::: Update: 26 October, 2019 20:47 :::

This lesson was written by Ann on 11 april 2008 in the Dutch version from PSP X2 (XP and Vista proved).
Copyright©2008 - website: tdstudio - guest book

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Script made by Annemarie - website here .

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this script is made by Annemarie here.

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EXTRA Example


  • Material:
      • 1 Image: IMAGE_SAFIERA.jpg : open in your PSP program
      • * PSP file: @nn_110408_Safiera_1.pspimage, open in your PSP program,
      • (I added an other file, named Colorize - that one can be colorized if necessary)
      • * 3 brushes: @nn_110408_brush_0215_tdstudio.PspBrush, @nn_110408_brush_0212_tdstudio.PspBrush and @nn_110408_brush_0210_tdstudio.PspBrush, extract into your map
      • C:\Users\yourname\Documents\My PSP-files\Brushes
      • I add an extra file for those who work with a previous version of PSP: @nn_110408_Safiera_letters_ COLORIZE.pspimage . You can colorize is necessary (the brush is larger than 500 px and does not work in previous versions, that's why I add this extra file)
      • * 1 selection: @nn_Safiera_sel_001_110408_tdstudio.PspSelection, extract to the map:
      • ------- ›› C:\Users\yourname\Documents\My PSP-files\\Selections
      • * 1 font: DreamScar : minimize or install on C:\ disc
      • * Photo frame: C:\Users\yourname\Documents\My PSP-files\frames
      • * preset: "@nn_Safiera_EC5_PS_03.f1s" "@nn_Safiera_EC5_PS_01.f1s" "@nn_Safiera_EC5_PS_02.f1s",
      • put this into your map:
      • ------- ››C:\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\Shadow
      • * preset: @nn_Safiera_flood.q8r extract into a map of your choice
      • Filters :
          • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact
          • VanDerLee - Unplugged X
          • MuRa's Seamless - shift at Wave
          • MuRa's Meister - Copies
          • Perspective Tiling
          • Graphics Plus
          • Flaming Pear - Flood
          • Bordermania
          • Richard Rosenman - solid border
          • TD-studio - HS [[001 Emo]]

            Install filters.
  • Preparations
    Foreground color #8f7f75 , background color #484c4f (if you wish to use different colours, select nice matching colours with no big contrast)
    Change the foreground colour to gradient ( foregr-backgr ) with settings shown below:

    Materials:


    Resize if you decide to take images of your own:



    If you use other colours, feel free to change the opacity and blend mode of the layers



    The lesson

  1. Open your Image named IMAGE_SAFIERA.jpg
  2. Window - duplicate, close the original and proceed with the copy
  3. Image – photo frame, select the frame @nn_Safiera_Frame_110408_tdstudio.pspframe in the list:
    If you work with different colours you can colorize this frame afterwards
  4. Your frame, edit - copy special - copy merged , minimize this frame
  5. File - new Image:


  6. Floodfill with the gradient
  7. Effects - Plugins MuRa's Seamless - Shift at wave with these settings:


    Result
  8. With your text tool and these settings :
    Pay attention: create as VECTOR

  9. Write: SAFIERA in CAPITALS !!!!!!!!!
    Objects align - center on canvas
  10. Layers – convert to raster layer
  11. Effects - plug-in - MuRa's Meister - Copies with settings shown below:
    your BG Color = BLACK


  12. Activate your layer palette - opacity = 10, blend mode = Overlay
    (or other if you work with different colours)
  13. Window - duplicate and minimize,
    proceed with the original (the other will serve us for making the background)
  14. Edit - paste as a new layer (your frame is still in memory)
  15. Effects - plug-in - Alien skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow and choose my preset
    @nn_Safiera_EC5_PS_01.f1s see Settings
  16. Layers - merge - merge all layers
  17. Activate your selection tool and choose Octagon (modus = add; feather = 50)


    Start drawing the selection in the left top corner and end in the right bottom corner
    The print screen shows the selection enlarged due to feather 50:
  18. Selections - Invert
  19. Selections – promote selection to layer
  20. Selections - deselect
  21. Activate your layer palette - blend mode = Overlay (or other if you use different colours)..


