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Fly Frame

PI Version: 8

Level: Intermediate

Things you will need:  Graphic, corner, gold fill are in a zip file you can download Here


Plugins Needed:

Andrew Filter 61  Here

Graphics Plus       Here

Simple Filters  Here


Ok lets get started.



Open Graphic in PI, copy (Ctrl + D) to copy original 2 times. Close the original.  Minimize one of the copies.



Go to Format / Expand Canvas                                                                                        


By 3 and make sure that Expand sides equally is checked.
Select the expanded area with the magic wand.


This what you should have now.


Now copy gold fill, and Edit/Paste/ Fit into selection.




Go back to Format/Expand Canvas by 5.

Select area with Magic Wand.


Flood Fill Tool, and fill with black.

Keep area active.


Now Go to Effects/Plugins/Anderw filter 61/Shattered frame.  Except Default settings.


Now repeat steps 1, 2, and 3.


Go to Format/Expand Canvas by 20. Select the expanded area with the magic wand.


Open 2nd copy and copy it.

Edit/Paste/Fit into Selection.


Keep area active


Go to Effects/Plugins/Graphics Plus/Kaleidoscope use these settings.

Divisions  213

Rotation     58


Keep area active.


Now go to Effects/Blur/Gaussian Blur and choose the bottom row, middle window.


Keep area active.                                                                                                                                                        
Go to Effect/Simple/Diamonds


Now go to Web/Button Designer/Any shape.

I used this one, it is 6th row, the 3ed one, I show it here, but it is a little hard to see.


Except default settings.

Here is what it should look like.


11.  Now go back and do Steps 1, 2, and 3 again.

12.  Now go to Format/Expand Canvas by 10. Select this area and flood fill with Black; keep active go to Effects/Plugin/Andrew filter 61/Shattered frame.  Merge

13.  Now last time go back and do steps 1, 2, & 3, 4, 5, 6and do the gold fill again and black shattered backgrond fill again.  Then do steps 1, 2 and 3 one more time so that you frame has the gold filled outline for it's edge. Merge.  Almost done now.


Now open the corner in your PI and copy.  Then go to Edit/Paste/As Object. Arrange in corner like what I have done here.

Duplicate.  Edit/Rotate & Flip/Flip Horizontally, and move in to place.

After you have these to where you want them, select both, duplicate.

Edit/Rotate & Flip/Flip Vertically.

Make any adjustments you need to have the corners where you what them. Select All/Merge

Now go to Effect/Sharpen/Sharpen, do this 1 to 2 times, which ever is your preference.

Congratulations you are done.  I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.


If you have any questions please fill free to write me.


Thank you for trying my tutorial.