Written and Copyright © Krissy Baker
This is my own creation, any similarities to other
tutorials is purely coincidental and unintentional.
Good luck and have fun!
Drag the Arrow to mark your progress
How many times
have you seen something that has taken your breath away with it's beauty and you
have wanted to recreate that beauty in your PSP but have resorted to grabbing
your Camera and snapping a shot or two off. Then you get the Graphic back and
think: What to do with this? You can place it in an Album to show off now and
then... You can put it into a frame and hang it on your wall.. Or you can put it
into PSP and use it in a creation.
Lets use it
in a creation!!!!!!!!!
Step 1: Open
your Graphic in your PSP
Duplicate your Graphic **Hold your Shift key while you press your D Key on your
Step 3: Close
out the Orginal Graphic : Here's the Graphic I have picked to work with
Step 4:Promote this background to a layer
5: Activate your Free Hand Tool
Step 6: Change
your Settings on your Free Hand Tool
See Example for settings:
Step 7: Draw
around the area you would like to keep to work with:
See Example :
Step 8: Go to
Step 9: Go to
Selections / Modify / Expand :
See Example for settings:
Step 10: Now
hit your Delete Key on your keyboard:
See Example for what you should have
Special note: As you can see..
We have a lot of shadow that we need to remove. We will be removing this in the next couple of steps:
Selections/ Select None
Step 12: With
your Free hand tool Set at this:
Step 13: Draw
around the Area you want to keep like this:
Selections / Invert :
Step 15: Now
Hit your Delete key on your keyboard:
Selection/ Select None:
See Example of what you should have:
Step 17: This is
now a misted Tube: So add a new layer and put your water mark on this tube.
Duplicate your Tube
Step 19: Save
the original one as a PSP file
You are now able
to share this tube as one of your very own Tubes: So keep it in a folder or your own misted Tubes:
Step 20: Close
out the Original Tube: We are going to work with the Duplicated one now:
create something with our new Misted Tube:
Open a new Image 500 x 500
Step 2: If you
don't already have your Mixer Pallet open:
Please Open it now:
If your Palette
opens up like this:
As a separate
window.. I would like you to take and Drag it to your right Materials Bar :
You need to keep
as much Of your work space clear
As you can so you have plenty of room to work and you don't get confused....
Step 3: Activate
your Oil Brush
Step 4: Mix the
Colors in your Mixer that you would like to use for a background color:
We have a Mixer
Lesson under Weekend Classes: If your not familiar with your Mixer you may refer back to this lesson:
Those that are
may Raise their hand and ask me Questions at this time.. We will go
over the mixer if your not familiar with it:
Step 5: Once you
have your colors Lets start to paint in your sky like this:
Step 6: you can
now work with your Smear or Smudge.. When working with Smear you don't have to
convert this layer to a Raster.. you can continue working Wet with Wet. This
tool does not move your colors if you need to move them like the Smudge Tool
will do .. It will smooth over your Painting: Let me show you the difference:
This was the
Smear Tool: Notice how the colors are still in the same place they were placed
when painted on: You just have a Dry Brush effect with this tool.
In this example
you see how I was able to move my colors around and give it a much smoother
look.. The tool you use is your choice. It depends on what kind of look your
Step 7 : Your
going to continue painting in your Background until you get something like this:
Step 8: Copy and
Past your Misted Tube into your Creation as a new layer like this:
Step 9: After
putting in your Tube continue to paint around it to bring the Tube back to life:
Use your Brushes
and Paints to create your master Piece. If you get lost you can always ask your
Teacher or refer back to some of the other painting lesson's.
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