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For this tutorial you will need:


PhotoImpact X3 - Download a trial version. here
Supplies here


- Extract 25-cmv.bmp to My Documents\My EasyPalette.
- Extract all files to a folder of your choice.


This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PI and its tools. It was written using PhotoImpact X3, but may be done with previous versions.


Note: When you open the cm009_m000.ufo file you will see a blank canvas. It's not empty: it contains all the selections needed, saved to Selections. Do not duplicate this file because it won't work.


Remember to save often.

Drop script by Dynamic Drive




1. Open cm009_m000.ufo file provided.

1. Selection - Load Selection - Select-1. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

2. Selection - Load Selection - Select-2. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. F) - Image: File: cmv_2049.jpg - How to fill: Fit the image - Merge: Always - Transparency: 0. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

3. Selection - Load Selection - Select-3. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. F) - Select Color #C1AEB9. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter). Object - Shadow, with these settings: Shadow Color #8F8189.



Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

3. Selection - Load Selection - Select-4. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

4. Selection - Load Selection - Select-5. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. F) - Select Color #8F8189. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

5. Selection - Load Selection - Select-6. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. F) - Image: File: cmv_2049.jpg - How to fill: Fit the image - Merge: Always - Transparency: 0. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

6. Selection - Load Selection - Select-7. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

7. Open cm009m-1.ufo, file provided. Edit - Copy (Ctrl + C). On the working image: Edit - Paste - As Object (Ctrl. + V). Object - Merge All (Ctrl. + Shift + M).


You are done. I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.




April 15, 2008.