Flower Basket

Flower Basket

This tutorial is my own design and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was created in Paint Shop Pro V8.
© 2010 - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All rights reserved.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

PSP Brushes
yp_daisy_brush
yp_flowerbasket02_brush
Open in PSP and export them as Custom Brushes

Tubes
jet-woman25-november-2007
yp_wordart_flowerbasket
Open and minimise in your PSP workspace

The above can be downloaded here


Plugins
Filters Unlimited 2.0
http://www.chezkiki.com/les_filtres.htm
Download and extract to your Plugins folder

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Drag and Drop Script from Dynamic Drive



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INSTRUCTIONS

Open a new canvas 400 x 400 pixels background white
Layers >> Promote Background Layer

In the Materials Palette load Black #000000 into Background

Select Paint Brush Tool
Find brush tip yp_flowerbasket02_brush



Position brush in centre of canvas
Click right mouse button once

Effects >> Plugins >> I.C.NET Software >> Filters Unlimited 2.0
Special Effects 1 >> Aged Film

Aged Film settings
Click Apply

In the Materials Palette load background with #918170

Effects >> Plugins >> I.C.NET Software >> Filters Unlimited 2.0 >>
Edges, Square >> Square Edge 17
Use Background Color unchecked

Square Edge setting
Click Apply

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill with background colour
Layers >> Arrange >> Move Down
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible

This is what you should have now

Progress shot #4

Save as a PSP image
I saved mine as flower_basket01.pspimage
Minimise


Open a new canvas 800 x 600 pixels background white
Layers >> Promote Background Layer
Layers >> New Raster Layer

In the Materials Palette
Load #EDE2CD Beige into Foreground
Make a Foreground-Background gradient
Style = Radial
with the following settings

Gradient

Flood fill canvas with gradient

Maximise flower_basket01
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer on working canvas
Image >> Resize 75%
Resize All Layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
Image >> Mirror

With the Move Tool re-position so that top left-hand corner is at the
co-ordinates x:50 y:100 (refer to status bar at bottom of screen)

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow
Click OK

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow
Change Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to -2 (minus 2)

flower_basket01.pspimage should still be on your clipboard

Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer on working canvas
Image >> Resize 65%
Resize All Layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

With the Move Tool re-position so that top left-hand corner is at the
co-ordinates x:500 y:290

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow
Click OK

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow
Change Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to -2 (minus 2)

flower_basket01.pspimage should still be on your clipboard

Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer on working canvas
Image >> Resize 55%
Resize All Layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

With the Move Tool re-position so that top left-hand corner is at the
co-ordinates x:500 y:50

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow
Click OK

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow
Change Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to -2 (minus 2)

This is what you should have now

Progress shot #5

Maximise jet-women25-november-2007
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer on working canvas
Image >> Resize 90%
Resize All Layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

With the Move Tool move down slightly (see finished image for placement)

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow
Click OK

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow
Change Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to -2 (minus 2)

In the Layers Palette highlight Raster 2
Layers >> new Raster Layer

Select Paint Brush tool
Change brush tip to yp_daisy_brush



Position brush where desired
Click right mouse button once

Re-position brush as many times as desired clicking right mouse button once each time

Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting
Click OK

Layers >> Promote Background Layer

In the Materials Palette change Foreground to Colour #EDE2CD

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill layer with #EDE2CD

Effects >> Texture Effects >> Blinds

Blinds setting
Click OK

Layers >> Arrange >> Send to Bottom

In the Layers Palette highlight Raster 1
Image >> resize 90%
Resize All Layers unchecked
Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting
Click OK

Image >> Add Borders

Border settings
Click OK

In the Materials Palette change the Foreground Style back to Gradient
Change Repeats to 13

Gradient settings

With the Magic Wand select the yellow border
Flood fill with Gradient

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Inner bevel settings
Click OK

Selections >> Select None

Image >> Add Borders

Border settings
Click OK

Maximise yp_wordart_flowerbasket
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
With the Move Tool place in bottom left-hand corner

Add your name and/or watermark
Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)
Resize if desired
Save as a jpg


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial

If you have any questions or would like to show me your result
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