~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: May - 2015

 

~~ Original by Noisette~~

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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 Guismo You can find her her great tubes HERE
  • Wordart tube by Yoka. she shares her tubes HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2
  • Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-HLines
  • Alien Skin  - Xenofex 2
  • AlphaWorks - Radial FadeOut
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact Glass
  • MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

Preparations:

  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically
  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray
  • Copy the Selection to the Selections folder of PSP

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:

         
#321626 #ffffff #000000          

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #321626

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 500 px
Fill with the Foregroudcolor

 


 
02
 
Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2
 
Selections - Select All

Open Tube "calguisPatSpring25032015

Note: If you are using tubes and colors of your own,  it is best to use the tube provided in the Materials for this step, otherwise the result will be different. You can colorize it to match your work.

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray, you need it again later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

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

 
 
03

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  beyourself-selnoisette01

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Artistic Effects - Enamel - Color #ffffff

 
 
04

Open Tube "deco-01-beyourself

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 3

The Blend Mode is already set to Screen

 
 
05

Open Tube "deco-02-beyourself

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 4

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 63 %

 
 
06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 100 %

 
 
07

Layers - New Raster Layer,  Raster 5

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:       

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-HLines

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin  - Xenofex 2 - Electrify - Color #ffffff

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - AlphaWorks - Radial FadeOut

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Hard Light" and the Layer Opacity to 77

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 
 
08

Open Tube "deco-03-beyourself

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 6

The Blend Mode and the Layer Opacity are already set to Overlay and 73%

 
 
09

Layers - New Raster Layer,  Raster 7

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -  077_masque_animabelle

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 
 
10

Open Tube "deco-04-beyourself

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 7

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 
 
11

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle - Transparent checked  

Effects - Geometric Effects - Spherize - Strength: 100 - Shape: Circle

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


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

Adjust - Brightness and Contrast - Brightness/Contrast

 
 
12

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 5 - Horizontal 10 - Opacity 22 - Blur - 15 Color - #000000

 
 
13

Layers - Duplicate

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

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move like this:

 
 
14

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom (Copy of Merged)

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

Move to the Left like this:

 
 
15

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "Yoka-TEXT-BeYourself-041114

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 1

Move like this:

 
 
16

Open Tube "deco-05-beyourself

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray, you need this one again

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 2

Move down like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 3 - Horizontal 3 - Opacity 28 - Blur - 10 Color - #000000

 
 
17

Open Tube "deco-06-beyourself

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 3

Move up like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 3 - Horizontal 3 - Opacity 28 - Blur - 10 Color - #000000

 
 
18

Layers - Duplicate

Move up and to the Right like this:

 
 
19

Open Tube "calguisPatSpring25032015

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 4

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move to the Right like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 10 - Horizontal 11 - Opacity 46 - Blur - 40 Color - #000000

 
 
20

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

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

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the last border

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 
 
21

Maximize Tube "deco-05-beyourselffrom tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer, Raster 2

Move to the Bottom Right Corner like this:

 
 
22

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 a tube from Annelies:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Martalip:

Chris:

 

 

 

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