~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: March - 2017

~~ Original by PSP Mieke (lesson 163)~~

Thank you Mieke for your permission to translate your tutorials.

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 PSPX9, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tubes by MR_Keri and Alies

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Fliters Unlimited 2.0
  • Toadies - Weaver **
  • &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Kaleidoscope 2**
  • L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Palmyre
  • Adjust - Variations

     ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Open all other files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to tray. Close the originals.

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:

         
#e7b48f #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 #e7b48f

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 500 px

  Fill the Layer with the Gradient  

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

  Fill the Layer with the Gradient  

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings


03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Toadies - Weaver - Default settings


04

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Kaleidoscope 2


05

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - MB-Selectie-163

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None


06

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle

View - Rulers

Pick Tool (K) Mode: Scale

Drag the Nodes out slightly like this:

View - Rulers

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow      Vertical: 3   Horizontal: minus 3   Opacity: 20   Blur: 40   Color: #000000


07

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Effects - Plugins - Adjust - Variations

Click once on Original and once on Darker


08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection 

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut - (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep selected


09

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut - (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep selected


10

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut - (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep selected


11

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut - (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep selected


12

  Lower the Opacity to 50 on your Toolbar

 

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Raise the Opacity back to 100

Selections - Select None


13

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work looks like this now:


14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's - Palmyre

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


Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:


15

Materials Palette:  Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color 

Layers - New Raster Layer

  Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masker-163mb"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 65


16

Maximize " deco-163-1" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move


17

Maximize " deco-163-2" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow      Vertical: 3   Horizontal: minus 3   Opacity: 20   Blur: 40   Color: #000000


18

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

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

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Backgroundcolor

Magic Wand   Click in the Last Border

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow      Vertical: 1   Horizontal: minus 1   Opacity: 20   Blur: 20   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None


19

Maximize "Rand-163-MB"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

no need to move


20

Maximixe "Alies 1FP965-flower-12042014"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow      Vertical: minus 1   Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 20   Blur: 20   Color: #000000


21

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move like this:


22

Maximize "(MR_Keri16.08.16)"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move slightly to the Left like this:

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


23

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 Facebook Page

Extra Examples by Anya and Chris:

 

 

 

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