BDC

::: Update: September 2015 - ASDwebdesigns :::

INFO

This lesson was written by Ann on June 12th 2011 in the Dutch version from PSP X3
Copyrightę2011
Any resemblance with an existing lesson is merely a coincidence.
Lessons translated in English by Jille.
Lorna translates in French
Bhyma Web (Maria) translates in Spanish.
Marion translates in German.

TD-studio uses often tubes from Kitty & Annelies with permission
Visit their tube group here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/A-and-K-Tubes-Unlimited/

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  • 2 Filters:
      • Tramages (Tow the line)
      • Richard rosenman - solid border

  • Preparation
    Foreground color = WHITE, Background color on pattern (@nn_100611_PATR_BDC_tdstudio.bmp)
    Search the pattern in the list:
    1

    Material palette to start:
    2


    Feel free to change the opacity and blend mode from the layers if you work with different colors. You can colorize if necessary

    The lesson

  1. Open the image: flowers_1.jpg
  2. Window - duplicate, minimize original and proceed with the copy
  3. Image - Resize:
    3
  4. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 50
  5. Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling:
    4

    Result:
    5
  6. Selections - Select all
  7. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders:
    6
  8. Selections - Promote selection to layer
  9. Selections - deselect all
  10. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:
    7
  11. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur: radius: 25
  12. Effects - plugins Tramages - Tow the line:
    8
  13. Layers - duplicate
    Result:
    9
  14. Layers - Merge - merge visible
  15. Activate Selection tool - Custom selection:
    10
    with these values:
    11
  16. Selections - Promote selection to layer (keep selection actif)
  17. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur: radius: 25
  18. Selections - deselect all
  19. Effects - reflection-Effects - feed back:
    12
  20. Effects - Edge effects- enhance
    13
  21. Layers - duplicate
  22. Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling:
    14
  23. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    15
  24. Layers - new raster layer
  25. Selection tool- Custom selection:
    16
  26. Activate image: flowers_1.jpg
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste into selection
  27. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders:
    17
  28. Flood fill selection with white
  29. Selections - deselect all
  30. Activate the tube from Alies: Alies 467-vrouw-14042011_small.pspimage
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  31. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    18
  32. Move tube to the right:
    19
  33. Layers - new raster layer
  34. Selection tool- Custom selection with these values:
    20
  35. Selection - Invert !!!!!!!
  36. Flood fill with white
  37. Activate layer palette: Opacity: 30%
    21
  38. Selections - invert !!!!!
  39. Layers - new raster layer
  40. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders:
    17
  41. Flood fill selection with WHITE
  42. Selections - deselect all
  43. Layers - Merge - merge down
  44. Layers - duplicate
  45. Effects - geometric Effects - skew:
    22

    Result:
    23
  46. Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling:
    24

    25
  47. Layers - new raster layer
  48. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk and select: @nn_120611_Selectie_001_BDC_tdstudio
    26
  49. Flood fill selection with white
  50. Selections - deselect all
  51. Layers - duplicate
  52. Effects - Texture effects - Blinds:
    color: BLACK
    27
  53. Effects - Image effects - Offset:
    28

    Result:
    29
  54. Layers - Merge - merge visible
  55. Activate Selection tool - Custom selection:
    10
    with these values:
    30
  56. Selections - Promote selection to layer
  57. Selections - deselect all
  58. Image - Resize (do not move):
    31
  59. Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp mask:
    32
  60. Effects - Image Effects - offset:
    33

    Result:
    34
  61. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    35
  62. Activate this file: @nn_120611_frame_BDC_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer and move a little
    36
  63. Layers - new raster layer
  64. Activate picture tube tool and select: @nn_120611_accent_BDC_001_tdstudio.PspTube
    Choose a nice place or follow the print screen:
    37
  65. search for the second picture tube tool : @nn_120611_accent_BDC_002_tdstudio.PspTube
    See print screen or to your choice:
    38
  66. Activate this file: @nn_120611_accent_flowers-lines_BDC_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer and move a little:
    39
  67. Layers - duplicate
  68. Image - flip and move, (part of the tube is outside the canvas)
    40
  69. Activate text tool see print screen for the settings:
    41
    Line style dotted
    Capitals on
    (see example):
    43)
  70. Type BDC (stands for Birth Day Card)
    Click the check mark to apply (PSP X3 users)
    42
  71. Layers - convert to raster layer
  72. Effects - plugins EC5 Impact: Backlight tab SETTINGS - choose my preset: @nn_120611_BDC_EC5_Backlight.f1s
  73. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    44
  74. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - pay attention - shadow on new layer checked:
    45

    46
  75. Effects - plugins - Penta.com - color dot:
    47
  76. Activate layer palette, Blend mode: OVERLAY
    48
  77. Layer palette: Activate top layer
  78. Text tool again with settings shown below
    49

    50
    SOLID LINE STYLE
    Type text: Happy Birthday ! and click the green check mark to apply
  79. Layers - convert to raster layer
  80. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    51 NOT CHECKED!!!!!!!!!!
  81. Move text see example :
    52
  82. Activate the tube: Alies 467-vrouw-14042011_small.pspimage again
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer
  83. Image - Mirror
    53
  84. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    18A
  85. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  86. Effects - plugins - Richard rosenman - Solid border:
    color: BLACK
    54
  87. Effects - plugins - Richard rosenman - Solid border:
    color: WHITE
    55
  88. Activate magic wand tool with settings shown below:
    56
  89. Select the white border:
    57
  90. Effects - Texture effects - Blinds:
    color: BLACK
    27
  91. Selections - deselect all
  92. Effects - plugins - Richard rosenman - Solid border:
    color: BLACK
    58
  93. Save as a JPG
     

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