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For this tutorial you will need:


Corel Paint Shop Pro 12.01. Download a trial version here
Supplies here


- Extract 28-cmv.bmp to My Documents\My PSP Files\Textures folder.
- Extract all files to a folder of your choice.


This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP and its tools. It was written using Corel Paint Shop Pro 12.01, but may be done with previous versions.


Note: When you open the cm010_d000.pspimage file you will see a blank canvas. It's not empty: it contains all the selections needed, saved to alpha channels.


Remember to save often.

Drop script by DynamicDrive




1. Open up cm010_d000.pspimage. Window - Duplicate (Shift + D). Close the original. In the Layers Palette, click on Raster 2. Layers - Delete. Open up cm010d-1.jpg. Edit - Copy (Ctrl. + C). On your working image: Selections - Select All (Ctrl. + A). Edit - Paste Into Selection (Ctrl. + Shift + L). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

2. Layers - New Raster Layer. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #1 - Load. Fill with color #b6996d. Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise, Gaussian: Checked - Noise: 50% - Monochrome: Checked. Effects - Texture Effects - Texture, with these settings: Texture: 28-cmv - Light Color: #f0ece0.



Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: Vertical and Horizontal 0 - Opacity 85 -  Blur 35 - Color #000000. Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

3. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with color #ffffda. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #2 - Load. Press the Delete Key. Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

4. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with color #000000. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #3 - Load. Press the Delete Key. Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More.

5. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with color #b6996d. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #4 - Load. Press the Delete Key. Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen. Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask: Radius 1 - Strength 75 - Clipping 0 - Luminance only: Checked.

6. Open up cm010d-2.pspimage. Edit - Copy (Ctrl. + C). On your working image: Edit - Paste as New Layer (Ctrl. + L).

7. Layers - New Raster Layer. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #5 - Load. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow, same settings as before. Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

8. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with color #4a3714. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #6 - Load. Press the Delete Key. Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.

9. Open up cm010d-3.pspimage. Edit - Copy (Ctrl. + C). On your working image: Edit - Paste as New Layer (Ctrl. + L). Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.


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



August 30, 2008.