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Translation: August 06 - 2014

 

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Joanie she shares her tubes HERE

Narah_mask_0417 by Narah.  She shares her beautiful masks HERE

 

Plugins:

  • VM Experimental - TeeWee
  • Transparency - Eliminate Black
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • MuRa's Meister - Copies
  • It@lian Editors Effect - Scacchi
  • Dégradés, Dégradé Cône simple
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow
 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Mask files in PSP and minimize to tray

  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Presets, they will be imported automatically

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:

           
#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 #000000

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 500 px

Fill with the Gradient


02

Color Palette: Change your Foreground Gradient (Corel_06_029)  to - Style: Sunburst

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - VM Experimental - TeeWee

Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate Black

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 


03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Image "berenice-image

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

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 38

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - berenice-selnoisette01

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

Effects - Plugins - It@lian Editors Effect - Scacchi

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

 

06

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins- Dégradés, Dégradé Cône simple (ab)

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

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000 Uncheck Shadow on new Layer!

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - masque-noisette-berenice

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

08

Open Tube "berenice-texte

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

09

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Edit - Copy!

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked -  Color #000000

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize all Layers checked

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 70 px - Color #ffffff

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

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

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 20

Selections - Invert

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset berenice-perspective-shadow-01


11
Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Narah_mask_0417

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - berenice-selnoisette02

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

Selections - Select None

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


12

Open Tube "Joanie_Woman_13-05-2014

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 22% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move into the Circle like this:

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset berenice-perspective-shadow-02


13

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

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

Image - Mirror

Move like this:

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset berenice-perspective-shadow-03

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset berenice-perspective-shadow-04

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Color #000000


14

Optional: 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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