Noa
::: Update: February 20, 2009 11:13 :::

This lesson has been written by Ann on  februari 16 2009 in the Dutch version of PSP X2
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The script for Outlook Express can be downloaded here.
This script was made by Joke. You can visit her website here. Thank you Joke for this beautiful script.

::: Degree of difficulty 2 - steps: 74 :::


  • Materialen:
    • 1 tube: @nn_250808_DIOR5_woman_tdstudio_small.pspimage – open in your PSP program
    • 1 background: @nn_150209_bg_Noa_tdstudio.jpg – open in your PSP program
    • 1 selection: @nn_150208_Selection001_Noa_tdstudio
      extract to the map:
      ------- ››C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-Files\Selections
    • 1 mask: @nn_150209_mask_Noa_tdstudio.PspMask,
      extract to the map::
      ------- ›› C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-Files \Masks
    • 4 brushes: @nn_150209_brush_Noa_001_tdstudio, @nn_150209_brush_Noa_002_tdstudio, @nn_150209_brush_Noa_003_tdstudio, @nn_150209_brush_Noa_004_tdstudio
      extract to the map::
      ------- ›› C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-Files \Brushes
    • 1 font: Monika.ttf minimize or install on c:\ disk
    • 2 presets for EC 5: Impact - Perspective shadow: "@nn_Noa_EC5_PS_002.f1s" "@nn_Noa_EC5_PS_001.f1s"
      ------- ››C:\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\ Shadow (extract to the map: or follow this procedure)

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  • Filters:
    • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact
    • Namesuppressed - Softner
    • Unlimited 2.0
    • Mura's Meister - Pole Transform
       

  • Preparation
    Your foreground color on WHITE, your background color on a darker color #9f3016

PAY ATTENTION: FOREGROUND COLOR WHITE IS obligated
To start the lesson your material palette looks like this:
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View Toolbar script checked – we will save a script.
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Attention, if you use different colors, feel free to change the opacity and/or the blend mode of the layers

The lesson

  1. Open my background @nn_150209_bg_Noa_tdstudio.jpg
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    TIP: You can colorize this BACKGROUND by using FILTER FOTOMATIC, FILTER COLORRAVE
  2. Window - duplicate - close the original and proceed with the copy
  3. Effects - plug-in - Namesuppressed - Softner:
    click OPEN and choose preset: Watercolors click OK:
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  4. Layers - new raster layer
  5. Flood fill with the WHITE color
  6. Layers –load/save mask – load mask from disc and choose @nn_150209_mask_Noa_tdstudio.PspMask
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  7. Layers - merge - merge group
  8. Effects - plug-in EC 5 Impact Perspective Shadow and choose my preset on tab SETTINGS:
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  9. Layers - new raster layer
  10. We will make abstract flowers with the brush tool in several steps
    Brush tool: select:@nn_150209_brush_Noa_001_tdstudio
    with settings shown below:
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  11. Place the brush as follows:
    I oriented myself on the fine line on the right.
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  12. Layers - new raster layer
  13. Brush tool again and choose:
    @nn_150209_brush_Noa_002_tdstudio
    Now we will work with the rotation of the brush.
    Copy these settings (rotation 41):
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  14. Place the brush as follows:
    (you can move if necessary)
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  15. Layers - new raster layer
  16. Change the rotation from brush tool:
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  17. Place the brush here:
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  18. Layers - new raster layer
  19. Change the rotation for the last time:
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  20. place brush as follows:
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  21. Layers - new raster layer
  22. Again brush tool and choose this brush:
    @nn_150209_brush_Noa_003_tdstudio
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  23. Place the brush here:
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  24. Layers - new raster layer
  25. Brush tool again and choose:
    @nn_150209_brush_Noa_004_tdstudio
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    Rotation 90 !!!!!!!!
  26. Place the brush as follows:
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  27. ON THE SAME LAYER
  28. change rotation of the brush:
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  29. Place the brush here
    (if the result isn’t good you can try again)
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  30. Activate the layer palette: opacity: 100, blend mode: soft light
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  31. We will make the leaves now.
    Window - duplicate, you may minimize the original – save (psp image) if you want to play on safe, but do not close, we will need it soon
    Proceed on your copy.
  32. Layers - merge – merge visibly. This is obligated. Why? To obtain a transparent background after the application of the filter
  33. Image - resize:
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  34. Effects - plug-in - unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & frames - Round button:
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    You should have this result:
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  35. Selections – select all
  36. Selections - float
  37. Selections - modify – contract with 50 px
    You have this:
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  38. Selections - invert
  39. Delete on your keyboard
  40. Selections – deselect all
  41. Effects - plug-in - Mura's Meister - Pole transform white settings shown below:
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  42. Image - resize:
    Pay attention – you have to change some details:
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  43. Effects - 3D effects – inner bevel:

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    This is the result and the leave is finished:
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    TIP: You can export as picture tool, colorize and use it again in other applications
  44. Edit - copy
  45. Activate your minimized tag
    Edit - paste as a new layer
  46. Image - flip
  47. With the move tool: place it here:
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  48. Layers - duplicate
  49. Image - flip
  50. Raster Deform tool (D) click with the mouse on the little rectangle (the little hand shows you where), 2 little arrows will appear and when you see these you can rotate
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    Rotate to the right +/-, 45 ° afterwards click any tool to deactivate
  51. Move to the right place:
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  52. Adjust - sharpness- sharpen
  53. Layers - merge -  merge down
  54. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
    Color: WHITE
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  55. Window - duplicate (we will make the background with this copy)
  56. Activate the tube: @nn_250808_DIOR5_woman_tdstudio_small.pspimage
    Edit - copy
  57. Activate your working area, edit - paste as a new layer
  58. With the move tool, move to the left:
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  59. Effects - plug-in - EC 5: Impact - perspective shadow and choose my preset on tab SETTINGS:
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  60. Activate your text tool with these settings:
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    Material palette: flip your colors, White color = background color:
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    Write text Noa (kerning = 150) (we will move the text after the drop shadow see following steps)
  61. Image – free rotate:
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  62. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
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  63. With the Move tool move to a nice place:
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  64. We will add the borders now. We will make a script so that you can use these borders in other applications. Activate the script in your tool bar and click the little circle. The script starts
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    Your color palette is still arranged this way
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  65. Image –add borders 1 px dark color:
    If you click right in the color you see your  recent colors, Fore- and background color = little rectangles on your left next to “other”
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  66. Image - add borders 3 px color WHITE
    Image - add borders 1 px dark color
    Image - add borders 35 px WHITE color
    Image - add borders 10 px dark color
    Image - add borders 1 px WHITE color
    Image - add borders toevoegen van 1 px dark color
  67. You may save the script:
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    Make a sub directory to save all your restricted scripts with borders, that makes your work easier:
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    By clicking category, you can select your sub directory and there is no need to search in the entire list.
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  68. Now we will make the background
  69. Activate the image made on step54
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  70. Layers - merge – merge all layers
  71. Selections – load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection
    @nn_150208_Selection001_Noa_tdstudio
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  72. Image – crop to selection
  73. Effects - image effects – seamless tiling:
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  74. Save image and background as a jpg