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~°~ Original by Liberty Imaginations ~°~

Thank you Maxou 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.

 

 

Acknowledgements:

 

 

Plugins:

  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Nature - Snor Drift
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame
  • Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining
  • Toadies - What Are You?
  • MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling
  • Tramages - Pool Shadow

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection file to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Presets, they will be imported automatically
  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray

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:

       
#E4E9F0 #89B2E1 #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 #E4E9F0

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #89B2E1

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

 

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 850 x 500 px

Fill with the Gradient


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Color Palette: Change the Foreground Gradient (Corel_06_029) to - Style: Linear

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Nature - Snow Drift - Preset maxou_30.11.2013

Note: When you want different colors you can change the colors at the Lightning Tab

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight -  Settings Tab: Preset backligt_maxou_30.11.2013

Note: When you want different colors you can change the colors at the ColorsTab

Selections - Select None

 


03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 


04

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Nature - Snow Drift - Preset maxou_30.11.2013

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Selections - Select None

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - MAXOU401
 

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

Keep Selected!

 


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #FFFFFF

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 35 - Y-dose 35

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 


06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000 - Shadow on new Layer checked!

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 


07

Layers - New Raster Layer.

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Open Tube "Marif_2007_10Octobre_misted_paysage078

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

Keep selected!!

 


08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects  3D Effects - Cutout - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 


09

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset Side by Side

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

 


10

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Nature - Snow Drift - Preset maxou_2_30.11.2013 (Attention, this is a different Preset than the one before)

 


11

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Pool Shadow

 


12

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Backgroundcolor

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

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 45 px - #FFFFFF

Selections - Invert

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 7 - Y-dose 66

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

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

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None


13

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

Edit - Copy!

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked -  Color #FFFFFF

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste Into Selection (Image is still in your PSP memory)

Selections - Select None


14

Open Tube "cadre fin maxou

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 "Screen"

 


15

Open Tube "texte

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


16

Open Tube "MR_Geai bleu

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Bottom Left Corner like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000


17

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

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 70

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor

Set the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool back to 100

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - LF-Mask17-25102013

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 65

 


18

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 30 px - Foregroundcolor

Open Tube "KS-Baretta-29-11-2008

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Right like this:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


19

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Depending on your colors: Adjust - One Step Photo Fix  (If your version of PSP does not have this option you kan skip this step)

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #E4E9F0

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:

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

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Martalip:

Chris:

 

 

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