Aleandra

::: Update: September, ASDwebdesigns :::

INFO

This lesson was written by Ann on August 18th 2010 in the Dutch version from PSP X3
Copyrightę2010

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

::: Degree of difficulty: Level 1 - items: 76 :::
 


  • Filters:
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • Toadies (importeren in het filter unlimited 2.0)
      • Visual Manipulation (Visman)
      • Eye Candy 5: Impact
      • Mura's Meister - Pole Transform
      • OptikVerveLabs  HERE
      • VM Natural (Visman)
      • Richard Rosenman - Solid border

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    • Preparation
      Material Foreground on gradient with these settings:
      select the gradient @nn_170810_GR_aleandra_tdstudio:
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      Background color = White.

      Do you prefer working with a different gradient? Click Edit
      and switch to the colors of your choice
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      To start the lesson the material palette looks like this:
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      If you use different colors -- ››
      feel free to change the opacity and blend mode from the layers and colorize if necessary

      The lesson

    1. File - new image:
      choose foreground gradient(Click right in the color)
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    2. Adjust - Blur - radial blur:
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    3. Layers - Duplicate
    4. Effects - Plugins - Visual Manipulation - Transmission:
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    5. Effects - Distortion Effects - lens distortion - barrel:
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    6. Layer palette - decrease opacity to 25%
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    7. Activate the file @nn_170810_abstract_Aleandra_001_tdstudio.pspimage
    8. Edit - Copy
    9. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
    10. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Pole transform:
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    11. Activate the layer palette:

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    12. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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    13. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
    14. Effects - Plugins - optikVerveLabs - Virtual Photographer and choose preset HALO
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    15. Window - duplicate and minimize; we will use this copy for the background. We continue with the original
    16. Layers - New Raster Layer
    17. Flood fill with the gradient 15
    18. Effects - Plugins Unlimited 2.0 - Toadies - Posterize:
      pay attention, if you use other colors, raise the number
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    19. Effects - Distortion Effects- polar coordinates:
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      This is the result:
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    20. Image - Resize with these settings:
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      You should have this circle now:
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    21. Effects - Plugins Eye candy 5: Impact - Gradient glow - tab settings - choose my preset:
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    22. Layers - New Raster Layer
    23. Flood fill with the white background color
    24. Layers - mask load/save - load mask from disk and choose:
      @nn_210810_mask_Aleandra_001_tdstudio
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    25. Layers - Merge - merge group
    26. Effects - Plugins Eye candy 5: Impact - Backlight tab settings - and choose my preset:
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      This is the result:
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    27. Layers - New Raster Layer
    28. Flood fill with the white background color
    29. Layers - mask load/save - load mask from disk and choose::
      @nn_210810_mask_Aleandra_002_tdstudio
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    30. Layers - Merge - Merge group
    31. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow with these settings:
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      This is the result:
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    32. Layers - New Raster Layer
    33. Activate the brush tool and choose @nn_210810_brush_Aleandra_001_tdstudio
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    34. Stamp the brush with the white background color see example:
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    35. Activate the layer palette and decrease opacity to 50%
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    36. Activate the tube from Jet:
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    37. Edit - Copy
    38. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
    39. move to the right upper corner :
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    40. Activate the layer palette and decrease opacity to +/- 70% - blend mode = Hard light or to your choice
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    41. Activate the tube from Alies:
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    42. Edit - Copy
    43. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
    44. Move tube see print screen:
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    45. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow with these settings:
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    46. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
    47. Activate the free hand selection tool with these settings (Point to point - add):
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    48. Select this part, if you let go the tool, the selection will become larger:
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    49. Select this part (at the bottom right):
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      The selection will become larger if you let go the tool:
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    50. Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Sparkle:
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    51. Selections - Select all
    52. Selections - modify - contract with 50 px
    53. Selections - invert
    54. Adjust - Blur - radial blur:
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    55. Selections - invert
    56. Selections - modify - select selection borders:
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    57. Zoom in to be able to flood fill with white (mode = none)
    58. Selections - deselect all
      This is the result:
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    59. Activate the Text Tool with these settings:
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      Type the text ALEANDRA in capitals, click the check mark to apply (psp X3 users)48
    60. Objects - align - center in canvas
    61. Layers - convert to raster layer
    62. Effects - Plugins Mura's Meister - Pole transform:
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    63. Image - resize :
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      This is your result:
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    64. Activate the layer palette and decrease opacity to 70, blend mode: Overlay
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    65. Activate this file: @nn_170810_abstract_Aleandra_002_tdstudio.pspimage
    66. Edit - Copy
    67. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move a little
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    68. Activate the layer palette:
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    69. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
    70. Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - solid border:
      Color: WHITE
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    71. Repeat filter with these settings:
      Color: BLACK
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    72. Repeat filter but change the settings as follows:
      Color: WHITE
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    73. And repeat one last time, Color: BLACK
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    74. Activate the minimized image
    75. Effects- Image Effects- Seamless tiling:
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    76. Save both as JPG
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