~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: November - 2015

 

~~ Original by Liberty Imaginations~~

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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 Annelies from A&K Tubes Unlimited.

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0

  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

  • Toadies - What Are You?

  • Sabercat - Sabers Navaho ** (in materials)

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray

  • Open the Pattern 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:

       

  #cdaccb

  #3c233a

#000000

#ffffff

       

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #cdaccb

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #3c233a

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fil with the Foregroundcolor


02

Open "texture-SS-snow_17" Minimize to tray

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Pattern "texture-SS-snow_17"



Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Pattern

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 1 - Horizontal 1 - Opacity 50 - Blur - 1  - Color - #000000

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


03

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

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 75

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #ffffff



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

Selections - Select None

 


04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

Foreground Gradient: Check Invert

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient (The opacity of the Floodfill is still set to 75)

 

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

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


05

Layers - Duplicate
 

Mirror - Mirror Horizontal ( Image - Mirror in previous PSP Versions)

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now: ( In my example The Blinds effect looks a little different because of resizing)

 


06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 35

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Set the Opacity of the Flood Tool back to 100

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 20 - Y-dose 20

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 


07

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - maxou403 - Replace Selection & Source luminance checked

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Artistic Effects - Magnifying Lens

Shape Tab:

Properties Tab: Color  #3c233a

Illumination Tab:

Frame Tab - Color #ffffff

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders  - Inside checked - Anti-alias NOT checked - Border width: 2

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 18 - Horizontal 19 - Opacity 50 - Blur - 100  - Color - #ffffff - Shadow on new Layer checked!

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Sabercat - Sabers Navaho

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


08

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Duplicate

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

No need to move


09

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Duplicate

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

No need to move

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 


10

Open Tube "globe_maxou

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


11

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 75

Fill with the Backgroundcolor

Set the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool back to 100

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - img-0749592jjwh - Source luminance Checked - Invert mask data NOT checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical & Horizontal 10 - Opacity 25- Blur - 1  - Color - #3c233a - Uncheck Sahdow on new Layer

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Hard Light" and the Layer Opacity to 65


12

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - Backgroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 5 px - Foregroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked -  Backgroundcolor

 


13

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 20% - Resize all Layers not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical & Horizontal 10 - Opacity 25- Blur - 1  - Color - #3c233a

 


14

Layers - Duplicate

Edit - Repeat Duplicate layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


15

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


16

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Top

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


17

Open Tube "deco maxou

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 "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 80

 


18

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "Alies 1CH748-xmas woman-12112013

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 20 -  Horizontal 10 - Opacity 50 - Blur - 10  - Color - #3c233a


19

Open Tube "texte

Edit - Copy

Move where you like it

 


20

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 10 px - #3c233a

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #3c233a 

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 40 px - #ffffff 

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 10 - Horizontal 10 - Opacity 45 - Blur - 15  - Color - #3c233a

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #3c233a

 


21

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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