~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: November 29 - 2014 

~~ Original by Regis PSP Grafik ~~

Thank you Regina for your permission to translate your tutorials.

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Snowman Tube by Yoka. she shares her tubes HERE

Other tubes by Sabine, Merydesign and IKHdesigns

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow & Glass
  • Xero - Clarity
  •  &<Background Designers 1V> - @Night Shadow Pool **

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Presets, they will be imported automatically
  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray

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:

       
#96c64c #58801d #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 #96c64c

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #58801d

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

 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open "christmas-alpha1-11-regis" This image contains Alpha Selections

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D) - Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 20


02

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

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - christmas1-11-regis

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 px

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 px

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass -  Settings Tab: Preset rahmen-regis

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass -  Settings Tab: Preset rahmen


03

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - christmas2-11-regis

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

Selections - Select None

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


04

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Narah_mask_Abstract153 

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Backgroundcolor

  Effects - Plugins - Xero - Clarity - Default settings


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - christmas3-11-regis

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 -  &<Background Designers 1V> - @Night Shadow Pool

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset christmas1-11-shadow-regis

Note: If you use your own colors go to the Basic Tab and change the Shadow Color to your Backgroundcolor

Keep selected!

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Selections - Select None


06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


07

Open Tube "IKHDesigns_WinterTale_el50

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Free Rotate - Left - 90

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - christmas4-11-regis

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

Selections - Select None.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Clarity - Default settings


08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - christmas2-11-regis

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50 px

Open Tube "merydesign_navidad28

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None.

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - christmas5-11-regis

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

Selections - Select None


09

Open Tube "deko-christmas1-11-regis

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


10

Open Tube "Yoka-Sneeuwman-011209

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset christmas1-11-shadow-regis

Note: If you use your own colors go to the Basic Tab and change the Shadow Color to your Backgroundcolor


11

Open Tube "Graph-Sabine Design 283

The Red ball is selected, if you want to use another ball, deselect and select another one

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset christmas1-11-shadow-regis

Note: If you use your own colors go to the Basic Tab and change the Shadow Color to your Backgroundcolor


12

Open Tube "text-christmas1-11-regis

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


13

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Foregroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Backgroundcolor

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Backgroundcolor


14

Open Tube "deko-christmas1-11-regis1

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer


15

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

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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