[ Rania - PSP X4 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2012

Rania

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

INFO

This lesson was written on May 27th 2012 in the Dutch version from PSP X4.

---------------------- [ Copyrightę2012 ] ----------------------

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.
find their group here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/A-and-K-Tubes-Unlimited/


A & K tubes  unlimited

::: Degree of difficulty: Level 1 - Items : 105 :::



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  • 7 Filters:
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • Tramages
      • Eye candy 5: Impact
      • Mock
      • It@lian Editors effet
      • Mura's Seamless
      • Transparency - Eliminate black

  • Preparation

    Foreground color on gradient(@nn_260512_GR_Rania_tdstudio ) and background = #134d57.
    Foreground gradient with these settings
    1
    Do you want different colors?, click EDIT, change colors and click save.

    Material palette to start the lesson:
    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. File - New - New Image :
    Choose the gradient
    3
  2. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:
    4
  3. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 20
    Result:
    5
  4. Layers - Duplicate
  5. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Tramages - The Stump 2: Standard settings
  6. Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar coordinates:
    6
  7. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 8
  8. Activate Layer palette: blend mode: Soft Light; opacity: 100%
    Result:
    7
  9. Activate Selection Tool, Custom Selection with these values:
    9
  10. Selections - Promote selection to layer
  11. Selections - Deselect all
  12. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 100
  13. Effects - Plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - Tramages: Tow the lines: Standard settings
  14. Layers - Duplicate
  15. Effects - geometric Effects - skew:
    10
  16. Activate Layer palette: blend mode: Multiply; opacity: 100%
    11
  17. Window - Duplicate and minimize, continue with the original
  18. Layers - New raster layer
  19. Activate Flood fill tool and fill layer with the gradient
  20. Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar coordinates:
    19a
  21. Edit - repeat polar coordinates
  22. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 15
  23. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Tile & Mirror - Mirrored & Scaled
    12
  24. Effects - geomtric Effects - circle: Transparent checked
  25. Image - Resize :
    13

    14
  26. Layers - Duplicate
  27. Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout:
    15
  28. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  29. Effects - Plugins - EC 5 Impact - Gradient glow - tab Settings: User Settings - select my preset @nn_270512_Rania_EC5_GG.f1s
    Result:
    16
  30. Layers - New raster layer
  31. Activate Selection Tool - Custom Selection with these values:
    17
  32. Flood fill selection with background color
  33. Selections - Deselect all
  34. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 100
  35. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0 - Tramages - Panel Stripes: Standard settings
  36. Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar coordinates:
    18
    Result:
    19
  37. Layers - New raster layer
  38. Activate Selection Tool, Custom Selection with these values:
    20
  39. Flood fill with background color, deselect afterwards
  40. Effects - Plugins - It@lian Editors effet - Effeto Fantasma: 41/41
  41. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 50
  42. Effects - texture Effects - weave:
    color: black/black
    21
  43. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Seamless - Shift at wave: Standard settings
    22
  44. Selections -load/save selection - load selection from disk and select:
    @nn_270512_Sel_001_Rania_tdstudio
    23
  45. Delete on your keyboard
  46. Selections - Deselect all
  47. Activate Layer palette: blend mode: Soft Light; opacity: 100%
  48. Activate this file: @nn_260512_mask_001_rania_tdstudio.jpg
  49. Edit - Copy
  50. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  51. Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate Black
  52. Layers - Duplicate
    24
  53. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  54. Selections - Select all
  55. Selections - Modify - contract with 50px
  56. Selections - Invert
  57. Selections - Promote selection to layer
  58. Effects - Plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - Tramages - Starmaker (Standard settings)
  59. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 8 (selection is still actif)
  60. Layers - New raster layer
  61. Flood fill with background color
  62. Layers - Arrange - Move down
  63. Selections - Deselect all
  64. Layer palette - Activate top layer
  65. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  66. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    25

    Result up to now:
    26
  67. Change material palette : foreground color = white
  68. Layers - New raster layer
  69. Activate Brush tool and select my file @nn_270512_brush_001_Rania_tdstudio
    27
  70. Stamp in the middle of your work with white foreground color,
    Not sure it is in the middle?
    Edit - Cut
    Edit - Paste as new layer
    28
  71. Layers - Duplicate
  72. Effects - geometric Effects - skew:
    29
  73. Activate Layer palette: blend mode: normal; opacity: 55%
  74. Activate this file: @nn_270512_MosaicEffects_Rania_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer
    30
  75. Layers - New raster layer
  76. Selections -load/save selection - load selection from disk and select:
    @nn_270512_Sel_002_Rania_tdstudio
    32
  77. Flood fill selection with white
  78. Selections - Deselect all
  79. Effects - Plugins - Mock - Mosaic: 32 (pay attention This filter is color sensitive, effect will depend on your background color)
    33
  80. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    34
  81. Activate Layer palette: blend mode: Soft Light, opacity: 100%
  82. Layers - Duplicate
  83. Effects - reflection Effects - Feedback:
    35
  84. Selections -load/save selection - load selection from disk and select my third selection:
    @nn_270512_Sel_003_Rania_tdstudio.PspSelection
    36
  85. Delete on your keyboard and deselect
  86. Activate Brush tool and select my file @nn_270512_brush_002_Rania_tdstudio
    37
    Place brush on the right(with white):
    38
  87. Layer palette: blend mode: normal; opacity: 50%
  88. Layers - New raster layer
  89. Activate Brush tool and select my file @nn_270512_brush_003_Rania_tdstudio
    39
    Place brush as follows:
    40
  90. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    34
  91. Layer palette: blend mode: Soft Light; opacity: 100%
  92. Layers - New raster layer
  93. Activate Brush tool and select my file @nn_270512_brush_004_Rania_tdstudio
    41
    Place brush as follows:
    42
  94. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/20/100/35 color: black
  95. Layer palette: blend mode: Soft Light; opacity: 100%
  96. Activate the tube from Alies (resized for this lesson)
    Alies 716-woman-12122011_small.pspimage
  97. Edit - Copy
  98. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
    43
  99. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 20/20/50/40 color: black
  100. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  101. Effects - Plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - buttons & Frames - Glass Frame 2: 5/128
  102. Activate your minimized image for the background
  103. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  104. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless tiling:
    44
  105. Save both as JPG and insert in your mail