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Translation: August 20 - 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 for PSP15 but can also be made with other PSP versions.

 

 

Plugins:

  • MuRa's Meister - Copies
  • BorderMania - Frame 2
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection  to the Selections folder of PSP
  • 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

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:

       
#3BBEDA #FFFF00 #000000 #FFFFFF        

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #3BBEDA

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #FFFF00

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Tube "Benice_L171_Blue Flower"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 


02

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Burn" and the Layer Opacity to 55.

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Image - Resize

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Image - Flip

 

03

Image "Image_Benice_L171_Wave"

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 "Soft Light"

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

 

04

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D) - Minimize the original to tray for now, and proceed on the copy

Open Tube "Benice_L171_Summerbeach"

Note: If you are using tubes and colors of your own,  it is best to use the tube provided in the Materials for this step, otherwise the result will be different. You can colorize it to match your work.

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Effects - Plugins MuRa's Meister - Copies.

Note: Your's might be different then the example bit that is alright :-)

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

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

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

 

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)

Effects - Plugins - BorderMania - Frame 2

 

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize all Layers checked

Edit - Copy!

 

05

Maximize your original work image

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Benice_Shadow_L171

Note: If need to you can change the color at the Basic Tab

Effects - Texture Effects - Fur

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

07

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Benice 171.1

 

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

Selections - Select None

 

08

Open Tube "Overlay_Benice_L171"

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 Blend Mode to "Overlay"

 

 

09

Open Tube "Benice_L171_Boog"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

10

Open Tube "Benice_L171_Birds"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "MS16" - Size: 417

Stamp with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)  on your image, it does not matter where. We will fix it in the next step

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 

11

Selection Tool - Rectangle

Make a Selection on the word Sunshine like this:

Edit - Copy!

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

Selections - Select None

Edit  - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Right like This:

 

11

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Move to the Left like this:

Note: Because of the Copies effect earlier in the tut your result can look different!!

 

11

Open Tube "Benice_L171_Woman"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask - Radius 1 - Strength 30 - Clipping 1 - Luminance Only not Checked

Move to the right like this

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 

12

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open Tube "Benice_L171"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Same Settings

 

13

Open Tube "Benice_L171_Butterflies"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

14

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Effects - Plugins -  AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Note: or choose one of the others to match your tube

 

 

15

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 30 px - #FFFFFF

Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

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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