~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: December 01 - 2014 

 

~~ Original by AstriDDesigns~~

Thank you Astrid for asking me to translate your tutorials.

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

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

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Transparency - Eliminate White
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2
  • Simple - Left Right Wrap
  • &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Wallpaper Deluxe **
  • L&K SiteOfWonders - L en K's Zitah
  • Visual Manipulation - Transmission **
  • MuRa's Meister - Copies
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • 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
  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically

  • Open the Brush in PSP and export 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 #45132f            

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 #45132f (Or a dark color from your tube)

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 750 x 500 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Distortion Effects - Warp  

 


02

Color Palette: Change the settings of the Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate White

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

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

Layers  - Duplicate - Repeat two times

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

03

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 140"

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

 

05

Color Palette: Set the Foregroundcolor back to color

Pen Tool - Mode: Draw Lines and Poly Lines - Create as Vector checked - Linestyle Solid - Width 2

Draw while holding down your Shift Key, with the Foregroundcolor a straight line like this:

On the Same Layer: Draw a line like this:

and a line like this:


Layers - Convert to Raster Layer

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 140a"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Wallpaper Deluxe

Effects - Plugins - L&K SiteOfWonders - L en K's Zitah

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

 


08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 140b"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Visual Manipulation - Transmission

Note: Use this filter through Filters Unlimited otherwise the result will be different.

Effects - Plugins - - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Transparency - Eliminate White

Note: Use this filter through Filters Unlimited this time otherwise the result will be different!!

 


09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "Astrid penseel 140" - Size: 452 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

Stamp with the Foregroundcolor in your image like this:

 


10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 140a"

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #ffffff

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects - Warp 

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

 


11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 140c"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

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

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror


12

Open Tube "Astrid tekst 140

Layer Palette: Click on the Middle Layer

Edit - Copy

Do not close you need it again in the next step

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move like this:

 


13

Go back to Tube "Astrid tekst 140

Layer Palette: Click on the Top Layer

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move like this:

 


14

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 60 px - Backgroundcolor

 


15

Open Tube "Alies 1VR894-woman-20022014

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 30

Move to the Left like this

 


16

Edit - Paste As New Layer (Tube is still in your PSP memory)

Move like this

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Astrid Shadow 140

 


17

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

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 Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 

 

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