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~~ Original by Saturnella Design ~~

Thank you Josette 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 PSP X9, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tubes by Ann, LB and MKM
  • Masks by Franiemargot and Narah

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • MuRa's Meister - Copies and Perspective Tiling
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow and Glass
  • FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss
  • Mehdi - Kaleidoscope 2.1
  • Toadies - What Are You?
  • &<Bkg Designer >- sf10 I - Cruncher**

    ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Double click on the Alien Skin Presets they will install automatically
  • Open all other files in PSP, minimize to Tray. NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

From PSP 14 and higher 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:

         
#e78019 #000000 #ffffff          

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #e78019

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #000000

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

 

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize "alpha_afrika"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Layer Palette: Right click and rename this Layer Raster 1

Close the original and continue on the copy


02

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate


03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 1> - Cruncher - Default Settings


04

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


05

Materials Palette:  Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color #ffffff 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#1

Flood Fill Tool (F)  Lower the Opacity on the Toolbar to 50

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor 

Raise the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool back up to 100

Selections - Modify - Contract - 30px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None


06

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#2

Maximize "image_africa"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - 3d Effects - Cutout

Keep Selected


08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset -"afrika_glass"

Note:  If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

Selections - Select None

Your work looks like this now:


09

Layers - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down (twice)

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

If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:


10

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_0343"

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Merge - Merge Group


11

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow  Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0  Opacity: 80   Blur: 30   Color: #000000


12

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#3

Press the Delete key once

Selections - Select None


13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masque_103_franiemargot"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Lighten ( change to suit your own tube)

Move like this:

Note: This Layer can be moved Later to accomodate your own tube

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow  Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0  Opacity: 80   Blur: 30   Color: #000000


14

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Maximize "MKM 2014 OCT SERIES LARGE CATS_T2"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Move to the left side of your work like this:

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss


15

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Maximize "426-black beauty-LB TUBES"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move to the Right edge like this:

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - Drop Shadow Blurry


16

Maximize "@nn_080406_SpringBritaseifert_TD__small"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow  Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0  Opacity: 80   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Move down slightly like this:


17

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - Foregroundcolor  

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

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


18

Magic Wand:

Click inside the last border

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Kaleidoscope 2.1

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Selections invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow  Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0  Opacity: 100   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None


19

Maximize "TEXTE"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Bottom Left like this:

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Cand 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "africa_shadow2"

If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

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


20

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 Examples by Chris and Anya:

 

 

 

 

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