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::: Update: June 1st, 2009 17:46 :::

This lesson has been written by Ann on May 18th 2009 using the Dutch version of PSP X2
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::: Degree: Level 1 - items: 102 :::

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  • Material:
      • 5 tubes: "@nn_310509_flower_text_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_240509_bladwijzer_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_310509_accent_BLACK_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_310509_accent_BLACK_Ibis_tdstudio_small.pspimage" "@nn_310509_accent_WHITE_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage"
        -- open in your PSP program
      • 2 images: "foto_2.jpg" "foto_1.jpg" – open in your PSP program
      • 7 selections: "@nn_240509_Selectie007_Ibis_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_240509_Selectie001_Ibis_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_240509_Selectie002_Ibis_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_240509_Selectie003_Ibis_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_240509_Selectie004_Ibis_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_240509_Selectie005_Ibis_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_240509_Selectie006_Ibis_tdstudio.PspSelection"
        extract into your map:
        ------- ››C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Selections
      • 1 texture: @nn_textuur_Ibis_170509_tdstudio.bmp
        ------- ›› C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Textures
      • 1 font: CluKennedySH.ttf
        ------- ›› minimize or install on the C-disk

        DOWNLOAD MATERIALS
  • Filters:
      • unlimited 2.0
      • penta.com - color dot
      • Richard Rosenman - Solid border
         

  • Preparation
    Choose a light color for the foreground, I took  #d7cfc4 and a dark according one for the background, I took #877a71.
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    Change foreground color into Foreground-background gradient with these settings:
    2

    To start this lesson, our material palette looks as follows::
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    If you use different images, please resize:
    75

Feel free to change opacity and blend mode if you work with different colors


  • INFO: Ibis is mainly a selection lesson.

    TIP: You can export the accents (see tubes) from this lesson as custom brushes. If you work with different colors that will give you the opportunity to use the brush tool with colors of your choice
    Proceed as follows with this accent @nn_310509_accent_WHITE_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage, Image – Negative image / File - export as custom brush

