[ Norah - PSP X5 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2012

Norah

::: Update: 29 September, 2012 15:16 :::

INFO

This lesson was written on September 22 2012 in the Dutch version from PSP X4.

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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/


::: Degree of difficulty: Level 1 - Items: 107 :::
Extra Example- tube Annelies

Extra



  • Material : 9 zip files

      • 1 tube: see map: 1_Tube_Alies
        -- open in your PSP program

      • 1 pspimages: see map: 2_pspimages_Norah
        -- open in your PSP program
      • 1 gradient: see map: 3_Verloop-gradient_Norah
        -- extract into: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Gradients

      • 1 image: see map: 4_Image_Norah
        -- open in your PSP program
      • 6 brushes/brushes: see map: 5_Brushes_Norah
        -- extract into: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Brushes

      • 1 Picture frame: see map: 6_Fotolijst_Norah
        -- extract into: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Picture frames

      • 1 mask: see map: 7_Masker_Norah
        -- open in your PSP program
      • 3 Picture tubes: see map: 8_Picture tube_Norah
        -- extract into: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Picture tubes

      • 3 presets filter EC5 Impact: see map: 9_Preset_EC5_Impact
        -- double click for an automatic installation


        DOWNLOAD MATERIAL




      • 8 Filters :
          • EC 5: Impact
          • Mura's Meister - Copies
          • Unlimted 2.0
          • Graphics Plus
          • Transparency - Eliminate white
          • Almathera
          • AAA Frames
          • VanderLee

            Install 7 filters.

  • Preparation

    Foreground material: select my gradient @nn_220912_GR_Norah_tdstudio
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    Background color = white

    We start the lessons as follows:
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    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
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  2. Layers - New Raster layer
  3. Activate Flood fill tool and fill with the gradient
  4. Effects - Image Effects - seamless tiling:
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  5. Adjust - blur - Gaussian blur - radius: 50
  6. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  7. Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross shadow:
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  8. Shift + G: (Gammacorrection)
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    Result:
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  9. Change foreground gradient into Fading White with the same settings we used before:
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  10. Layers - New Raster layer
  11. Activate Flood fill tool and fill with the white gradient
  12. Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Peacock: standard settings - click OK
  13. Adjust - blur - Gaussian blur - radius: 15 Layers - New Raster layer Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_230912_brush_Norah_001_tdstudio
  14. Layers - New Raster layer
  15. Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_230912_brush_Norah_001_tdstudio
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  16. Stamp with white background color, once at the right and once at the left:
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  17. Layers - New Raster layer
  18. Activate Flood fill tool and fill with white solid background color
  19. Effects - Plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - Special Effects 2 - Rainbow - standard settings
    This is the result:
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  20. Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate white
  21. Layers - Duplicate
  22. Activate layer palette, Opacity: 100; Blend mode: Overlay
  23. Layers - Duplicate
  24. Again layer palette: Opacity: 100; Blend mode: Dissolve
  25. Layers - New Raster layer
  26. Activate Flood fill tool and fill with solid background color
  27. Layers - new mask layer - from image:
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  28. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  29. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/30/15 Color: black
  30. Layer palette: Decrease Opacity towards 50% ; Blend mode: Normal
    Result:
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  31. Activate this file: @nn_220912_ArtOfA_Norah_tdstudio.jpg (resize if you use another image)
  32. Edit - Copy
  33. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  34. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
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  35. Effects - Image Effects - seamless tiling: change to Vertical and click OK
  36. Activate Selection tool - Custom selection with these settings:
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  37. Delete on your keyboard
    Result:
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  38. Selections - Deselect all
  39. Layers - New Raster layer
  40. Activate Selection tool- Custom selection with these settings:
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  41. Flood fill selection with foreground gradient (Fading WHITE)
  42. Selections - Deselect all
  43. Effects - 3D Effects - Buttonize:
    color: #2f4669
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    Result:
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  44. Activate the file: @nn_230912_Pillars_Norah_tdstudio.pspimage
  45. Edit - Copy
  46. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  47. Activate Move tool and move a little see print screen
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  48. Activate the file: @nn_220912_ArtOfA_Norah_tdstudio.jpg again
  49. Activate crop tool--> width and height = 150 choose a nice spot, you can rotate if you wish
    I selected this part

