Gallery Setting
tutorial by Whisper

This tutorial was created and put on this site on April 18, 2004.
It is property of and 2001-2004 to Whisper's Web Works.
Terms of Use

For this tutorial you will need:
Paint Shop Pro 8  ~ download a trial version.
Nanson's Winter gradient ~ download it here.
My Dark Gold gradient ~ download it here.
(Unzip both gradients into your PSP gradients folder.)
My lighting preset ~ download it here then unzip into your PSP presets folder.
My glass image ~ download it here then unzip and open in PSP, minimize the image.

I learned how to make Shadows on the Wall from Jaci at The End of Magic.
You will be directed to make a shadow for this tutorial according to her Shadows on the Wall tutorial.


Open a new image:
400 x 700 pixels
Raster background
16.7 Million colors

Activate the selection tool and set at rectangle, feather 0 and anti-alias UNchecked.

Select bottom two-thirds of the image.  I started at 0,200 and went to the right and down.

Flood fill with the Dark Gold gradient, set at:
Angle 90
Repeats 0

Effects > Texture effects > Mosaic-Antique > these settings:
Columns & Rows 25
Tile diffusion 65
Grout width 2
Grout diffusion 67

Selections > Select none.

Now you want to widen the image so that you see the non work area.
So grab the border bar for your image on the right or left and stretch out the image.

Activate the deformation tool.

Hold down the Ctrl key and grab the bottom right adjustment node, stretch the image out to the right.

Grab the bottom middle adjustment node and bring the image up.  I brought mine up about 300 pixels.

Again hold down the Ctrl key and grab the bottom right adjustment node, stretch the image out to the right.

Activate the mover tool and drag the floor down to the bottom of the image.

You can now bring the sides of the image back in if you wish.

Rename the raster layer, floor.

Activate the magic wand and set at feather 0, tolerance 0, anti-alias UNchecked.

Click inside the area that does not have the floor in it.

Selections > Modify > Expand > 1 > ok.

Add a new raster layer and name it wall.

Fill the selection with the Winter gradient set at:
Angle 0
Repeats 0
Vertical 100
Invert checked

Selections > Select none.

Open a new image:
500 x 20 pixels
Raster background
16.7 Million colors

Flood fill the new image with the Winter gradient set at:
Angle 0
Repeat 0
Invert UNchecked

Effects > 3D effects > Inner bevel > these settings:
Bevel  7
Width  31
Smoothness  15
Depth  5
Ambience  0
Shininess  25
Color  White
Angle  315
Intensity  45
Elevation  35

Edit > Copy.

Activate the gallery image.

Edit > Paste > Paste as new layer.

Using your mover tool position the molding at the wall and floor intersection.

Now we will add our glass.

Bring the glass image back up, copy and paste as a new layer into the gallery setting.

Using the mover tool position the glass on the floor.

Rename this layer, glass.

Proceed with making a shadow according to Jaci's instructions.

Shadows on the Wall

Don't worry - I will be here when you get back.

Now that your shadow is done we need to merge the layers.

Layers > Merge > Merge visible.

Image > Illumination effects > Lights > ww-gallerysetting.

Now your gallery image is ready for use!


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