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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. She shares her great tubes HERE

  • Others by Thaffs You can find her her tubes HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • VM Natural - Weave Distortion

  • [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

  • Mock - Windo

  • VanDerLee - Unplugged X

  • Toadies - What Are You?

  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow & Extrude

  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 

Preparations:

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

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:

       
#3e1c2d #c498c1 #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 #3e1c2d

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #c498c1

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open "alpha_kimi" 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 - 40

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Weave Distortion


 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2 - Default Settings

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 70

 

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

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

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Mock - Windo

 

 

04

Open the Gold Pattern Gold Pattern (3), minimize to Tray

On your work image - Color Palette : Set the Foregroundcolor to the Gold Pattern (3)

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Sélection #1

Zoom in

Fill the Selection with the Pattern

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

 

05

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Sélection #2 (Click on the Little Black arrow to see the menu)

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 0 - Horizontal 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur - 40 Color - #000000

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

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

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Transition

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Minimize your work to Tray for now. (I always also save as PSP file in case PSP shuts down)

 

07

Color Palette: Change the Foreground Pattern back to the Gradient

Open Tube "danae_beauty_woman_279_tubed_by_thafs"

Layer Palette: Click on Raster 1

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste as New Image

Image - Resize - Height 300 Pixels- Resize all Layers checked

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 40

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

08

Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 30 px

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 0 - Horizontal 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur - 40 Color - #3e1c2d (Foregroundcolor)

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #3e1c2d

Edit - Copy!

 
 
09

Go back to your main work image

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

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

 
 
10

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 
 
11

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom (Promoted Selection)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Sélection #3

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 60

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Set the Opacity of the Floodfill back to 100

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Distortion Effects - Ripple

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 
 
12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Sélection 4

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 0 - Horizontal 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur - 40 Color - #000000

Layers - Duplicate

Selections - Select None

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

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

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 
 
13

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to Color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Sélection 5

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Extrude -  Settings Tab: Preset extrude_2_Cre@line

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 
 
14

Layers - Duplicate

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

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

 
 
15
 
Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "danaae48d_divers3_cre@line_septembre2012"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 30% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Left like this:

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

 

16

Open Tube "déco_barre_1_Cr@line"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Top Left Corner like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 3 - Horizontal Minus 3 - Opacity 20 - Blur - 5 Color - #000000

 

17

Open Tube "déco_barre_2_Cr@line"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Top Right Corner like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 3 - Horizontal Minus 3 - Opacity 20 - Blur - 5 Color - #000000

 

18

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

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

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

 

19

Open Tube "Alies 10VR17-woman-07092012"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move to the Left like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 39 - Horizontal 51 - Opacity 10 - Blur - 5 Color - #000000

 

20

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

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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