[ Dagna - PSP X7 tutorial - written by @nn - 2014 ]


dagna


::: Update: 28 October, 2019 15:01 :::

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This lesson is written by Ann on October 20 2014 in the Dutch version from PSP X7.

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Any resemblance whit an existing lesson is merely a coincidence. 
Lessons translated
in English by Jille, in French by Lorna. 
Bhyma Web (Maria) translates in Spanish. 
Marion translates in German. 
TD-studio uses often tubes from Kitty & Annelies with permission.


::: Degree of difficulty: level 2 - Items : 65 :::



  • Material: 6 maps in zip file
      • Map 1: 1_Pspimages_Dagna: open all in your PSP program
      • Map 2: 2_BG_Image_Dagna: open in your PSP program
        Map 3: 3_Brushes_Dagna: extract all files into
        -->> C:\Users\YourName\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\17.0\Brushes
      • Map 4: 4_Selections_Dagna: extract all files into
        -->> C:\Users\YourName\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\17.0\Selections
      • Map 5: 5_Fotolijst_Dagna: extract all files into
        -->> C:\Users\YourName\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\17.0\Picture frames
      • Map 6: 6_Presets_EC5_Dagna: double click for an automatic installation
        text file with conditions-->> please read

        DOWNLOAD Material here

  • 5 Filters:
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • VM Natural (importeren in unlimited 2.0)
      • EC 5 Nature
      • EC 5 Impact
      • Simple

        Install the filters.

  • Preparation
    Foreground color = black , Background color = White
    materiaal
    Rulers on. View - Rulers

    NFO: Resize in case you use different tubes or images!!!

    This lesson was made in version X7 , but can easily be made in previous versions. Mail me if you encounter difficulties.
    In earlier versions, merging down layers with different blend mode and/or opacity, can result in a slightly different effect

    From X4 up to X6 "Image - mirror/flip" is no longer available.
    Please install the script.
    You find it here

    The lesson

  1. We work with a BG, so activate this file:
    @nn_221014_bg_Dagna_tdstudio.jpg
  2. Window - duplicate, close the original and proceed with the copy
  3. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - VM Natural - Starmaker:
    1
  4. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 20
    Result:
    2
  5. Layers - New raster layer
  6. Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_001_tdstudio.PspBrush
    Apply the brush with the foreground color: horizontal: 450, vertical 250
    3
  7. Layer palette: blend mode: Overlay; Opacity: 100%
    (you are free to turn off the rulers, if you prefer to work without. I like working without))
  8. Layers - Duplicate
  9. Image - flip (depends from the PSP version you use) -->>
    4
  10. Layer palette: blend mode: Overlay; Opacity: 75%
  11. Layers - New raster layer
  12. Activate Selection tool- Custom selection:
    5
    With these values:
    6
  13. Effects - Plugins - EC 5: Nature - Smoke - tab settings/user settings - choose my preset Ann_221014_Dagna_tdstudio.f1s
  14. Selections - deselect all
  15. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 6
    Result:
    7
  16. Layer palette: blend mode: normal; Opacity: 80%
  17. Layers - Duplicate
  18. Image - flip and move:
    8

  19. Layer palette: blend mode: normal; Opacity: 40%
  20. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  21. Layers - Duplicate
  22. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Special Effects 2 - Border White Fade 1: Fade: 25; Invert --> checked
  23. Layer palette: blend mode: normal; Opacity: 35%
  24. Layers - Duplicate
  25. Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz
    9
  26. Layers - load/save mask - load mask from disk and select 2020 mask:
    10
  27. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  28. Layers - Duplicate
  29. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Special effects 1 - Shiver: 27/22
  30. Image - Resize with 75%, Resize all Layers NOT checked
    11
  31. We will remove the remains of the straight lines from the mask (look close to see them on the left and the right).
    Selections - Load/save selections - Load selection from disk and select my file:
    @nn_231014_Selectie_001_Dagna_tdstudio
  32. tic delete once on your keyboard
  33. Selections - Deselect all
  34. Adjust - Sharpness - High-pass sharpen: 25/70/Overlay
  35. Layers - New raster layer
  36. Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_002_tdstudio.PspBrush
    Apply with the white background color - rulers on, they have to be on horizontal = 450 precisely in the middle.
    12
  37. Layers - New raster layer
  38. Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_003_tdstudio.PspBrush
    Apply with the white background color:
    13
  39. Layers - New raster layer
  40. Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_004_tdstudio.PspBrush (deco pinguins)
    Apply with the white background color
    I need 3, apply them on a new layer each time in case you want to move them afterwards-->>
    14
  41. I still need some in the opposite direction .
    Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_005_tdstudio.PspBrush (deco pinguins)
    Apply with the white background color, use a new layer each time (other solution:, Duplicate the layer each time and move deco pinguin )
    You will have this, you can still move to your wishes later on:
    15
  42. Layers - New raster layer
  43. Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_006_tdstudio.PspBrush
    Apply with the white background color:
    16
  44. Layer palette: blend mode: normal; Opacity: 70%
  45. Layers - New raster layer
  46. Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_007_tdstudio.PspBrush
    Apply with the white background color:
    17
  47. Layers - New raster layer
  48. Activate the Brush tool and select my file:@nn_221014_brush_Dagna_008_tdstudio.PspBrush
    Apply with the white background color:
    20
  49. We will place the tubes now, starting with this one:
    @nn_241014_takken_dagna_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  50. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
    20
  51. Layers - Duplicate
  52. Image - Mirror (depends from the psp version you use) or flip horizontal and move
    21
  53. Activate the file: @nn_241014_flamingo_dagna_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  54. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
    22
  55. Activate the tube: Alies 1VR736-woman-05112013_small.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  56. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
    23
  57. Layers - Duplicate
  58. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 12
  59. Layers - Arrange - Move down
  60. Layer palette: Activate top layer
  61. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  62. Effects - Plugins - EC 5 Impact - perspective shadow: tab settings/user settings - choose my preset: @nn_241014_Dagna_EC5_PS_001.f1s
  63. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  64. Image - Picture frame and choose my file: @nn_241014_Dagna_tdstudio
    24
  65. Save your work as a JPG-file
    I hope you enjoyed this lesson 
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