Masks

For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 8 or 9
A Tube. You can download one from Free PSP Tubes...

OR
Click
HERE to download the tube I used
I used a gradient from
HERE
I downloaded a mask from
HERE

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE HOW TO DOWNLOAD A MASK HAVE A LOOK HERE

THIS IS A VERY BASIC TUTORIAL ON HOW TO USE MASKS FOR BEGINNERS - AS USUAL THEY ARE GRAPHIC INTENSE

OPEN PSP 8 OR PSP 9

FILE - NEW - TRANSPARENT
SIZE 300 X 300
FLOOD FILL YOUR WORKSPACE WITH A COLOUR / GRADIENT OF YOUR CHOICE, THIS WILL BE THE COLOUR OF YOUR MASK

I USED vbs15 GRADIENT WITH BELOW SETTINGS

NOW GO TO LAYERS - MASKS - LOAD /SAVE MASK - LOAD MASK FROM DISK

I CHOSE SNFRAME 18 WITH BELOW SETTINGS

NOW GO TO LAYERS - DELETE - CLICK YES

GO TO EFFECTS - 3 D INNER BEVEL - USE YOU NAVIGATE ICON TO SEE YOUR RESULT OF THE BEVEL BEFORE APPLYING

GO TO LAYERS - NEW RASTER LAYER - NAME IT FILL - GO TO LAYERS- ARRANGE - SEND TO BOTTOM

CHOOSE A COLOUR THAT WILL MATCH YOUR MASK AND TUBE THAT YOU ARE GOING TO USE - I CHOSE #C4D8CA

RIGHT CLICK TO FLOOD FILL YOUR NEW LAYER

I ADDED A TEXTURE TO MY FILL -EFFECTS - TEXTURES - THIS IS YOUR CHOICE

NOW GO TO LAYERS - MERGE VISIBLE

GO TO FILE - BROWSE TO THE FOLDER WHERE YOU SAVED YOUR TUBE OR USE ONE OF YOUR OWN CHOICE AND DOUBLE CLICK IT TO OPEN IT

IF YOUR USING THE FACE - I RESIZED MINE BY 50 %

WITH YOUR FACE IMAGE HIGHLIGHTED GO TO EDIT - COPY

WITH YOUR MASK IMAGE ACTIVE GO TO

EDIT - PASTE AS NEW LAYER - USE YOUR MOVER TOOL TO POSITION HER

ONCE YOU ARE HAPPY GO TO LAYERS - MERGE VISIBLE AND SAVE YOUR WORK

 

Tutorial written by Shell. Updated for PSP 8 by Lyn
Tutorials Robbie, Lyn & Shell 2002
Page design SLANT Digital 2005