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~~ Original by pspmieke  (Les191) ~~

Thank you Mieke 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:

  • Tube by Malacka

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Simple Filters - Diamonds **
  • Toadies - What Are You?  **
  • L en K landksiteofwonders - L en K's Zitah
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

     **  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:

       
#d2c1b3 #883c36 #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 #d2c1b3

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #883c36

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

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

Fill the Layer with the Gradient  

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Simple - Diamonds


02

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Darken and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Simple - Top Bottom Wrap


03

maximize "deco 191-1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


04

Layers - Duplicate

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - What Are You?

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

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Dodge


05

Layer Palette:  Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's  - Zitah


06

Layer Palette: Click on the second Layer from the Top (Copy of Raster 2)

Maximize "deco 191 -2"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move


07

Maximize "deco 191 -3"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move


08

Maximize "deco 191 -1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 20% - Resize All layers - not checked

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


09

Maximize "deco 191 -4"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move


10

Maximize "deco 191 -5"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move


11

Maximize "deco 191 -6"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move


12

Color Palette:  Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff  

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Backgroundcolor  

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image  - "masker-mb-191"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Arrange - Send To Bottom

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


13

Color Palette: Change the Backgroundcolor back to #883c36           

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Backgroundcolor  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - Foregroundcolor  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Backgroundcolor  

Selections Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 45px - Foregroundcolor

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Selections - Invert

Effects - Plugins - L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's  - Zitah

Selections - Select None


14

Maximize " malackatube v1"  from tray

Image - Resize - 73% - Resize All Layers checked

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Right side of your work like this:

Effects - 3D  Effects - Drop Shadow


15

Maximize " MR_Green Ladybug"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move to the left like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Backgroundcolor  


16

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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