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::: Update: September 2015 ASDwebdesigns :::

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This lesson is written by Ann on May 30th 2010 in the Dutch version from PSP X3
Copyright©2010 - website: tdstudio - guestbook - updates

Any resemblance with an existing lesson is merely a coincidence.
The lessons are translated in French and English by Jille.
Bhyma Web (Maria)translates in Spanish.
Marion translates in German.

::: Degree of difficulty: Level 2 - Items:: 75 :::
 


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  • Preparation
    Material from the foreground – click tab gradient  and choose (@nn_120410_GR_031_tdstudio) with these settings:
    If you prefer another gradient take one with few contrast.
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    Background color on solid dark color #1d0005 (dark brown)
    To start the lesson your material palette looks like this
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If you work with different colors feel free to change the opacity and blend mode from the layers, colorize if necessary

The lesson

  1. File - new image:
    Click right and choose the gradient.
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  2. Layers - duplicate
  3. Effects - distortion effects - Polar Coordinates:
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  4. Layers - merge - merge down
  5. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0:
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  6. Adjust - blur - radial blur:
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  7. Layers - duplicate
  8. Layers – load/save mask – load mask from disk and choose my mask op @nn_300510_mask_Margaux_tdstudio
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  9. Layers - merge - merge group
  10. Effects - 3D effects - Drop Shadow  with these settings

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This is the result:
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  1. Layers - new raster layer
  2. Activate your selection tool - Custom selection:
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  3. Flood fill the selection with the foreground gradient and deselect afterwards
  4. Effects - Texture Effects - texture and search for my texture @nn_120410_TXT_001_tdstudio:
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  5. Effects - Edge Effects - enhance
  6. Effects - geometric effects - Spherize:
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  7. Effects - 3D effects - Drop Shadow:
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  8. Layers - new raster layer
  9. Again selection tool - Custom selection with these values:
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  10. Fill the selection with the foreground gradient and deselect afterwards
  11. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0:
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  12. Activate your Magic Wand Tool with these settings:
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    Click on the right and on the left:
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    Click Delete three times on your keyboard  and deselect afterwards
  13. Effects - Plugins - Eye candy 5: Impact - glass - tab SETTINGS and choose my preset:
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  14. Image - resize:
    Do not move the vase !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  15. Activate your selection tool - Custom selection:
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    Delete on your keyboard
  16. Selections - modify - expand with 7 px
  17. Effects - Plugins - Réglages - Variantes (Same filter as Adjust – Variations) and click 4 times on Plus Foncé (Darker) - deselect afterwards
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  18. With the Magic Wand Tool and these settings:
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    click in the middle of the vase
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  19. Selections - modify - expand with 7px
  20. Layers - new raster layer !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  21. Flood fill the selection with the dark background color
    Match Mode = NONE - deselect afterwards
  22. Activate the layer palette - decrease the opacity of the layer into 50%
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  23. Layers - arrange – move down -->> Activate top layer afterwards!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  24. Layers - merge - merge down
    This is the result:
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  25. Edit - copy
  26. Edit – paste as new image (put it a side for a while)
  27. Continue with your work
    Move see print screen:
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  28. Effects - Plugins - Eye candy 5: Impact - perspective shadow and choose:
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  29. Activate the vase you just made:
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    Image - resize:
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  30. Edit - copy
    Edit - paste as new layer on your working area
    move see print screen:
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  31. Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5: impact - perspective shadow  same preset:
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  32. Window – duplicate, minimize the copy for a while
  33. Activate the tube from Jet: Edit - copy
    Edit - paste as new layer  on your original working area
    and  move a little
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  34. Layers - merge – merge all (flatten)
  35. Image - resize:
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  36. Effects - Plugins - Virtual Painter - Virtual Painter 4:
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    Tab Adjust everything on  Normal (when the color becomes too hard -->> Adjust - Color - Subtle and OK, that will make the color softer)
  37. Image –add borders and choose the dark background color:
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  38. This little frame frame, edit - copy
    Edit - paste as new layer on your work (= the copy you just made) and move:
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  39. Effects - 3D effects - Drop Shadow same settings as used before:
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  40. Layers - merge -  merge all
  41. Layers - duplicate
  42. Image -resize:
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  43. Activate the Magic Wand Tool with these settings:
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    click in this part:
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  44. Selections - invert
  45. Selections - modify – select selection borders:
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  46. Flood fill the selection with the dark background color and deselect afterwards
  47. Effects - Plugins - Eye candy 5: Impact - Perspective shadow and on tab SETTINGS choose my preset @nn_310510_Margaux_EC5_PS_1
  48. Close top layer and activate bottom layer !!!!!!!!!
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  49. Effects - Plugins - Virtual Painter - Virtual Painter 4:
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    At tab Adjust – set all on normal (when the color becomes too hard -->> Adjust - Color - Subtle and OK, that will make the color softer)
    Click OK
  50. Window - duplicate and minimize (for the background) continue on the original
  51. Layers - new raster layer
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  52. We will use different brushes, 5 in total:
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    They appear in this order
  53. Activate Brush tool, (background color on the dark brown color)
    -->>Take brush 1 - see print screen - with these brush settings:
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    Place left from your working area and click with the right mouse button (to apply the dark background color):
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    -- >> Take brush 2 see print screen with these settings and stay on the same layer:
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    Place at the right, same color:
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    -- >> Take brush 3 see print screen same settings, same layer:
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    Click once or twice, what you like best

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    -->>layers - new raster layer
    The layer palette looks like this:
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    Take brush 4 see print screen (text-brush) with these settings:
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    Click twice with the FOREGROUND GRADIENT:
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  54. Effects - image effects - seamless tiling:
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  55. Activate the layer palette Blend mode =  DODGE:
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  56. Layers - new raster layer for the last brush (nr 5 see print screen)
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    Attention opacity =  100

    Place as follows:
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  57. Activate the top layer and open it again:
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  58. Activate the tube jet-woman5_mei-2008_small.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Edit - paste as new layer on your working area and move:
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  59. Effects - 3D effects - Drop Shadow:
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  60. Layers - merge - merge all (flatten)
  61. Effects - Plugins - unlimited 2.0:
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  62. We still have to make the background,
    activate your minimized image:
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    remove the top layer
    Adjust - blur - radial blur:
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  63. Effects - Plugins - Virtual Painter - Virtual Painter 4:
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    At Adjust all on  Normal
    Click OK
  64. Effects - image effects - seamless tiling

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  1. Save both as JPG file
     

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