~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: November 20 - 2014 

 

~~ Original by Benice Designs ~~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tube by Guismo You can find her her great tubes HERE
  • Wordart by Jill

 

 

Plugins:

  • Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Iexture
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining
  • It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 & Flood

 

Preparations:

  • Open the Brush in PSP and export as Custom Brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Presets, they will be imported automatically
  • Save the Flaming Pear Presets to your Hard Drive
  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Masks in PSP and minimize them to tray

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:

     
#404040 #D9D4D8 #5c5b63 #48342f #ffffff #000000      

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #404040

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #D9D4D8

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1:

 

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 40

 


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - @nn_290112_mask_066_tdstudio

 

 Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

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

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work looks like this now:

 

 


03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the  Foregroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Textures -  Marble - Settings Tab: Preset Benice_Texture_L178

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

 

 


04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Masker_Benice_ L178 

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

 

 

 


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Image "Patterncamerontags_black&white10

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Image - Resize - 105% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Crop Tool

Click on Merged Opaque and next on Apply

 

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew  - Color #404040

 

 

 

 


06

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 178.1

 

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

 

Selections - Select None

 


07

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #48342F

Note: Only available in version 12 and higher, if you use an older version you can colorize the corners. For your convienience there a selection file in the materials

Color Changer Tool  

 

Click in the Top Left Corner

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to  "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 36

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 


08

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #000000

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "Benice_L178" - Size: 599 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

 

Zoom in to 60% and Stamp with the Foregroundcolor at the Left edge of the image like this

 

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

 


09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 178.2

 

Set the Color Changer Tool back to the Flood Fill Tool

Fill The Selection with the Backgroundcolor   ( Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

 

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

 

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 


10

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 


11

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #404040

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 178.3

 

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor (Clcik Twice!!)

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset Benice_L178_Flood_1

Selections - Select None

Minimize this image to tray for now, (save as PSP file in case PSP shuts down on you or something!)

 


12

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

Open a new transparent image of 200 x 200 px

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 178.4

 

Fill the selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Extrude -  Settings Tab: Preset Benice_Extrude_L178

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray your need it again!

 


13

Open the your main image

Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood- Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset Benice_L178_Flood_2

 


14

Maximize the image you have made - Edit - Copy

On your Main Image - Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset Benice_L178_Flood_3

 


15

Open Tube "Calguistigrebodypaint06082012

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize all Layers not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask

Move like this:

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - Hue 237 - Saturation 11 (Or use your own)

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 


16

Open Tube "Benice_L176_Tijger

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Right like this:

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 20

 


17

Open Tube "Wordart1byjill

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move like this:

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 70

 


18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

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

Selections - Select None

 


19

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Color #404040

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

Chris:

Martalip:

 

 

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