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~~ Original by Creations Virginia ~~

Thank you Virginia 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 2019 ULTIMATE by Corel, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Mask by Becky her site is now closed
  • Bird tube by Thafs
  • Landscape by Lizztish she shares her work Here

 

Plugins:

  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame
  • Dynasty Plugins - Rainbow Swirl
  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Render - Button Maker Round
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact and Textures
  • Filter Factory - Gallery A -Tunnel Tile** ( Gallery D in some versions)
  • Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1
  • Kiwi's - V Kiw's Oelfilter - 3.5 Promille**
  • VM Natural - Starmaker**

     ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Open the ** in PSP, minimize to Tray. NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize
  • Install the filter to your Plugins folder (If you don't already have ii)

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:

     
#e06900 #ffffff #f9ca8e #a04b00 #000000      

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #e06900

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

Color Palette:

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 1000 x 750 px

Fill the image with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Backgroundcolor


02

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Becky_Mask029"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  Vertical: 4   Horizontal: 4   Opacity: 30   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Result:


03

Materials Palette:

Change the Foregroundcolor to #f9ca8e 

Change the Backgroundcolor to #a04b00

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

 


04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "sel_01_TDA_vir"

Fill the Selection with the Gradient 

Keep selected


05

Effects - Plugins - Dynasty Plugins - Rainbow Swirl

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Natural - Starmaker

Selections - Select None


06

On this Layer:  Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear

Basic Tab:

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:


07

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Render - Button Maker Round


08

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Filter Factory - Gallery A  - Tunnel Tile ( Gallery D in some versions)

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Your work should look like this now:


09

Magic Wand:

Click inside the two solid circles

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None


10

Effects - 3D Effects - Chisel

Result:


11

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "sel_02_TDA_vir"

Maximize "lizztish_colorful-vista2" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Selections - Invert

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette: Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 85


12

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Minimize to tray for now

Back to your work Image

Layer Palette: Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Textures - Texture Noise - Preset - Heavy Rain

If for any reason the Preset isn't working, use these settings in the Basic Tab

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible


13

Image - Resize to 950 x 650 px  Lock Aspect Ratio unchecked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


14

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #ffffff

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 40px - #ffffff

Magic Wand: Same settings

Click in the last border

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - V Kiw's Oelfilter - 3.5 Promille - Default settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  Vertical: 0  Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 50   Color: Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None


15

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 6px - #ffffff 

Magic Wand: same settings

Click in the last border

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 (Colors are already set)

Selections - Select None


16

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

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Result:


17

Maximize the image you made in Step#12

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px Backgroundcolor 

Image - Resize - 15% - Resize All Layers checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

( If this is new to you, check my mini tutorial HERE)

  78.00   78.00

Press any key to close the pick Tool


18

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

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

Your work should look like this now:


19

Maximize "Deco_losanges_TA_vir"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  Vertical: 0  Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 80   Blur: 20   Color: #000000


20

Maximize "rideau_TDA_vir"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool: (K) Move the center nodes slightly Up and Down so that your work looks like this:

Layer Palette: Drag this Layer down so that it is just above the Bottom Layer

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy) and lower the Opacity to 75


21

Staying on the second Layer from the Bottom:

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

Basic Tab:

Your work looks like this now:


22

Layer Palette: Click on the Top Layer

Maximize "ring_necked_pheasant_tubed_by_thafs"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

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


23

Maximize "Autumn Gold (17)"  from tray

Image - Resize - 25% - Resize All Layers - checked

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible


24

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 our ASDwebdesigns Gallery Facebook Group

Extra Examples by Chris, Anya, & Celine

 

 

 

 

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