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MC Inspirations
Sunday 23 July 2006

 

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PSP 9 - Other versions can be used as well

Image: Of your own or mine
Font: Fontdinerdotcom Sparkly
Mask: 192 or one of your own > Load the mask into your Masks folder
Pattern: Gold or one of your choice
Tube: You own or mine

Supplies: Download here

Level: Easy to skilled

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01.

Open your image > Copy (can be done by holding shift and hit D key) > Close the original > Activate your copy > Image > Resize to with/height max 475 pixels ( In case you want to use it in a forum)

02.
If you want - you can add a tube > Layers > Merge flatten
03.

Image > Add border > 2 x symmetric > Color white

04.
Magic wand with settings of tolerance and feather set on 0 (zero) > Select border > Fill with your gold pattern >
05.
Selections > Invert > Effects > 3D Effects > Cutout with settings H+V = 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 50 - Color black - Unchecked in "Fill interior with ..." > OK > Deselect

Remember to save often !!

06.
Find a medium color of your image > Image > Add border > 3 x symmetric > Magic wand >

Select border and fill with your color > Deselect

07.
Image > Add border > 2x symmetric > Color white
08.
Magic wand with settings of tolerance and feather set on 0 (Zero) > Select border > Fill with your gold pattern > Deselect
09
Image > Add border > 8 x symmetric > Color white
10
Magic wand > Select border and fill with your color > Effects > Texture Effects > Blinds with settings >
Width 2
Opacity 44
Unchecked in horizontal > OK > Repeat the Blinds > Deselect
11
Image > Add border > 2 x symmetric > color white > Magic wand > Select the border and fill with your gold pattern> Deselect
12
Image > Add border > 25 x symmetric > color white >
13
Effects > Reflection Effects > Kaleidoscope with settings >
(from left to right)
H+V = 50
Rotation angel = 0
Scale factor = 0
Edge mode = Wrap
Numbers of petals = 10
Numbers of orbits = 2
Radial suction = 100 > OK > The outcome depends on your image) > Still selected
14
Adjust > Blur > Gauss ion Blur > Strength = 20 > Still selected
15
Adjust > Add/Remove Noise > Add Noise > Uniform > Noise = 25% > Checked in "Monochrome"
16
Adjust > Sharpen > Sharpen more > Still selected
17
Effects > Texture Effects Straw wall > Settings:
Blur = 25
Density = 25
Length = 10
Width = 1
Transparency = 2
Color = Dark gray #555555
Angel = 100 > OK > Repeat Straw Wall > Still selected
18
Effects > 3D Effects > Inner bevel with settings: Bevel = 2
Width = 5
Smoothness = 40
Depth = 2
Ambience = 0
Shininess = 10
Color = White
Angel 315
Intensity = 67
Elevation = 21 > OK > Save this Inner bevel for later use (Click on the little icon of a diskette>

name it?) > Deselect

19
Repeat from point #7 to #11 > Deselect
20
At this point you might add your logo/watermark
21
We are now going to make corners, kind of ( you can choose to skip this section and "just" add corners of your own to the frame) >Selections > Select all > Modify > Contrast > Numbers of pixels = 54 (Depending which image you use, so test the "inner line of ant" are right inside the frame) > Still selected
22
Layers > Add new layer > Fill with your gold pattern (remember to active the new layer in Layers Palette) > Layers > Load/Save Mask > Load Mask from Disk > Find your mask (192) >
Checked in = Source luminance
Checked in = Fit to canvas
Checked in = Hide all mask > Load >
23
Right click on the mask in Layers palette Z Merge > Merge as group > Adjust > Sharpen > sharpen
24
Effects > 3D Effects > Inner bevel as last time > Layers > Merge > Merge flatten > Deselect
25
Add your text > Resize if necessary > Save as name.jpg and you are done.






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