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© Translation: March 15 - 2014

~°~ Original by Regis PSP Grafik ~°~

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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

 

Plugins:

  • Alien Skin - Snap Art - Watercolor
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass
 

Preparations:

 

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:

       
#ffffff #126ef1 #000000 #1a1cd8        

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #126ef1

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to the "gordana-regis" Gradient (from the materials)  Style: Radial

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Note: If you use colors of your own colorize now with : Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Lightness. Or you can adjust the colors of the Gradient by clicking on Edit

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew 

 

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 30

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Weave Color #000000 - Gap Color #ffffff

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Tube "Rahmen

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste into Selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

03

Open Tube "deko-gordana

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 Layer Opacity of this layer to 70

 

 

04

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor  

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - MASK-MD-099

Layers  - Duplicate

Edit - Repeat Duplicate Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - MASK-MD-048

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


 

06 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -  MAS-MD-008

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #1a1cd8

 


07

Open Tube "deko-gordana-1

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

No need to move

 

08

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D)

Continue on this image

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Snap Art - Watercolor - Settings Tab Preset regis-gordana-watercolor

Image - Resize - 20% - Resize all Layers checked

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 20 px - Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 20 px

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

Selections - Select None

Edit - Copy!

 

09

Go back to your main image

Edit - Paste as New Layer

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

  Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #1a1cd8

 Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #1a1cd8   - Shadow on new layer checked!

Effects - Distortion Effects - Ripple

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 80

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

 

 

10

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Open Tube "riss

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 "Soft Light"

 

11

Open Tube "Gabry-woman 521

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize all Layers checked

Move a little to the Left like this:

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the original tube layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 20

 

 

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to the "gordana-regis" Gradient (from the materials)  Style: Radial

 

 

13

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Narah_mask_0547  

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Flip

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #1a1cd8 uncheck Shadow on new layer

Eraser Tool - Size about 40 - Erase the mask from the tubes face:

Erase a part from the Top Right Corner of the little frame too:

 

 

15 

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Selections - Select All

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 40 px - Foregroundcolor

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

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

16

Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all layers checked

Open Tube "text-gordana

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste as New Layer

Note: If you colorized before do it again now with the same settings

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

17

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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