~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: October 19 - 2014 

 

~~ Original by Astrid Designs ~~

Thank you Astrid for asking me to translate your tutorials.

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Kitty from A&K Tubes unlimited. She shares her great tubes HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • Simple - Centre Tile & 4way Average
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2
  • FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss
  • Transparency - Eliminate Black

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Masks in PSP and minimize to tray

From PSP 14 and higher versions 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:

         
#ffffff #03908f #000000          

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #03908f

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 750 x 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Weave Color #ffffff

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Centre Tile

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4Way Average


02

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Astrid masker 82

Layers - Merge - Merge Group


03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 82"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 20

 


04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 110% - Resize all Layers not checked

 

05

Open Tube "Astrid tekst 82 wit

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

07

Open Tube "Astrid Deco 82

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Note: If you are using colors of your own, colorize with the Hue & Saturations numbers of your Backgroundcolor.

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 75

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - 1217491138_masques

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

09

Open Tube "Astrid tekst 82 rond

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - Default settings

Your work looks like this now:

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 82a"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #000000

Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate Black

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4Way Average

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Same settings as before

 

11

Open Tube "kittys-Ginger Ely

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move like this:

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the original tube Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 35

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

 

12

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 5 px - Backgroundcolor

Selctions - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 35 px - Foregroundcolor

Selections - Invert

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

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None
Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 5 px - Backgroundcolor

 

13

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

Extra Example:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 

 

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