Tutorial 2017
This Tutorial was written by Denise D on 8th February,
from my own ideas.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely co-incidental and unintentional.
You may share my Tutorial with others.
All I ask that permission is asked and credit given to the links below.
http://escapingtopsp2.altervista.org/Home/homeb.html
and
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/EscapingtoPSP/info

Please do not upload any of my completed Tutorial images onto sites
such as Fotki, Pinterest, Photobucket or similar

ODE TO ENGLAND

spreading the word

To follow Tutorial, hold down pencil - left click to move it


To print click on Printer

box
Double Click on the Box to download



Supplies

  Images:

D.D.England.WaterScene

12930417686_fleurs_nikita
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http://www.reveries.fr/accueil.php

Fleurs
Gold decoration
Obtained through Group Shares.
If this image was created by you, please let me know
so that appropriate credit can be given.

Texture:
Textures byCbB 10

Selections:
D.D.OdeToEngland

Font:

Silkscript
           
Plugins:
Mehdi
Alien Skin Xenofex 2.0
MuRa's Seamless
Graphics Plus
Eye Candy 3.0
Found here:

PLUGINSAND PLUGIN


This Tutorial was originally created in PSPX7 but reworked in PSP X9
... other versions may need adjustment

Some of the graphics may be from Free to Use sites or Share Groups. 
If you are the creator of one of these please let me know so that appropriate credit can be given. 
No infringement of copyright is intended or intentional.
Before opening PSP, download plugins and install

Please Note:   Offset settings provided in this tutorial may vary according to size of your image.
Please adjust to suit.

The settings remain the same throughout this Tutorial unless otherwise stated.
Set your Foreground colour to
#dbd493
Set your Background colour to #919ec1


Step One:
Place Texture in PSP Texture Folder
Place  Selections in PSP Selection Folder
Install Font

File/New/New Image 700 pixels x 700 pixels as follows:

NL

Change Foreground Colour to Foreground/Background/Linear/Gradient  as follows:

GRADIENT

Flood Fill with Gradient

Step Two:
Effects/Plugins/Medhi/Kaleidoscope2.1 as follows:

MEDHI

Effects/Plugins/Medhi/Melt1.1 as follows:

melt


Step Three:
Selections/Select All
Selections/Modify/Contract 15 pixels
Edit Clear
Selections/Invert
Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel as follows:

BEVEL

Selections/Invert

Step Four:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Gradient
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture Textures byCbB 10  as follows:

TEXTURE

Selections/Modify/Contract 15 pixels
Edit/Clear
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen

Step Five:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Gradient
Effects/Texture Effects/Tiles as follows:

TILES

Selections/Modify/Contract 12 pixels
Edit/Clear

Step Six:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Gradient
Selections/Modify/Contract 10 pixels
Edit/Clear
Selections/Invert
Layers/Merge/Merge Visible
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Image
Minimise this for the time being.  I will refer to this image as Frame 2
Back to original image
Selections/None
Image/Resize 93% as follows:

93

Effects/Distortion Effects/Wave as follows:

WAVE

Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror/Horizontal OR Image/Mirror
Layers/Merge/Merge Visible

Step Seven:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Flood Fill with Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Medhi/Kaleidoscope 2.1
Effects/Plugins/Medhi/Melt 1.1 as follows:

melt2

Layers/New Raster Layer
Selections/Select All
Maximise Fleurs
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste into Selection
Change Blend Mode to Hard Light
Selections/Select None
Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:

DS

Step Eight:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.OdeToEngland from Disk as follows:

SELECTION

Maximise D.D.England.WaterScene
Edit/Copy            Edit/Paste into Selection
Selections/Select None
Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Xenofex 2/Burnt Edges as follows:

BURNT

Step Nine:
Image/Canvas Size as follows:

CANVAS

Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Flood Fill with Background Colour
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture BUT change size to 50%
Select Top Layer (Mine is Merged Layer)
Text /Tool with the following settings:

texy


TEXT2

Settings may vary according to your version or PSP
Change Background Colour to Black
Close Off Foreground Gradient

Write:
I wandered lonely
as a cloud
That floats on high
o'er vales and hills,
When all at once
 I saw a crowd,
A host,
of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake,
beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing
in the breeze
 William Wordsworth

Adjust to fit
Convert to Raster Layer
Effects/Plugins/MuRa's Seamless/Emboss at Alpha/Default settings
Effects/3D Effects/Eye Candy 3.0/Glow as follows:

GLOW

Step Ten:
Change Background Colour back to #919ec1
Open Foreground Gradient again
Image/Add Borders/3 pixels/White
Magic Wand as follows:

MW

Select Border
Flood Fill with Gradient
Selections/Select None
Promote Background to Layer
Image/Resize/85%
Select outside area with Magic Wand
Maximise Frame 2
Edit/Copy
Back to original image
Edit/Paste into Selection
Selections/Select None

Step Eleven:
Maximise12930417686_fleurs_nikita
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Layer
Layers/Arrange/Bring to Top
Image/Resize/35%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Image/Mirror/Horizontal OR Image/Mirror
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET FLOWERS

Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:

DS3


Step Twelve:
Maximise Gold decoration
Edit/Copy        Edit/Paste as New Layer
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET GOLD

Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Add your Watermark
Layers/Merge All Flatten
Image/Resize/850 pixels wide - height will adjust itself
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
File/Export/JPEG Optimiser/Compression Value 20



I hope  you have enjoyed this tutorial
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