The lesson

  1. File - new image: Transparent unchecked, click right with the mouse button and choose your gradient:
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  2. Adjust - blur - radial blur:
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  3. Effects - texture effects - texture  with settings shown below
    Choose my texture  in the list: @nn_texture _Ibis_170509_tdstudio
    Color: WHITE
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  4. Effects - plug-in - Unlimited 2.0 with settings shown below:
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    This is the result:
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  5. Layers - new raster layer
  6. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection:
    @nn_240509_Selection001_Ibis_tdstudio
    9
  7. Flood fill the selection with your dark background color #877a71, SELECTION STAYS ACTIVE !!!!!!!
  8. Effects - plug-in - Richard rosenman - Solidborder with settings shown below:
    Color: black
    ATTENTION: PERCENT
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  9. Repeat this filter with settings shown below (the selection is still active)
    PAY ATTENTION:  PIXELS
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  10. Layers - new raster layer
  11. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection:
    @nn_240509_Selection002_Ibis_tdstudio
    11
  12. Flood fill the selection with the gradient
    Match mode = none:
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    13
  13. Adjust - blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 10 (selection is still active)
  14. Effects - plug-in - unlimited 2.0:
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  15. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow with settings shown below:
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    This is the result:
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  16. Layers - new raster layer
    Change the foreground color to solid white WHITE
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  17. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection:
    @nn_240509_Selection003_Ibis_tdstudio
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  18. Flood fill the selection with WHITE – deselect
  19. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow with settings shown below:
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  20. Repeat drop shadow but change the values:
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    This is the result:
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  21. Layers - duplicate
  22. Image - resize:
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  23. Again layers duplicate and repeat Image – Resize see item 22
    (Duplicate 4 times and resize 99% each time)
    You will obtain 5 pages:
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  24. Effects - plug-in - unlimited 2.0:
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  25. Activate the layer palette and decrease the opacity to 90%
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  26. Activate the bookmark: @nn_240509_bladwijzer_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Activate your working area, edit - paste as a new layer
  27. Effects – image effects - offset with settings shown below:
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  28. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow with settings shown below:
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  29. Layers - arrange – move down
  30. Activate the top layer:
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  31. Activate the freehand selection tool with these settings (point to point – add – feather = 1):
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    Select this part:
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  32. click delete once
  33. Selections - deselect
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  34. Layers - new raster layer
  35. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection @nn_240509_Selection004_Ibis_tdstudio
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  36. Flood fill with the dark background color
  37. Layers - new raster layer
  38. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection: @nn_240509_Selection005_Ibis_tdstudio
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  39. Flood fill again with the dark background color
  40. Click Shift + g --> Gamma correction to make the color darker:
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  41. Layer palette: decrease the opacity to 90%
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  42. Layers - new raster layer !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    change your gradient into a Linear gradient:
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  43. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection: @nn_240509_Selection006_Ibis_tdstudio
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  44. Flood fill with the gradient
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  45. Again shift + g to darken the rings
  46. Selections - deselect
    This is the result:
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  47. Layers - merge - merge ALL layers
  48. Effects - Richard Rosenman - solid border:
    Pay attention: PIXELS
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  49. Again richard rosenman - solid border but change the settings:
    Pay attention PERCENT
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  50. With the magic wand and settings as follows (mode =add – match mode = RGB -  feather = 0):
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  51. Click into the black border
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  52. Selections – promote selection to layer and deselect
  53. Image – free rotate:
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  54. Effects - plug-in - Penta.com - color dot:
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  55. Effects – image effects - offset:
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    This is the result:
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  56. again Magic Wand tool and click in the  left:
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  57. Flood fill the selection with the linear gradient (keep selection active)
  58. Adjust - blur - radial blur same settings – click OK and deselect
  59. Activate thee layer palette and decrease the opacity to 50%
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  60. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my first selection again:
    @nn_240509_Selection001_Ibis_tdstudio
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    51
  61. Edit – click delete on your keyboard but keep the SELECTION ACTIVE
  62. Layers - new raster layer
  63. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
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  64. Selections - deselect !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  65. We will make the Polaroid photo frame now
    File - new image:
    Color: WHITE
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  66. Obligated --> Layer palette – Promote background layer
  67. Selections -  load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my selection
    @nn_240509_Selection007_Ibis_tdstudio
    4'
  68. Edit – wipe and deselect
  69. Image – canvas size:
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  70. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
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  71. Activate 1 of your 2 images (resize if you use different images 125x125)
    Edit - copy
    Activate the Polaroid - edit paste as a new layer
  72. Layers - arrange – move down
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  73. Activate the layer palette and activate the top layer (Polaroid)
    Opacity between 70 and 100%:
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  74. This frame, edit - copy special - copy merged
  75. Activate your working area, edit - paste as a new layer
  76. Move it to a nice place:
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  77. Repeat the procedure with the second image and give it a nice place:
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  78. We will now decorate the album with nice accents
  79. Activate this file @nn_310509_flower_text_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Edit - paste as a new layer on your working area and move with the move tool:
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  80. Activate the file: @nn_310509_accent_BLACK_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Activate your working area, edit - paste as a new layer and move again :60

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  81. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
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  82. Activate the file @nn_310509_accent_BLACK_Ibis_tdstudio_small.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Activate your working area, edit - paste as a new layer and move
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  83. Repeat drop shadow
  84. Activate the file: @nn_310509_accent_WHITE_Ibis_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Activate your working area, edit - paste as a new layer and move:
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  85. Repeat drop shadow
  86. Layers - duplicate
  87. Image - mirror
  88. again move with the move tool:
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  89. Material palette: Foreground color = locked and background color = black:
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  90. Activate the text tool with settings shown below:
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  91. Type 'My album: Ibis' or a text of your choice
  92. Repeat drop shadow and move your text to a nice place:
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  93. Layers - merge - merge all layers -
  94. Effects - Plug-in - Unlimited 2.0:
    Feel free to choose your own  frame size (100 for example) I took 5
    71
  95. Now we will make a background
  96. Material palette, see beginning of this lesson:
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  97. File - new image:
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  98. Adjust - blur - radial blur and click Ok (same settings)
  99. Effects - texture effects - texture and again Ok (same settings)
  100. Effects - plug-in - unlimited 2.0:
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  101. Effects - image effects – seamless tiling with settings shown below:
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  102. Save both as JPG

Translated by Jille on June 15th.