[ Halloween - PSP X6 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2013


Halloween


::: Update: 28 October, 2019 9:43 :::

INFO

This lesson was written by Ann on October 9th 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. 
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::: Degree of difficulty: level 1 - items:: 79 :::



  • Material: 6 maps in zip files

      • Map 1: 1_Preset_EC5: presets for EC 5, click twice for an automatic installation in the filter settings
      • Map 2: 2_Mask_Halloween: @nn_091013_mask_001_Halloween_tdstudio.jpg -->> open in your psp program,
        Extract 2020 mask into: C:\Users\yourname\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\Masks
      • Map 3: 3_Image_Halloween: open in your psp program
      • Map 4: 4_pspimages_halloween: open in your psp program
      • Map 5: 5_basis_web: open in your psp program
      • Map 6: 6_frame_halloween: extract into:
        C:\Users\yourname\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\Picture frames

        MATERIAL DOWNLOAD Here


  • 3 Filters:
      • Richard rosenman - Solid border
      • Mura's Meister Copies
      • EC 5 Impact

        Install filters.

  • Preparation
    Foreground color = White,background color = black
    Material from the background: change the black color into Fading background gradient with these settings:
    1

  • The material palette looks like this:
    2
    This lesson is made in X6, but can be made in lower versions without any problem too.

    The Lesson

  1. We will make a starry sky first.
    File - New Image, color black
    3
  2. Adjust - Add/remove noise- Add Noise:
    4
  3. Adjust - Brightness and contrast: Brightness/Contrast:
    5
  4. Window - duplicate (2 times) , minimize the copies and proceed with the original
  5. Layers - New Raster layer
  6. Flood fill with the gradient
  7. Activate this file: @nn_091013_Image2020_Halloween_001_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  8. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  9. Layer palette: Decrease Opacity towards 35% - blend mode: Normal
  10. Layers - New Raster layer
  11. Activate your Flood fill tool and fill the layer with white
  12. Layers - New mask layer - from Image and choose my file:
    6
  13. Layers - Merge - merge group
    Result:
    7
  14. Activate this file: @nn_091013_sphere-half-orange_Halloween_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  15. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  16. Effects - Images Effects - Offset:
    8
  17. Activate this file: @nn_091013_Image2020_Halloween_002_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  18. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  19. With the move tool, move down a little (in the half orange sphere)
  20. Layer palette: blend mode: Luminance (Legacy); Opacity: 85%
    9

  21. Activate this file: @nn_091013_awitch_Halloween_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  22. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move to the top left
  23. Close the background color:
    10
  24. We will draw the web with the Pen tool (Draw Freehand)
  25. Activate this file: @nn_basis-web_Halloween_tdstudio.pspimage (I made the frame 8 lines), Window duplicate, close the original and continue with the copy
  26. Activate Pen Tool, with these settings:
    11
    Info: if your result isn't satisfactory you can download my spider web here. Just paste this web on your working area in the right top corner and continue at point 38

  27. Draw the lines and try to make it similar to mine: (you probably will have to try a few times).
    12
  28. Layers - Convert to raster layer
  29. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  30. Adjust - Add/remove noise- Add noise:
    4
  31. Effects - Plugins - EC 5 Nature - Rust - tab settings/user settings: and choose my preset:
    Ann_101013_Halloween_EC5_NR_001.f1s
  32. Again but choose my second preset now: Ann_101013_Halloween_EC5_NR_002.f1s
  33. layers - load/save mask- load mask from disk and choose the 2020 mask:
    13
  34. Layers - Merge - merge group
  35. Edit - Copy (do not close this image, we still need it !!!)
  36. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  37. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow: 2/2/35/4 color: BLACK
  38. Activate this file: @nn_111013_Spider_001_Halloween_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  39. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area, and move the spider to its place on the web.
    Result:
    14
  40. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  41. Image - Resize:
    16
  42. Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Solid border:
    Color: #ff660b
    15
  43. Put this work a side, Activate one of the minimized images (starry sky):
    17
  44. Activate the image: halloween.jpg, Edit - Copy
  45. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  46. Layer palette: blend mode: Normal; Opacity: 30%
  47. Layers - New Raster layer
  48. Activate your Flood fill tool and fill the layer with white
  49. Layers - New mask layer - from Image and choose my file:
    6
  50. Layers - Merge - merge group
  51. Activate your crea:
    14A
  52. Edit - Copy
  53. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  54. Effects - Plugins - EC 5: Impact - Persp. shadow tab settings/user settings and choose my preset:
    @nn_111013_Halloween_EC5_PS.f1s
  55. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow: 0/0/100/75 color: BLACK
  56. Activate the big spider now: @nn_111013_Spider_002_Halloween_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  57. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
    18
  58. Activate this file: @nn_111013_Black-Cats_Halloween_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  59. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move to the bottom
  60. Activate the spider web you made, Edit - Copy
  61. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
    19
  62. Layer palette: blend mode: Soft light; Opacity: 100%
  63. Layers - Duplicate, and move to the left bottom corner
  64. Layer palette: blend mode: Luminance (Legacy); Opacity: 20%
    20
  65. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  66. Layers - Duplicate
  67. Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Solid border:
    color: #ff660b
    15
  68. Image - Resize:
    21
  69. Effects - Plugins - EC 5: Impact - Extrude tab settings/user settings: and choose my preset @nn_121013_Halloween_EC5_EX.f1s
    22
  70. Effects - Image effects - offset:
    23
  71. Image - rotate right
  72. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister Copies:
    mmc
  73. Image - rotate left
  74. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow: 10/10/50/10 color: BLACK
  75. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers (flatten)
  76. Image - Picture frame and choose my file in the list:
    @nn_121013_Frame_Halloween_tdstudio.PspFrame
    24
  77. Activate your minimized image, (you still have a spare one)
    17a
  78. 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.)
  79. Save as a JPG file
    I hope you enjoyed this lesson 

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