Tutorial 2017
 

This tutorial is written by Denise D. on 2nd December, 2012

 from my own ideas.
Any resemblance to other tutorials is co-incidental and unintentional.
You may share my tutorials with other groups.
 All I ask is that you advise me
and credit for the tutorial is given to me and linked to
http://escapingtopsp2.altervista.org/Home/homeb.html
and
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/escaping-to-psp2

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


Seasons greetings

SEASONS GREETINGS

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


To print click on Printer

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Double Click on the Box to download



Supplies

  Images:

              Calguisdecornoel11119

           12930417453_fleurs_nikita

          13508436233_noel_nikita

                You can join this Group at: 

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

     swirl&stars 
      coin noel (11)

This image was obtained from the Internet
If you are the owner of this image, please contact me
so that credit can be given to you   

  Patterns:
goldsparklebg

Font:
blairesque curly JF
  

Plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 3.0
OR
Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000
V.M.Natural (Import into Filters Unlimited 2.0)
MuRa's Seamless
Found here:

PLUGINS AND  PLUGIN

Notes:
This Tutorial was originally created in PSP 9 and now reworked in Corel Paint Shop Pro 2019
.... 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 #e40500 

Set your Background colour to #770202

Step One:
Place Pattern in PSP Pattern Folder
Install Font
Open graphics in PSP, duplicate (Shift D) and close the original.


File/New/New Image 700 pixels x 550 pixels as follows:

NL

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

GRADIENT

Step Two:
Flood Fill with Gradient
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur as follows:

BLUR

Effects/Texture Effects/Mosaic Glass as follows:

glass

Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance

Step Three:
Maximise swirls&stars.pspimage
Edit/Copy  Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/75% as follows:

75

Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

offset stars

Step Four:
Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:

ds


Step Five:
Maximise calguisdecornoel11119.pspimage
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/40%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Adjust/Hue and Saturation/Colorize as follows:

h and s

Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow as follows:

ds2

OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab as follows:

SHADOWLAB

Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET STARS 1

Step Six:
Maximise 12930417453_fleurs_nikita.pspimage
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste as New Layer
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

offset flower

Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab

Step Seven:
Change Background Colour to Pattern goldsparkle.jpg as follows:

PATTERN

Image/Add Borders/5 pixels/White
Magic Wand with the following settings:

MW

Select with Magic Wand
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab
Repeat Drop Shadow/Shadowlab/Direction 135
Selections/Select None

Step Eight:
Image/Add Borders/30 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Gradient BUT change settings to Repeats 11
Effects/Texture Effects/Mosaic Glass
Effects/Plugins/Filters Unlimited 2.0/VM Natural/Lakeside Reflection as follows:

VM

Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab
Repeat Drop Shadow/Shadowlab/Direction 315
Selections/Select None


Step Nine:
Promote Background Layer
Layers/Duplicate
Image/Resize/90%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab
Repeat Drop Shadow/Shadowlab/Direction 135
Select Raster 1
Effects/Plugins/Filters Unlimited 2.0/VM Natural/Stardust as follows:

STARDUST

Step Ten:
Maximise 13508436258_noel_nikita .pspimage
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste as New Layer
Layers/Arrange/Bring to Top
Image/Resize/705
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSERT SANTA

Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab

Step Eleven:
Maximise coin noel (11).png
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/70%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Image/Mirror/Horizontal OR Image/Mirror
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET WREATH

Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab

Step Twelve:
Text Tool with the following settings:

TEXT

TEX2

Your settings may vary according to your version of PSP
Write:
Season's
Greetings

(or words of your choice)
Convert to Raster Layer
See my image for placement
Effects/Plugins/MuRa's Seamless/Emboss at Alpha/Default Settings
Effect/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:

ds

Layers/New Raster Layer
Add your Watermark
Layers/Merge All Flatten
Image/Resize/850 pixels wide - height will adjust itself
File/Export/JPEG Optimiser/Compression Value 20

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial
OTHER VERSIONS

Betty
FRANIE MARGOT




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