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Translation: August 21 - 2014

 

~~ Original by Meetjes Plekje ~~

Sadly Meta past away in November 2013 We miss her beautiful tutorials terribly! She asked me at forehand to keep translating her tutorials

Unfortunately the originals are no longer online

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

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

 

Plugins:

  • FunHouse -  Perverse
  • Neology - H/V Blender
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass
  • MuRa's Meister - Copies
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2
  • MuRa's Seamless - Duplicate
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Save the Flexify Preset to your Hard Drive

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:

     
#213718 #9b9620 #ffffff #000000 #3e632f      

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #213718

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #9b9620

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

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

Fill with the Gradient

Selections - Select All

Open Tube "kittys-Karcia

Note: If you are using tubes and colors of your own,  it is best to use the tube provided in the Materials for this step, otherwise the result will be different You can colorize it to match your work

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray , you need it again later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 15


02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - FunHouse -  Perverse

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 55

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 


03

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right checked - Wind Strength: 100

Edit - Repeat Wind

 


04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 52

 


05

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Neology - H/V Blender

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

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

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


06

Color Palette:

Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 px

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

 


07

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Left checked - Wind Strength: 50

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 72

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 86

 


08

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #213718 and set to the same Gradient as Before

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 15

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset

Msb_Preset_FP_Flex_26-8-12

Or if this is not working for you with these settings:

 


09

Layers - Duplicate 

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

      Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: Backgroundcolor #9b9620


     
Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 


10

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

 Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: Foregroundcolor #213718

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 37

 


11

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


12

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down 

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 62

 


13

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Top

Hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard

Layer Palette - Click on the Fourth Layer from the Top

Hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard 4 times

Selections - Select None


14

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 15

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selecties Selections - Select All

Open Tube "deco Msb_Smoke_1

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 30

 


16

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 15

Selections - Select None

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew 

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #3e632f

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass -  Settings Tab: Preset Clear

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Image - Resize - 63% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

 

17

Open Tube "Athe-Div11

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

 Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Selecties Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

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

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

18

Open Tube "Athe-Div13

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Move Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down 

 

20

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "Athe-Div12

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

21

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down  - Repeat 3 times

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

You fruit basket looks like this now:
 

22

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color and change to #000000

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Bottom

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Apples_01

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 24

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000 - Shadow on new Layer checked!

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 85

Selections - Select - None

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

 

23

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Apples_01

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass -  Settings Tab: Preset Clear

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #213718  

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

 

24

Maximize Tube "kittys-Karciafrom Tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 63% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Right like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000  

 

25

Maximize Tube "Msb_Text_Applesfrom Tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Left like this:

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the original text Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Left checked - Wind Strength: 80

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

26

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to #213718   and set to the same Gradient we used before

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #213718

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #9b9620

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #213718

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - #9b9620

Selections - Invert

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Duplicate

Keep selected

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Selections - Defloat

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Keep selected

 

28

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects  3D Effects - Cutout - Color #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings (6 x 50 & 2 x 128)

Selections - Modify - Expand - 4 px

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000  

Selections - Select None

 

29

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #213718

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #9b9620

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #213718

 

30

Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

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:

Woman Tube by Kitty 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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