Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: August 02 - 2014

 

~~ Original by AstriDDesigns ~~

Thank you Astrid for your permission 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 Nikita you can find her tubes HERE

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Tile & Mirror
  • Mehdi - Sorting Tiles
  • Simple - Top Left Mirror, Left Right Wrap
  • Visual Manipulation - Transmission ** ( or VM Extravaganza - Transmission)
  • FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss
 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Mask files 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 #5f6511            

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 #5f6511

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

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 750 x 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - Visual Manipulation - Transmission ( or VM Extravaganza - Transmission)

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - Tile & Mirror - Distortion Mirror (Horizontal)

 


02

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer


Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 77"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins- Simple - Left Right Wrap

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy) " and the Layer Opacity to 25


Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

03

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 30

 

04

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again "Astrid selectie 77"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

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

 

05

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Astrid masker 77

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

 

06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Astrid masker 77a

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 50

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -"Astrid selectie 77a"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Keep Selected

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

09

Pen Tool - Mode: Draw Lines and Poly Lines - Create as Vector checked - Linestyle Dot - Width 3

Draw  while holding down The Shift Key of your Keyboard a line like this:

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

 

10

Pen Tool - Mode: Draw Lines and Poly Lines - Create as Vector checked - Linestyle Dot - Width 3

Draw  while holding down The Shift Key of your Keyboard a line like this:

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

 

11

View - Rulers

Hit the K key (or depending on your PSP version the D key) of your keyboard to activate the Pick Tool/Deformation tool

Move the Top Node down to 50 px and the Bottom Node up to 550 px

Hit the M key of your Keyboard to remove the Nodes

View - Rulers

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

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom

 

13

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "Astrid tekst 77"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

14

Open Tube "12930417440_fleurs_nikita"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Top Like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Backgroundcolor

 

15

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

Layers - Promote Background Layer

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize all Layers not checked

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 


16

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

Martalip:

Chris:


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