[ Summer - PSP X4 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2012

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::: Update: September 2015 - ASDwebdesigns :::

INFO

This lesson was written on Juin 9 2012 in the Dutch version from PSP X4.

---------------------- [ Copyrightę2012 ] ----------------------

Any resemblance with an existing lesson is merely a coincidence.
Lessons translated in English by Jille.  Lorna translates in French
Bhyma Web (Maria) translates in Spanish.  Marion translates in German. ith permission.
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::: Degree of difficulty: Level 1 - Items 122 :::

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  • 10 Filters:
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • Tramages
      • Eye candy 5: Impact
      • VM Toolbox/VM Natural
      • Jeux de lignes
      • Mura's Meister - Persp. Tiling
      • FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss
      • Simple
      • Penta.com

  • Preparation

    Foreground color = #b5b196 1 and background color = #a36359 2
    Change material of the foreground to foreground/background gradient with these settings:
    3

    Material palette to start the lesson :
    2
  • These colors will be used too
    Materiaal_summer

    Feel free to change the opacity and blend mode from the layers if you work with different colors. You can colorize if necessary

    The lesson

  1. File - New - New Image :
    choose gradient (click right in color box)
    5
  2. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 100
  3. Effects - Plugins - VM Toolbox - Radial Mosaic:
    6
  4. Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Splash:
    7

    Result up to now:
    8
  5. Adjust - sharpness - sharpen more
  6. Layers- Duplicate
  7. Effects - Plugins - Jeux de lignes - Entrelacement:
    9
  8. Effects - Geometric Effects - skew:
    10
  9. Effects - Plugins - Jeux de lignes - Entrelacement:
    9

    Result up to now:
    11
  10. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - buttons & Frames - 3D Glass Frame 3: 255/70
    12
  11. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow: 0/0/70/70 color: black
  12. Activate Layer palette: Blend mode: SOFT LIGHT; opacity: 100%
  13. Layers - New Raster layer
  14. Change foreground color to white
  15. Activate selection - Custom selection with these values:
    13
  16. Flood fill with white
  17. Selections - Deselect all
  18. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 : (Tramages can be find in your plugin list too)
    14
  19. Activate Layer palette: Blend mode: SOFT LIGHT; opacity: 100%
    15
  20. Layers- Duplicate
  21. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Perspective Tiling:
    16

    17
  22. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my file:
    @nn_090612_Sel_001_Summer_tdstudio
    18
  23. delete on your keyboard
  24. Selections - Deselect all
  25. Layers - Merge - Merge down
    Attention: "Merge Down" or merging layers can give an other effect in lower versions of PSP.
  26. Image - Resize :
    19
  1. Effects - Image Effects- Offset:
    color: White
    20

    Result:
    21
  2. Layer palette: Blend mode: SOFT LIGHT; opacity: 70%
  3. Effects - Plugins - EC5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow choose my preset - tab Settings/ User Settings: @nn_090612_Summer_EC5_PS_OO1.f1s
  4. Activate Magic Wand tool with settings shown below:
    22
    click in the first 10 squares
    24
  5. Activate file summerbay_2020.pspimage
  6. Edit - Copy
  7. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  8. Move tool move a little to the right:
    25
  9. Selections - invert
  10. Delete on your keyboard
  11. Selections - Deselect all
  12. Layer palette: Blend mode: SOFT LIGHT; opacity: 100%
  13. Layers - New Raster layer
  14. Activate Brush tool and select my file:
    @nn_090612_brush_001_Summer_tdstudio
    26
  15. Place brush in the middle with white color(zoom to 50% to see the brush)
    27
  16. Layer palette: Blend mode: Normal; opacity: 60%
  17. Layers - New Raster layer
  18. Activate selection - Custom selection with these values:
    13 (same values, click OK)
  19. Flood fill tool, flood fill with white color
  20. Selections - Deselect all
  21. Effects - Distortion Effects - spikey halo:
    28

    29
  22. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 5
  23. Activate Layer palette: Blend mode: Dodge; opacity: 30%
    30
  24. Layers - New Raster layer
  25. Activate selection - Custom selection with these values:
    13 (same values click OK)
  26. Flood fill tool: fill with background color 2A
  27. Selections - Deselect all
  28. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:
    31

