Treasures

This lesson was written by Jille on September 11, 2014 in the Dutch version of PSP X7.
The lesson can be made in lower versions.
I followed my own inspiration, any resemblance to an existing lesson is based on coincidence

Material - download here
Special thanks to Guismo for this great tube

Filters
Alien Skin EC 5: Impact - perspective shadow
Filters unlimited - Paper Textures - Canvas fine

Preparation
Store the mask in your PSP folder Masks
Install Plugins
open all other material in the PSP program

Foreground color = white
Background color = #800500

Tutorial

  1. File - New
  2. Open calguischinoiserie26082014.pspimage
  3. Window - Duplicate - Close original and proceed with the copy
  4. Image - Resize
  5. Layers: Delete these layers (see print screen 1)
    when you are done the pallet looks like print screen 2
  6. With the top layer active : Layers - new raster layer
  7. Selections - Select all
    ***
  8. Open image TheThreeGraces.jpg
  9. Edit - Copy and close
  10. On your working area - Edit - paste into selection
  11. Selections - deselect
  12. Layers - arrange - layers to bottom
    ***
  13. Layer pallet - select layer Fond
  14. Selections - Select all
  15. Selections - float
  16. Selections - defloat
  17. Layers - new raster layer
  18. Flood fill tool - fill this layer with white
  19. Layers - Load/Save mask - Load mask from disk and choose
  20. Layers - merge - merge group
  21. Selections - deselect
  22. Layers - Merge - Merge Down
    ***
  23. Open the tube cat_of_egypt_by_kowelvain_tubed_by_thafs.pspimage
  24. Edit - Copy and close
  25. On your own work - Edit - paste as new layer
  26. Image - Resize - 70% - Bicubic - Resize all layers NOT checked
  27. Move tool - slide the tube against the top wall
  28. Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow

    ***
  29. Material - Foreground color= #ffff00
    Material Foreground: Foreground-Background gradient with these settings (linear)
  30. Layer pallet- Make layer pilir1 active
  31. Layers - New raster layer
  32. Selection tool - Custom selection with these values

  33. Flood fill tool - Fill selection with the gradient
  34. Effects - Texture effects - Blinds
  35. Selections - Deselect
  36. On the same layer !!!
    Selection tool- Custom selection with these values
  37. Flood fill tool - Fill the selection with the red background color
  38. Selections - deselect
  39. Layers - Duplicate
  40. Effects - Image effects - offset
  41. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  42. And again : Layers - Merge - Merge down
    Result

    Layer pallet looks like this
  43. Magic wand tool : - Tolerance and feather= 0
    Click in the right red area to select
  44. Open yossi_Kotler_Soul_inspiration.jpg
  45. Edit - copy and close
  46. On your own work: edit - paste as new layer
  47. Move tool - Slide the image below the selection and find a nice spot
  48. Selections - Invert
  49. Click delete on your keyboard
  50. Selections - deselect
  51. Layers - merge - merge down
    Result

    ***
  52. Open tekst_vb2.pspimage
  53. Edit - Copy and close
  54. At your own work: Edit - Paste as new layer
  55. Move tool - location - see example
  56. Layers - merge - merge down
    ***
  57. Layer pallet - make top layer Cote active and close the layer beneath
  58. Layers - New raster layer
  59. Freehand selection tool - Point to point
    Make a selection around the left panel
  60. Selections - Modify - expand with 2 pixels
  61. Flood fill tool - fill with the red background layer
  62. Selections - Deselect
  63. Layers - Duplicate
  64. Image - Mirror
    ***
  65. Open the image Mardi gras.jpg
  66. Edit - copy - close
  67. On your own image:
    Layer pallet : make raster 3 active
    Magic wand tool - click in the red area to select
  68. Selections -Modify - Contract by 5
  69. Edit - paste into selection
  70. Selections - Deselect
    ***
  71. Open the image Fat cats in space
  72. Edit - copy - close
  73. On your own image:
    Layer palette : make the top layer - copy of raster 3 -active
    Magic wand tool - click in the red area to select
  74. Selections -Modify - Contract by 5
  75. Edit - paste into selection
  76. Selections - Deselect
    Result (there is 1 layer closed)

    ***
  77. Layer pallet : Merge down 3 times - The panels are now on the layer COTE
  78. Layers - Arrange - Move Down
  79. Activate the top layer, now the layer piller 1 and unlock .
    We have this result
  80. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin EC5:Impact - Perspective shadow with these settings
  81. Material : Replace gradient with solid color #e2d76e
  82. Image - Add borders - symmetric checked 1 pixel background color
  83. Image - Add borders - symmetric checked 3 pixels foreground color
  84. Image - Add borders - symmetric checked 1 pixel background color
  85. Image - Add borders - symmetric checked 30 pixels foreground color
  86. Image - Add borders - symmetric checked 5 pixels background color
    ***
  87. Magic wand - select the wide border of 30 pixels
  88. Effects - Plugins Filters unlimited 2- Paper textures - Canvas fine
  89. Selections - Deselect
  90. Reduce if desired, place your watermark and save the image in jpeg format

    with kind regards
    Jille
    September 11, 2014