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~~ Original by Regis PSP Grafik~~

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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.

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Button&Frames
  • Alf`s Power Sines - Absolute 2 Sin Grads **
  • Toadies - What Are You?
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight & Glass
  • AP [Utility] - Utility-Reflections
  • VanDerLee - Unplugged X
  • VM Natural -  Sparkle
  • &<Backgrounddesigner IV - sf10 Slice N Dice **
  • Simple - 4Way Average
  • Flaming Pear - Flood

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically
  • Save the Flood Preset to your Hard Drive

Download Preset_UserDefinedFilter_Edge_Enhance  HERE - Copy it to the Presets 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:

       
#ffffff  #000140 #33359d #000000        

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to  #000140

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

 

The tutorial:

01

Open xmas-alpha-regis" 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 -  15


02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Alf`s Power Sines - Absolute 2 Sin Grads

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible


03

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 14 - Y-dose 21

 


04

Color Palette - Set the Foreground Gradient back to color #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel  - Xmas-regis

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight -  Settings Tab: Preset regis-Xmas-backlight

Effects - Plugins - AP [Utility] - Utility-Reflections - Mirror 3

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 40

 


05

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave 

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 


06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Button&Frames - 3D Glass Frame 3

 

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Button&Frames - 3D Glass Frame 3

Effects - Plugins - AP [Utility] - Utility-Reflections - Mirror 14

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 44

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

Edit Copy!


07

Layers - New Raster Layer

 Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel  - Xmas-1-regis

Edit - Paste Into Selections (Image is still in your PSP Image)

Hit the Shift+G Key of your Keyboard ( Gamma Correction)

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #ffffff

Selections - Select None

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

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

 


08

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel   - Xmas-2-regis

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural -  Sparkle

Selections - Select None

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

 


09

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Fading Foreground  Gradient (Corel_06_026) - Style: Linear

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel   - Xmas-3-regis

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 55

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Set the Opacity of the Flood fill Tool back to 100

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Backgrounddesigner IV - sf10 Slice N Dice

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4Way Average

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible


10

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood - Click on the Red Arrow and load Preset regis-Xmas-flood

If this is not working for you: with these settings:

Your work looks like this now:

 


11

Open Tube "nuage

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


12

Open Tube "nuage_3

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Dodge" and the Layer Opacity to 67


13

Open Tube "Xbaum

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Colorize if you use different colors


14

Color Palette: Change the backgroundcolor to #33359d

 Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Sunburst

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Alpha Channel  - Xmas-4-regis

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient

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

Selections - Select None


15

Open Tube "deko-Xmas-regis" 

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood

Change the Horizon to 92


16

Open Tube "packer" 

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - Hue 169 - Saturation 93

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood

Change the Horizon to 90


17

Open Tube text-Xmas" 

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Colorize if you use different colors

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 44


18

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


19

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 45 px - #ffffff

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 10 px - #ffffff

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #000000


20

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:

 

 

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