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~~ Original by Meetje ~~

Sadly Meta passed away November 2013. We miss her lovely personality and her beautiful tutorials!
I will still be translating her tutorials as a tribute to her, she told me she would love that and gave me permission to save them.Unfortunately the originals are no longer online.

Translated by Chris for ASDWebdesigns

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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 PSP18, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tubes by Mary Nurso and CSB

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow & Glass
  • Funhouse - Heizenberg's Mirror  & Loom**
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2
  • VM Extravaganza - Aura Detector
  • AP 01 [Innovations] Lines - SilverLining
  • Simple Filters - Left Right Wrap
  • It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma
  • Mehdi - Julia's World

     ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Double click on the Eye Candy Preset it will install automatically
  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP)
  • Save the Flaming Pear Preset to your Desktop
  • 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 - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)   & 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:

   
#677682 #a8b6be #47433e #435664 #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 #677682

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #a8b6be

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

Fill the Layer with the Gradient 


02

Effects - Plugins -  <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Funhouse - Heizenberg's Mirror

ATTENTION: There are more versions available for this filter, if you see only one option (Uncertainty) it is also OK.

The example might look different but it will be the same at the end result

Effects - Plugins -  <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Funhouse - Heizenberg's Mirror


03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions) 

Layer Palette: Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Window - Duplicate  or Shift+D on your keyboard

File - Save  - Save to your desktop for later in case PSP should shut down


04

Back on your original image:

Layers - Duplicate

Edit - Repeat Duplicate Layer

Layer Palette: Click on the Middle Layer

Set the Blend Mode to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 70

Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Funhouse - Loom

Effects - Plugins - VM Extravaganza - Aura Detector

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 50


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Materials Palette: Change the settings of the Foreground Gradient - Style: Linear

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Gradient  

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Preset - "Msb_Flexify 2 settings_19-8-12"

Note: If the Preset won't work for you use these Settings:


06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


07

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave color #47433e

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Dodge and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layer Palette: Click on the Top Layer

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

Image - Free Rotate


08

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Warp

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


09

Effects - Plugins- AP 01 [Lines] - SilverLining

Layer Palette: Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 70

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Layer Palette:  Close this Layer by clicking on the little eye and activate the Layer below

Effects - Simple - Left Right Wrap


10

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Msb_Sel_Papillon_01"

Edit - Cut  (Or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light


11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Msb_Sel_Papillon_02"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient  

Layers - New Raster Layer

Maximize "NS_109_0709" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 78

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Keep Selected


12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Materials Palette: Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color - #435564  

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor  

Selections - Modify - Contract -1px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette: Click on the layer below (the original)

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

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color #ffffff

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 72


13

Layer Palette:  Click on the second Layer from the Top

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


14

Maximize "BeautyMark~PAM"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions) 

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy) and lower the Opacity to 20


15

Selection Tool (S) - Free Hand Selection - Point to Point

Draw a Selection around the eyebrows outside the frame like this:

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None


16

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Fading White Gradient (Corel_06_028) - Style: Linear

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

fill the Selection with the Gradient  

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects -Warp

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions) 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Hue and lower the Opacity to 84


17

Materials Palette:  Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color - #677682

Backgroundcolor to - #a8b6be  

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

 


18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Julia World

Note: If this plugin won't work for you, use the Layer  "Msb_instelling-Julia-World" from the Materials, delete the empty Layer you just added first

Magic Wand : Click once anywhere on the dark blue background

Selections - Modify - Select Similar

Click the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None


19

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Lightness

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Image - Resize - 120% - Resize All Layers - unchecked

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


20

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Msb_Sel_Papillon_03"

Edit - Cut  (Or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 60

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effectd - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


21

Maximize "Msb_Tekst_22-8-12"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 78


22

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer ( Tube is still in your PSP memory)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Move the text into place like this:

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 78

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


23

Materials Palette:  Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color - #435564 

Pen Tool (V):  Line Style: Corel_13_020  (Dashed or Dot in older versions of PSP)

Holding down the Shift Key, draw a line down like this:

Layer Palette: Right click and Convert to Raster Layer

Draw another line across like this:

Layer Palette: Right click and Convert to Raster Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


24

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)

Layers - Merge -Down

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical ( Image - Flip in previous PSP Versions)

Layers - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


25

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Msb_Sel_Papillon_04"

Fill the Selection with - #ffffff  

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

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Move slightly to the Right like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)

 Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical ( Image - Flip in previous PSP Versions)

Move like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


26

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor  

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 50


27

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer and open it

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Click on the layer below and hit the Delete key twice

Click on the Fourth Layer from the Top (The Lines)

Hit the Delete key twice

Selections - Select None


28

Click on the Top Layer

Maximize "Msb_tekst_Papillon" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


29

Maximize "_CBS_OrangeTransideButterfly"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image 0- Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Hue and Saturation -  Hue/Saturation/Lightness


30

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin  - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Msb-Preset_PS_Papillon"

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten


31

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Foregroundcolor-  #435564 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Backgroundcolor - #ffffff      

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Foregroundcolor- - #435564

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - not checked

Selections - Invert


32

Open the image saved in step#3

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

keep selected

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None


33

Maximize "Mary 0812-3"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 80% 0 Resize All Layers - not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Foregroundcolor-  #435564 


34

Optional: 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 Face book Page

Extra Example by Chris:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Martalip and Anneli

Martalip:

Martina:

 

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