[ Happy New Year 2013 - PSP X5 tutorial - written by @nn ] - 2012


HNY 2013

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

This lessen was written by Ann on November 25 2012 in the Dutch version from PSP X5.

[ 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: 74 :::
 

      • Material: 6 maps in zip file

          • 1 preset EC 5: see map: 1_Preset_EC5
            double click for an automatic installation
          • 3 pspimage files: see map: 2_pspimages
            (tube Alies: Thank you Alies for this beautiful tube:Source tube group here http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/A-and-K-Tubes-Unlimited/
            -- open in PSP program.
          • 1 Image: see map: 3_image
            -- open in PSP program.
          • 1 mask: see map: 4_mask_HNY-2013
            -- open in PSP program
          • 1 gradient: see map: 5_gradient_verloop
            extract into: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Gradients
          • 1 pattern: see map: 6_Patroon_Pattern_HNY-2013
            -- open in PSP program.


        DOWNLOAD MATERIALS HERE

  • 2 Filters:
      • EC 5: Nature
      • unlimited 2.0

  • Preparation

    Material Foreground on gradient, search my file in your list: @nn_120410_GR_027_tdstudio
    with these settings:
    1
    Background on solid color White
    we will use other colors later
    We start the lesson as follows:

    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 :
    Color: White
    3
  2. Layers - New raster layer
  3. Flood fill tool: fill the layer with the gradient
  4. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 50
  5. Effects - Distortion Effects - polar coordinates: Polair to rectangular checked
  6. Layers - New raster layer
  7. Selections - Select all
  8. Activate Image: winter_2013.jpg
  9. Edit - Copy
  10. Edit - Paste into selection
  11. Selections - Deselect all
  12. Layer palette: Blend mode: Soft light; Opacity: 60%
    Result:
    4
  13. Layers - New raster layer
  14. Flood fill tool : fill with white
  15. Layers - new mask layer- from image and choose:
    5
  16. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  17. Change material of the foreground into pattern , choose my file (@nn_241112_HNY-2013_tdstudio.png)
    in the list:
    6
    7
  18. Layers - New raster layer
  19. Flood fill tool - fill the layer with the pattern
  20. Layers - new mask layer- from image and choose:
    5
  21. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  22. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
  23. Layer palette: Opacity: HARD LIghT; Opacity: 70%
    Result:
    8
  24. Layers - New raster layer
  25. Activate Selection tool - Custom selection:
    9

    sel

  26. Effects - Plugins - EC5 Nature - Water Drops choose preset Ann_251112_HNY_2013_EC5_N_WD.f1s - tab SETTINGS/USER SETTINGS
  27. Selections - modify - select selection borders:
    10
  28. Flood fill selection with white background color (modus none to fill both sides)
  29. Selections - Deselect all
  30. Layers - Duplicate
  31. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  32. Again: Layers - Duplicate
  33. Image - Mirror ( X4 and X5-users -> use the script here)
  34. Image - Flip
  35. Layers - Merge - Merge down:
    11
  36. Change background color into gradient--> Fading white with these settings:
    12

    Material palette:
    13
  37. Layers - New raster layer
  38. Activate Selection tool - Custom selection:
    9

    sel
  39. Flood fill with the gradient : Fading white
  40. Selections - Deselect all
    14
  41. Effects - Distortion Effects - Twirl: 560░
  42. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 30
    Result:
    15
  43. Layers - New raster layer
  44. Activate Selection tool - selection type: Star1; Modus add; feather: 50
    16
    Draw two stars (at random), the selection enlarges when you let loose. On my example you see the selection after the release)
    17
  45. Flood fill selection with Fading white
  46. Selections - Deselect all
  47. Activate Layer palette: Blend mode: dissolve; Opacity: 25%
    this is the effect:
    18
  48. Layers - New raster layer
  49. Activate Selection tool - Custom selection:
    9

    sel
  50. Fill with Fading white
  51. Selections - Deselect all
  52. Effects - geometric Effects - skew:
    19
  53. Effects - geometric Effects - perspective horizontal:
    20
  54. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
    21
  55. Layer palette: Blend mode: NORMAL; Opacity: 30%
    22

  56. Layers - Duplicate
  57. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:
    23
  58. Layers - New raster layer (we are going to draw the stars)
  59. Activate Preset shape tool:
    24
    with these settings: (pay attention to the width!)
    25
    Your material palette is still arranged as follows:
    13A
    Draw 5 stars, size to your choice (big or small ones):
    26
  60. Layers - Convert to raster layer
  61. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner bevel:
    Color: White
    27
  62. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/30/12 color: Black
  63. Activate this file: @nn_251112_text-art_HNY-2013_tdstudio.pspimage
  64. Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste - as new layer on your working area and move down:
    28
  65. Activate this file: @nn_251112_2-frames-small_HNY-2013_tdstudio.pspimages
  66. Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste - as new layer on your working area and move down:
    29
  67. Activate the tube from Annelies: Alies 770-woman dressed in drapes-05022012_small.pspimage
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste - as new layer on your working area and move:
    30
  68. Layers - Duplicate
  69. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 12
  70. Layers - Arrange - Move down
  71. Layers - Merge - Merge all Layers (flatten)
  72. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0:
    31
  73. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0:
    32

  74. Save as jpg. (background included in the zip file)
    I hope you enjoyed this lesson

    Hugs Ann

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