Tutorial 2017
This Tutorial was written by Denise D on 6th January 2019
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.io/g/escapingtoPSP2

Please do not upload any of my completed Tutorial images onto sites
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THE MARIONETTE

tutorial image

Hold down left click to grab and move it

CRAYON


Click on the Box to download Supplies


BOX

Thank you Franie Margot for the French Translation:

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Supplies

  Images:
le marionettiste-by michael cheval.png
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TReagen3561_17_08_012.pspimage
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motif_transparent3_franiemargot.png
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Rivets.png
dog_011.png
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   

Gradient:
Geisha6

 Mask:

Narah_mask_Abstract127.jpg


Texture
large bricks.jpg

JC-096

Selections:
D.D.TheMarionette
D.D.TheMarionette2
D.D.TheMarionette3
D.D.TheMarionette4
D.D.TheMarionette5

Presets:
D.D.TheMarionette
D.D.TheMarionettePreset

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


Plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 3.0
OR
Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000
Alfs Power Toys
Graphics Plus
(Import both filters above into Filters Unlimited 2.0)
MuRa's Meister
MuRa's Seamless
VM Distortion
Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/Textures
Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/Impact

Found here:

PLUGIN AND  PLUGINS

Notes:
This Tutorial was created 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 #4a5f62
Set your Background colour to #efe9d1

Step One:
Place Gradient in PSP Gradient Folder
Place Texture in PSP Texture Folder
Place Selection in PSP Selection Folder
Install Preset
Open graphics in PSP, duplicate (Shift D) and close the original.


File/New/New Image 880 pixels x 650 pixels as follows:

NL

Change Foreground Colour to Gradient Geisha 6/Linear Gradient  as follows:

gradient

Step Two:
Flood Fill with Gradient
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.TheMarionette from Disk as follows:

SELECTION

Effects/Plugins/Filters Unlimited 2.0/Alfs Power Toys/Lattice Tiles as follows:

alfs

Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen More
Selections/Select None

Step Three:
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.TheMarionette2 from Disk
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with Gradient BUT change Angle to 0
Effects/Plugins/VM Distortion/Flipper as follows:

FLIPPER

Change Opacity to 50%
Selections/Select None

Step Four:
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood fill with Gradient
Layers/Load New Mask Layer/from Image (find Narah_mask_Abstract127) as follows:

MASK

Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance More
Layers/Merge/Merge Group
Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow as follows:

DS2

Layers/Merge/Merge Visible

Step Five:
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.TheMarionette3 from Disk
Layers/New Raster Layer
Flood fill with Background Colour
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 5/Textures/Wood Preset D.D.TheMarionettePreset OR as follows;

SETTINGS 2  BASIC2  KNOTS

Leave Grain and Panel settings the same
Effects/Plugins/MuRa's Meister/Perspective Tiling as follows:

PERSPECTIVE

Selections/Select None

Step Six:
Maximise Rivets.png
Edit/Copy  Edit/Paste as New Layer
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET RIVETS

Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow BUT change colour to Foreground Colour
Maximise le marionettiste-by michael cheval.png
Edit/copy   Edit/Paste as New Layer
Carefully erase the tubers mark with Eraser Tool
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET MARIONETTE

Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/Impact/Perspective Shadow/Preset D.D.The Marionette OR as follows:

SETTINGS   basic

Step Seven:
Image/Add Borders as follows:

borders

Selections/Select All
Layers/New Raster Layer
Maximise TReagen3561_17_08_012.pspimage 
Edit/Copy   Edit/Paste into Selection
Carefully remove tuber's watermark with Eraser Tool
Selections/Select None
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

Step Eight:
Select Background Layer
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.TheMarionette4 from Disk
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture large bricks as follows:

texzture

Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel as follows:

BEVEL 2

Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow BUT change colour back to Background Colour
Selections/Select None

Step Nine:
Image/Add Borders as follows;

BORDERS2

Magic Wand with the following settings:

mw

Select Border with Magic Wand
Effects/Plugins/Graphic Plus/Cross Shadow/Default Settings
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3/Drop Shadow
OR
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab
Repeat Drop Shadow/Shadowlab/Direction 315
Selections/Select None

Step Ten:
Image/Add Borders/30 pixels/White (symmetric box ticked)
Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Foreground Gradient
Effects/Plugins/DSB Flux/Bright Noise as follows:

dsb

Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel as follows:

bevel3

Image/Mirror/Vertical OR Image/Flip
Selections/Select None

Step Eleven
Image/Add Borders as follows:

BORSERS3

Select with Magic Wand
Flood Fill with Gradient BUT untick the Invert Box
Selections/Select None
Selections/Load/Save Selection/Load Selection D.D.TheMarionette5 from Disk
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture/large bricks BUT change size to 100
Effects/Plugins/MuRa's Meister/Perspective Tiling as follows:

perspectibe 2

Selections/Select None

Step Twelve:
Image/Add Borders/75 pixels/White (symmetric box ticked)
Select with Magic Wand
Flood fill with Foreground Gradient
Effects/Texture Effects/Texture/JC_096 as follows:

texture 2

Selections/Select None
Effects/Plugins/AAA Frames/Foto Frame as follows:

AAA

Maximise Mina@.4425 BIMBO.12.pspimage
Edit/Copy    Edit/Paste as New Layer
Carefully remove the Tuber's Watermark with Eraser Tool
Image/Resize 75% as follows:

75

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

 offet boy

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

Step Thirteen:
Maximise motif_transparent3_franiemargot.png
Edit/Copy  Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize/75%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Layers/Duplicate
Layers/Merge/Merge Down
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET CORNER

Effects/Plugins/MuRa's Seamless/Emboss At Alpha/Default Settings
Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 3.0/Drop Shadow OR Effects/Plugins/Eye Candy 4000/Shadowlab
Layers/Duplicate
Image/Mirror/Horizontal OR Image/Mirror
Maximise dog_011.png
Edit/Copy  Edit/Paste as New Layer
Image/Resize 140%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen
Effects/Image Effects/Offset as follows:

OFFSET DOG

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/950 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

SHIRLEY
SHIRLEY NZ

LILLIAN
LILLIAN

FRAN
FRAN


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PLEASE GO TO:
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