Wave Frame
tutorial by Whisper

This tutorial was created and put on this site on June 30, 2003.
It is property of and 2001-2003 to Whisper's Web Works.
Please do not copy or place this tutorial or any of the graphics on any site,
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For this tutorial you will need:
Paint Shop Pro 8  ~ download a trial version.
An image of your choice or you can use the same image I am using.
(Right-click and Copy, then in PSP Paste as a new image.)

Shift+D to make a copy of your image, close the original.

Resize to a desired size, I will resize my image to 500 on the width, aspect ratio checked.

Image > Add border > these settings:
Pixels
Size 1
Symmetric checked
Color - a light color from your image, I am using #FFE9C7.

Image > Add border > these settings:
Pixels
Size 5
Symmetric checked
Color - a dark color from your image, I am using #744224.

Set your magic wand at:
Tolerance 0
Feather 0
Anti-alias checked

Click inside the dark border.

Selections > Invert.

Effects > 3D effects > Cutout > these settings:
Horizontal & Vertical 0
Opacity 100
Blur 25
Shadow color black or very dark brown

Selections > Select none.

Image > Add border > these settings:
Pixels
Size 25
Symmetric checked
Color - white

With your magic wand click inside the white border.

Effects > Reflection effects > Kaleidoscope > these settings:
Horizontal offset -90
Vertical offset -12
Rotation angle 156
Scale factor 56
Number of petals 17
Number of orbits 1
Radial suction 55
Edge mode Reflect

Effects > Distortion effects > Wave > these settings:
Horizontal Amplitude 2
Horizontal Wavelength 13
Vertical Amplitude 11
Vertical Wavelength 79
Edge mode Transparent

Adjust > Hue and Saturation > Colorize > These settings:
Hue 10
Saturation 100

Effects > 3D effects > Drop shadow > these settings:
Vertical & Horizontal 2
Opacity 50
Blur 5

Selections > Select none.

Image > Add border > these settings:
Pixels
Size 1
Symmetric checked
Color - a light color from your image, I am using #FFE9C7.

Image > Add border > these settings:
Pixels
Size 5
Symmetric checked
Color - a dark color from your image, I am using #744224.

Click inside the dark border.

Effects > 3D effects > Inner bevel > these settings:
Bevel rounded
Width 4
Smoothness 11
Depth 4
Ambience -9
Shininess 30
Color #C0C0C0
Angle 41
Intensity 36
Elevation 59

Selections > Select none.

All done!

Visit page 2 for examples made by my testers.

 

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