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This tutorial was created for some friends of mine who wanted to begin learning more about PSP.  It is intended for beginners to learn how to enhance a photographic image. If you have any questions, please feel free to Email  me.

To do this tutorial you will also need Paint Shop Pro.  I wrote this with  Paint Shop Pro XI, but the steps may also be done in any version.  You may download a free trial at Corel.

Remember to save as a psp file often!

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1. Open up your photograph.  SHIFT+D for Duplicate, close the original.

2.  Image > Resize.  Resize so that the biggest size is no bigger than 400 pixels.

3.  Selections > Select All.  Selections > Modify > Contract   Contract Selection by 40

4.  Effects > 3D Effects > Drop Shadow.  V&H = - 1, Opacity = 75, Blur = 5, color = white

5.  Effects > 3D Effects > Drop Shadow.  V&H = 2, Opacity = 75, blur = 10, color = black

6.  Effects > Plugins > Eye Candy 4000 > Weave.  Apply these settings:  30.80, 55.03, 50, 59, 22.00, Keep Original Image selected.

7.  Selections > Modify > Contract Selection 30 pixels

8.  Layers > new Raster Layer

9.  Flood-fill with gold gradient

10.  Selections > Modify > Contract Selection by 3 pixels

11.  Press Delete.

12.  Effects > 3D Effects > Cutout  V&H = 4, Opacity = 75, blur = 15

13.  Selections > None

14.  Image > Add Borders  Symmetric, size = 3, color = white

15.  With magic wand, select the border, flood-fill with gold gradient.

16.  Save this as a JPEG.  File > Export > JPEG Optimizer

 

 


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