This lesson is translated and tested by Dennis

Thank You Dennis

 

Acknowledgements The creators of the tube, and mask pattern

Please leave names and watermarks intact from their makers

 

Materials find here

Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - FM Tile Tools - Penta Com - Graphics Plus find here

 

Open your tube and font in PSP and minimize them

Place your pattern (pastel 20spiraal%) files folder in your PSP Patterns

Place your mask (Gertje 27) files into your PSP folder masks

Place your jute texture textures file folder in your PSP

 

We go begin

Put in your materials palette foreground color to #b4e6e5 and the

background color to #ff92a6 and

make a linear gradient with these settings

 

  http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image003.jpg

Also set your background to pattern and choose pastel 20spiraal%  with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image005.jpg

 

1/ Open a transparent image of 500 x 500 pixels and fill with pattern Pastel-colored 20spiraal%

 

2/ Layers - new raster layer and fill with your gradient

Layers - Mask - Load / Save - Load Mask from disk and find the mask - Gertje 27

with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image007.jpg

Layers - merge - merge group

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 100, blur 0 and color black

 Effects / edge effects / enhannce

3/ Activate your magic wand with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image009.jpg

Select middle of the mask

Selections - modify - expand - 5 pixels

Activate bottom layer in your layer palette and press the delete key

Selections - select none

 

4/ Activate the top layer in your layers palette

Activate free hand selection tool with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image011.jpg

Select flowers at the bottom - see example

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image013.jpg

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default

Selections - select none

 

5/ Layers - new raster layer and fill with your foreground color #b4e6e5

Effects - texture effects - texture - jute - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image015.jpg

Layers - Arrange – Send to bottom

 

6/ Activate your eraser tool and the second layer in your layers palette (pattern layer)

And now erase the surplus that remains of your texture jute that is still visible below the edge of your oval mask.

 

7/ Activate the top layer in your layers palette

Activate free hand selection tool - same settings as before

Select around the oval and the flowers - see example

 

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image017.jpg

Selections - invert

Effects - texture effects - mosaic antique - with these settings

 

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image019.jpg

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Selections - select none

 

8/ Copy - Image8Marie_LR (cat) - paste as new layer on your image

Image - resize - 70% - resize all layers unchecked - just slide down

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 15, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal -2, Opacity 50, Blur 10 and color black

 

9/ Image - Add borders - symmetric checked

2 pixels - background color # ff92a6

2 pixels - Foreground color # b4e6e5

2 pixels - Background color # ff92a6

Image – add borders - 30 pixels - any color –

Select this border with your magic wand - institutions are well just change feather to 0 and fill the selected border with the gradient

Effects - 3D effects - outside bevel - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image021.jpg

 

Effects - Plugins - Penta Com - Color Dot – Default Settings

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image023.jpg

Selections - select none

 

10/ Image - add borders - symmetrical checked

2 pixels - background color #ff92a6

2 pixels - Foreground color #b4e6e5

2 pixels - background color #ff92a6

 

11/ Add your name and or watermark

 

12/ Activate text tool - I'm pretty font Ms. Le Gates use - size + - 72 as a vector - foreground color and background color to white castle

Type your text Little Pussycat

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 100, blur 0 and color black

Image - free rotate - 45 degrees left and place the top left - see my example

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Layers - Merge all layers

 

13/ Activate your magic wand - tolerance settings as before only sit on 35

Select the ears, nose and bows of the cat

 

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image025.jpg

 

14/ Activate your free hand selection tool, feather set back to 0 and select the Edge - see example

First the top then the sides and bottom  

I have the edges so selected to make it easier for beginners

 

TOP

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image027.jpg

LEFT

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image029.jpg 

 

BOTTOMS

  http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image031.jpg

 

RIGHT

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image033.jpg

 

15/ Duplicate 2x your image in your layers palette

 

16/ Activate the bottom layer (background layer)

Low - low create background layer – rename (right-click the mouse and click name change) and give it a name – ‘Cat 1’

Activate second layer in your layers palette - name change - and name it – ‘Cat 2’

Activate top layer in your layer palette - name change - and name it – ‘Cat 3’

See example:

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image035.jpg

 

17/ Activate top layer (kat3)

Adjust - Add noise - with these settings: Uniform 20

http://www.marinettedesings.be/little_pussycat_bestanden/image037.jpg

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - HSB noise - with these settings

 

 

18/ Activate Low - Cat 2

Adjust - Add noise - same settings but set Noise at 25

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - HSB noise - same settings - but then 1x Random Seed

 

19/ Activate Low - Cat 1

Adjust - Add noise - same settings but set Noise at 15

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - HSB noise - same settings - but then 1x Random Seed

Selections - select none

Edit - copy

 

 

20/ Open Animation Shop

Edit - Paste as new animation

 

21/ Back to PSP

Activate layer - Cat 2

Edit - copy

 

22/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after current frame

 

23/ Back to PSP

Activate layer - Cat 3

Edit - copy

 

24/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after current frame

Animation - frame properties 10

 

File - Save as Gif.

 

This lesson was tested by Dennis and Claudia

Thanks

 

This lesson is ready

I hope you had fun making it.

 

Written on september 15, 2009

 

©MarinetteP

 

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