mad hatter





Mad Hatter

This tutorial is my own design and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was created in Paint Shop Pro V8.
© Yvonne - Yorkshire Lass Designs - September 2009 - All Rights Reserved.
~ Revised March 2012 ~

Italian translation by MaVi (Maria) here

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

Tubes
A Mercurial Mind - Tubed by Jack.psp
yp_alice_misted.psp
corner.pspimage
yp_mad_hatter_wordart.psp

The above can be downloaded here
supplies

Extract to a file on your computer, then open all tubes in PSP and minimise

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



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STEP 1

Open a new canvas 650 x 450 white
In the Materials Palette Set your Foreground to Beige #DFD2BF
and your Background to Dark Brown #221B11
Change your Foreground to Gradient with the following settings

Style = Sunburst/Invert CHECKED

Gradient setting

Flood fill canvas with Gradient

STEP 2

Maximise yp_alice_misted.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Resize 85%
Resize all Layers unchecked
In the layers palette change the Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy)
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible
Image >> Resize 85% Resize All Layers unchecked

STEP 3

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill with Gradient but with Invert UNCHECKED
Layers >> Arrange >> Send to Bottom
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible
Image >> Resize 85%
Resize all layers unchecked

STEP 4

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill with Gradient but with Invert CHECKED
Layers >> Arrange >> Send to bottom
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible
Image >> Resize 85% Resize All layers unchecked

STEP 5

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill with Gradient but with Invert UNCHECKED
Layers >> Arrange >> Send to bottom


STEP 6

The tube yp_alice_misted.psp should still be on your clipboard
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Layers >> Arrange >> Bring to Top
Image >> resize 85% Resize all layers unchecked
In the layer palette change the Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy)
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
With the Move Tool position tube to the right.

This is what you should have now

progress shot

STEP 7

Maximise A Mercurial Mind - Tubed by Jack.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Mirror
Image >> Resize 60% Resize all layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
Effects >> Edge Effects >> Enhance
With Move Tool position on the left

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop shadow setting

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

This is what you should have now

progress shot

STEP 8

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible
Image >> Resize 85% Resize all layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill with Gradient but with Invert CHECKED
Layers >> Arrange >> Send to Bottom

STEP 9

In the layers palette select the Merged layer
Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop shadow setting

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

STEP 10

Maximise corner.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Resize 85% Resize all layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
Move to the top right corner (see finished image for placement)

In the layer palette change Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy)
Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Flip

STEP 11

In the layer palette select Raster 2
Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow



STEP 12

In the layer palette select Copy of Raster 2
Edit >> Repeat Drop Shadow

STEP 13

Maximise yp_mad_hatter_Wordart.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Rotate >> Free Rotate >> Left 90 degrees, All layers unchecked
Move to the left. See finished image for placement
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

Drop shadow setting

Repeat Drop Shadow changing the Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to minus 2 (-2)
Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

STEP14

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting

STEP 15

Add your name and/or watermark
Resize if desired.
Save as a jpg and we're done.


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!



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