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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:

  • Tubes by Annelies and TalaNat

 

Plugins:

  • >I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Andrew's Filters 27 - SearchLights **
  • Plugins AB 08 - WireMeshing Unlimited **
  • Simple Filters - Diamonds
  • AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining
  • &<Bkg Designer sf10 -I  4 Way Average
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

    ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Install any filters required from the Materials Zip
  • Open all files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to tray. 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 an  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:

       
#514050 #217185 #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 #514050

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #217185

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize "alpha_Annelies"  from tray

Fill with the Foreground Gradient  

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur  


02

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filters 27 - SearchLights - Default Settings

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Plugins AB 08 - WireMeshing Unlimited

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


04

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave


05

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Layer Palette: Lower the Opacity to 75


06

Staying on this Layer:  Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Effects - Plugins - AP01 [Innovations] Lines - SilverLining

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


7

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selection - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I - 4 Way Average

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

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:


08

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 - Distortion Effects - Pinch

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


09

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

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


10

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

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

Effects - Distortion Effects - Spiky Halo


11

Materials Palette:  Change the Foreground Gradient to Color - #ffffff  

Layer Palette: Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Floodfill Tool Lower the Opacity on the Toolbar to 30

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

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor  

Layers - New Raster Layer

  Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

   Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge Down


12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#6

  Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor - #217185  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

  Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor -

Keep Selected


13

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

Selections - Select None


14

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Note: Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy) here if you are using different colors

Your work should look like this now:


15

Maximize "deco_1_annelies_crealine"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


16

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work should look like this now:


17

Layer Pallette: Click on the third Layer from the Top

Maximize "deco_2_annelies_crealine"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

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

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 65


18

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #217185  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - #ffffff     

Magic Wand Tool: 

Click in the White border

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #217185

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


19

Maximize "Alies 1VR527-woman-10062013"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Left side of your work like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow


20

Maximize "TalaNat-Vaze-31-11-2013"  from tray

Click on the Middle Layer

Edit - Copy

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

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move to the Right side edge like this:


21

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

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


22

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 Janice

 

Martalip:

 

Janice:

 

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