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Translation: May 14 - 2014

 

~~ Original by AstriDDesigns ~~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

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

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • &<Background Designers IV> - @Night Shadow **
  • &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Corner Half Wrap , Cruncher & 4 Way Average **
  • Mock - Windo **
  • Transparency - Eliminate White
  • Screenworks - Hollow Dot (or Cybia Screenworks - Hollow Dot)
  • Graphics Plus - Spot Lite
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Mask  in PSP and minimize to tray

  • Open the Brushes in PSP and export them as Custom Brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)

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:

         
#656531 #5a0037 #000000          

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #656531

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #5a0037

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 -  &<Background Designers IV> - @Night Shadow

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Corner Half Wrap

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Astrid masker 137"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 137"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 -Mock - Windo

Note: Use this filter through Filters Unlimited otherwise the result will be different.

Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate White

Effects - Plugins - Screenworks - Hollow Dot (or Cybia Screenworks - Hollow Dot, set the transparency to 0)

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 137a"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - 4 Way Average

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

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 137b"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

 

06

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

Paint Brush Tool   - "Astrid penseel 137" - Size: 590

Layers - New Raster Layer

View - Rulers

Zoom in

Stamp with your Gradient like this:

View - Rulers

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

 

07

Layer Palette: Set your Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 137c"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

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

 

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 137d"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

 

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 137e"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Spot Lite

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

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 137f"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

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

Layers - Duplicate

 

 

11

Paint Brush Tool   - "Astrid penseel 137a" - Size: 312

Layers - New Raster Layer

Stamp with your Foregroundcolor like this:

 

 

12

Open Tube "Astrid deco 137

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

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

 

13

Open Tube "Astrid tekst 137

Layer Palette: Delete the Bottom Layer

Note: If you use different colors you can now colorize the two separate layers.

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

 

15

Open Tube "Alies-64-Bloemen-19052009

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Left like this:

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the middle Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 25

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

 

17

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Dropshadow, Blurry

 

 

18

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #000000

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

 

19

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:

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

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 


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