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    Click apply afterwards
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  50. Image - Picture frame and select: @nn_230912_Frame_Norah_tdstudio
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  51. Edit - Copy special - Copy Merged
  52. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  53. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
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  54. Effects - Plugins - EC5 Impact - Perspective Shadow tab settings/user settings - and choose my preset @nn_230912_Norah_EC5_PS_001.f1s in
  55. Layers - New Raster layer ( we make the lights)
  56. Effects - Plugins Almathera - A Halo:
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  57. Effects - Image Effects - seamless tiling
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  58. Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar coordinates: Polar to Rectangular
  59. Image - Flip Vertical (use the script->> Flip) users earlier versions: Image - Flip
  60. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
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  61. Shift + G: gamma correction:
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    Now you see the lights:
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  62. Layers - New Raster layer
  63. Effects - Plugins - VanderLee - Unplugged X:
    Color white
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  64. Activate Magic wand tool with these settings:
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    Click in this part (see print screen):
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  65. Selections - Modify - select selection borders:
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  66. Activate Flood fill tool and fill with the white background color
  67. Selections - Deselect all
  68. Layers - New Raster layer
  69. Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_230912_brush_Norah_002_tdstudio
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  70. Stamp the brush here with the white background color:
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  71. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/5/30/8 color black
  72. Layers - New Raster layer
  73. Activate the Brush tool and select: @nn_230912_brush_Norah_003_tdstudio
    Settings are OK place the brush see example:
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  74. Layers - New Raster layer
  75. Activate the Brush tool and select: @nn_230912_brush_Norah_004_tdstudio
    Settings are OK - stamp brush here:
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  76. Activate layer palette: Opacity 45%; Blend mode: Dodge
  77. Layers - New Raster layer
  78. Activate Brush tool again and select:
    @nn_230912_brush_Norah_005_tdstudio
    Settings are OK, stamp the brush with the white background color:
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  79. Layer palette: Blend mode: Dodge; Opacity: 60%
  80. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  81. Layers - Duplicate
  82. Layer palette, lock the top layer and activate the bottom layer
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  83. Effects - texture Effects - Fur:
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  84. Layer palette - activate top layer and make this layer visible again (click on the little eye)
  85. Edit -cut
  86. Edit - paste as new image
  87. Image - resize 85% - all layers checked
  88. Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame:
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  89. Effects - Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames - Glass Frame 2: 5/128
  90. Edit - Copy
  91. Edit - paste as new layer - on your original work (there where you add the fur)
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  92. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - copies:
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  93. Activate layer palette: Blend mode: Soft light; Opacity: 100%
  94. Edit - Paste as new layer (your work is still in the PC's memory)
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  95. Effects - Plugins - EC5 Impact - Perspective shadow tab settings/user settings - and choose my preset @nn_230912_Norah_EC5_PS_002.f1s
  96. Layers - New Raster layer ( we will place some accents. You can give each of them a new layer, but this is not necessary))
  97. Activate Picture tube tool and select: @nn_230912_accent-1_Norah_tdstudio
    Scale 100 (for all accents)
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  98. Again Picture tube and select: @nn_230912_accent-2_Norah_tdstudio
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  99. And finally the third picture tube : @nn_230912_accent-3_Norah_tdstudio
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  100. Activate the tube from Annelies
  101. Edit - Copy
  102. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move to the right
  103. Effects - Plugins - EC5 Impact - Perspective shadow - tab settings/user settings - and choose my preset @nn_230912_Norah_EC5_PS_003.f1s
  104. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  105. Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto frame:
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  106. Effects - 3D Effects - Buttonize:
    Color: black
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  107. Place your watermark and save as jpg. I hope you enjoyed this lesson

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