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Translation: April 22 - 2014

 

~~ Original by AstriDDesigns ~~

Thank you Astrid for asking me to translate your tutorials.

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tube by Joanie she shares her tubes HERE

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • v Kiwi's Oelfilter -  Zig-Zack
  • Simple - Half Wrap, Top Bottom Wrap & Left Right Wrap
  • Axion - Flair Effects
  • &<Background Designers IV> - @Night Shadow **
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining  
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Copy the Mask files to the Mask folder of PSP
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically

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:

           
#acd8ff #262f41            

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #acd8ff

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #262f41

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 850 x 550 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - v Kiwi's Oelfilter -  Zig-Zack (Because of the v at the end of your Plugins list)

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Half Wrap

Effects - Plugins - Axion - Flair Effects

Effects - Reflection  Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

 

02

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 136"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

03

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Bottom Wrap

 

04

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Your work looks like this now

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 136a"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foregroundcolor

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

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

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

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again "Astrid selectie 136a"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foregroundcolor

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

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 136b"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

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

 

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer
Fill with the Backgroundcolor 

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - "Astrid masker 136"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 65

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 136c"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

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

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize -  47% - Resize all Layers not checked

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 136d"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining  

 

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 136a"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk"Astrid masker 136a"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to  25

 

14

Open Tube "Astrid tekst 136a

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

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

 

 

15

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

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

 

 

16

Open Tube "Joanie_Woman_16-01-2014

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Image - Resize -  77% - Resize all Layers not checked

No need to move

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Astrid Shadow 136

 

17

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

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:

Tube by Joanie she shares her tubes HERE

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Martalip:

Chris:

 


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