Greensleeves
Greensleeves 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
© May 2018 - Yvonne - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All rights reserved.


You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

instrument-1299367_1280.png
silhouette_3309171_640.png
flowers-2755297_640.png
(The above are from Pixabay)
BM_Elise_by_Hito76.pspimage
Magic_Castle_30.12-2017.pspimage
yp-paper.pspimage
yp-music-greensleeves.pspimage
yp-text-greensleeves
yp-flower-decor-extra.pspimage
yp-castle-selection.pspselection

The above can be downloaded here
Supplies
Download and extract to a file on your computer
Place selection in your PSP Files/Selections folder
Open other supplies in PSP and minimise


Plugins

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
Eye Candy 3.1 - Perspective Shadow

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
Drag and Drop Script from Dynamic Drive



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INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1

Open a new canvas 800 x 600 transparent background

New Canvas

STEP 2

In the Materials Palette load
Foreground with #E7FFAA PALE GREEN

Flood Fill layer with Foreground colour

Effects >> Plugins >> Graphics Plus >> Cross Shadow

cross shadow

STEP 3

Maximise Magic_Castle_30.12.2017.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

In the Layers Palette change blend mode to Luminance Legacy (L)

Layers >> Properties

layer properties

STEP 4

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selections Tool >> Custom Selection

selection tool

custom selection

Maximise yp-paper.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste into Selection

Selection >> Select None

In the Layers Palette reduce opacity to 12%

Layers >> Properties

layer properties

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to minus 5 (-5)

STEP 5

Maximise yp-music-greensleeves.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 6

Selection >> Load/Save Selection >> Load Selection from Disk
From the options, choose yp-castle-selection

selection

Selections >> Modify >> Expand
Number of pixels = 5

Edit >> Clear
Selections >> Select None

STEP 7

Maximise instrument-1299367_1280.png
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Mirror
Image >> Resize 9%
Resize all layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> Plugins >> Eyecandy 3.1 >> Perspective Shadow

Perspective Shadow

STEP 8

Maximise silhouette_3309171_640.png
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

This is what you should have now

progress shot

STEP 9

Maximise flowers-2755297_640.png
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

In the Layers Palette change Blend mode to Luminance Legacy (L)

Layers >> Properties

layer properties

Effects >> Edge Effects >> Enhance More

STEP 10

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Flip

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 11

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Flip

STEP 12

Maximise yp-flower-decor-extra.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

In the Layers Palette change blend mode to Luminance Legacy (L)

layer properties

Effects >> Edge Effects >> Enhance More


THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE NOW

progress shot


STEP 13

In the Layers Palette highlight Copy of Raster 7

layer palette

Layers >> Duplicate

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 14

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Flip

STEP 15

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Mirror


THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE NOW

progress shot


STEP 16

Maximise BM_Elise_by_Hito76.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Layers >> Arrange >> Bring to top

STEP 17

Maximise yp-text-greensleeves.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 18

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Add your name and/or watermark

STEP 19

Image >> Add Borders

add borders

STEP 20

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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