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For this tutorial you will need:


Corel Paint Shop Pro X7 Ultimate. Download a trial version here
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If you have trouble opening the files, please download this file
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- 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 X7 Ultimate, but may be done with previous versions.


Note: When you open the cm015_l000.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 Dynamic Drive




1. Open up cm015_l000.pspimage. Window - Duplicate (Shift + D). Close the original. In the Layers Palette, click on Raster 2. Layers - Delete.

2. In the Materials palette, set the Foreground color to: #d5ae79 and Background color to: #281c0e. Using the Flood Fill Tool (F), fill "Raster 1" with the Foreground color (left mouse button).

3. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #1 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Layers - Merge - Merge Down. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

4. In the Materials palette, set the Foreground color to: #826645. Layers - New Raster Layer. Set de Blend mode to: Multiply. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #2 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

5. In the Materials palette, set the Foreground color to: #c1b48c. Layers - New Raster Layer. Set de Blend mode to: Overlay - Opacity to: 80. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #3 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

6. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #4 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

7. Layers - New Raster Layer. Set de Blend mode to: Multiply. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #5 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

8. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #6 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

9. Open up cm015l-1.pspimage. Edit - Copy (Ctrl. + C). On your working image: Layers - New Raster Layer. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #7 - Load. Edit - Paste Into Selection (Ctrl. + Shift + L). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

10. In the Materials palette, set the Foreground color to: #020c00 and Background color to: #99ef0d. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #8 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

11. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #9 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Layers - Merge - Merge Down. Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask, Radius: 1 - Strength: 75 - Clipping: 0 - Luminance only: Checked. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow, Vertical: 14 - Horizontal: 0 - Opacity: 60 - Blur: 15 - Color: #000000.

12. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #10 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

13. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #11 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Repeat step 11.

14. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #12 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

15. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #13 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Repeat step 11.

16. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #14 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

17. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #15 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Repeat step 11.

18. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #16 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

19. Layers - New Raster Layer. Fill with the Background color (right mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #17 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D). Repeat step 11.

20. In the Materials palette, set the Foreground color to: #fdecb7. Layers - New Raster Layer. Set de Blend mode to: Overlay - Opacity to: 70. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #18 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

21. In the Materials palette, set the Foreground color to: #000000. Layers - New Raster Layer. Set de Blend mode to: Multiply. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #19 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

22. Open up cm015l-2.pspimage. Edit - Copy (Ctrl. + C). On your working image: Layers - New Raster Layer. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #20 - Load. Edit - Paste Into Selection (Ctrl. + Shift + L). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

23. In the Materials palette, set the Foreground color to: #ba831c. Layers - New Raster Layer. Set de Blend mode to: Multiply. Fill with the Foreground color (left mouse button). Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection #21 - Load. Edit - Clear (Supr.). Selections - Select None (Ctrl. + D).

24. Open up cm015l-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.




December 19, 2014.