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© Translation: July 13 - 2014

 

~°~ Original by Crealine Graphics ~°~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Syl she shares her tubes HERE

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Simple - 4Way Average & Top Bottom Wrap
  • VanDerLee - Unplugged X
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2
  • Filter Factory Gallery B - Circulator **
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling
  • &<BKg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher **

Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Save the Flexify preset to your Hard Drive

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:

       
#acab97

#4f3e37

#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  #acab97

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #4f3e37

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open "Alpha_selection_Sweet_home" This image contains Alpha Selections

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

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 50


02

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Image - Mirror

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4Way Average

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Bottom Wrap

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Interlace

Effects - 3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


03

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color and change to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

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

Keep Selected


04

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 30

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Set the Opacity of the Flood Fill back to 100

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 


05

Layer Palette - Click on the Middle Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 65

Hit the K key (or depending on your PSP version the D key) of your keyboard to activate the Pick Tool/Deformation tool

Pull the Bottom node down to the edge of the image.

 

Hit the M key of your Keyboard to remove the Nodes

 

06

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset Flexify 2 settings_sweethome

Or if this is not working for you with these settings:

Effects - Edge Effects - Dilate

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 60

 

07

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Filter Factory Gallery B - Circulator

Note: Use this filter through Filters Unlimited otherwise the result will be different.

Effects - Edge Effects - Erode

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 40

 

08

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

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

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 20

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Set the Opacity of the Flood Fill back to 100

 Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

09

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

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

Open Tube "SvB Interieur 98 misted

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize all Layers not checked

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Invert

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

Keep selected!!

 

10

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #acab97

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Jalusi

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

 

11

View Rulers

Hit the K key (or depending on your PSP version the D key) of your keyboard to activate the Pick Tool/Deformation tool

Pull the Bottom Node up to 300 px

Hit the M key of your Keyboard to remove the Nodes

View Rulers

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat - Layers Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Note: When you use your own tube  you might need to adjust the Intensity settings


12

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

13

Close the top 2 Layers by clicking in the little eye

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

14

You are still on the Bottom Layer

View Rulers

Hit the K key (or depending on your PSP version the D key) of your keyboard to activate the Pick Tool/Deformation tool

Pull the Bottom Node up to 370 px

Hit the M key of your Keyboard to remove the Nodes

Open the 2 Layers again


15

Layer Palette - Click on the middle Layer

Open Tube "déco _1_sweet_home

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 "Luminance (Legacy)"

 


16

Open Tube "déco _2_sweet_home

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

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

 


17

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "déco _3_sweet_home

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


18

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Bottom (Raster 1)

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Same settings as before

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: Backgroundcolor

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


19

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "mtfp_447_fruehlingserwachen

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Move to the Right Like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


20

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the original tube Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right checked - Wind Strength: 100

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

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

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


21

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "mtfp_447_fruehlingserwachen

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 48% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Left Like this:

Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


22

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #ffffff

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - #acab97

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the last border

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited - &<BKg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

 

23

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #ffffff

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

Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen

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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