[ The Ballet School PSP X4 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2012

The Ballet school

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

INFO

This lesson was written by Ann on June 23 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.
TD-studio uses often tubes from Kitty & Annelies with permission.
find their group here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/A-and-K-Tubes-Unlimited/


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::: Level 1 - Items: 101 :::


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  • 4 Filters:
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • Penta.com
      • Adjust - Variations
      • Mura's Meister - Copies

    • Preparation

      Your foreground color = #c9c9c8 1 and the background color = #b3a9b3 2
      Material palette to start the lesson :
      2
    • Color palette :
      materiaal the ballet
    • Do not forget to check your toolbar Script: View - Toolbars - script

      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 :
      Color: WHITE
      4
    2. Activate Clone tool
      5
      Choose my preset: @nn_230612_TheBallet_CloneBrush_tdstudio
      clonebrush
    3. Open your 3 images: "ballet_001.jpg" "ballet_002.jpg" "@nn_170612_text_ballet_tdstudio.jpg"
    4. Activate image "ballet_001.jpg"
    5. Place this image next to your working area
      6
    6. Click right on the image with the clone tool (ballet_001) (you will see a circle), go to your working area and click left, you will see the image appear
      (proceed the same way with the two other images)

      This is what you should have after the first image:
      7

      and here the result after the two other ones: (it doesn't have to be identical)
      8
      (If you worked on different layers you should merge them now (Layers - merge - merge all (flatten)
      -----> If you did not manage the clone tool , download the file here and proceed with the lesson.
    7. Layers - Duplicate
    8. Selections - Select all
    9. Selections - Modify - contract with 70 px
    10. Selections Modify- Feather 50 px
    11. Delete on your keyboard
    12. Selections - Deselect all
    13. Effects - Plugins - Adjust - Variations - click once on More Magenta and OK
    14. Activate layer palette: blend mode: Normal; Opacity: 50%
    15. Layers - Merge - merge all (flatten)
    16. Image - Canvas size:
      Color: WHITE
      9
    17. Effects - Image effects - offset:
      Color: #efeeeb
      10

      Result:
      11
    18. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my file: :
      @nn_230612_Sel_001_Theballet_tdstudio.PspSelection
      12
    19. Selections - Promote selection to layer
    20. Selections - Deselect all
    21. Effects - Art Media Effects - brush strokes and choose my preset:
      @nn_170612_TheBallet_KE_PS_tdstudio
      13

      Result:
      143
    22. Layers - Duplicate
    23. X4 Users: use script: Flip (Image - Flip)
    24. Move tool - Move - see print screen:
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    25. Layers - New Raster layer
    26. Activate brush tool and select my file:
      @nn_170612_brush_001_Ballet_tdstudio
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      Stamp brush with the background color #b3a9b3 2 :
      17
    27. Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling:
      18
    28. Layer palette: blend mode: Difference; Opacity: 35%
      Result:
      19
    29. Layers - Merge - merge all (flatten)
    30. Layers - Duplicate
    31. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my file
      @nn_230612_Sel_002_Theballet_tdstudio
      20
    32. Delete on your keyboard or Edit - Clear
    33. Selections - Deselect all
    34. Effects - Plugins - Penta.com - Jeans: 30/4
    35. Layers - New Raster layer !
    36. Activate Brush tool and select my file:
      @nn_170612_brush_002_Ballet_tdstudio
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      Pay attention to the ROTATION !
      Stamp with background color 2
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    37. Layers - Duplicate
    38. Layers - New Raster layer
    39. Activate picture tube tool plaatjespenseel and select:
      @nn_170612_accent_Ballet_tdtudio
      Place accent here:
      23
    40. Window - Duplicate , minimize for now and continue with the original
    41. Layers - New Raster layer
    42. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my file
      @nn_230612_Sel_003_Theballet_tdstudio
      24
    43. Flood fill tool, fill selection with foreground color: 1 #c9c9c8
      Zoom in to make it easier to fill.
    44. Selections - Deselect all
    45. Activate your minimized image
    46. Layers - Merge - merge all (flatten)
    47. Image - Resize 75 px
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    48. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
    49. Activate toolbar Script, select my file in Scripts-Restricted:
      @nn_230612_TheBallet_frame_tdstudio - click on the little arrow, and let the script run
      26

      Result:
      27
    50. This little frame: Edit - Copy
    51. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area (don't touch!)
    52. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Copies:
      28
    53. Effects - Image effects - offset:
      29

      30
    54. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/30/10 Color: black
    55. Activate this file: @nn_170612_accent_spheres_TheBallet_tdstudio.pspimage
    56. Edit -Copy
    57. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move a little:
      31
    58. Activate this file: @nn_170612_accent_rectangles_small_TheBallet_tdstudio.pspimage
    59. Edit - Copy
    60. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
      32
    61. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/30/10 Color: black
    62. Layers - Duplicate
    63. Mirror - flip (X4 -->> use toolbar script), earlier versions:
      Image - Mirror/Image - Flip
      Result:
      33
    64. Activate this file: @nn_170612_accent_rectangles_Vertical_TheBallet_tdstudio.pspimage
    65. Edit - Copy
      Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
      34
    66. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/30/10 Color: black
    67. We will make an accent, activate the 4th file:
      @nn_170612_accent_rectangles_Vertical_ACTIVE_SELECTION-TheBallet_tdstudio.pspimage
      there is a selection actif.
    68. Flood fill, fill selection with background color: 2
    69. Selections - Deselect all
    70. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - copies:
      BG color: black
      35
    71. Effects - Edge Effects - Erode
      Result:
      36
    72. Edit - Copy
      Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move a little:
      37
    73. Activate selection tool:
      38
      We have to remove some of the blocks:
      39
      Delete on your keyboard
    74. Selections - Deselect all
    75. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/30/10 Color: black
    76. Layers - New Raster layer
    77. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my file
      @nn_230612_Sel_004_Theballet_tdstudio
    78. Flood fill selection with foreground color 1
    79. Selections - Deselect all
    80. Effects - 3D Effects - Chisel:
      Color: foreground color #c9c9c8
      40
    81. Effects - Edge Effects - Erode
      Result:
      41
    82. Effects - Edge Effects - enhance more
    83. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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      (attention - a new layer is created - stay on this layer)
    84. Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds:
      Color: WHITE
      44
    85. Activate top layer!!!!!!
    86. Activate this file: @nn_240612_text_theballetschool.pspimage
      Edit - Copy
      Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
    87. Layers - Duplicate
    88. Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling:
      45
    89. Layer palette: Decrease the opacity of the layer towards 60%
    90. Layers - Merge - Merge down and move down a little:
      46
    91. Activate this file: @nn_240612_pen-inktpot_tdstudio.pspimage
      Edit - Copy
      Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
      47
    92. Layers - Merge - merge all (flatten) !!!!!
    93. Activate toolbar script and take executable mode !
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      At the
      4th window change 10 into 45, all other windows: just click OK.
      Image size = 800px H and W (see49)
    94. And for the background :-)in your script
    95. Activate this file: @nn_170612_accent_rectangles_Vertical_TheBallet_tdstudio.pspimage
      50
    96. Window - Duplicate
    97. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my file
      @nn_230612_Sel_005_Theballet_tdstudio
    98. Image - Crop to selection
    99. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/30/10 Color: black
    100. Layers - Merge - merge all (flatten)
    101. Add your watermark and save as JPG, I hope you enjoyed the lesson
      Hugs Ann