Cat Rules

written by Jille on September 12th 2017 in the Dutch version from PSP 2018.

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Second example with tubes from Nikita and Sonja

Filters
MuRa'Meister Cloud
Simple - 4 Way average
AP 01 [Innovations] - lines Silverlining
[AFS Import] sqborder 2
Credits and materials

Tubes mistpaysg105-coly.png, ws1-an_tigon_mr.cat160310.psp and jr fairy & cat tba.pspimage
Masks: 08.casimages.jpg website, mask catrules.jpg and VSP176.jpg
Font: Bryana Aningsih Shara.ttf
Texture @nn_130410_TXT_014_tdstudio.bmp
deco_catrules_Jille.pspimage

Download material here

Preparation
Open the tubes and masks in the program and minimize
Texture - store in map Textures from psp
Font has been added just for information
Colors
Foreground color #c3b6d0 and background color #6a5381
Replace foreground color with a foreground-background gradient- sunburst- with these settings

Lesson

  1. File - New - 950-600 pixels - Transparent
  2. Flood fill tool - fill with foreground gradient
  3. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur 100
  4. Effects -Texture Effects - Texture and choose @nn_130410_TXT_014_tdstudio.bmp
  5. Material - foreground color = wit
  6. Layers - New raster layer
  7. Flood fill tool -fill with the white foreground color
  8. Layers - New Mask layer - from image
  9. Layer palette - Merge - Merge group
  10. Selection tool - custom selection
  11. Effects -Plugins - Mura Meister Cloud
  12. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  13. Layers - New raster layer
  14. Selection tool - custom selection
  15. Flood fill tool -fill with the background color
  16. Material - Change foreground material into a linear Foreground-background gradient
  17. Layers - New raster layer
  18. Flood fill tool - fill with foreground gradient
  19. Effects -Plugins - Simple - 4 Way average
    Result
  20. Effects - AP 01 [Innovations] - lines Silverlining
  21. Layers - New Mask layer - from image and chooseVSP176.jpg
    Pay attention - Invert mask data = checked
  22. Layer palette - Merge - Merge group
    selections remains
  23. Layers - New raster layer
  24. Flood fill tool - Fill with the white foreground color
  25. Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add Noise
  26. Layers - New Mask layer - from image and choose Masker 08 Casimage
  27. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  28. Adjust - Sharpness - High-pass sharpen
  29. Layers - duplicate- selections remains active
  30. Layer palette - Make the original layer (group Raster 3) active
    and close to layer
  31. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  32. Repeat Drop Shadow with Horizontal minus 10
  33. Selections - Deselect all
  34. Open - mistpaysg105-coly.png
  35. Edit - Copy and close
  36. On your working area -Edit - Paste as new layer
    Remove the little watermark
  37. Effects - Image Effects - Offset
  38. Layer palette - Opacity +/- 69
  39. Layers - Duplicate
  40. Image - Mirror - mirror horizontal
  41. Effects - Image Effects - Offset with these values
    Horizontal + 70 en vertical = 0
  42. Layer palette - Opacity 32
  43. Layer palette - close bottom layer, open top layer and make it active
  44. Layers - Merge - Merge visible
  45. Layer palette Make bottom layer visible again - Top layer stays active
    Result
  46. Layers - New raster layer
  47. Selection tool - custom selection
    same settings as used before
  48. Flood fill tool - Fill with white foreground color
  49. Selections - Modify - contract with10
  50. Edit - clear (or delete on your keyboard)
  51. Effects - 3d Effects - cutout
  52. Selections - Deselect all
  53. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  54. Open deco_catrules_Jille.pspimage - Make layer Fond active
  55. Edit - Copy - do not close
  56. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  57. Effects - Image Effects - Offset
  58. Layers - Duplicate
  59. Effects - Image Effects - Offset
    Horizontal 72 and vertical 0
  60. Layer palette - Make the layer below active
  61. Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - with background color
  62. Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance
  63. Open deco_catrules_Jille.pspimage again - Make Raster catrules active
  64. Edit - Copy - do not close yet
  65. On your working area - Edit Paste as new layer
  66. Pick tool (K)- move see example below
  67. Layer palette - Make top layer active again
  68. Back to deco_catrules_Jille.pspimage - Make Raster Title active
  69. Edit - Copy - do not close yet
  70. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  71. Move tool - see example at item76)
  72. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

    Font in material folder
  73. Back to deco_catrules_Jille.pspimage - Make Raster Forever active
  74. Edit - Copy - close
  75. On your working area - Edit Paste as new layer
  76. Pick tool (K) - move see example
  77. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  78. Selections - Select all
  79. Selections - Modify - Contract with 30
  80. Selections - Invert
  81. Effects -Plugins - [AFS Import] - sqborder 2
  82. Selections - Deselect all
  83. Image - Add borders- symmetric checked- 2 pixels background color
  84. Open JR Fairy & Cat TBA.pspimage
  85. Edit - Copy
  86. On your working area - Edit Paste as new layer
  87. Image - Resize - 55% - Resize all layers not checked
  88. Move tool - Move to bottom left
  89. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  90. Open ws1-an_tigon_mr.cat160310.psp (I already resized this tube 55%)
  91. Edit - Copy and close
  92. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  93. Move tool - move to bottom right
  94. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow same settings
  95. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  96. Add watermark and resize if necessary - mine is 950 pixels width
  97. File - Save as...jpg

    12-09--2017
    Kind regards
    Jille

    Example with tubes from Maryse and Nightangel - Owner of scenery tube unknown