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Translation: January 8 - 2014

~~ Original by Benice Designs ~~

Thank you Ben & Joke for your permission to translate your tutorials

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Plugins:

  • Toadies - Weaver
  • Toadies - Sucking Toad Bevel II2
  • Simple - Quick Tile
  • AP - Utility - Reflections
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • Gallery Effects - Classic Art 3 - GE Sumi-e
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

Preparations:

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

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:

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #FDD6E8

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #6A4342

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

Used Colors

       
#FDD6E8 #6A4342 #453135

#000000

#FFFFFF        

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

 

Acknowledgements:

  • All materials are by Benice Designs, they may not be shared in groups and/or used by other tutorial writers

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 40

Effects - Plugins -  Toadies - Weaver:

Effects - Plugins -  Toadies - Sucking Toad Bevel II.2:

 Effects - Plugins -  Simple - Quick Tile

 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Screen" and the Layer Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work  looks like this now:
 

 

03 

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 100

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Vertical:

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #453135

Repeat with the Vertical and Horizontal Offset to Minus 10

Effects - Plugins -  AP - Utility - Reflections:

 

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 12

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur -  40

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow:

Effects - Plugins -  Gallery Effects - Classic Art 3 - GE Sumi-e:

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light and the Layer Opacity to 60

 

06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

 Selections - Modify - Contract - 55 px

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

 Selections - Modify - Contract - 6 px

Edit - Cut

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #FDD6E8

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #FDD6E8

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 56 px 

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Weave Color #6A4342 - Gap Color #FDD6E8

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 28

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:


 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Image "Benice_Image_L175

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste into Selection

Selections - Select None

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

 

09

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Wolken

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

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

 

10

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Wire Mesh

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

 11

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor back to color and change to #FFFFFF

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 175.1

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Benice_PS_L175_1

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 175.2

Edit - Cut

Selections - Select None

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 175.3

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Benice_PS_L175_1

 

13 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again Benice 175.2

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 8 px 

Edit - Cut

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset: Benice_PS_L175_2

Your work looks like this now:

 

14

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Deco_1

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

15

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Deco_2

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

No need to move

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 40

 

16

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Deco_3

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

 17

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Deco_4

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

No need to move

 

18

Open Tube "Benice_Woman_L175

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize all layers not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Image Effects - Offset 

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the original tube layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 16

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

Layers - Duplicate

 

20

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Birds

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

21

Open Tube "Benice_L175_Tekst

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

22

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Effects - Plugins -  AAA Frames - Foto Frame:

 

23

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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