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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:

  • Graphics Plus - Button Beveller II & Cross Shadow
  • Filter Factory A -  Holidays in Egypt
  • Unplugged Tools - Verticale Tile
  • Simple - 4Way Average
  • Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1
  • Mehdi 2 - Quick Pattern 1 -1 (In materials)
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5  Impact - Perspective Shadow
  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Button & Frames
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • 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:

     
#ddecef #dd4180 #f8e3ec #df9dbe #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 #ddecef

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #dd4180

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

  

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

Fill with the Gradient 

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Button Beveller II

Effects - Reflection Effects - Pattern

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More


02

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "vir_sel_ama01.PspSelection"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory A -  Holidays in Egypt - Set the Size to 207

Effects - Plugins - Unplugged Tools - Verticale Tile (Default)

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4Way Average

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 


03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:   

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 - No need to adjust the colors

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi 2 - Quick Pattern 1 -1

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling



Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom

Effects - Texture Effects - Mosaic Glass



Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 


04

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #f8e3ec

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

 

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "vir_sel_ama02.PspSelection"

Fill the Selection  with the Foregroundgradient

Selections - Select None

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the middle of the rectangle



Keep Selected

 


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open Tube "143NLF160108.psp

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 


06

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top (Raster 3)

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 


07

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -"vir_sel_ama03.PspSelection"


Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - User Defined Filter - Find All Edges (legacy)

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Virginia_PS_Amoureux_1

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -again  "vir_sel_ama03.PspSelection"

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders  - Inside checked - Anti-alias checked - Border width: 3

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #ffffff



Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Select None

 


09

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "vir_sel_ama04.PspSelection"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer.

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders  - Inside checked - Anti-alias checked - Border width: 3

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None


10

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 50

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 


11

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Top (Promoted Selection)

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "vir_sel_ama03.PspSelection"

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 10 - Horizontal Minus 17 - Opacity 30 - Blur - 100  - Color - #000000

Repeat with the Vertical to 10 and Horizontal Offset to 17

Selections - Select None.

 


12

Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to #df9dbe

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

  

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  "vir_sel_ama05.PspSelection"

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Virginia_PS_Amoureux_1

 


13

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 2)

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Button & Frames - Glass Frame 2

 


14

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom (Raster 1)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 10 - Horizontal Minus 10 - Opacity 30 - Blur - 30  - Color - #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Your work looks like this now:

 


15

Change the Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear with these settings:

  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 5 px - #ffffff

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 55 px - Backgroundcolor  

Selections - Invert

Fill with the Gradient


Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical & Horizontal 0 - Opacity 60 - Blur - 25  - Color - #000000

Selections - Select None

 


16

Open Tube "ama_deco_fond_vir.pspimage

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Colorize if you use different colors

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


17

Open Tube "ama_deco02_vir.pspimage

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 75

 


18

Open Tube "CGS~HeartArrow.png

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Colorize if you use different colors

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 2 - Horizontal Minus 5 - Opacity 30 - Blur - 50  - Color - #000000


19

Open Tube "ama_deco_etoiles.pspimage

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


20

Open Tube "CAJ.SCR. KIT 2010 EL. 41.png

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Opacity of this Layer to 85

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 10 - Horizontal Minus 5 - Opacity 40 - Blur - 55  - Color - #000000


21

Open Tube "ASDwebs_HappyValentineText" 

Note: The original text is the French Text,  you can use one of these or make your own text with the Font you can find in the materials,

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move like this:

Effects - Plugins -  Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - 6 x 50 - Intensity 65 - 128)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical 0 - Horizontal Minus 1 - Opacity 20 - Blur - 1  - Color - #000000


22

Open Tube " hyunah_png_render_by_mihvvn-d6a8k8a.pspimage

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Move like this:

ffects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -  Vertical Minus 10 - Horizontal Minus 15 - Opacity 25 - Blur - 65  - Color - #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Add your name or watermark.


23

Open Tube "coeurs_ama_vir.pspimage

Image - Greyscale

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 103% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Photo Effects - Films and Filters - Color #dd4180

 


24

Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

If you do not want to animate your tag, save as JPG file and you're done!

For the Animation , fo further with the next step

 


25

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise - Gaussian checked - 35% - Monochrome checked

Edit - Copy  Special - Copy Merged

Open Animation Shop (From now on called AS)

Edit - Paste As New Animation

 


26

Go back to PSP

Undo the last command 

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise - Gaussian checked - 50% - Monochrome checked

Go to AS

Edit - Paste After Current Frame

 


27

Go back to PSP

Undo the last command 

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise - Gaussian checked - 25% - Monochrome checked

Go to AS

Edit - Paste After Current Frame

Save as GIF File and you're done!

If you wish you can post your result on my Face book Page

Extra Example:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Martalip and Anneli

Martalip:

Anneli

 

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