~~ Home ASDwebdesigns ~~  Translation: August - 2016

~~ 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 by Karin (KaD)

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Toadies - Weaver
  • &<Bkg Designers sf10 IV> - @Drag **
  • Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror
  • VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Zoomlens
  • It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

     ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Open all 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:

       
#86a8c2 #fffffff #f7f7df #000000        

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #86a8c2

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #fffffff

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize "395_KaD_Alfakanaal"  from tray (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Selections - Select All

Maximize "KaD_Beach4  from tray

Eraser Tool (X)  Remove watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray

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

Seletions - Select None


02

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


03

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur


04

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

Layer Palette: Right click and Promote Background Layer


05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designers sf10 IV -@Drag

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


06

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance and lower the Opacity to 50

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


07

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection 1"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None


08

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee Unplugged X - Zoomlens


09

Effects  Plugins - It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection 2"


11

Flood Fill Tool

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 7px

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep Selected

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 50

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  

Raise the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool back to 100


12

Maximize "KaD_Beach4  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Duplicate

Close the Top Layer and click on the original (Layer below)

Image - Resize - 55% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move the image into position like this:

Selections - Invert

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None


13

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


14

Layer Palette:  Click on the Layer just above (Promoted Selection)

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer and open it

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Move Down (Twice)


15

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

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

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

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:


16

Maximize "395_KaD_Text  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Image - Resize -90% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move into place like this:


17

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #f7f7fd   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #86a8c2 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #f7f7fd   

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 35px - #ffffff   

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None


18

Maximize "KaD_Woman_100"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Move slightly down and to the Left like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #f7f7fd   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #86a8c2 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #f7f7fd   


19

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

Janice:

Martina:

 

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