[ Castle: A fairytale tutorial - PSP X6 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2013


Castle


::: Update: 28 October, 2019 9:41 :::

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This lesson was written by Ann on September 25th 2013 in the Dutch version from PSP X6.

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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. 
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/A-and-K-Tubes-Unlimited/

::: Degree of difficulty: level 2 - items: 84 :::



  • Material: 6 maps in zip file

      • Map 1: 1_Preset_EC: Presets for EC 5,click twice for an automatic installation
      • Map 2: 2_Pspimages: open in your PSP program
      • Map 3: 3_Scripts-Trusted: Extract into:
        C:\Users\yourname\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\Scripts - Trusted
      • Map 4: 4_Preset_FP_Flood: extract into a map of your choice
      • Map 5: 5_Selecties_Castle: Extract into:
        C:\Users\yourname\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\Selections
      • Map 6: 6_Verloop-Gradient: Extract into:
        C:\Users\yourname\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\Gradients
      • Map 7: 7_Brushes_Castle: Extract into:
        C:\Users\yourname\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\Brushes

        Download material here


  • 6 Filters:
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • AAA frames
      • Mura's Meister Copies
      • Flaming Pear (Flood)
      • EC 5 Impact
      • VDL Adrenaline

        Install your filters.

  • Preparation
    Foreground color = White, change material of the background into gradient and select my gradient: @nn_080513_GR_130_tdstudio with these settings
    1
  • View - Toolbars - script checked !!!
    This lesson is made in X6, but can be made in earlier versions too. If you encounter any problem, just let me know.

    The lesson

  1. File - New - New Image and select the gradient:
    2
  2. Adjust - Blur - radial Blur:
    3
  3. Layers - New Raster layer
  4. Activate Brush tool and select my file: @nn_250913_brush_Castle_001_tdstudio.PspBrush, keep custom settings.
    Place the brush with the white foreground color:
    4
  5. Activate Layer palette: Blend Mode: Soft light; Opacity: 100%
  6. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  7. Effects - Illumination Effects - Sunburst:
    5
  8. Effects - Plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - Special effects 2 - Rainbow: 29/160/121/71
    Result:
    6
  9. Activate this file: @nn_250913_Castle_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  10. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move; see Print screen:
    7
  11. Layer palette: Blend Mode: Soft light; Opacity: 100%
  12. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  13. Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - flood and choose my preset (click the red arrow): @nn_250913_preset_flood_Castle_tdstudio.q8r
    Result:
    8
  14. Window - duplicate and minimize, continue with the original
  15. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my file:
    @nn_250913_Selectie_001_Castle_tdstudio
    9
  16. Selections - Promote selection to layer, KEEP SELECTION !!!
  17. Effects - Plugins - VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes:
    10
  18. Selections - Deselect all
  19. Layers - New Raster layer
  20. Activate Brush tool and select my file: @nn_250913_brush_Castle_002_tdstudio.PspBrush, keep custom settings.
    Place the brush with the white foreground color:
    11
  21. Layers - New Raster layer
  22. Activate Brush tool and select my file: @nn_250913_brush_Castle_003_tdstudio.PspBrush, keep custom settings.
    Place the brush with the white foreground color:
    12
  23. Layer palette: Blend Mode: Dodge; Opacity: 40%
  24. Layers - New Raster layer
  25. Activate Brush tool and select my file: @nn_250913_brush_Castle_004_tdstudio.PspBrush, keep custom settings.
    Place the brush with the white foreground color:
    13
  26. Layer palette: Blend Mode: Dodge; Opacity: 14%
  27. Layers - New Raster layer
  28. Activate Brush tool and select my file: @nn_250913_brush_Castle_005_tdstudio.PspBrush, keep custom settings.
    Place the brush with the white foreground color:
    14
  29. Layer palette: Blend Mode: normal: Opacity: 85%
  30. Activate this file: @nn_250913_swirl_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  31. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move :
    15
  32. Layer palette: Blend Mode: Hard Light; Opacity: 55%
  33. Layers - New Raster layer
  34. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my file:
    @nn_250913_Selectie_002_Castle_tdstudio (same settings as before)
  35. Activate Flood fill tool and fill selection with white
  36. Selections - Deselect all
  37. Effects - Plugins - EC 5 Impact - Backlight: tab settings/user settings and choose my preset:
    @nn_250913_Castle_001_EC5_BL_001.f1s
    Result:
    16
  38. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
    17
  39. Layers - duplicate
  40. Image - Mirror, attention: use the script -->> click here to install (mirror and flip will work as in versions lower than psp X4)
    18
  41. Effects - Image Effects - Offset: HV: minus 484/ VV: minus 95, keep other settings
  42. Activate this file: @nn_250913_boog_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  43. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
    19
  44. Effects - Plugins - EC 5 Impact - Backlight: tab Settings/user settings and choose my preset:
    @nn_250913_Castle_002_EC5_BL_002.f1s
  45. Layers - New Raster layer
  46. We will make the stars:
    Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my file:
    @nn_250913_Selectie_003_Castle_tdstudio (same settings)
  47. Flood fill tool and fill your selection with white
  48. Selections - Deselect all
  49. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister copies:
    e
  50. Effects - Plugins - EC 5: Impact - Extrude: tab settings/user settings and choose my preset :
    @nn_280913_Castle_EC5_Extrude.f1s
  51. Effects -Plugins - EC 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow: tab settings/user settings and choose my preset :
    @nn_280913_Castle_EC5_PS_001.f1s
  52. Effects - Image effects - offset:
    21

    Result:
    22
  53. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose my file: @nn_250913_Selectie_004_Castle_tdstudio
    (same settings)
  54. Delete on your keyboard
  55. Selections - Deselect all
  56. Activate the image you minimized at the beginning of this lesson
    8
  57. Image - Resize:
    23
  58. Layers - Promote background to layer
  59. Effects - Geometric Effects - circle: Transparent
  60. Image - Canvas size:
    24
  61. Effects - Plugins - EC 5: Impact - Glass - tab settings/user settings and choose my preset:
    @nn_280913_Castle_EC5_Glass.f1s
  62. Edit - Copy
  63. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area - and with the Move tool, move see print sreen:
    25

  64. Activate this file: @nn_250913_deco_castle_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  65. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
  66. Activate this file: @nn_250913_ship_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  67. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
    26
  68. Activate the tube: @nn_140705_EGLWomanwithwings_TD_small.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  69. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area (don't touch)
  70. Effects - Plugins - EC 5: Impact - Perspective shadow: tab settings/user settings and choose my preset:
    @nn_280913_Castle_EC5_PS_002.f1s
  71. Activate the Move tool and place the tube on the stairs.
  72. Activate the tube with the birds: @nn_250913_birds_castle_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  73. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move
  74. Activate this file now: @nn_250913_text_castle_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  75. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area en and move to your choice
  76. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  77. Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto frame:
    27
  78. Activate Toolbar Script: Category: Scripts-Trusted and select my file:
    28
    Click the little blue arrow:+
    29the script will run automatically.
    If you prefer different colors, click on "toggle execution mode" and you will be able to change the colors
    30
  79. Background for your email script.
    File - New - New Image - choose the background:
    2
  80. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless tiling and choose custom settings from tdstudio:
    @nn_bg_seamless_standard_tdstudio (click here to download and extract to the Preset folder.)
  81. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur: radius: 100
  82. Effects - Plugins - VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes:
    10
  83. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless tiling and choose custom settings from tdstudio:
    @nn_bg_seamless_standard_tdstudio
  84. Save as a JPG file
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