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© Translation: August 30 - 2014

 

~°~ Original by Athenaïs ~°~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tube by Mary Graphic. Her site is no longer available
  • Flower tubes by Thafs and DBA

 

Plugins:

  • MuRa's Meister - Cloud
  • Sapphire Filter 03 - SapphirePlugin_0238

  • penta.com - color dot

  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Backlight & Perspective Shadow

  • Toadies - What Are You?

  • Simple - 4Way Average

  •  AAA Frames - Foto frame

 

Preparations:

  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically
  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray
  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

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:

   
#ba866d #502830 #efe2ce #ffffff #8c8586 #32262a #000000    

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ba866d

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #502830

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 950 x 500 px

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Cloud

Effects - Plugins - Sapphire Filter 03 - SapphirePlugin_0238

 


02

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #efe2ce

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - 44gitmask 

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

 


03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Effects - Reflection  Effects - Rotating Mirror

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

 

04

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #32262a 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - 104-athe-Daphne

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

 


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Color Palette: Set the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

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

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

 Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur - Angle 90 - Strength 100 %

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - color dot

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right checked - Wind Strength: 100

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight -  Settings Tab: Preset athe-daphné

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

 


06

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:   - Same Settings

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 20 - Y-dose 20

 


07

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize all Layers not checked

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the 3 dark squares:

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4Way Average

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Dropshadow, Blurry

Selections - Select None

 


08

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 "Screen" and the Layer Opacity to 75

 


09

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Top

Open Tube "fleur_rose_et_blanche_tubed_by_thafs

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 23

 


10

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - 105-athe-Daphne

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto frame

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 


11

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Repeat with the Vertical and Horizontal Offset to Minus 1

 


12

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Color #8c8586

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 30 px - Color #ffffff

 


13

Open Tube "DBA FALLING FLOWERS 2

Selection Tool - Rectangle

Select one or two flowers and balls

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move where you like them

Go back to he tube, deselect and select another one or the little balls

Paste them on your work and move where you like them, keep repeating until you are satisfied with your work

Mine looks like this:

 


14

Open Tube "Mary 111211-8

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize all Layers not checked

Image - Mirror

Move to the Right like this:

 


15

Open Tube "texte

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move where you like it

 


16

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Color #8c8586

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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