::: Update: 3 January, 2009 20:25 :::

This lesson has been written by Ann on  January 1st 2009 using the Dutch version of PSP X2
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::: Degree: Level 2 - points: 61 :::

  • Materials
      • 5 tubes: "@nn_311208_vaas_small_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_311208_bal_small_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_311208_misted_face_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_311208_photos_woman-deep-purple_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage"
        "@nn_311208_photos_woman-duochrome_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage" open into your PSP program
      • 1 brush: @nn_311208_brush_chine_001_tdstudio.PspBrush extract into your map:
        C:\Users\your_name\Documents\My PSP-files\Brushes
      • 4 selections: "@nn_311208_Sel004_Chine_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_311208_Sel001_Chine_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_311208_Sel002_Chine_tdstudio.PspSelection" "@nn_311208_Sel003_Chine_tdstudio.PspSelection",
        extract into your map:
        ------- ››C:\Users\your_name\Documents\My PSP-files\Selections
      • 1 preset for EC 5 Impact: @nn_Chine_EC5_PS.f1s,
        extract into your map:
        ------- ››C:\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\Shadow
      • 1 texture: @nn_textuur__blokjes_191207_tdstudio.bmp
        ------- ››C:\Users\your_name\Documents\My PSP-files\textures

        DOWNLOAD MATERIALS
  • Filters:
      • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact
      • MuRa's Meister - Copies
      • MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling
      • MuRa's Meister - Pole transform
      • Graphics Plus
      • Richard Rosenman - solid border
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • Toadies (import in unlimited 2.0)
         

  • Preparing
    Put the foreground color to a light color, I have chosen #695b72 , and the background color to a dark color #352242
    (If you choose colors of your own, take colors that harmonize well  but with not too much contrast)
    Change foreground color to gradient with the settings shown below:
    1

    To start this lesson, our material palette looks as follows:
    2

Feel free to change opacity and blend mode if you work with different colors

  • The lesson
  1. Open a new image: File - New- new image:
    3
  2. Flood fill raster 1 with the gradient Verloop
  3. Effects – plug in unlimited 2.0 with settings shown below:
    (Make sure that the fore- and background colors are arranged well, the result of your work depends on it)
    4
  4. Layers – new raster layer
  5. Flood fill with the dark background color #352242 (click right with your mouse button)
  6. Effects- texture effects - texture with settings shown below:
    Color = white


5

  1. Effects - plug-in Mura's Meister - Perspective tiling:
    Pay attention BG color = dark background color #352242
    6
  2. Effects - image effects - off set with settings shown below:
    7
  3. Selections – load/save selection from disc- load selection from disc and choose my selection:
    8

    9
  4. Click twice on the delete button of your keyboard
    This is the result:
    10
  5. Selections –deselect all
  6. Layers - new raster layer
  7. Flood fill  with the gradient
  8. Effects - plug-in filter unlimited 2.0 - toadies and chooser Bitches Crystal with settings shown below :
    11
  9. Effects - geometric effects - perspective horizontal:
    12
  10. Effects - geometric effects - spherize:
    13
    You should have this:
    14
  11. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
    15
  12. Activate the layer palette: blend mode OVERLAY
    if you use different colors, feel free to change the opacity and/or the blend mode of the layers
    16

    This is the result:
    17
  13. Layers - new raster layer
  14. Selections - load/save selection–load selection from disc and choose:
    18

    19
  15. Put foreground color to a solid color
    20
  16. Flood fill the selection with the light foreground color
  17. Selections –deselect
  18. Effects - plug-in unlimited 2.0 - toadies - WHAT ARE YOU standard settings (20/20)
  19. Effects - plug-in unlimited 2.0 - toadies - WEAVER standard settings (59/48/222)
    You have this now:
    21
  20. Effects - plug-in unlimited 2.0 - toadies - BITCHES CRYSTAL standard settings (37/39)
    This is the end result:
    22
  21. Effects – edge effects - enhance
  22. Layer palette: decrease opacity to 70%
    23
  23. Layers - new raster layer
  24. Selections - load/save selection–load selection from disc and choose::
    24

    2(
  25. Change your foreground gradient  into these values:
    26
  26. Zoom in to flood fill.
    Flood fill with the gradient.
    Verloop2
  27. Selections - deselect
  28. Effects – distortion effects – wind (see settings on print screen below):
    repeat distortion effects (it goes quicker by clicking:
    Edit - repeat - Wind)
    27
  29. Effects - plug-in - Mura's Meister - Pole transform:
    28

    You have this now – do not move
    L
  30. Effects - plug-in - Mura's Meister - Copies with settings shown below:
    do not move !!
    30
  31. Effects - plug-in - Graphics plus - Cross shadow with settings shown below:
    31
  32. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
    32
  33. Effects - image effects - off set:
    33
  34. Selections - load/save selection–load selection from disc and choose:
    @nn_311208_Sel004_Chine_tdstudio.PspSelection click load (same settings as before)
    This is what you have – click  delete and afterwards SELECTIONS – deselect all:
    34
  35. Layers - duplicate
  36. Image - mirror
  37. Image - flip
  38. Move it with the move tool and place it as shown below:
    35
  39. Layers - new raster layer
  40. Activate the brush tool with settings shown below:
    36

    Stamp with the gradient on this location:

    Verloop2

    37
  41. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow:
    38
  42. Now we will put our tubes on their place.
    Activate @nn_311208_bal_small_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy - paste as a new layer on your tag and move to its place:
    39
  43. Effects – 3D effects drop shadow (same shadow see item 47):
    idem dropshadow
  44. Activate the tube @nn_311208_misted_face_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy - paste as a new layer on your tag, do not move
  45. Activate the layer palette and decrease the opacity to 68, blend mode: soft light
    40

    This is what you have now:
    51
  46. Activate tube @nn_311208_vaas_small_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage (first activate the  layer GROOT/LARGE)
    extra 1
    Edit - copy - paste as a new layer on your tag and move to its place:
    42
  47. Effects - plug-in EC 5: Impact - Perspective shadow and choose my preset on  tab Settings:
    43
  48. Activate de tube @nn_311208_photos_woman-deep-purple_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy - paste as a new layer on your tag and move to its place:
    44
  49. Effects - plug-in EC 5: Impact - Perspective shadow and choose my preset on  tab Settings:
    EC5
  50. Activate the tube with the vases again:  vazen @nn_311208_vaas_small_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage
    Now activate the layer: klein/small/petit:
    Extra 2
    Edit - copy - paste as a new layer on your tag and move to its place:
    Extra 3
  51. Effects - plug-in EC 5: Impact - Perspective shadow and choose the same preset as before
  52. Activate the last tube: @nn_311208_photos_woman-duochrome_Chine_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy - paste as a new layer on your tag and move to its place:
    Extra 4
    again – perspective shadow EC 5: impact
  53. Layers - merge - merge all layers
  54. Effects - plug-in Richard Rosenman - solid border:
    45
  55. Save as a JPG