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~~ Original by Crealine Graphics ~~

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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:

  • Tube by Alies
  • Mask by MD

 

 

Plugins:

  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass
  • Carolaine and Sensibility - CS - DLines
  • Mehdi - Sorting Tiles
  • Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror and 4 Way Average
  • Toadies - What are You?

 

Preparations:

  • Open all files in PSP duplicate and close the originals, minimize to tray. 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:

         
d6142a #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 #d6142a

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #000000

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

 

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize  "Alpha_Apolline" from tray

Fill with the Gradient 

Effects - Plugins -Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Activate "Alies 1VR823-woman-10122014" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None


03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


04

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette:

Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


05

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Still on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None


06

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Layer Palette:  Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light


07

Layer Palette:

Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-DLines

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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


08

Color Palette:  Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff  

Layer Palette: Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Backgroundcolor  

Layers - Mew Mask Layer - From Image - "MASK-MD-045"

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layer Palette:   Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance(Legacy) and the Opacity to 55

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


09

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette:  Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


10

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#4"

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged    (Edit - Copy Merged for older versions of PSP)

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection  Keep selected

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

Selections - Select None


11

Color Palette: Change the Foreground Gradient back to the Foregroundcolor  

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor #d6142a  

Selections - Select None


12

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Click on the Basics Tab:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen -   (Or Sharpen More depending on the color used)


13

Layer Palette:  Click on the second Layer from the Top  (Raster2)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool:  Custom Selection

Flood Fill Tool: Lower the Opacity to 30 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor #ffffff  

Selections - Select None

Effects - Simple - 4 Way Average


14

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

 


15

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Tool:   Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

Fill with the Backgroundcolor  

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract by 1px

Edit - Cut - or hit Delete on your keyboard

Selections - Select None


16

Layer Palette: Click on Raster 3 and close it by clicking on the eye

Click on the Layer below (Copy of Raster 4)

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

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

Layers - Duplicate

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


17

Layer Palette: Click on Raster 3 and open it

Maximize " deco_1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move into position like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


18

Maximize " deco_2"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible


19

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

Magic Wand Tool:  Click in the transparent border

Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor to #000000  

Change the Foregroundcolor to Gradient used in step#1 

Fill the border with the Gradient  

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur

Selections - Select None


20

Maximize  "Alies 1VR823-woman-10122014" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move into position like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


21

Maximize " deco_3"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move into position like this:

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


22

Maximize " deco_4"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move into position like this:

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


23

Maximize " Texte-Apolline_Linette"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move into position like this:

Layers - Merge All ( Flatten)


24

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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