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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, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Libellule Graphisme & Simplement Sylvie

 

 

Plugins:

  • Xero - Fritillary
  • I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 -  Tile and Mirror
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Textures, Perspective Shadow  & Glass
  • Filters Factory A - Triangular Mosaïc Filter **
  • It@lian Editors Effect - Bordo con luci **
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • Filter Factory N - Flipper **
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Mask and the Patterns 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:

   
#ff6062   #59565a #000000 #e0f9a9 #ffffff #cf3233 #5db52b    

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ff6062

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #59565a

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to goldfill1 Pattern

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

  

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

Fil with the Gradient (Right Mouse Click)

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Fritillary

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 -  Tile and Mirror - Mirror Vertical


02

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "vir_sel_hohoho01.PspSelection "  - Replace Selection & Source luminance checked

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Lightness (If you are using different colors play with the settings to match your tube)

Selections - Select None

 


03

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Gold Pattern

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Textures - Swirl - Settings Tab: Random, Tiny Loops, Streaks

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - mask_310 - Source luminance Checked - Invert mask data NOT checked

Do not merge group yet!!

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Filters Factory A - Triangular Mosaïc Filter

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - It@lian Editors Effect - Bordo con luci

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0   Tile and Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 2 - Horizontal 2 - Opacity 30 - Blur - 55  - Color - #000000

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance" and the Layer Opacity to 50


05

Open Tube "hohoho_overlay_vir

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

No need to Move

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


06

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 8 - Horizontal 5 - Opacity 30 - Blur - 40  - Color - #000000

 Repeat with the Vertical Offset to 8 and Horizontal Offset to Minus 5

 

 


07

Color Palette: Set the Backgroundcolor back to color and change to  #e0f9a9

Set your Backgroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

 

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "vir_sel_hohoho02.PspSelection"  - Replace Selection & Source luminance checked

Fill the Selection with the Gradient (Right Mouse Click)

Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen

Selections - Select None


08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical ( Image - Flip in previous PSP Versions) 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 


09

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


10

Layer Palette: Set the Foreground Pattern back to Color

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in both circles

Selections - Modify - Expand - 2 px

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 50

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Set the Opacity of the Floodfill back to 100

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

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 


10

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 8 - Horizontal 5 - Opacity 35 - Blur - 45  - Color - #000000

 


11

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top (Raster 3)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 8 - Horizontal 5 - Opacity 35 - Blur - 45  - Color - #000000

 


12

Open "006_verloop7a-ca" - Minmize to Tray

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to 006_verloop7a-ca

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "vir_sel_hohoho03.PspSelection"  - Replace Selection & Source luminance checked

Fill the Selection with the Pattern

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top (Raster 5)

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

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Dropshadow, Blurry

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance" and the Layer Opacity to 75

 


13

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "deco01_hohoho_vir

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Colorize if you use different colors

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


14

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "vir_sel_hohoho04.PspSelection"  - Replace Selection & Source luminance checked

Open Tube "SSmisted noel 120

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Move into The Selection like this:

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders  - Both sides checked - Anti-alias checked - Border width: 2

Fill The Selection with the Pattern

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 8 - Horizontal 5 - Opacity 35 - Blur - 45  - Color - #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 


15

Color Palette: Set the Foreground back to color and set the Backgroundcolor to #cf3233 and then to the goldfill1 Pattern

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #cf3233

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 8 px - #ffffff

Selections - Invert

Fill The Selection with the Gold Pattern

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #cf3233

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #e0f9a9

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #5db52b

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #e0f9a9

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #cf3233

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 8 px - #ffffff

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #cf3233

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 8 px - #ffffff

 


16

Layers - Promote Background Layer

Layer - Palette: Set the Backgroundcolor back to color

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #ff6062

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 28 px - #ffffff

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Filter Factory N - Flipper

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 25

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical ( Image - Flip in previous PSP Versions)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge Merge Down

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the Middle of the Image

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 0 - Horizontal 0 - Opacity 40 - Blur - 30  - Color - #000000

Selections - Select None


17

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #ff6062

Selections - Select All


Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 42 px - #ffffff

Selections - Invert

Fill with the Gradient
 

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 0 - Horizontal 0 - Opacity 60 - Blur - 30  - Color - #000000

Selections - Invert

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Select None

 


18

Optional: Image - Resize

Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen

 


19

Open Tube "atsbow8

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 12 - Horizontal 8 - Opacity 50 - Blur - 40  - Color - #000000

 


20

Open Tube "ho_ho_boule_vir

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 8 - Horizontal Minus 5 - Opacity 40 - Blur - 30  - Color - #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Add your name or watermark now


21

Open Tube "WA_hohoho_vir

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


22

Open Tube "libellulegraphisme_noel_sexy

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 62% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 10 - Horizontal Minus 7 - Opacity 40 - Blur - 50  - Color - #000000

 


23

Open Tube "deco02_hohoho

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layers - Merge Merge Down

If you do not want to animate your Image:  save as JPG file and you're done!

 


24

THE ANIMATION:

Layer Palette: Your Middle Layer is the active Layer

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin  - Xenofex 2 - Constellation

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged (if you do not have this option: Layers - Merge all - Edit - Copy)

Go to Animation Shop (From now on called AS)

Edit - Paste As New Animation


25

Go back to PSP

Undo the Last Command

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin  - Xenofex 2 - Constellation

Change the Random Seed to 6920

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged (if you do not have this option: Layers - Merge all - Edit - Copy)

Go to AS

Edit - Paste After Current Frame

 


26

Go back to PSP

Undo the Last Command

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin  - Xenofex 2 - Constellation

Change the Random Seed to 2700

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged (if you do not have this option: Layers - Merge all - Edit - Copy)

Go to AS

Edit - Paste After Current Frame

Save as GIF file and you're done!

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

Extra Example:

 

 

With special thanks to my tester Martalip

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