    32
  29. Layers- Duplicate
  30. Effects - Plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - Tramages - At the Atomic Level:
    33
  31. Layer palette: Blend mode: Multiply; opacity: 60%
  32. Effects - Plugins - FM Tile tools - Blend Emboss with settings shown below:
    34

    35
  33. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  34. Layer palette: Blend mode: Normal; opacity: 75%
    Result up to now:
    36
  35. Change foreground color into the original color 1A
  36. Layers - New Raster layer
  37. Activate Selection Tool - Custom selection with these values:
    37

    38
  38. Flood fill tool: fill selection with foreground color
  39. Selections - Deselect all
  40. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner bevel and choose my preset: @nn_090612_Summer_3D_AB_tdstudio
    39
  41. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave: (same settings as used before)
    31A

    Result should be like this:
    40
  42. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:
    41
  43. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  44. Layers- Duplicate
  45. Effects - Distortion Effects - Lens Distortion: (speldenkussen = Pincushion)
    43

    44
  46. Activate Layer palette: Blend mode: Normal; opacity: 70%
  47. Layers- Arrange - move down
  48. Activate Top layer
  49. Layers - Merge - Merge down
    45
  50. Layer palette: Blend mode: Normal; opacity: 75%
  51. Layers- Duplicate
  52. Use Toolbar script (X4 users) -->> Mirror
    (click here for instructions: Problem X4 Mirror - flip (NL))
    (Image - mirror for lower versions)
    42
  53. Effects - Image Effects- Offset:
    47

    48
  54. Activate Layer palette, opacity = 100%
  55. Effects - Plugins - EC 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow choose my preset - tab Settings/User Settings: @nn_090612_Summer_EC5_PS_002.f1s
  56. Activate this file flower_2020.pspimage (treated with 2020 mask)
  57. Edit - Copy
  58. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  59. Move tool: move to the left side
  60. Layer palette: Blend mode: Overlay; opacity 75%
  61. Layers- Duplicate
  62. Layer palette: SOFT LIGHT; opacity: 75%
    50
  63. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  64. Edit - Copy !!!!!!!!!
  65. Effects - Plugins - Simple - Quick tile
  66. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 70
  67. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Tramages - Wee Scratches: 255
  68. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
  69. Edit - Paste as new layer (image was in your computers's memory)
  70. Image - Resize 85%
    51
  71. Change foreground color into WHITE
  72. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my file:
    @nn_090612_Sel_002_Summer_tdstudio.PspSelection
    52
  73. Flood fill tool: Fill selection with white, mode = NONE
  74. Selections - Deselect all
  75. Effects - Plugins - EC5 Impact - Perspective shadow - tab Settings/ User settings: and select @nn_090612_Summer_EC5_PS_001.f1s
  76. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  77. Activate Selection Tool - Custom selection with these values:
    53
  78. Selection - Promote selection to layer
  79. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: 12
  80. Layer palette: Blend mode: SOFT LIGHT; opacity: 100% (selection remains actif)
  81. Layers - New Raster layer
  82. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow: 0/0/50/40 color black
  83. Selections - Deselect all
  84. Effects - Plugins - Penta.com - Jeans: 40/4
    54
  85. Layers - New Raster layer
  86. Activate Brush tool and select my file: @nn_090612_brush_002_Summer_tdstudio
    55
    Stamp brush here with white color:
    56
  87. Layers - New Raster layer
  88. Brush tool again and select my file: @nn_090612_brush_003_Summer_tdstudio
    57
    Place brush here:
    58

    59
  89. Activate Layer palette: Blend mode: SOFT LIGHT; opacity: 100%
  90. Layers - New Raster layer
  91. Brush tool again and select my file: @nn_090612_brush_004_Summer_tdstudio
    Settings are OK.
    Place brush here:
    60
  92. Layer palette: Blend mode: OVERLAY; opacity: 50%
  93. Brush tool again and select my file: @nn_090612_brush_005_Summer_tdstudio
    Settings are still OK.
    Place brush here:
    61
  94. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow: 2/1/20/2 color: black
  95. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames - Glass Frame 2: 5/128
  96. Save both as JPG and insert in your mail - Add your watermark