Frame MezzoForce

Lesson made by Ann in version PSP X2
Translated - Jille


Material:

1 tube from Brigitte Manon, open in PSP
1preset shape - store in your PSP Folder

font, minimize or install--> c:\ disc
preset Xero_SV.svg, store in a map of your choice

DOWNLOAD MATERIAL


Filters:
Filter Mezzoforce
Filter Xero (Soft Vignette) SET 4
Install plugins.

Lesson

  1. File - new image transparent:
  2. Foreground color = light color #fefdf8 - background color = dark #574a3a
  3. Replace the foreground color with a foreground-background gradient

    :
  4. Flood fill with the gradient
  5. Activate your tube and tube layer, if you use an other tube or image resize
  6. Tube, Edit - Copy
  7. Activate your work, Edit - Paste as new layer
  8. Layers - merge - merge visible
  9. Effects -plugins - 2Manekenai - Mezzoforce-Ice see settings below:
  10. Layer palette, Opacity: 70, Blend mode: normal
  11. Layers - merge - merge all (flatten)
  12. Activate preset shape tool and select all25 with these settings:

    Background color = dark color
  13. Now draw from the top left corner to the bottom right corner, but stay symmetrical::
  14. Layers - convert to raster layer
  15. Layers: Opacity: 85, blend mode burn
  16. Effects - Edge effects - rnhance more 2x
  17. Activate the tube and the tube layer
  18. Edit - Copy - Paste as new layer
  19. Move to the left see example :
  20. Effects - 3d effects - drop shadow see settings below
  21. Adjust - Hue and saturation- colorize

    You will find these numbers here
  22. Layers - merge - mage all layers (flatten)
  23. Effects - Plugins - Xero - Soft vignette: choose my preset, but first click: LOAD:

    Select my preset:

    Strength = 85- preset remains on 255
    OK
  24. Selection tool with these settings:
  25. Select a part from your tag, I took this one:
  26. Edit - Copy
  27. Edit - paste as new Image
  28. Effects - Image effects - seamless tiling

    We will use this pattern for the text
  29. Change material - click the little arrows:
  30. Material from the background = pattern:
  31. Activate your work again, selections- deselect
  32. Text tool with these settings:
  33. Material pallet:
  34. Type your text
  35. Image -free rotate:
  36. Effects - 3d effects - drop shadow
  37. With the Move tool - move to a nice spot:
  38. Image - Add borders - 1 px dark color
  39. Image - Add borders - 2 px light color
  40. Image - Add borders - 1px dark color

    Extra example

    Extra example Jille - tube Lana