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~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: November 06 - 2014 

 

~~ Original by AstriDDesigns ~~

Thank you Astrid for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Please read my TERMS before sharing this tutorial! 

 

 

Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Joanie she shares her tubes HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining 
  • &<BKg Designer sf10 I>  - Cruncher **
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow
  • &<BKg Designer sf10 IV> - @Night Shadow **

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray

Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically

Open the Brushes in PSP and export them as Custom Brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)

From PSP 14 and higher versions 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:

           
#ffffff #8d8e31            

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #8d8e31

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 750 x 500 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


02

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 118b1"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining 

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

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


03

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Astrid masker 118b1 

Layers - Duplicate

Edit - Repeate Duplicate Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 


04

Paint Brush Tool   - "Astrid penseel 118b1" - Size: 417 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

Layers - New Raster Layer

Stamp with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click) in the Top Left Corner like this:

 


05

Paint Brush Tool Change the size to 350 px and stamp with the Backgroundcolor in the Bottom Right Corner like this:

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

 


06

Paint Brush Tool   - "Astrid penseel 118b2" - Size: 500 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

Layers - New Raster Layer

Stamp with the Foregroundcolor like this:

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

 


07

Open Tube "Astrid deco 118b

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Backgroundcolor
 

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 118b2"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited -&<BKg Designer sf10 I> Cruncher.

Repeat once

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

 

09

Open Tube "Astrid tekst 118b

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 118b3"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

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

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

 

11

Open Tube "Joanie_Christmas_Deco_20-11-2012 (3)

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 30% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

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

 

12

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Astrid Shadow 118b

 

13

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

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

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 35 px - Backgroundcolor
 

Selections  Invert

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited - &<BKg Designer sf10 IV> - @Night Shadow

Selections - Select None

 

14

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:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Martalip:

Chris:

 

 

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