CHRISTMAS GLOBE
PSP7

Novice or Artists Level
No 3rd party Plugins used.

This tutorial was created by Jemima ~ June 2003
If you need PSP7 an evaluation copy can be obtained
HERE

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You will need the following for this tutorial:
Highlight1, Highlight2, Fine and Bow, Base tubes
which you can get here


Download and save in a folder on your computer


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Right click and save this Winter Scene image to your computer





Open up the image in PSP

Go to Window >>> Duplicate
Close the original image.


Set your background colour to WHITE

Go to EFFECTS >>> Geometric Effects >>> Circle



Go to LAYER >>> Promote to Layer

Go to IMAGE >>> Canvas Size
Change the Height to 450



Click OK

With your SELECTION tool
and the following settings




draw a circle inside the 'globe', not quite reaching the outer edge.



Go to SELECTIONS >>> Invert

Depress your DELETE key
DESELECT




Go to LAYER >>>New Raster Layer (Layer2)


Open up the 'Highlight' tubes

Right Click on the title bar of 'Highlight1' and
select COPY from the drop down options

Right click on the title bar of your 'globe' image and
select PASTE AS NEW SELECTION
from the drop down options.
and place as shown on the image below.

DESELECT



Go to your LAYER PALETTE and reduce the opacity
on your HIGHLIGHT layer (Layer 2) to 50



Go to EFFECTS >>> Blur >>> Gaussian Blur
Use this setting



Click OK

Go to LAYER >>>New Raster Layer (Layer3)

Right Click on the title bar of 'Highlight2' and
select COPY from the drop down options

Right click on the title bar of your 'globe' image and
select PASTE AS NEW SELECTION
from the drop down options.
and place as shown on the image below.

DESELECT




Go to your LAYER PALETTEand reduce the opacity
on your HIGHLIGHT2 layer (Layer 3) to 50


Go to LAYER >>>New Raster Layer (Layer4)

Right click on the title bar of your 'globe' image and
select PASTE AS NEW SELECTION
from the drop down options.
Go to IMAGE >>> Mirror
and place as shown on the image below.



DESELECT

Go to your LAYER PALETTE and reduce the opacity
on your HIGHLIGHT layer (Layer 4) to 50

Go to LAYERS >>> Merge >>> Merge Visible

This would be a good time to SAVE your image
as a .psp file



OK Now we have a couple of options..
we can add the 'fine (hanger) and bow' to the top
OR
add a base to the bottom.
In any case we have to add a couple of layers. So...

Go to LAYERS >>> New Raster Layer
Go to your LAYER PALETTE and drag Layer1 under the Merged layer.




Click on the MERGED layer on your LAYER PALLETTE
to make it active.
We want the next layer to be above this one *S*

Go to LAYERS >>> New Raster Layer




NEXT




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