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Materials:  

This translation is written with PSP15 but can also be made with other PSP versions

 

 

Plugins:

  • Filters <ICNET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Kaleidoscope 5 * - Import into Filters Unlimited
  • Tramages - Gradient, Spokes Ratio Maker & Legolator
  • Toadies - What Are You?
  • VM Texture - Papercut * - Import into Filters Unlimited
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining
  • Transparency - Eliminate Black
  • [AFS Import] - BORFILM & sqborder2 * - Import into Filters Unlimited
  • MuRa’s Meister - Perspective Tiling
 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Copy the Pick Tool Preset to the Presets folder of PSP
  • Copy the  Mask files to the Mask folder of PSP
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically
  • PSP 9  Users (or earlier versions): If you do not have the 20/20 mask needed for this tutorial you can download it HERE - Copy the 20/20 mask file to the mask folder of PSP

     

In PSP 14 & 15 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

 

Colors:

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #8899a9

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #fcfcb2

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

Used Colors

     
#8899a9 #fcfcb2 #000000 #ffffff #f2f2c8      

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Athe she shares her tubes HERE

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a New Transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - <ICNET Software>  Filters Unlimited  - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Kaleidoscope 5

Layers - Duplicate 

Image - Mirror

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

      02

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    
 

Fill with the Foregroundcolor 

Selections - Select None

Color Palette: Swap Materials

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 20 - Y-dose 0

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 55

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

      03

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Celebrate_01

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins -Tramages - Gradient/Spokes Ratio Maker

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light"

Effects - Artistic Effects - Enamel

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work looks like this now:

 

    04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Tramages -  Legolator

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

 Effects - Plugins -  [AFS Import] - sqborder2

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work looks like this now:

  05

Color Palette: Swap Materials

Set your Foregroundcolor to Gradient again, same settings

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - Narah_mask_0335

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Resize - 45% - Resize all layers not checked

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen - REPEAT ONCE ( do not use sharpen more, the effect will be to strong!)

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

 

06

Open Tube "Msb_Deco_5-5-13_1"

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 75

 Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - VM Texture - Paper Cut

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 28

 

08

Layer Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor back to color and change to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - GridPaper

NOTE: If you are using other colors you can play with the 3 colors at the bottom

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 72

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:



 

09

Open Tube "lunaflores825"

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize all layers not checked

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - 20-20

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 72


   

10

Layer Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to #8899a9

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - - sg_fast-blast 

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Selections - Select None

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light"

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse click)

Layers - Load/Save Mask from Disk - Narah_mask_0396 

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 23

 

 

12

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

Layers - New Raster Layers

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  Msb_Sel_Celebrate_03

Fill the selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 45

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Burn" and the Layer Opacity to 82


Your work and your Layer Palette look like this now:

     


 

13

Color Palette: Set your foregroundcolor back to color


Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Edit - Cut

Keep selected

 

 

14

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

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 25

Effects - Illuminations Effects - Sunburst - Color #f2f2c8

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance" and the Layer Opacity to 78

Keep selected

 

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 47

 Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

  Effects - Plugins - <ICNET Software>  Filters Unlimited  - [AFS IMPORT] - BORFILM

Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate Black

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #f2f2c8 


 

16

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Weave Color: Foreground Color - Gap Color: Background color

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel - Bevel 9 - Color #ffffff

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 70

 Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Normal"

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize all layers not checked

 

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Hit the K key of your Keyboard. Load Preset: Msb_8-5-13_0

Hit the M key of your keyboard to remove the nodes

 

 

  18

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

 


19

Open Tube "Msb_Trappetje"

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down - REPEAT ONCE

Image - Resize - 95% - Resize all layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 65


Your work looks like this now:



 

20

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Celebrate_02

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 Selections - Select None
   

 

21

Open Tube "Msb_Deco_5-5-13_2"

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


22

Layers - Duplicate 

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip
    
Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Left checked - Wind Strength: 25

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right checked - Wind Strength: 25     
     
Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 30

 

23

 

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Open Tube " Msb_Tekst_Celebrate"

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 88

 

24

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom layer

EDIT COPY!

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

 

25


Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Foregroundcolor     
     
Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Backgroundcolor

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

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 70 px - Backgroundcolor

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste into Selection (Image is still in your PSP Memory)

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 15

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Keep selected!

 

26

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - [AFS Import]  - sqborder 2

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light"

Keep selected!

 

27

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

 Selections - Select None

 

28

Open Tube "Athe-FM 354  "

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize all layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Msb_Preset_AS_PS_Celebrate

 

29

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

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 Facebook Page

Extra Example: Tube by Annelies from A&K Tubes unlimited. She shares her great tubes HERE

 

 

With special thanks to my testers, this is what they made:

Martalip:

Chris:

Tigress:


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