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~~ Original by Alenza Design ~~

Thank you Alenza for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris for ASDWebdesigns

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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 PSP18, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tubes by Maryse and Azalee
  • Mask and Brush by Alenza

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Simple Filters - Diamonds
  • [AFS IMPORT] BORFADE  1 and Heizenbe
  • Two Moon - Venitian Builder
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame
  • MuRa's Meister - Copies
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

 

Preparations:

  • Export the Brush(File - Export - Custom Brush)
  • Open all other files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to tray, close the originals. NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize some of the files.
     

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:

     
#edf5fc #1e3e75 #577f71 #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 #edf5fc

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #1e3e75

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

 

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor - #edf5fc -


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Gradient 

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited -[AFS IMPORT] - BORFADE 1


04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical  (Image - Flip in older versions of PSP)

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - [AFS IMPORT] - HEIZENBE

Note: Using different colors will alter the result here. Adjust Control 1 to your preference

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity to 81


05

Image - Resize - 30% - Resize All Layers - unchecked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


06

Color Palette: Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color  #577f71 

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor -  

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -"alenz masque_25"

Layers - Merge - Merge  Group


07

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor back to #edf5fc -

Set the Foreground to Gradient with these settings:

 


08

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Gradient  

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


09

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Effects - Plugins - Two Moon - Venitian Builder

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 55

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


10

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Maximize " Femme-1646-Azalee"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

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

Move to the Left side of your work like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


11

Maximize  "MR_Pot Lavande"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

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

Move to the Bottom edge like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


12

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 20px

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor - #1e3e75  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds


13

Color Palette:  Change the Foreground Gradient to Color - #577f71  

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Brush Tool: (B)  Select "alenza diverse 31" from the drop down Menu

Stamp once on your work with the Foregroundcolor     like this:


14

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass


15

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


16

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #1e3e75 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 20px -#edf5fc  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #577f71 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px -#edf5fc  

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #1e3e75 


17

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 Face book Page

Extra Example by Chris:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Martalip and Anneli

Anneli:

 

Martalip:

 

 

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