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Made in PSPX7

December 2015

   

 

 
 

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Plugins:

Graphics Plus, Cross Shadow - Here

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact, Perspective Shadow - Here

AAA Frames, Foto Frame - Here

 

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_TG-christmas2015_Sel1', 'cas_TG-christmas2015_Sel2' and 'cas_TG-christmas2015_Sel3' in the Selections folder to your PSP program.

Place the brush in the Brushes folder to your PSP program (2 files)

Double-click on the Preset 'cas_TG-PerspectiveShadow' in the material folder and it is automatically imported into the Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact folder.

 

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Materials

 

 

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Tube from

Patries:  http://www.sitevanpatries.nl/

Mask from Casiop

 

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1.   Set the foregroundcolor to #ffffff and the backgroundcolor to #8aa4fc

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to Gradient, Foreground-Background:

 

      

 

       Open New Transparent Image 800 x 500 pixels, Raster 1.

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

 

2.   Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 36.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

 

3.   Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Selections - Select All.

 

       Open JPG 'BAckrendier'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

4.   Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur:

 

      

 

       Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More.

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy).

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

5.   Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk.

 

       Find 'cas_Christmas2015_Sel1':

 

      

 

       Edit - Clear, or hit the Delete on your keyboard.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

6.   Activate the bottom layer, Raster 1.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

 

7.   Activate the top layer, Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Open the image 'cas_Christmas2015_Deco1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Paste as New Layer, Raster 2.

 

 

8.   Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

9.   Activate the layer Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from disk like before, but find 'cas_Christmas2015_Sel2'.

 

       Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 36.

 

 

10. Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow:

 

      

 

       Repeat Cross Shadow with the same settings.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

11. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

12. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to #ffffff (white).

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor.

 

 

13. Open Mask 'cas_Mask_0815_2' and minimize it.

 

       Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image:

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

       Image - Flip - Flip Vertical (in previous PSP versions, Image - Flip).

 

 

14. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In previous PSP versions Horizontal offset: 0, Vertical Offset: 38

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

 

 

15. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_Christmas2015_Sel3'.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

       Flood Fill once more.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

16. Open the tube 'cas_ChristmasTrees_0915_2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 4.

 

       Image - Resize 55%, uncheck All Layers.

 

 

17. Activate Pick Tool and place it like this:

 

      

 

 

18. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

19. Open the tube 'lace'.

 

       Activate Raster 1.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 5.

 

       Image - Resize 50%, uncheck All Layers.

 

 

20. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

21. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

22. Open the Image 'cas_Christmas2015_Deco2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 6.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

23. Activate the bottom layer, Raster 1.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 7.

 

       Activate Paint Brush Tool

 

       Find brush 'cas_IcyWater':

 

      

 

      

 

 

24. Activate Zoom Tool and zoom out to 50%:

 

      

 

       Left click once as shown:

 

      

 

       Zoom in to 100% again.

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

 

 

25. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #031d77

 

 

26. Activate the top layer, Raster 6:

 

      

 

       Open the tube '1patries_Makiko-Xmas-o3_4-12-08'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 8.

 

       Image - Resize 60%, uncheck All Layers.

 

 

27. Activate Pick Tool and place it down in the right corner:

 

      

 

 

28. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

29. Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow.

 

       Under Settings, find preset 'cas_Christmas2015_PerspectiveShadow':

 

      

 

 

30. Open the Image 'cas_Christmas2015_Text'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as new Layer, Raster 9.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it like this:

 

      

 

 

31. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

32. Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #000000 (black)

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 40 pixels, color #ffffff (white)

 

 

33. Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame:

 

      

 

 

34. Resize your image, if you want it smaller.

 
       Sign the image or place your watermark on it and save as JPG.
 

 

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