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For this tutorial you will need:


PhotoImpact X3 - Download a trial version. here
penta.com - jeans here
Supplies here



- 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 cm012_a000.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 cm012_a000.ufo file provided. Object - Delete.

2. Selection - Select All (Ctrl. + A). Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. + F) - Select Image - File: cmv_2087.jpg - How to fill: Fit the image - Merge: Always - Transparency: 0. Effect - penta.com - jeans, default. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

3. Selection - Load Selection - Select-1. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. + F) - Select Color #002637 - Merge: Overlay - Transparency: 0. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

4. Selection - Select All (Ctrl. + A). Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. + F) - Select Image - File: cmv_2087.jpg - How to fill: Fit the image - Merge: Always - Transparency: 0. Edit - Rotate and Flip - Flip Vertically. Selection - Load Selection - Select-2. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selection - None (Shift + G). Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

5. 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 Image - File: cmv_2087.jpg - How to fill: Fit the image - Merge: Always - Transparency: 0. In the Layer Manager, set Merge to Addition. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

6. Selection - Load Selection - Select-4. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. + F) - Select Image - File: cmv_2087.jpg - How to fill: Fit the image - Merge: Always - Transparency: 0. Edit - Rotate and Flip - Flip Vertically. Object - Shadow, with these settings: Shadow Color #002637.



7. Selection - Load Selection - Select-4. Selection - Border, Border width: 1 - Direction: Inward - Shape: Box - Anti-aliasing: Checked. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). In the Layer Manager, set Merge to Inverse of Multiply. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

8. Selection - Load Selection - Select-5. Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Object - Arrange Order - Bring to Front (Ctrl. + Alt + up arrow). In the Layer Manager, set Transparency to 50. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

9. Open cm012a-1.ufo, file provided. Edit - Copy (Ctrl + C). On the working image: Edit - Paste - As Object (Ctrl. + V). Object - Properties (Ctrl. + Shift + Enter). Position & Size, Left: 163 - Top: 136. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

10. Open cm012a-2.ufo, file provided. Edit - Copy (Ctrl + C). On the working image: Edit - Paste - As Object (Ctrl. + V). Object - Properties (Ctrl. + Shift + Enter). Position & Size, Left: 50 - Top: 385. Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

11. Selection - Select All (Ctrl. + A). Selection - Convert to Object (Ctrl. + Shift + O). Edit - Fill (Ctrl. + F) - Select Image - File: cmv_2087.jpg - How to fill: Fit the image - Merge: Always - Transparency: 0. In the Layer Manager, set Merge to Inverse of Multiply. Selection - Load Selection - Select-6. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selection - None (Shift + G). Object - Deselect All Objects (Enter).

12. Open cm012a-3.ufo, file provided. Edit - Copy (Ctrl + C). On the working image: Edit - Paste - As Object (Ctrl. + V). Object - Properties (Ctrl. + Shift + Enter). Object - Merge All (Ctrl. + Shift + M).



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




March 16, 2009.