[ The Ballet School (clone brush tutorial) - PSP X4 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2012

The Ballet school

::: Update: 27 October, 2019 9:31 :::

INFO

This lesson was written by Ann on June 23 2012 in the Dutch version from PSP X4.

---------------------- [ Copyrightę2012 - website: tdstudio - guestboek -] ----------------------

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.

Script made by Kelly, find here website here: http://www.kellyke.be/


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/


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



  • Materials: 7 maps in the zip file

      • 6 pspimage files: see map: pspimages
        -- open in PSP program

      • 3 brushes: see map: brushes_TheBallet
        -- extract into your map Brushes
      • 3 images: see map: images
        -- open in PSP program

      • 5 selections: see map: selections_TheBallet
        -- extract into your map Selections

      • 2 presets: see map: presets (Brushstrokes/Clone brush)
        -- extract into your map Presets
      • 1 picture tube: see map: Picture Tube
        -- extract into your map Picture tubes

      • 1 scripts-restricted: see map: Scripts-restricted
        -- extract into your map Scripts-restricted

        DOWNLOAD MATERIAL


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

        Install filters.

  • 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:
    15
  25. Layers - New Raster layer
  26. Activate brush tool and select my file:
    @nn_170612_brush_001_Ballet_tdstudio
    16

    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
    21
    Pay attention to the ROTATION !
    Stamp with background color 2
    22
  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
    25
  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:
    43
    (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 !
    48
    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
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