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~~ Original by Alenza Design ~~

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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 Annelies and Nicole

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame
  • Funhouse - Emission Mirror
  • penta.com - Dot and Cross
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass
  • [AFS Import] - Tremorsc **

    **Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Open all other files in PSP, duplicate and 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:

     
#f8ebd3 #b05b55 #f0e8e6 #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 #f8ebd3

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #b05b55

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 Gradient  


02

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Special Effects 1 - Shiver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Lighten and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - AAA frames - Foto Frame


04

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Selections - Invert

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins -  <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Funhouse - Emission Mirror

Selections - Select None


05  

Color Palete: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Change the Backgroundcolor to #f0e8e6  

Magic Wand Tool:  Click in the four White areas

Note: Depending on your Operating System and PSP Version, these areas might not turn white. You will still be able to select them regardless of color.

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Flood Fill Tool:  Fill with the Backgroundcolor 

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Selections - Select None


06

Color Palete: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -   Select the four Black areas

Fill with the Foregroundcolor #f8ebd3  

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - Dot and Cross

 

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Selections - Select None


07

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

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50px

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor - #f8ebd3  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None


08

Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to - #b05b55  

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "alenza_select55"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor -  #f8ebd3     keep selected

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Selections - Modify - Contract - 4px

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor - #b05b55  

Selections - Select None


09

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Maximize "trait"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move into position like this:

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 86


10

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor - #f8ebd3  

Effects - Tecture Effects - Blinds

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - [AFS Import] - Tremorsc


11

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Rulers

Move the second strip to 250px like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 57

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


12

Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to  - #f0e8e6  

Layer Palette:  Click on the top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor - #f0e8e6   

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image "alenza_masque8"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity to 59


13

Layer palette:  Click on the second Layer from the Bottom

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "alenza_select331"

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor - #f0e8e6  

Selections - Select None

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


14

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Maximize "Alies 1-2VR052-woman-07072014"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Right side of your work like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


15

Maximize " vase4-2012"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:

Edit Paste - As New Layer

Move to the Left like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


16

Color Palette: Set your colors to the original palette:

Change the Foreground to Foreground/Background Gradient - Linear

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked -  2px - Backgroundcolor - #b05b55   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 40px - Foregroundcolor - #f8ebd3   

Magic Wand Tool:  Select the border with the Magic Wand

Fill the Selection with the Gradient  

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - Dot and Cross

Selections - Select None


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

Martalip:

Anneli

 

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