Fancy Open Book

Created March 15, 2003

© Designer’s Edge Graphics 2003

 

The creation of this tutorial is my own however if this is similar to any other tutorial it is a coincidence. Please do not copy any part of this tutorial or place it anywhere without express written permission from me. Feedback on this tutorial is welcome please contact me and let me know what you think.

Here we go.

Tools Needed:

PSP 7- Download free trial

The zip file containing the selections here

Download the selections into your selection folder

Step 1:

  Open a new image 360 x 262 transparent, 16 million colors. Add a new layer go to Layers> New Raster Layer named pagebtm. Go to Selections-> Load from Disk degbookbtm.sel. Flood fill with a color of your choice. I used #F0CCBC. Save. ( Note remember to save after each step so you don't lose your work)

 

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Step 2:

 Add a new layer go to Layers> New Raster Layer named side1. Go to Selections-> Load from Disk degbookside1.sel. Flood fill with the color of your choice. I used #400000. Selections-> Float. Go to Effects -> 3D Effects-> Cutout. Use the following settings. Selections-> Select None

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Step 3:

Add a new layer go to Layers> New Raster Layer named side2. Go to Selections-> Load from Disk degbookside2.sel. Flood fill with the color you used choose. I used #400000. Selections-> Selections None.

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Step 4:

Add a new layer go to Layers> New Raster Layer named frame. Go to Selections-> Load from Disk degbookframe.sel. Flood fill with the same color you used before for the page btm.  Go to Effects -> Texture Effects->Sculpture-> Copper. Use the default settings. Selections-> Select None

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Step5:

Add a new layer go to Layers> New Raster Layer named page. Go to Selections-> Load from Disk degbookpg.sel. Flood fill with the same color you used before for the pagebtm layer. Selections-> Select None

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Step 6:

Add a new layer go to Layers> New Raster Layer named deco. Go to Selections-> Load from Disk degbookdeco.sel. Flood fill with the same color you used before for the page layer.

 

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Step 7:

Go to Effects -> Texture Effects->Sculpture-> Copper. Use the default settings. Then go to Effects-> 3D Effects-> Inner Bevel. Use the following settings. Selections-> Select None

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Step 8:

Add a new layer go to Layers> New Raster Layer named text.  Select the text tool and type the words you want to use. Make sure select create as vector. After typing text use the nodes to move text to fit the page. Layers merge visible and you are done. Enjoy.  

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. If you have any questions, feel free to E-Mail me.

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