~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: December 23 - 2014 

 

~~ Original by Meetjes Plekje ~~

Sadly Meta passed away November 2013 We miss her beautiful tutorials terribly! She asked me to keep translating her tutorials

Unfortunately the originals are no longer online

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Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Woman Tube by Annelies from A&K Tubes unlimited. She shares her great tubes HERE
  • Vases and scenery tube by Aclis. www.aclisdesigns.com.ar

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - 4 QFlip ZbottomR **
  • Simple - Top Bottom Wrap & Left Right Wrap
  • &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher  **
  • Ulead Effects - Particle
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Texture & Impact
  • MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Presets, they will be imported automatically
  • Save the Flaming Pear 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:

     
#8e8b89 #cbcac8 #474643 #000000 #4f0400      

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #8e8b89

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #cbcac8

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 25

Selections - Select All

Open Tube "Alies 770-woman dressed in drapes-05022012

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

Minimize to tray , you need it again later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 


02

Layers  Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - 4 QFlip ZbottomR

 

03

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Silent-witness_01

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Bottom Wrap

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Weave Color #8e8b89 - Gap Color #cbcac8

 

04

View - Rulers

Pull the left and right side of your image a littl outwards like this:

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 Left and Right Node to the edge of the image, exactly on 0 and 900 px (this is important!!)

Hit the M key of your Keyboard to remove the Nodes

View  - Rulers

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

 

05

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

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


Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

 Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Silent-witness_02

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

Selections - Select None

 

06

Note: Do this next step only if you have a line in the middle of your image, if not go to step 06

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 25 ( This softens the line  a little)

Selections - Select None

 

07

Open Tube "aclis_paisaje_02_19_07_2011

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Note: If you are using tubes and colors of your own,  it is best to use this tube provided in the Materials for this step, because a lot of the next steps are based on this tube, if you do want to use a different scenery make sure it has a Horizon in about the same spot, about 320 px at the left side, turn on your viewers to get the right spot)

Image - Resize - 120% - Resize all Layers not checked

Edit - Repeat Resize ( the tube coveres the whole image, if you use a tube of your own this also have to be the case)

 Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again Msb_Sel_Silent-witness_02

Selections - Invert

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

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

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 53

Keep selected!

 

08

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Color back to color and change to #474643

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 px

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)
Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000


Repeat with the Vertical and Horizontal Offset to Minus  5

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Select None

 

09

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 47

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

10

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


Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 25

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

 

11

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

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

 

12

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Artistic Effects - Enamel - Color #4f0400

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

Layers  Duplicate

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 63

Your work and Layer Palette looks like this now:

 

13

Layer Palette - Click on the Fourth Layer from the Top

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Artistic Effects - Contours - Color #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 36

 

14

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Rotate Right (or Image - Rotate - Rote Clockwork 90 for older versions of psp)

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

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

Image - Rotate Left (or Image - Rotate - Rote Counterwise 90 for older versions of psp)

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 20

 

15

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color and change to #8e8b89

 Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Silent-witness_03

Fill the Selection with the Foregroudcolor

Effects - Plugins - Ulead Effects - Particle

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 46

 

16

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Bottom

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Texture - Wood -  Settings Tab: Preset Msb_Preset_Wood_9-9-12_01

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Msb_Preset_PS_9-9-12_01 e ok

 

17

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Bottom

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Silent-witness_04

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset Msb_Flood settings_9-912

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

Selections - Select None

 

18

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Silent-witness_05

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects - Warp

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

Edit - Repeat Wind

 

19

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 80

 

20

Open Tube "Msb_Deco_13-9-12

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

No need to move ( The Blend Mode is already set to Soft Light)

 

21

Open Tube "aclis_bottle_01_20_08_2012

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

22

Layers  Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 56

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste as New Image, set aside for now

 

 

23

Open Tube "Alies 770-woman-dressed in drapes-050220112

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Adjust - One Step Photo Fix ( If you do not have this option you can skip it, perhaps you also not need to do this step if you are using a different tube)

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move like this:


Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

24

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #474643

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #cbcac8

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #474643

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - #cbcac8

Selections - Invert

Layers - New Raster Layer

Go to the copied image you just have set aside - Edit - Copy

Back to your main image - Edit Paste into Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 15

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #474643

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher - X-dose 20 - Y-dose 20

Selections - Invert
Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

 

25

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #474643

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 the same scenery:

Extra Example with another scenery:

 

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Martalip:

Chris:

 

 

 

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