Terra Nostra

This lesson was written by Jille on August 2d 2014 in the Dutch version from PSP X5
I followed my own inspiration. All similarities with existing lessons are a coincidence

Download material here
Download gradient: Transparent here

Preparation
Install the filters I used
- Filter Simple
- Alien Skin EC impact: Extrude
- AAA Frames

Put sg perspective mask in your map Masks
Put my selections in your map selections
Put the gradient Transparent in your map Gradients (if you do not have it already)
Open all other material in your PSP program
Material: Foreground color = #c0c0c0 and background color#808080

I thank the tubers for the beautiful material: Ana Ridzi, SG website, Syl, Mony c design, Jeanne en Radyga

The lesson

  1. File- New with foreground color
  2. Material - Replace Foreground color with a linear Foreground/background gradient -Transparent
  3. Flood fill tool - Fill with the gradient
  4. Effects - Plugins - Simple 4Way Averidge
    Result

    Effects - texture Effects - Fur
  5. Material: Foreground color = white and background color= #336933 (dark green)
  6. Layers - New Raster layer
  7. Flood fill tool - fill the layer with the new background color
  8. Layers - New mask layer from Image
  9. Layer palette - Merge - Merge group
  10. Open the tube jeanne_backgr_onweer_22_05_2014 psp.pspimage
  11. Edit - Copy and close
  12. On your working area - Edit - Paste as a new layer
  13. On this layer : Selection tool- Custom selection
  14. Move tool - Move the tube to the top until he fits in the selection
    Selections - Deselect all
  15. Layer palette - Opacity +/- 50
  16. Result
  17. Adjust - One step photo fix
  18. Layers - New Raster layer
  19. Flood fill tool - Fill with the dark background color
  20. Layers - Load/save mask - load mask from disk and select
  21. Layer palette - Merge - Merge group
  22. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
  23. Eraser tool with these settings

    Erase the green lines in the areas marked with 1 and 2 - see print screen
  24. Layer palette - Make Raster 1 ( scenery tube) actif
  25. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk and select
  26. Layer palette - Promote selection to layer
  27. Layers - Arrange - In front
  28. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow
  29. Selections - Deselect all
  30. Layer palette - make raster 1 actif again
  31. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk and select TN_selectie2
  32. Layer palette - Promote selection to layer
  33. Layers - Arrange - In front
  34. Layers - Deselect all
  35. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind
  36. Layers - New Raster layer
  37. Open de Image Landkaart.jpg
  38. File - Export - Custom brush - give a name (landkaart = map in English)
  39. Brush tool - Select the brush you made (landkaart_jille)
  40. Image - zoom out. Repeat to obtain 50% (you need to do this if you want to see the brush)
  41. On your working area : apply this brush on the top with the white Foreground color
    Result

    Image - zoom in 100%
  42. Open the tube AR977.pspimage
  43. Edit - Copy and close
  44. On your working area - Edit - paste as new layer
  45. Image - resize 70% - All layers not checked
  46. Move tool -to your choice
  47. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow color #808080
  48. Open the tube radyga-tubes-0238-16-01-2014.pspimage
  49. Edit - Copy and close
  50. On your working area - Edit - paste as new layer
  51. Layer palette - Opacity = 57
  52. Move tool - Place the man in the map
  53. Material - background color= White - Foreground color closed
  54. Text tool with these settings

    Write this text
    If we do not feel
    grateful
    for what we already have,
    what makes us
    think we'd be
    happy with more

    Tic Apply changes
  55. Layer palette: - Convert to raster layer
  56. Effects 3D Effects - Drop shadow
  57. Open Image 1.jpg
  58. Edit - Copy and close
  59. On your working area - Edit - paste as new layer
  60. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin EC5: Impact Extrude
  61. Move tool - move to the right
  62. Open Image 2.jpg
  63. Repeat steps from 58 up to 61
    Result
  64. Open svb knuffelbeertje.psp
  65. Edit - Copy and close
  66. On your working area - Edit - paste as new layer
  67. Image - resize 30 % - same settings
  68. Move tool : Put on the left
  69. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow color #808080
  70. Layers - duplicate
  71. Image - Mirror
  72. Image - resize 50 % - same settings
  73. Move tool - move to the right, behind the other little box
  74. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - same settings, but color black
  75. Material: Foreground color = black - background color= #c0c0c0
  76. Image: add borders - symm. checked-1 pixel black
  77. Image: add borders - symm. checked - 3 pixels background color
  78. Image: add borders - symm. checked - 1 pixel black
  79. Image: add borders - symm. checked - 15 pixels background color
  80. Image: add borders - symm. checked - 1 pixel black
  81. Image: add borders - symm. checked - 30 pixels background color
  82. Image: add borders - symm. checked - 1 pixel black
  83. Image: add borders - symm. checked - 1 pixel background color
  84. Image: add borders - symm. checked-1 pixel black
  85. Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame
  86. Add your watermark and save as a jpeg file
    II hope you enjoyed this lesson
    Hugs Jille
    2-8-2014