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Materials:  

This translation is written with PSP 18. if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

  • Tubes by Guismo You can find her her great tubes HERE

  • Masks by Astrid and Linda

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Tile & Mirror
  • VM Texture - Tiles a GoGo **
  • VM Distortion - Flipper **
  • Sapphire Filters 01 - SapphirePlugin 0001

Preparations:

  • Open the Tubes and Masks in PSP, minimize to Tray. NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize
  • Double click on the font (ttf) to open. Minimize to tray, you can use it now in PSP. Note: If you are using PSP13 or higher in combination with Windows 7 or 8 you need to install the font to the Font folder of Windows ( Double click on the Font, click on Install)

From PSP 14, 15 AND 16 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. From PSP 17 the option is back

Colors:

#626723 #D4DA94 #444818

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #626723

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #D4DA94

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

02. Fill with the Gradient

03. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 40

04. Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - VM Texture - Tiles a GoGo

05. Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - VM Distortion - Flipper

06. Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Tile & Mirror - Seamless Blend (horizontal)

07. Effects - Plugins - Sapphire Filters 01 - SapphirePlugin 0001

08. Color Palette: Set your Foreground Gradient back to Color and change to #444818

09. Layers - New Raster Layer

10. Fill with the Foregroundcolor

11. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - LF-Mask8-17102013

12. Layers - Merge - Merge Group

13. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

14. Layers - New Raster Layer

15. Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

16. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Astrid masker 134

17. Layers - Merge - Merge Group

18. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

19. Maximize Tube "wordartmix4" from tray 

20. Edit - Copy

21. On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

22. Move to the Top Left Corner like this:

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

24. Maximize Tube "calguisdecoautomne07102012" from tray 

25. Edit - Copy

26. On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

28. Move to the Right like this:

29. Maximize Tube "mabelle_deco" from tray 

30. Edit - Copy

31. On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, no need to move

32. Maximize Tube "calguisportrait19092011" from tray 

33. Edit - Copy

34. On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

36. Move to the left like this:

37. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 0 - Horizontal 0 - Opacity 60 - Blur - 20  - Color - #000000

38. Text Tool  Font Affair - Size 48 - Units: Pixels - Font Style: Bold - Stroke Width 0 - Create as: Vector

Tybe: Mabelle or your own text.

39. Layers - Convert to Raster Layer

40. Image - Free Rotate - Left - Free - 10 - Both boxes unchecked

41. Move to the Right like this:

42. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 2 - Horizontal 2 - Opacity 50 - Blur - 8  - Color - #000000

43.  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2  px - #444818

44.  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 30  px - #ffffff

45. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1  px - #444818

 

 

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

If you wish you can post your result on my Face book Page

Extra Examples Anya and Chris:

 

example 2 here

 

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