    Result
  22. Layers - merge - merge all layers
  23. Effects - plugin Bordermania - Frame#2 with settings shown below:


    Result:
  24. Image - Resize 85%:
  25. Adjust - sharpness - unsharp mask:
  26. This tag: Edit - copy !!!!!!!!
  27. Repeat - file - new image :


  28. Fill with foreground gradient
  29. Effects -Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift at Wave change the settings:
  30. Activate your selection tool and choose OCTAGON again


    Start drawing the selection in the left top corner and end in the right bottom corner
    The print screen shows the selection enlarged:
  31. Selections - invert
  32. Selections –promote selection to layer
  33. Selections -deselect
  34. Activate your layer palette – blend mode Overlay (if you use other colours, look what suits best – do not take colours with a big contrast lower the opacity if necessary)
  35. Edit - Paste as new layer
  36. Effects - plug-in - Alien skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow and choose my preset
    @nn_Safiera_EC5_PS_01.f1s (Settings)
  37. Layers - merge - merge all layers
  38. Effects - plug in MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling:
    BG color = BLACK
  39. Effects - Plugins VanDerLee - Unplugged X with these settings:


    Result:
  40. Effects - Plugins Graphics Plus - Cross shadow with settings shown below :
    if you use light colours decrease the Intensity.
  41. Effects - Plugins Flaming Pear - Flood choose my preset @nn_Safiera_flood.q8r click on open and select my preset in your map
  42. Layers - new raster layer
  43. Selections - selections load/save selection- load selection from disk and choose my selection op --- >>
    @nn_Safiera_sel_001_110408_tdstudio.PspSelection
  44. Change your foreground colour into white
  45. Flood fill your selection with WHITE
  46. Selections –deselect
  47. Activate your layers palette - opacity = 40
  48. Activate your psp file @nn_110408_Safiera_1.pspimage, edit - copy
  49. Activate your working area
  50. Edit - paste as a new layer
    If you use your own material open @nn_110408_Safiera_colorize_1.pspimage (that one you can colorize)
  51. Effects - Image effects - Offset
  52. Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:
  53. Activate te image that you minimized before
  54. Edit - copy
  55. Edit - Paste as new layer :
  56. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
  57. Effects - plugin - Alien skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow and choose my preset
    @nn_Safiera_EC5_PS_02.f1s tab Settings


  58. Effects - plugins - Alien skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow and choose my preset
    @nn_Safiera_EC5_PS_03.f1s
  59. Layers - new raster layer
  60. Activate your brush tool choose @nn_110408_brush_0212_tdstudio.PspBrush

    with these settings:
  61. Change foreground color into Black
  62. Put the brush see printscreen :
  63. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow click OK
  64. Layers - new raster layer
  65. select brush @nn_110408_brush_0210_tdstudio.PspBrush:



    (Earlier versions from PSP: Use my file instead of the brush and colorize)
    Zoom 60% to see the brush !!!!
  66. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - OK
  67. Layers - new raster layer
  68. Repeat your brush tool change the size 271:


    Result:
  69. Repeat Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - OK
  70. Layers - new raster layer
  71. Repeat brush @nn_110408_brush_0215_tdstudio.PspBrush



    Stamp the brush - see example (R and flower come together)
  72. Repeat your drop shadow
  73. Layers - merge - all layers merge
  74. Layers - Duplicate
  75. Effects - Plugins TD-studio - HS [[001 Emo]] with these settings:
  76. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk (same selection as before):
    @nn_Safiera_sel_001_110408_tdstudio.PspSelection - OK
  77. 2 x DELETE on keyboard
  78. Selections - deselect all
  79. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  80. Effects - Plugins Richard Rosenman - solid border:
    1 >>>>>
  81. Background
  82. Activate your minimized Image
  83. Layers - merge – merge all layers (flatten)
  84. Effects - Image effects –seamless tiling
  85. Save both as JPG


Extra example:

made by Ann: