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Joseph, dank je wel voor je toestemming om deze les te vertalen.

Joseph, thank you so much for your permission that I may translate this beautiful lesson.

 

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This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you don't need plugins.

You need 3 pictures of your own, smaller dan 300 x 300 pixels.

 

Step 1

Open your pictures in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #ffffff (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 300 x 300 pixels.

Flood fill this image with your foreground color.

Add borders and corners at your choice.

Use colors fit to the picture.

If you're ready - Shift+D - minimize the copy - you need it later.

Step 2

Your first frame is active.

Activate the Rulers (View - Rulers).

Activate your Distortion tool - see image below:

Click Perspective correction - see image below:

You now see this screen:

Copy it by Shift+D - minimize the copy - you need it later.

Step 3

Activate with your cursor, the upper left square.

If you move it a line down, you see on the ruler the line moving.

Now if you with your line comes on a line of the ruler, you will see that the right side becomes white, that is what you must have.

Move carefully a line down.

At the bottom left square, you do the same, but up.

It's important that you use the left side, how strange that looks.

If you use the left side, the right side will distort.

And turned around the left - see screen below:

Click on the checkmark upper left - minimize this image.

Step 4

Open a new transparent image of 1200 x 450 pixels.

Activate your oblique frame.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the left side, 1 pixel from the edge.

Open and copy your straight frame.

Image - Resize - see how large your image is.

Image - Resize - minus 20 pixels.

Step 5

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it against the first frame.

Step 6

Activate your first oblique frame.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place this one against the middle frame.

Step 7

Activate frame 1.

Select the inside of the frame with your Magic wand.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels.

Selections - Invert - press Delete.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your choosen color.

Select the inside of the frame with your Magic wand.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

DON'T DESELECT!

Step 8

Copy your first picture.

Edit - Paste into the selection.

Do the same with the other 2 pictures.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 10

Selections - Select all - Selections - Invert.

Image - Crop to selection.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 11

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your choosen color.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 12

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Joseph.

This lesson is and remains the property of Joseph.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed so any agreement is purely coincidental.

 

If I used your materials, please let me know, so I can give you the proper credits.

If you have a question about the lesson, you can always send me a mail: jh1@pandora.be

 

Translated by Zial on August 23, 2015

 

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