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Translation October 01 - 2014

 

~~ Original by Meetjes Plekje ~~

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

Unfortunately the originals are no longer online

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Materials  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements

  • Tube by Athe PSP Tubes
  • Fall tube by Nara Pamplona

 

Plugins

<I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited 2.0

Simple - Blintz

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

MuRa's Meister - Copies & Perpective Tiling

&<BKg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher **

AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining

Toadies - Ommadawn

&<BKg Designer sf10 II> - Line Side Line **

AAA Frames - Foto frame

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Save the Flexify Presets 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

       
#312c26 #fedac3 #000000 #703b22        

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #312c26

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #fedac3

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

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


02

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Autumn_01

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer 

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D) - Minimize to tray and go back to the original


03

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again Msb_Sel_Autumn_01

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset Flexify 2 settings Msb_15-9-12

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

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

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

 Selections - Select None


04

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Pen Tool - Mode: Draw Lines and Poly Lines - Create as Vector checked - Linestyle Solid - Width 3,50

Draw while holding down your Shift Key. with the Foregroundcolor  a straight line like this:

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Image - Free Rotate - Left - Free checked  - 135

Move like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

 


05

Image - Resize - 20% - Resize all Layers not checked

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Move the "Leaf" you have just created into the middle of the Selection like this:

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 86

 


06

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Autumn_01

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again Msb_Sel_Autumn_01_B

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Keep Selected!!

 


07

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #703b22

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Artistic Effects - Glowing Edges

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

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 52

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


08

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk  - Msb_Sel_ Autumn_02  

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

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

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

 

09

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk  - Msb_Sel_ Autumn_03

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

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

Selections - Select None

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Ommadawn

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Autumn_01

Open Tube "TubeNP-812

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Modify - Feather - 35

Selections - Invert

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard) - Repeat 3 times

Selections - Select None

 

12

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Msb_Sel_Autumn_04

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

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

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 43

Your work and Later Palette look like this now

 

13

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Fading Background Gradient (Corel_06_025) - Style Linear

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:  

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 75

 

14

Color Palette: Set the Foreground  Gradient back to color and change to #312c26

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
      
Selections - Select None

 Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Multiply" and the Layer Opacity to 84

 

16

Open Tube "Msb_Deco_17-9-12

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


17

Color Palette: Swap Materials

Pen Tool - Mode: Draw Lines and Poly Lines - Create as Vector checked - Linestyle Solid - Width 0,50

Draw while holding down your Shift Key a line like this:

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 


18

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


19

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down - Repeat two more times

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 


20

Color Palette: Swap Materials

Change the settings of the Foreground Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style Linear

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  Msb_Sel_ Autumn_05

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None
Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset Msb_15-9-12_01

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


21

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 72

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

22

Open Tube "Athe-FM197

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Image - Mirror

Move to the Left like this

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

23

Open Tube "Msb_Tekst_Autumn_18-9-12

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 "*Hard Light" and the Layer Opacity to 60

 

24

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #312c26

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #fedac3

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #312c26

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - #fedac3

Selections - Invert

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer

Maximize the image you have set aside earlier in the tutorial from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto frame

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto frame

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings (6 x 50 & 2 x 128)

Selections - Select None

Image - Mirror

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

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

 

26

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

Chris

Martalip

 


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