left level with the 130 pixel mark
on your top ruler

Move the centre right node to the right level with the 670 pixel mark
on your top ruler
STEP 7

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

Select another tool to disengage the DEFORMATION / PICK TOOL





In your MATERIALS PALETTE load
zilverpatroon pattern in the foreground using these settings

Load
MAROON " #690f18 " in your background
STEP 8

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL

Flood fill with PATTERN
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 6
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with MAROON
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 6
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with PATTERN
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 6
EDIT >>> CLEAR

DESELECT

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 9

Maximize the Maroon and Silver image in your PSP workspace
WINDOW >>> DUPLICATE
Close the original Image
LAYERS >>> Promote background layer


Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX - PSP2019:Select your PICK tool


Move the centre left node to the right level with the 100 pixel mark
on your top ruler

Move the centre right node to the left level with the 200 pixel mark
on your top ruler
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STEP 10

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

Select another tool to disengage the DEFORMATION / PICK TOOL

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


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> SIMPLE >>> TOP LEFT MIRROR
STEP 11

Select your RASTER DEFORM tool
Mode = SCALE
use default settings

PSPX - PSP2019:Select your PICK tool


Move the centre left node to the right level with the 195 pixel mark
on your top ruler

Move the centre right node to the left level with the 230 pixel mark
on your top ruler
STEP 12

Click the RESET RECTANGLE arrow

Select another tool to disengage the DEFORMATION / PICK TOOL

SAVE YOUR WORK
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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

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
320
Vertical Offset =
0

Edge Mode =
Transparent


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> MIRROR
PSPX4 - PSPX8: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)
STEP 14

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 )
320
Vertical Offset =
250

Edge Mode =
Transparent


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

PSP9 - PSPX3: IMAGE >>> FLIP
PSPX4 - PSPX8: Use script available for download at top of page.
(Higher versions follow your version's method)
STEP 15

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

EDIT >>> Repeat Layer Merge Down

EDIT >>> Repeat Layer Merge Down

SAVE YOUR WORK
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STEP 16

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
6
Colour = Black
Opacity =
65
Blur =
15
.00

ACTIVATE
Raster 2
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow

ACTIVATE
Copy of Raster 1
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow


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


ACTIVATE Raster 2
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow


ACTIVATE Raster 3
EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN,
STEP 17

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Save as .pspimage image
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STEP 18

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with PATTERN

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

ADJUST >>> BLUR >>>
AVERAGE
Filter aperture
= 31
STEP 19

Open up the vintage father and daughter
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 =
60%
Check "Lock aspect ratio."
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 6
Colour = Black
Opacity = 65
Blur = 15.00
STEP 20

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

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

STEP 21

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

Save as .jpg image

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