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Materials:  

This translation is written with PSP15 but can also be made with other PSP versions

 

Plugins:

  • Filters Unlimited 2.0

  • DSB Flux - Radial Warp

  • AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining 

  • VanderLee - Unplugged-X - Vertical Tile

  • Alien Skin - EyeCandy5 - Impact - Backlight

  • Filter Factory Gallery R - Countdown*Import into Filters Unlimited

  • Panopticum - Pan Alpha Strip

  • &<BKg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher *Import into Filters Unlimited

 

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Mask file in PSP and minimize to tray

  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically

  • Open the Brush in PSP and export as custom brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)

  • PSP 9  Users (or earlier versions): If you do not have the 20/20 mask needed for this tutorial you can download it HERE - Copy the 20/20 mask file to the mask folder of PSP

In PSP 14 & 15 there is no option for Image - Mirror & Image -  Flip There is a new option but this does not give the same result except when the tube/image covers the whole image from side to side There is a easy way to add the old Mirror and Flip options to the Image Menu I have written a tutorial you can find it HERE

 

 

Colors

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #e5e6e1

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #321d09

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

           
#e5e6e1 #321d09            

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Sunburst

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Joanie, she shares them HERE

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 850 x 550 px


Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "Astrid selectie 128"

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select none

 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor ( Right Mouse Click)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Astrid masker 128"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge"

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down
 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 128a"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select none

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pinch - Strength: 100

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foregroundcolor

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply"

 

 

04

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 128b"

Edit - Cut

Selections - Select none

 

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 128c"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select none

Effects - Plugins - VanderLee - Unplugged-X - Vertical Tile

Effects - Plugins - DSB Flux - Radial Warp

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - 20-20

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply"

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining  - Dotty Grid

 

06

Layer Palette - Set your Foregroundcolor back to Color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 128b"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 4 px

Edit - Cut

Selections - Select none

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight -  Settings Tab: Astrid Backlight 128

*NOTE - If you are using different colors you can change the colors at the Colors tab!

 

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down
 

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 128d"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: Backgroundcolor

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select none

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory Gallery R - Countdown

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Burn" and the Layer Opacity to 70

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 128e"

 

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select none

Effects - Plugins - Panopticum - Pan Alpha Strip

Effects - Distortion Effects - Punch - Strength 85%

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply"

Layers - Arrange - Move Down  - REPEAT ONCE!
 

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again "Astrid selectie 128e"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select none

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited -&<BKg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 50

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer
 

Paint Brush Tool   - "Astrid penseel 128" - Size: 350 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 98 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint checked

Stamp in the Bottom Right Corner with you Backgroundcolor like this:

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Your work looks like this now:

 

13

Open tube "Joanie_Woman_27-10-2012 (2)"

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize all layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 45

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

 

14

Activeer "Astrid tekst 128"

Edit - Copy On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

No need to Move

 

15

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px -  Foregroundcolor


Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 10 px - Backgroundcolor

46

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the last border


Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel - Color #ffffff

Selections - Select none

 

16

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px -  Foregroundcolor


Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 30 px - Backgroundcolor

 

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the last border

Effects - Plugins - Graphics plus - Cross Shadow

Selections - Select none

 

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

If you wish you can post your result on my Facebook Page

 

With special thanks to my testers, this is what they made:

Chris:

Martalip:

Tigress:

 


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