A Charming Victorian
A Charming Victorian Header Pic

This tutorial is my own design and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was created in Paint Shop Pro X
© April 2020 - Yvonne - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All rights reserved.


You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

Masks

creation.tine_masque080.jpg
creation.tine_masque171.jpg
(from Espace Tine - Masks)


Other Supplies

kjb-tromance-theworldoftromance24_colorel.psp
ann_bird6.psp
marguerite VSP.pspimage
PatryTubes_06_objects_01.psp
tubtatie_457furhe.png
yp-decor-strip.psp
yp-for-sale-sign.pspimage
yp-pattern-plaid.jpg
yp-text-a-charming-victorian.pspimage
yp-trees-and-fence.pspimage.pspimage


All the supplies can be downloaded here
Supplies

Download and extract supplies to a file on your computer
then open in PSP and minimise


Plugins
Xero - Porcelain

The above can be downloaded HERE

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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STEP 1

Open a new canvas 800 x 600 pixels transparent

new canvas

STEP 2

In the Materials Palette
load Foreground with #58200D BROWN and Background with #FFFFFF WHITE

Flood fill layer with Foreground colour #58200D BROWN

STEP 3

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill this layer with Background colour #FFFFFF WHITE

STEP 4

Layers >> New Mask Layer >> From Image

Select creation.tine_masque.080.jpg from the drop down list
Invert Mask Data UNCHECKED

add mask

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Group

Image >> Mirror

STEP 5

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill this layer with Background colour #FFFFFF WHITE

Layers >> New Mask Layer >> From Image

Select creation.tine_masque171.jpg from the drop down list
Invert Mask Data UNCHECKED

add mask

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Group

STEP 6

Maximise kjb-tromance-theworldoftromance24_colorel.psp tube
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Resize 80%
Resize All Layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 7

Maximise yp-trees-and-fence.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer


Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Layer >> Properties
Reduce OPACITY to 38

layer properties

STEP 8

Maximise margeurite VSP.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Resize 15%
Resize All Layers UNCHECKED

With the MOVE TOOL position flowers beneath tree as shown below

flower position

Layers >> Duplicate Image >> Resize 60%
Resize All Layers UNCHECKED

With the MOVE TOOL position flowers beneath tree as shown below

flowers position

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Layer >> Properties

Change BLEND MODE to Luminance Legacy and OPACITY to 80

layer properties

STEP 9

Maximise yp-decor-strip.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effect >> Offset

image offset

Layers >> Duplicate

Image >> Flip

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

STEP 9

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection tool

custom selection

Flood fill selection with Background colour #FFFFFF WHITE

Selections >> Select None

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

STEP 10

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing VERTICAL and HORIONTAL offsets to minus 2 (-2)

STEP 11

Layers >> New Raster Layer

In the Materials Palette, change Foreground Style to PATTERN
Select yp-pattern-plaid.jpg from the options
Angle = 45, Scale = 75

plaid pattern

Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection tool

custom selection plaid

Flood fill selection with Foreground pattern

Selections >> Select None

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE NOW

progress shot

STEP 12

In the Materials Palette, change Foreground Style to COLOR
Load Foreground with #A9B191 GREEN

Select the Pen Tool with the following settings:

pen settings

pen settings

Top line: Start node at X=1, y=500, end node at x=799, y=500
Click APPLY

Bottom line: Start node at x=1, y=545, end node at x=799, y=545
Click APPLY

pen co-ordinates

Layers >> Convert to Raster

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

STEP 13

Maximise yp-for-sale-sign.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Resize 80%
Resize All layers UNCHECKED

STEP 14

Maximise ann_bird6.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Resize 80%
Resize All layers UNCHECKED

Select the Move Tool and place birds on top of sign

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

progress-shot-sign

Image >> Resize 30%
Resize All layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Layers >> Arrange >> Move Down

Layers >> Properties

Reduce OPACITY of this layer to 80%

opacity

STEP 15

Maximise tubtatie
Windows >> Duplicate
Remove tuber's mark
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Layers >> Arrange >> Bring to Top

Effects >> Image Effects >> offset

image offset

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 16

Maximise PatryTubes_06_Objects_01.psp
In the Layer Palette, highlight Copy of Layer 2
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Free Rotate

free rotate

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing VERTICAL and HORIZONTAL offsets to minus 2 (-2)

STEP 17

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Add your name and/or watermark

STEP 18

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible

Effects >> Plugins >> Xero >> Porcelain

xero porcelain

STEP 19

Image >> Add Borders

add borders

STEP 20

Layers >> Promote background layer

Image >> Canvas Size

canvas size

STEP 21

Layers >> New Raster Layer

In the Materials Palette change Foreground Style to PATTERN
Flood Fill layer with plaid pattern

Effects >> Plugins >> Xero >> Porcelain

xero porcelain

Layers >> Arrange >> Move Down

STEP 22

In the Layers Palette, highlight Raster 1 (the top layer)

Selection Tool

Custom Selection

custom selection

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Maximise yp-text-a-charming-victorian.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste into Selection
Selections >> Select None

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 22

Image >> Add Borders

add borders

Resize if desired
Save as a jpg and we're done.


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!



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