Pretty in Plaid
Pretty in Plaid 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:

Tubes

cle310907.psp (keys)
diversensk 2011 165.pspimage (car) Heidis Designs
image7Pretty-in-plaid_LR-06-18-0_pspimage (lady)
PatryTubes_Ribbons6.pspimage (bow)
yp-metal-trunks.pspimage
yp-pattern-plaid.jpg
yp-ribbon-strip
yp-text-pretty-in-plaid-2.pspimage

Mask

MASK-MD-011

The above can be downloaded here
download supplies here

Download and extract to a file on your computer
Open in PSP and minimise


Plugins

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Available here

Download and extract to your Plugins folder

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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 #FFFFFF WHITE
Flood fill layer with Foreground Colour

STEP 3

Effects >> Pugins >> Graphics Plus >> Cross Shadow

cross shadow

STEP 4

Layer >> New Raster Layer

In the Materials Palette, change Style to PATTERN
Select yp-pattern-plaid from the drop down list
Angle = 45 Scale = 42

pattern setting

Flood fill layer with pattern

STEP 5

Layers >> New Mask Layer >> From Image

Select MASK-MD-011 from the drop down list

mask

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Group

STEP 6

Maximise diversehsk 2011 165.pspimage (car)
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Mirror

Image >> Resize 60%
Resize All Layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Hue and Saturation >> Colorize

colorize

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

STEP 7

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection

STEP 8

Maximise yp-metal-trunks.psp
Window >> Duplicate
Image >> Mirror
Edit >> Copy
Minimise duplicate copy
Edit >> Paste into Selection
Select >> None

Adjust >> Hue and Saturation >> Colorize
Hue = 0 Saturation = 0

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 9

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection

Maximise yp-text-pretty-in-laid.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste into Selection
Select >> None

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 10

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection

Maximise image7Pretty in Plaid_LR-06-18-0_.pspimage (lady)
Edit >> Copy
Minimise orginal
Edit >> Paste into Selection
Selections >> Select None

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 11

Maximise yp-ribbon-strip.pspimage
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 12

Maximise cle310907.psp (keys)
In the Layer Palette highlight Raster 7
Edit >> Copy
Minimise orginal
Edit >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Free Rotate

free rotate

STEP 13

Zoom in and select the mark to the left of the key

mark removal

Edit >> Clear

STEP 14

Layers >> Duplicate
Image >> Free Rotate

free rotate

STEP 15

Move the top key over the bottom key so that the holes align

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 16

Maximise PatryTubes_Ribbons6.pspimage (bow)

In the Layers Palette highlight Layer 2
Edit >> Copy
Minimise original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Select and delete the green and blue bows

Image >> Free Rotate

free rotate

With the Move Tool, position bow over holes of keys

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 17

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

STEP 18

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting

STEP 19

Image >> Add Borders

red border

STEP 20

Select the red border with the Magic Wand using the following settings

magic wand setting

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Inner Bevel

Selections >> Select None

STEP 21

Image >> Add Borders

Border setting

STEP 22

Image >> Add Borders

Use any bright contrasting colour (I chose a yellow)

yellow border setting

STEP 23

With the Magic Wand (same settings as STEP 20) select the yellow border

In the Materials Palette yp-pattern-plaid should still be loaded

Flood fill selection with pattern

STEP 24

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Inner bevel

Selections >> Select None

STEP 25

Repeat STEPS 18 to 21

STEP 26

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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