[ Chess - PSP X6 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2014


Chess


::: Update: 28 October, 2019 11:32 :::

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This lesson was written by Ann on December 15th 2013 in the Dutch version from PSP X6.

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Any resemblance whit 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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::: Difficulty level 1 - Items: 101 :::



  • Material: 6 maps with zip extention

      • Map 1: 1_jpg_files: Open all files in your PSP program
      • Map 2: 2_pspimages-files: Open all files in your PSP program
      • Map 3: 3_Selections_Chess: extract into:
        -->> C:\Users\YourName\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\ Selections
      • Map 4: 4_Mask: extract into:
        -->> C:\Users\YourName\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\ Masks
      • Map 5: 5_presets_EC5: double click for an automatic installation
      • Map 6: 6_Brushes_Chess: extract into
        -->> C:\Users\YourName\Documents\Corel PaintShop Pro\16.0\ Brushes
        Download Material

  • 5 Filters:
      • Mura's Meister Persp. Tiling
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • EC5: Impact
      • AFS Import
      • Richard Rosenman (Solid border)

        Install filters.

 
  • Preparation
    Foreground color = White, Background color = BLACK

    This lesson was made in version X6 , but can easily be made in previous version. Mail me if you encounter some difficulties.
    In earlier versions, merging down layers with different blend mode and/or opacity, can result in a slightly different effect

    The option Image - mirror/flip is no longer available in PSP versions newer than X3, please use the script
    click here


