Tutorial 2017
This Tutorial was written by Denise D on 13th February 2019
from my own ideas.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely co-incidental and unintentional.
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SINGING THE BLUES

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BUX
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Supplies

  Images:
Butterfly Beauty-Bernali_LR-01-30-10.png
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Selections:
D.D.SingingTheBlues
D.D.SingingTheBlues2
D.D.SingingtheBlues3
D.D.SingingtheBlues4

Presets:
D.D.SingingTheBluesPreset
Double Click on the  ICON  icon in your supplies folder to install this Preset in your Plugin.

Plugins:
Alien Skin Snap Art
Carolaine & Sensibility
Graphics Plus
Simple
Xero
Alien Skin Eye Candy 3.0
OR
Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000
Texture
DSB Flux

Found here:

PLUGIN AND  PLUGIN


Notes:
This Tutorial was created 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
#6578df
Set your Background colour to
#a7ace7

Step One:

Place Selections in PSP Selection Folder
Install Preset
Open graphics in PSP, duplicate (Shift D) and close the original.


Maximise Butterfly Beauty-Bernali_LR-01-30-10.png
Layers/Duplicate (Shift D)
Close Original Image
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.SingingtheBlues from Disk as follows;

SELECTION

Hit the Delete Key
Selections/Select None

Step Two:
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET FRAME

Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror Horizontal OR Image/Mirror
Image/Mirror Vertical Or Image/Flip
Layers/Merge/Merge Down

Step Three:
Magic Wand with the following settings

mw2

Select the white areas as shown below (select any white areas within the frame):

SELECTION

Selections/Modify/Expand 3 pixels
Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Move Down
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Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste into Selection
Selections/Select None
Layers/Merge/Merge Visible

Step Four:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Layers/Arrange/Send to Bottom
Effects/Medhi/Wavy Lab 1.1 as follows:

MEDHI

Effects/Plugins/Texture/Texturizer/Sandstone as follows:

texture

Step Five:
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.SingingTheBlues2 from Disk
Promote Selection to Layer
Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Snap Art/Impasto Preset D.D.SingingTheBluesPreset OR as follows;

SETTINGSBASICCOLORS

CANVASLIGHTING

Selections/Select None

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

DS2

Still on Promotion Selection Shadow Layer
Effects/Plugins/Carolaine & Sensibility/CS-HLines as follows:

LINES

Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror Horizontal OR Image/Mirror
Layers/Merge/Merge Down

Step Seven:
Select Raster 1
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.SingingTheBlues3 from Disk
Promote Selection to Layer
Effects/Texture Effects/Blinds as follows:

blinds

Effects/Plugins/Xero/Clarity as follows:

CLARITY

Selections/Select None
Layers/Merge/Merge All Flatten
Edit/Copy
Edit/Paste as New Image
Minimise for now
Image/Add Borders/1 pixel/Background Colour
Image/Add Borders/8 pixels/Foreground Colour
Select Border with Magic Wand BUT change Tolerance to 0
Effects/Plugins/DSB Flux/Bright Noise as follows:

dsb

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

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

SHADOWLAB

Repeat Drop Shadow/Shadowlab/Direction 135
Selections/Select None

Step Eight:
Image/Add Border 10 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Change Foreground to Foreground/Background/Linear Gradient as follows:

GRADIENT

Flood fill with Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Graphics Plus/Cross Shadow/Default Settings
Selections/Select None

Step Nine:
Image/Add Borders/8 pixels/Foreground Colour
Select with Magic Wand
Effects/Plugins/DSB Flux/Bright Noise
Selections/Select None
Image/Add Borders/50 pixels/White
Select with Magic Wand
Maximise copy made previously
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste into Selection
Effects/Reflection Effects/Kaleidoscope as follows:

kaleidoscope

Selections/Select None

Step Ten:
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.SingingtheBlues4 from Disk
Promote Selection to Layer
Flood fill with Gradient
Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Snap Art/Impasto Preset D.D.SingingTheBluesPreset
Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel as follows:

BEVEL

Selections/Select None
Effects/Plugins/Simple/Top Left Mirror

Step Eleven:
Image/Add Borders/8 pixels/Foreground Colour
Select with Magic Wand
Effects/Plugins/DSB Flux/Bright Noise
Selections/Select None
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Edit/Copy     Edit/Paste as New Layer
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET COCRNER

Effects/Plugins/Simple/Top Left Mirror
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab

Layers/New Raster Layer
Add your Watermark
Layers/Merge All Flatten
Image/Resize/900 pixels wide - height will adjust itself
File/Export/JPEG Optimiser/Compression Value 20

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial
A big thank you to the ladies who test my Tutorials

TESTERS' RESULTS

FRAN
FRAN

Lillian
LILLIAN

BETTY
BETTY

shirley
SHIRLEY NZ

FRANIE MARGOT
FRANIE MARGOT


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