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© Translation: May 18 - 2014

 

~°~ Original by Crealine Graphics ~°~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Nara Pamplona. She shares her tubes HERE

Mask by Narah.  She shares her beautiful masks HERE

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Backgrounddesigner IV - sf10 Slice N Dice **
  • Simple - Blintz
  • Toadies - What Are You?
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow & Glass
  • Tramages - Pool Shadow

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Open the Mask  in PSP and minimize to tray
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically
  • Open the Brushes in PSP and export them as Custom Brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)
  • PSP 9  Users (or earlier versions): If you do not have the 20/20 mask needed for this tutorial you can download it HERE - Copy the 20/20 mask file to the mask 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:

         
#478296 #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 #478296

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #000000

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

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open "alpha_nara" This image contains Alpha Selections

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D) - Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill with the Gradient

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open tube "TubeNP 1368"

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray, you need it again later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur


Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 


03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited - Backgrounddesigner IV - sf10 Slice N Dice

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Edit - Repeat Blintz

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000




05

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Sélection #1

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

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

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling 

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #ffffff


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




08

Layer Palette - Click on the middle Layer

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - 20-20

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 



09
Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

Change the Foreground Gradient to these settings:

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -  Narah_mask_0563

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

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



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Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Layers - New Raster Layer!

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 55

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:


 

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Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Faded Background Gradient (Corel_06_025) - Style: Sunburst

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel -  Sélection #2


Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 20 - Y-dose 20

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

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Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down



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Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel -  Sélection #3


Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow -  Settings Tab: Preset: ASDwebs_CrealineGraphics_Nara_1

(If this is not working for you see the settings at the original tutorial)

Note: You can change the color at the Basic Tab

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 20 - Y-dose 20

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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



Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Effects - Plugins -  Tramages - Pool Shadow

Your work looks like this now:




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Layers - New Raster Layer

 Paint Brush Tool   - "brush_nara_linette" - Size: 465

Stamp with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click) in the Bottom Left corner like this:


Image - Mirror

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000


Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen




15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel -  Sélection #4


Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

 

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Color Palette: Double Click on the Foreground Gradient and set back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel -  Sélection #5

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass -  Settings Tab: Preset Clear

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

 

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Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer
 

Layers - New Raster Layer

 Paint Brush Tool   - "brush_1_nara_linette" - Size: 219

Stamp with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click) at the Left side of the image like this:



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Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass -  Settings Tab: Preset Clear

Layers - Merge - Merge Down
 

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:



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Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked 2 - Backgroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked 2 - Foregroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked 55 - Backgroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked 2 - Foregroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked 45 - Backgroundcolor


 

21

Open Tube "TubeNP 1368

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Bottom Right corner like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000



22

Open Tube "Texte_Nara

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Left like this:

Note: If you are working with your own colors you can colorize or set the Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy)

 


23
Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked 2 - Foregroundcolor

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Image - Resize - Width 950 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

 

24

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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