~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: December 15 - 2014 

 

~~ Original by Linette Creations ~~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Annelies from A&K Tubes unlimited. She shares her great tubes HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - @Mirrored & Scaled **
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining
  • Simple - 4Way Average & Blintz

  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass & Perspective Shadow
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • AP [Distort] - Distort - ShiftMesh

 

Preparations:

  • 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:

         
#515257 #d9d4ce #000000          

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #515257

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #d9d4ce

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 950 x 500 px

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur -  35

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - @Mirrored & Scaled

 


02

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Resize -  80% - Resize all Layers not checked

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

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4Way Average

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

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

 


03

Layers  Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Edit - Repeat Blintz

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

 


04

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Select_gladys_1_crealine

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40 px

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

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

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

 


05

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Resize -  80 % - Resize all Layers not checked

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

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 and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


06

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Select_gladys_2_crealine

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


07

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to Color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Select_gladys_3_crealine

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 px

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


08

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


09

Open Tube "Nicole mist paysage-27-2012

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize all Layers not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

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

 

 

10.

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize all Layers not checked

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Effects - Plugins - Plugin AP [Distort] - Distort - ShiftMesh ( or if you have a different version: AP01 [Innovations]  Distort - ShiftMesh)

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

11.

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Basic Tab:

 


12.

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Foregroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Backgroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Foregroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - Backgroundcolor

 


13.

Open Tube "nicole-vase4-2012 (vase2

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Bottom Left Corner like this:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

14.

Open Tube "Alies 9VR64-woman-02082012

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 65% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Bottom Right Corner like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

15.

Open Tube "texte_Gladys

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Top like this:

 

16.

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Foregroundcolor

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 px  - 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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