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~°~ Original by Marja's PSP Lessen ~°~ (Lesson 261)

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Translated by Chris for ASWebdesigns

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Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise.

This translation is written with PSP19, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tube by Drevers

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Special Effects 1 - Binoculars
  • AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - Silverlining
  • It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • Xero - Porcelain

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Open all other files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to tray. Close the originals. NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize some of the files.
     

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 an 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:

   
#404040 #808080 #ffff80 #81010 #ffffff #000000    

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #404040

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #808080

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 800 x 600 px

  Fill the Layer with the Gradient  

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten


02

Materials Palette: Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color  

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor  

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Special Effects 1 - Binoculars

Effects - Plugins - It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


03

Materials Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff  

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "CA 01 mpd©designs"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  


04

Effects - Plugins AP [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None


05

Effects - Plugins - It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work should look like this now:


06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "CA 02 mpd©designs"

  Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor  

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay


07

Materials Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to - #ffff80     Change the Backgroundcolor to - #8101a0  

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "CA 03 mpd©designs"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Selections - Select None


08

Maximize " CA Deco 01"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "CA 04 mpd©designs"

  Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Texture Effects  Weave

Selections - Select None


10

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette: Click on the Layer below (Raster4)

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

Click on the Top Layer again (Copy of Raster4)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


11

Layer Palette: Close the Bottom two Layers

Click on one of the other Layers

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Re open the closed Layers

With the Top Layer active:  Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical  (Image - Flip in older versions of PSP)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work looks like this now:


12

Materials Palette: Change your Backgroundcolor to - #404040 

View - Rulers

Selection Tool (S)  - Rectangle

Starting at 180 px, drag your mouse down to 420 px and then all the way across to 800 px

Layers - New Raster Layer

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 70


13

 Layer Palette:  Click on Raster 1

Selection Tool (S) - Rectangle

Draw a Selection in the middle of your work like this:

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Lighten


14

Selection Tool (S) - Rectangle

Starting at 235 px, drag your mouse down to 350 px. Then drag across to 800 px like this:

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor - #ffff80   

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 80


15

Materials Palette:  Set the Foregroundcolor to -#8101a0  

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "CA 05 mpd©designs"

Layers - New Raster Layer

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)


16

  Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor -     

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


17

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


18

Layer Palette: Click on Raster 3

Press (K) for the Pick Tool or (D) in older versions and drag the Top and Bottom nodes to achive a snug fit

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Page Curl


19

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Maximize  "Giotext1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Opacity of this Layer to 35


20

Maximize "CA Deco 02"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical  (Image - Flip in older versions of PSP)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

 


21

Maximize "Drevers_misted_eye 02"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 55

Move the tube to the Top Right corner like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


22

Maximize "7b64cd89"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Move slightly to the Left like this:

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten


23

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #ffff80     

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 45px - #404040

Magic Wand:

Click inside the last border

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Selctions - Select None


24

Maximize "Giotext 2"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Bottom Right of your work like this:

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #ffff80  


25

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800 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 Face book Page

Extra Example by Chris:

 

 

 

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Extra Example by Anya:

 

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