~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: February - 2015

 

~~ Original by AstriDDesigns ~~

Thank you Astrid for asking me to translate your tutorials.

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Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise.

This translation is written with PSP17

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Annelies from A&K Tubes unlimited. She shares her great tubes HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited
  • &<BKg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher **
  • VanDerLee - Unplugged X
  • AP 01[Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining 
  • Xero - Fritillary
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow

 ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically

  • Open the Brush in PSP and export as Custom Brush ( File - Export - Custom Brush)

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Masks in PSP and minimize to tray

From PSP 14, 15 AND 16 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. From PSP 17 the option is back

 

 

Colors:

           
#d5bdc1 #783a54            

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #d5bdc1

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #783a54

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 800 x 575 px

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:
 

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections  - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Clck)

Selections  Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  - Filters Unlimited -&<BKg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus.

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Reflection  Effects - Rotating Mirror

 


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Astrid masker 141

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 141"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Keep Selected

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - again Astrid masker 141

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Keep selected

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Foregroundcolor

Selections  Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - Plugin AP 01[Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining 

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

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 141a"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 px

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Fritillary

Selections  Select None

 

05

On the same Layer:

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 141b"

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor.

Selections - Modify - Contract -  1 px.

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

Selections  Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

 

06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  again "Astrid selectie 141b"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections  Select None

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged-X - Vertical Tile

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

07

Open Tube "Astrid Tekst 141

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "Astrid selectie 141c"

Open Tube "Alies 1VR962-woman-10042014

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray, you need it again later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Note: If you use a tube of your own this result can be different

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 8

Selections  Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

 

09

Open Tube "Astrid Lijn 141

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

(If you use different colors, colorize to match your tube, or set the Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy))

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

10

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Paint Brush Tool   - "Astrid penseel 141" - Size: 264 - Ratation 316

Stamp with the Foregroundcolor on your image like this

 

TIP: Set the Rotation of the Paint Brush Tool back to 100 for future use


11

Maximize Tube "Alies 1VR962-woman-10042014from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

On this tube: no need to move ( if you use a tube of your own this may be different)

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Astrid Shadow 141

 

12

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 100 px - Backgroundcolor

Layers - Promote Background Layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 35 px.

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections  Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

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


13

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

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:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 

 

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