Christmas Frame Dianne

made by
MC Inspirations
2006





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Nor may you copy this tutorial/rewrite it and/or claim it as your own. Filenames and Image Information are to be remain intact.

PSP9 other versions can be used as well

Supplies

Font: Chiaroscuro
Pattern: winni.bg.xmas.jpg > mci-gold.jpg
Mask : maskx10 > Tori Mask 63
Filter: BorderMania > Xero
Tubes: mci014 or mci015 (Christmasflower)
Image: Of your own or Runeberg

Level: Intermediate

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01. Open a new image 500 x pixels > background transperant > Fill with your pattern > Layers Palette > visibility at 60% > minimize for a moment >

02. Activate your image > Selection Tool > Rounded Rectangle - Mode: Replace - Feather: 45 - Anti-alias checked >Find what you want at the image and make a "misted" rectangle > Right click while selected > click on your workspace > add as a new image >

03. Close your original image and continue to work on the new image > Image > Greyscale > Image > Increase Colour Depth > 16 mill. > Right click on the image > Copy > Minimize>

04. Activate your main image with the background of 60% > Right click > Paste as new layer > Layers > add new layer > Fill with your gold pattern > Settings : Angle 0 - Scale 100 >

05. Layers > Load/Save Mask > Load Mask from Disk > Find Mask x10 > Layers Palette > right click on the mask layer > Merge > Merge group > Layers Palette > make visibility at 50% > Layers > Merge > Merge Flatten >

Remember to save often.

06. Image > Add border > 1 x symmetric > Colour #b5a88b or the darkest you like >

07. Image > Add border > 6 x symmetric > Colour White > Magic wand (remember to put the settings back to 0's) > Select border > fill with your gold pattern > Settings: Angle 45 > Scale 100 >

08. Still selected > Effects > BorderMania > See image 1 for settings > Deselect >

09. Image > Add border > 30 x symmetric > Colour white > Select border > Fill with your background pattern > Settings: Angle 45 - Scale 150 >

10. Effects > Edge > Enhance > Effects > Xero > Porcelain > Default settings > Effects > 3D Effects > Inner bevel > See image 2 for settings > Deselect >

11. Effects > BorderMania > This time borderwidth and borderframe set at 1 > Repeat #6 and #7 > Image > Add Border > 50 x symmetric >

12. Select border > activate your greyscaled image > Right click > Copy > Activate your main image > Paste into selection > Repeat #10 > Still Selected >

13. Layers > Add new layer > Fill with your goldpattern > same settings as last > Layers > Load/Save Mask > Load Mask from Disk > find Tori Mask 63 > Layers Palette > Right click on the mask layer > Merge > Merge group > Deselect

14. Layers Palette > make sure the Group - Raster is activated > Effects > 3D Effects > Inner bevel > same settings as last > Effects > 3D Effects > Drop Shadow > See image 3 for settings >

15. Effects > BorderMania > Same settings as last > Repeat #6 > Repeat #7 and #8 > Image Resize to suitable size > Add your corners > Add text and/or watermark > You're done.