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~~ Original by Kads PSP Design ~~

Thank you Karin 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:

  • All Materials created and supplied by Karin (KadsPSPDesign)

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • &<Bkg Designers - sf 10 III> - Solid Solar Fabric**
  • Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1
  • Simple Filters - 4 Way Average
  • MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Gradient Glow
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • Toadies - What Are You
  • Tramages - Tow the Line**

     ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Double click on the Alien Skin Preset it will install automatically
  • 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:

     
#4f4f59 #70533 #00809e #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 #4f4f59

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #700533

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize " 388_KaD_Alfakanaal"  from tray (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi -Wavy Lab 1.1

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset - Side By Side

Adjust  Blur - Gaussian Blur

Edit - Repeat Gaussian Blur


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Mask_KaD_388_HipHop"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Maximize "388 KaD_Background"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None


04

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designer sf10 III> - Solid Solar Fabric

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average


05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D effects - Drop Shadow

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


06

Maximixe "388_Text2"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 45% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Image - Free Rotate:

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - Hue 237   Saturation 201

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


07

Color Palette:  Change the Backgroundcolor to #000000  

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel "388_KaD_Alfakanaal" - Selection 4

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  

Selections - Select None


08

Maximize "388_Deco1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move to the Left like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow - Preset - 388_KaD_HipHop_Glow

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


09

Maximize  "388_Text4" from Tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 25% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


10

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette:  Click on the Layer below (original Text)

Image - Negative Image

Note: This option is available in older versions of PSP but you need to add it to the Toolbar:

View - Customize - Adjust

Drag the icon with your mouse and Drop onto the Toolbar to use it.

On your work image:   Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


11

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection 5

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


12

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


13

Color Palette:   Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff  

Layer Palette: Click on the 4th Layer from the Bottom (Merged)

Selection Tool (S) Custom Selection - Layer Opaque 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Modify - Expand - 5px

 Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None


14

Layer palette:  Cick on Copy of Raster 1  (The Floor)

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default Settings

Maximize "KaD_HipHop 1"  from tray and erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Up

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset


15

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Layer Palette;  Click on the Original Layer (Raster 6)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur

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

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Tramages - Tow The Line

Note: If you are using a different tube your result will be different

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light


16

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

Edit - Cut (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:


17

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - #ffffff    

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


18

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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