Scrap Blend 6

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PSP 8.1

Tutorial By Marleschka

This tutorial was made in PSP 8.1 but I am sure could be done in any version. For this I used a Scrap Kit from Gwyngrafica. You can get it Here You can get my zipped file Here

Please Note: All LAYERS are turned off on all tubes. Tubes are by Suzi Sgai and Manons Creations. You will also need the filters, ColorRave which I have supplied in the zip file and Filters Unlimited which you can get Here Place the filters in your PSP plugin folder. Bring up the kit and tubes I supplied in PSP. Go to your layers view all on all of the tubes.


( 1 ) Open a new 700 x 450 Transparent Image.


( 2 ) New Layer. Selections select all, In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 1, copy and paste into the selection.


( 3 ) Effects, ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings. Image mirror.


( 4 ) New Layer. Selections select all, In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 4, copy and paste into the selection. Selections select none.


( 5 ) Effect, < I.C.NET Software > Filters Unlimited 2, Edges, Square, Square Edge 13.


( 6 ) Image, resize and resize by 85% all layers unchecked. Effects 3D effects, dropshadow with these settings, V & H 2, Opacity 50, Blur 5 and color Black. Repeat with V & H at -2.


( 7 ) Image Rotate, Free rotate and rotate by 10 deg to the left. Layers duplicate, Image mirror. Now move these two paper layers out to the edge on both sides.


( 8 ) New Layer. Go to your selection tool, custom selection with these settings, Top 40, Left, 359, Right 664 and Bottom 395.PSP 8.1


( 9 ) In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 15, copy and paste into the selection.


( 10 ) Click with your magic wand inside the frame, selections modify and expand by 15. New Layer. Layers arrange, move down. In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 2. Copy and paste into the selection. Selections, select none.


( 11 ) Go to the tube SS_1631_Misted, resize the tube layer by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your Image. Take your deform tool and move the tube and fit it into the frame.


( 12 ) Effects, ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings.


( 13 ) Close off your bottom 3 layers and merge visible and once again apply the ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings. Layer view, view all.


( 14 ) In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 5, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Take your deform tool and sqeeze it in a bit to make it narrower.


( 15 ) Adjust color balance, manual color correction and use these settings. Source color #F3F0E9, Target color #898989 Hit OK. (I understand that after Version 8.1 of PSP this option is no longer available. You will have to try and colorise it some other way.) Place it at the top of the frame. (See my image)


( 16 ) Layers duplicate and image flip and place it at the bottom of the frame.


( 17 ) In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 7, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Take your deform tool and sqeeze it in a bit to make it narrower.


( 18 ) Adjust color balance, manual color correction and use these settings. Source color #F3F0E9, Target color #898989 Hit OK.


( 19 ) Image Rotate, Free rotate and rotate by 90 deg to the left. Place it over to the left of your canvas.


( 20 ) Effects 3D effects, dropshadow with these settings, V & H 2, Opacity 50, Blur 5 and color Black. Repeat with V & H at -2.


( 21 ) Layers duplicate and image mirror. Layers duplicate. Image Rotate, Free rotate and rotate by 90 deg to the left. Place it to the top. Take your deform tool and pull it out to reach the other side.Layers duplicate and image flip.


( 22 ) Merge these outside frame layers visible.


( 23 ) Go to the tube Mtm-photos 48-CA-small- tube 24 Feb 2007. Take your freehand selection tool and make a selection around the dress only. Selections float, selections defloat.


( 24 ) Adjust color balance, manual color correction and use these settings. Source color #DFD9CD, Target color #D8D8D8 Hit OK. Selections, select none. Copy.


( 25 ) Paste as a new layer onto your image. Image, resize and resize by 80% all layers unchecked. Place her beside the frame (see my image)


( 26 ) Effect 3D effects, dropshadow with these settings, H & V 0, Opacity 50, blur 15 and color black.


( 27 ) In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 14, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Image Mirror. Place it under the small frame. Take your deform tool and sqeeze it in a bit to make it narrower and pull it out to make it a bit wider. Effects, ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings.


( 28 ) Take a nice font and write something on your banner. I wrote ‘My Dream’ Give the text a nice dropshadow.


( 29 ) In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 13. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it at the top left corner of the outer frame.


( 30 ) Effects, ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings.


( 31 ) Paste as a new layer again and put it to the top right corner of the outer frame. ( we have to paste these buttons seperately so we can get the different colors with the Color Rave plugin)


( 32 ) Effects, ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings. Layers merge, merge down.


( 33 ) Layers duplicate, Image flip, layers merge, merge down.


( 34 ) Go to your frame layer and with the eraser, erase the bits of the frame that are showing around the outer edges of the buttons.


( 35 ) Go to the buttons layer. Effects 3D effects Dropshadow with these settings V & H 2, Opacity 58, blur 5, color black. Repeat with V & H at -2.


( 36 ) Make sure you are now on your top layer. In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 10. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Image resize and resize by 65% all layers unchecked. Place it to the bottom left (see my image)


( 37 ) Effects 3D effects Dropshadow with these settings. V & H 0, Opacity 100, Blur 5 and color #FFC474


( 38) (Optional) I also took this image and resized it by 35% twice, duplicated it as many times as I needed to place around the bottom of the ladies skirt (see my image) Merged them visible. Then used the ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings, then lowered the opacity to 62


( 39 ) Copy the tube butterfly-pin and paste as a new layer. Place it where you want.


( 40 ) Layers merge, merge all.


( 41 ) Image add borders 1, color Black. Image add borders 15, color #FFFFFF. Select this border with your magic wand, In the kit gwyn_kit03 click on the layer raster 1, copy and paste into the selection. apply ColorRave, Atmospherizer 1.1 at default settings, hold the selection.


( 42 ) Effects, I.C. Net Software, Filters Unlimited, Buttons and Frames, 3D Glass Frame 1, Frame size 15 and contrast 60. Resize to your original size and you are finished.


I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.