The Froggy Fivesome
The Froggy Fivesome 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:

crowd_scenes_0505.eps (from Party Vectors by Vecteezy)

anim44-dessin68-coly.png
anim45-dessis69-coly.png
anim46-dessin70.png
The tubes are from Blog de Colybrix

LF-Deco6.png
yp-text-thefroggyfivesome.pspimage

The above can be downloaded here
Supplies

Miz_Mask_085.png
This mask can be downloaded HERE from MizTeeque's Digital Designs

Download and extract supplies to a file on your computer
then open 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 800 x 800 pixels #3563FA BLUE

new canvas

Layers >> Promote Background Layer

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

cross shadow

STEP 2

In the Materials Palette
load Foreground with #3563FA BLUE and Background with #000000 BLACK

STEP 3

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Flood fill this layer with #000000 BLACK

STEP 4

Layers >> New Mask Layer >> From Image
Select Miz_Mask_085 from the dropdown list

add mask

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Group

Image Resize 75%
Resize all layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

STEP 5

Image >> Canvas Size

canvas

Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection

Image >> Crop to Selection
Selections >> Select None

STEP 6

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Flood fill layer with #000000 BLACK
Layers >> Arrange >> Move Down

In the Layers Palette, highlight the top layer (Group - Raster 2)

STEP 7

Maximise tube anim46-dessin70.png
Window >> Duplicate
Remove tuber's mark from tube
Edit >> Copy
Minimise duplicate
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image Resize 55%
Resize all layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset frog trio

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 8

Maximise tube anim44-dessin68-coly.png
Window duplicate
Remove tuber's name from tube
Edit >> Copy
Minimise duplicate
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Resize 75%
Resize all layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 9

Maximise tube anim45-dessin69-coly.png
Window duplicate
Remove tuber's name from tube
Edit >> Copy
Minimise duplicate
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Resize 85%
Resize all layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 10

In the Layer Palette, make bottom layer (black layer) invisible
Layers >> Merge >> Merge Visible


Image >> Resize 80%
Resize all layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

In the Layer Palette, make bottom layer visible

STEP 10

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Selection Tool >> Custom Selection

custom selection curtain

Flood fill selection with #3563FA BLUE

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

cross shadow

Effects >> Texture Effects >> Blinds

blinds

Selections >> Select None

STEP 11

Layers >> Duplicate

Image >> Mirror

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing VERTICAL and HORIONTAL offsets to MINUS 5 (-5)

STEP 12

Maximise crowd_scenes_0505.eps
Edit >> Copy
Minimse original
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Image >> Resize 120%
Resize all layers UNCHECKED

Effects >> Image Effect >> Offset

image offset crowd

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 13

Maximise LF stars
Window >> Duplicate
Remove tuber's name from tube
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste as New Layer

Effects >> Image >> Offset

image offset stars

Layers >> Duplicate

Image >> Mirror

Layers >> Merge >> Merge Down

Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

STEP 14

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

Effects >> Image Effects >> Offset

image offset text

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

STEP 15

Layers >> New Raster Layer

Add your name and/or watermark

STEP 16

Image >> Add Borders

add borders

STEP 17

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


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!



If you have any questions or would just like to show me your result

EMAIL ME



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