Cardinal Sunrise





Cardinal Sunrise

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 - Yvonne - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All rights reserved.
~ Revised March 2012 ~

You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

Tubes
2361-luzcristina.psp
Autumn Cardinals_LR-11-21-09.psp
Marif_2006_octobre_misted_paysage034.pspimage
yp_cardinal_patt.jpg
yp_wordart_sunrise.psp

The above can be downloaded here
download supplies
Download and extract to a file on your computer then
open in PSP and minimise


Plugins
MuRa's Filter Meister - Cloud
Xero - Porcelain

Available here
http://www.fleursauvage.be/utilitaire/filtres/filtres.htm
Download and extract to your Plugins folder

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Drag this arrow with you to mark your place in the tutorial



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INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1

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

STEP 2

In the Materials Palette
load Foreground with White #FFFFFF and Background with Mustard #D2AB4B

STEP 3

Effects >> Pugins >> MuRa's Meister >> Cloud

Cloud setting

STEP 4

Maximise tube Marif_2006_octobre_misted_paysage034.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
With the Move Tool, move to the top of your canvas and slightly to the right

STEP 5

Maximise tube 2361-luzcristina.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Mirror
With the Move Tool move to the left and down

STEP 6

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Mirror
With the Move Tool move down and to the right

STEP 7

In the Layers Palette close Raster 1
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible

STEP 8

Still in the Layers Palette reduce the opacity of the Merged Layer to 60
Open Raster 1
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible

This is what you should have now

Progress shot

STEP 9

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill with Background colour

Effects >> Texture Effects>> Blinds

Blind setting

Layers >> Arrange >> Move Down

STEP 10

In the Layers Palette highlight Merged layer
Image >> Resize 85%
Resize All Layers unchecked

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing the Horizontal and Vertical Offsets to minus 2 (-2)

STEP 11

Maximise tube Autumn Cardinals_LR-11-21-09.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
With the Move Tool reposition as below

progress shot

Layers >> Dupicate

Effects >> 3D effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop shadow

STEP 12

In the Layers Palette close Raster 1
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible

STEP 13

Effects >> Plugins >> Xero >> Porcelain

Porcelain setting

STEP 14

In the Layers Palette open Raster 1
Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

STEP 15

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting

STEP 16

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting

STEP 17

With the Magic Wand select the orange border

magic wand setting

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Inner Bevel

Selections >> Select None

STEP 18

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting

STEP 19

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting

STEP 20

With the Magic Wand (same settings as STEP 17) select the yellow border
In the Materials Palette change the Foreground Style to Pattern

Load yp_cardinal_patt

Pattern setting

Flood fill selected border with pattern

STEP 21

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Inner bevel

Selections >> Select None

STEP 22

Repeat STEPS 15 to 18

STEP 23

Maximise yp_wordart_sunrise.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste as New Layer
With the Move Tool re-position (see finished image for placement)
Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

STEP 24

Add your name and/or watermark
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
EMAIL ME



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