safari

 

Materials can be found here

Plugin Filter / Graphics Plus can be found  here

 

Open your materials and masks in PSP and minimize them

The textures / small pits and grass are standard in PSP

Thanks to the creators of the tubes, Please leave names and watermarks intact from their makers

Sorenses_Designs / Nikita / Suzy Sgai tubes

The makers of the masks are unknown to me

 

We begin

 

In your Materials Palette Set the Foreground Color to #200900 and Background Color to #e7b352 with these colors and make a Gradient (with these settings)

Open a New Transparent Image 800 x 300 pixels

1) Activate and Copy / Sorensen_Designs January Mist 116/12 (elephants) as a new layer on your image

Layers / New Mask Layer / from Image / ww/filmstripj (with these settings)

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / Small Dimples (with these settings)

2) Activate the bottom empty layer in your layers palette

Activate Flood Fill Tool and Fill with the Gradient

 

3) Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

Put this image to one side

 

4) Open a New Transparent Image 800 x 500 pixels

Fill with the Gradient

 

5) Layers / New Raster Layer and Fill with Background Color #e7b352

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / Grass (with these settings)

 

6) Layers / New Mask Layer / from Image / mskfloor (with these settings) 

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

 7) Activate the Selection Tool / (s) / Selection type: Rectangle / Mode: Add / Feather 0 / Antialias checked

Select the upper part of the mskfloor mask (see my example)

Activate the top layer in your layers palette and press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Select None

 

8) Activate and Copy / 12930422331_divers_nikita (clouds) Paste as a new layer on your image and place upper left

 

9) Activate and Copy / SS_640_Misted (Lions) Paste as a new layer on your image

Image / Resize 65% / Resize all layers not checked and put right

Layers / Arrange / Move down and now you have this

10) Activate the top layer in your layers palette

Activate and Copy the image you have created in the beginning / paste as new layer on your image

Image / resize 65% / Resize all layers not checked – Leave it where it is

 

11) Activate the Selection Tool / (s) / same settings / select half of the image of the elephant (see my example)

Edit / Copy

Selections / Select None

Edit / Paste as new layer and place left

Activate the Selection Tool (k) hold down the Ctrl key and press downward to the right of the small picture (see my example)

12) Activate the second layer in your layers palette

Activate the Selection Tool (k) and make this image now as large as the one on the left (see my example)

 

Click on the “m” key to change back to the Mover Tool

 

13) Activate the top layer in your layers palette

Duplicate this layer in your layers palette

Image / Mirror / you may need to move it some 

Layers / Merge / Merge down and do this Again

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal -10 / Opacity 40 / Blur 10 and color black

Repeat the Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal 2

Move this layer a bit to the top

 

14) Image / Add Borders / Symmetric Checked

2 pixels / Foreground Color #200900

2 pixels / Background Color #e7b352

2 pixels / Foreground Color #200900

40 pixels / Background Color #e7b352

Select this border with your magic wand and fill with the Gradient

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / Grass (same settings)

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow (default settings)

Selections / Invert

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 40 / Blur 10 and color black

Repeat Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal -5

Selections / Select None

 

15) Activate and Copy 12926130966_animaux_nikita (tiger) Paste as a new layer on your image and place on the bottom left

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 40 / Blur 10 and color black

 

16) Activate the Text Tool / Font / Vivaldi / Size of your choice

Put in your materials palette, the background also to gradient linear but now with invert not checked

First, type an Uppercase “S” and then in small letters “afari”

Layers / Convert to a Raster Layer / place left

Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel (with these settings)

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow (same settings)

17) Repeat step 16 but now with the word Africa

 

18) Layers / New Raster Layer and Add your Name and or Watermark

 

19) Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

 

20) File / Export / JPEG optimization

 

Finished this lesson

 

This lesson was created and written by Marinette Designs on 02 June 06.03.2012

 

Thanks to Dennis for translating and testing this tutorial

 

© MarinetteP 

 

 

 

 

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