    The lesson

  1. File - New - New Image and choose White:
    1
  2. Effects - Plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - Render - Clouds (White/blue):
    2
  3. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Special Effects 2 - Rainbow: 36/100/120/128
    Result:
    3
  4. Layers - New Raster layer
  5. Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_141213_brush_Chess_001_tdstudio, settings are OK
    Stamp brush with White Color:see print screen (place brush at the bottom):
    4
  6. Layers - New Raster layer
  7. Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_141213_brush_Chess_002_tdstudio, settings are OK
    Stamp brush with White Color:see print screen
    5
  8. Layers - New Raster layer
  9. Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_141213_brush_Chess_003_tdstudio, settings are OK
    Stamp brush with White Color:see print screen
    6
  10. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/20/2 Color: BLACK, all unchecked
  11. Layers - Duplicate and move butterflies to bottom Left
    7
  12. Activate this file: @nn_141213_Chess-001-2020_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  13. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
    8
  14. Layer palette: Decrease Opacity towards 65%; Blend mode: Normal
  15. Layers - New Raster layer
  16. Activate Flood fill tool and fill with White
  17. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Toadies - 3D Checkers, custom settings
  18. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister Perspective Tiling:
    9
  19. Image - free rotate:
    10
  20. Effects - Image effects - Offset:
    11
  21. Layers - load/save mask- load mask from disk and choose 2020 mask:
    12
  22. Layers - Merge - Merge group
    Result:
    13
  23. Layers - Duplicate
  24. Decrease Opacity towards 75%; Blend mode: normal
  25. Layers - New Raster layer
  26. Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_141213_brush_Chess_004_tdstudio, settings are OK
    Stamp brush as follows with the BLACK Color:
    14
  27. Layer palette: Blend mode: Soft light; Opacity: 100%
  28. Activate this file: @nn_141213_Chess-002-2020_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  29. Edit - Paste as new layer and move to top left:
    15
  30. Activate this file: Alies_chesspieces.pspimage, (all chess pieces are placed on different layers, easy to work with)
  31. Activate layer PION, Edit - Copy
  32. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  33. Image - Resize:
    16
  34. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/5/35/12 Color: BLACK
  35. Image - free rotate:
    17
  36. Move tool:Move see print screen :
    18
  37. Activate the layer TOREN (Tower)(from the pspimage file), Edit - Copy
  38. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  39. Image - Resize 50%, keep all other settings
  40. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/5/35/12 Color: BLACK
  41. Image - free rotate: Left/45 degrees
  42. Move:
    19
  43. Activate the layer KONINGIN (Queen)(from your pspimage file), Edit - Copy
  44. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  45. Image - Resize 60%, keep all other settings
  46. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/5/35/12 Color: BLACK
  47. Image - free rotate: Left/45 degrees
  48. Move once more :
    20
  49. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers - flatten
  50. Window - Duplicate !!!!!
  51. Proceed with the copy - we will continue with the original later in this lesson.
  52. Adjust - Blur Gaussian blur - radius: 75
  53. Effects -Image Effects - Seamless tiling, choose custom settings from tdstudio
    @nn_bg_seamless_standard_tdstudio (download here if necessary and put it in your folder Presets)
  54. Layers - New Raster layer
  55. Selections - Deselect all
  56. Activate this image: chess_fantasy_001.jpg, Edit - Copy
  57. Edit - paste into selection
  58. Selections - Deselect all
  59. Effects - Plugins - penta.com - color dot: 255/12/255/255/255
  60. Layer palette: Blend mode: normal; Opacity: 30%
  61. Back to your original work , Edit - Copy
  62. Edit - Paste as new layer on the bg we just made
  63. Image - Resize 75%, keep all other settings
    Result:
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  64. Selections - load/save selection- load selection from disk and select my file:
    @nn_141213_Selectie_001_Chess_tdstudio.PspSelection
  65. Activate Flood fill tool and fill selection with BLACK, DESELECT afterwards
  66. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    PAY ATTENTION Shadow on new layer CHECKED!!!!!!
    22
  67. Layers - Duplicate
    Your Layer palette looks like this:
    001
  68. Image - Resize 75%, keep all other settings
  69. Again: Image - Resize 65%, keep all other settings
    003
  70. Effects - geometric Effects - circle: Transparent
  71. Effects - Plugins - EC 5 Impact - tab settings/user settings - Glass - choose my preset @nn_151213_Chess_EC5_Glass_tdstudio.f1s
  72. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    ATTENTION/ all unchecked !!!!!
    25
  73. Attention: we have to UNLOCK the layers !!!!click on the ICON
    extra002
    If you don't unlock these layers you will move all layers and this may not happen!.
    So pay attention: only the cube has to move.
  74. Move tool - Move the cube with the round edges:
    26
  75. Layers - Duplicate
  76. Image - Resize 65%, keep all other settings
  77. And move :
    27
  78. Activate the layer PAARD (HORSE) in your pspimage file, Edit - Copy
  79. Paste as new layer on your working area
  80. Image - Resize 60%, keep all other settings
  81. Image - free rotate: Right; 25 degrees
  82. And move a little:
    28
  83. Effects - EC 5 Impact - Motion Trail - settings/user settings - choose my preset @nn_151213_Chess_EC5_MT_tdstudio.f1s.
  84. Activate the layer KONING (KING) in your pspimage file, Edit - Copy
  85. Paste as new layer on your working area
  86. Image - Resize 70%, all other settings remain
  87. Image - free rotate: Right; 20 degrees
  88. Effects - EC 5 Impact - Motion Trail - tab settings/user settings - choose my preset @nn_151213_Chess_EC5_MT_tdstudio.f1s .
  89. And move a little:
    29
  90. Activate the tube from Alies: Alies 1VR773-woman-03122013_small.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  91. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move
    30
  92. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/20/40/30 ; all unchecked
  93. Activate this file: @nn_151213_Deco_001_Chess_tdstudio.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  94. Edit - Paste as new layer and move to the bottom
  95. Layers - Merge - Merge all layers - flatten
  96. Effects - Plugins - Richard rosenman - solid border:
    Color: BLACK
    31
  97. Effects - Plugins - AFS Import - sqborder 2: 20/20/215/0/0/0/0/0
  98. Effects - Plugins - Richard rosenman - solid border:
    Color: BLACK -->> change HORZ/VERT to 5
  99. Effects - Plugins - Richard rosenman - solid border:
    Color: White -->> change HORZ/VERT to 2
  100. Effects - Plugins - Richard rosenman - solid border:
    Color: BLACK -->> change HORZ/VERT to 1
  101. Save as a JPG file
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