~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: November 28 - 2014 

 

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Mask by Narah.  She shares her beautiful masks HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Cakemix **
  • Alien Skin  - Xenofex 2 - Constellation
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow
  • Filter Factory F -  Border Fade 2
  • Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Open the Brushes in PSP and export them as Custom Brushes ( File - Export - Custom Brush)
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically
  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray

  • Copy the Pattern to the Patterns folder of PSP
  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

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:

       
#041d4e #558df7 #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 #041d4e

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #558df7

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 700 x 500 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Cakemix

 

Effects - Edge Efects - Enhance

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 


02

Color Palette: Set your Backgroundcolor to Pattern "Snow" (Corel_08_084 )

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - noel2014-noisette01

Fill the Selection with the Pattern (Right Mouse Click)

Note: If you use your own colors, colorize or set the Blend Mode to Luminance legacy

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 45

 

03

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - noel2014-noisette02

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Illuminations Effects - Sunburst - Color #ffffff

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

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

04

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

Edit - Copy!!

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color and the Background Pattern back to color and change to

Open a new transparent image of 850 x 650 px

Fill with the Backgroundcolor

Edit - Paste As New Layer (Previous image is still in your PSP Memory)

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the middle Layer

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin  - Xenofex 2 - Constellation

NOTE: If you have problems with this filter you can download this layer HERE

 

06

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color #000000

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - noel2014-noisette03

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Noel2014-noisette

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate - Left checked  - 90

 

08

Open Tube "mist-noel2014-noisette

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Left Edge like this

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 59

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "brush-noel2014-noisette" - Size: 448 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 180 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

Stamp with the Backgroundcolor in your image like this:

Set the Rotation of the Brush back to 0


10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Narah_mask_0296

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror


11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory F -  Border Fade 2

Image - Rotate - Right

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

Image - Rotate - Left

Effects - Edge Efects - Enhance

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color #000000

 


12

Open Tube "etoiles-noel2014-noisette" 

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"

 


13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "Xmas2-3" - Size: 410 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

Stamp with the Backgroundcolor in your image like this:

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color #000000

 


14

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D)

Layers - Merge - Merge All (flatten)

Image - Resize - 7% - Resize all Layers checked

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 10 px - #ffffff

Edit Copy!


15

Go back to your Main Image

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Rotate Right

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Image - Rotate Left

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color #000000

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


16

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

17

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Effects  3D Effects - Buttonize - Color- #ffffff

 

 

18

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 special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Martalip:

Chris:

 

 

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