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Translation: July 18 - 2014

 

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by  Grace's_TLC.  She shares her great tubes HERE

 

Plugins:

  • MuRa's Seamless - Shift at Zigzag
  • Italian Editors Effect - Bordo con Luci
  • Slosh.net Slosfhifiers - Please Clayify & True Black And White
  • Carolaine & Sensibility - CS-Reflection
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow
 

Preparations:

  • Open the Brush in PSP and export as Custom Brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically
  • 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:

 
#564847 #C5BBB9 #000000 #FFFFFF #241A1D #400040  

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #564847

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #C5BBB9

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift at Zigzag

 

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift at Zigzag

 

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance" and the Layer Opacity to 68

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 


02

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 119.1

 

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Italian Editors Effect - Bordo con Luci

 

Selections - Select None

 


03

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 119.2

 

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - Slosh.net Slosfhifiers - Please Clayify

 


04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Slosh.net Slosfhifiers - True Black And White

 

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 10

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 


05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Weave Color #000000 - Gap Color #ffffff

 

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 71

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 


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Open Tube "strookje

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine & Sensibility - CS-Reflection.

 

 


07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 119.3

 

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

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

 


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Layer Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color and change to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 119.4

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor (Zoom in if need to)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 75

 


09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 


10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 119.5

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #400040

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 


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Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 119.6

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 15

Selections - Select None

 


12

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 57

 


13

Open Tube "Freshemedia_gradientshapes_11" 

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize all Layers not checked

Image - Free Rotate - Right checked - Free - 8

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Lightness (If you are using different colors play with the settings to match your tube)

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 34

 


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Color Palette - Swap Materials

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "Simple_Brushes_by_Coby17_0" - Size: 361 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

Stamp with the Foregroundcolor like this

 

 


15

Open Tube "Benice  blokjes

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


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Open Tube "Grace's_TLC_Black-Is_Beautifull

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Benice_shadow_L119

 


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Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Color #241A1D 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 20 px - Color #C5BBB9

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 20 px

Selections - Invert

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #241A1D

Layers  - Duplicate

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color:

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 65

Note from translator: I set the Blend Mode to Soft Light Instead because with me the Blinds effect was gone after Multiply

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Color #241A1D

 


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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

Martalip:

Chris:


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