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Translation: January 27 - 2014

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Alf's Power Sines - Absolute 2 Cosine Grads **
  • Mehdi - Sorting Tiles
  • VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Lens Reflect
  • Toadies - *Sucking Toad* Bevel II.2
  • AP [Utility]  - Utility - Reflections
  • VM Natural - Sparkle
  • Flaming Pear - Flood & Flexify 2
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining  
  • MuRa's Meister - Copies
 

Preparations:

  • PSP 9  Users (or earlier versions): If you do not have the 20/20 mask needed for this tutorial you can download it HERE - Copy the 20/20 mask file to the mask folder of PSP
  • Open the Brush in PSP and export as Custom Brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)
  • Save the Flood 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:

       
#C0C0C0 #215175 #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 #C0C0C0

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #215175

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Maelle. You will find her site HERE

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 500 px

Fill with the Gradient

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited - Alf's Power Sines - Absolute 2 Cosine Grads

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

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles


Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Lens Reflect

Edit - Repeat Unplugged X

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - *Sucking Toad* Bevel II.2

Effects - Plugins - AP [Utility]  - Utility - Reflections


Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - 20-20

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Adjust - Blur - Gaussion Blur 32

Effects - Photo Effects - Infrared Film

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Sparkle

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

 

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Open Tube "maelledreams-copie

Edit - Copy

Minmize to tray, you need it later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste into Selection

Effects - Art Media Effects - Brush Strokes - Color #ffffff 

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor back to color and change to #ffffff

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling



05

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

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

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

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave


Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Difference and the Layer Opacity to 42 %

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


06

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset natalia.q8r

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

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

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

07

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Effects, Flaming Pear, Flexify 2

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining  


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


 Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

Edit - Cut

Flood fill Tool: Set the Opacity to 38

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

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

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

NOTE: Sometimes MuRa's Meister - Copies gives a different effect!!

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Chisel - Color #ffffff

 


 09

Open Tube "natalia-deco-01

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "natalia-01" - Size: 750

Zoom your image smaller to get a better view of the tube

Stamp with the Foregroundcolor like this:

 

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000


 

11

Open Tube "natalia-deco-02

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


12

Open Tube "natalia-texte

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

13

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

Edit  -Copy!

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - Backgroundcolor

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

Edit - Paste into Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussion Blur 32

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000 

Repeat with the Vertical and Horizontal Offset to Minus 14

Selections - Select None

 


14

Maximize Tube "Tube "maelledreams-copie

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Image - Resize - 55% - Resize all layers not checked

Image - Mirror

Move to the Right like this:

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000


 15

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

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

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

Extra Example:

 

If you wish you can post your result on my Facebook Page

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 


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