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~~ Original by PSP Mieke ~~ (Les 181)


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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 Kamalini

 

Plugins:

  • I.C.NET Software - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • AFS Import - sqborder2 **
  • Bkg Kaleidoscope - Cake Mix **
  • Flaming Pear - Flexify 2
  • AP01 (Innovations) Lines - Silver Lining
  • Toadies - Weaver **
  • ** Import into Filters Unlimited 2.0

     

    Preparations:

  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray
  • Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Save all other files to a folder of your choice

    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

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    Colors:

           
    #daccb3 #48362d #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 #daccb3

    • Set your Backgroundcolor to #48362d

     

     

    The tutorial:

    01

    Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

    Fill with your Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)





    02

    Layers - New Raster Layer

    Fill with your Foregroundcolor

    Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - unchecked

    Effects - Plugins - I.C.NET Software - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - AFS Import - sqborder2



    Layers - Merge - Merge visible



    03

    Layers - Duplicate

    Effects - Plugins - I.C.NET Software - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Bkg Kaleidoscope - Cake Mix





    04

    Selections - Load /Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "mb-les-181-1"



    Fill the Selection with your Foregroundcolor

    Effects - Plugins -AP01 (Innovations) - Lines - Silver Lining - Zig Zag



    Selections - Select None



    05

    Magic Wand Tool: Click in the outer border



    Effects - Plugins -AP01 (Innovations) - Lines - Silver Lining - Line Options - Vertical



    Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

    Selections - Select None



    06

    Layers - Duplicate

    Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers unchecked

    Effects - 3D effects - Drop Shadow





    07

    Open Tube "Deco-1"

    Edit - Copy

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

    Colorize if you use different colors

    No need to move



    08

    Color Palette: Change your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

    Layers - New Raster Layer

    Fill the Layer with the Backgroundcolor

    Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masker-mb-181"



    Layers Merge - Merge Group

    Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen



    09

    Layer Palette: Click on the second Layer from the Bottom (Copy of Merged)

    Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

    Click on the third Layer from the Bottom (Copy 2 of Merged)

    Layers - Duplicate

    Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2





    10

    Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - unchecked

    Effects - Plugins -AP01 (Innovations) - Lines - Silver Lining - Dotty Grid



    Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow



    Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

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



    11

    Layer Palette: Click on the second Layer from the Bottom (Copy of Merged)

    Selections - Load /Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - "mb-les-181-3"

    Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

    Effects - Plugins - I.C.NET Software - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Toadies - Weaver



    Selections - Select None

    Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top



    12

    Open Tube "Deco-181-2

    Edit - Copy

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

    Colorize if you use different colors

    No need to move



    13

    Open Tube "Deco-181-3"

    Edit - Copy

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

    Colorize if you use different colors

    No need to move

    Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow





    14

    Open Tube "Kamalini-435" and erase the watermark

    Edit - Copy

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

    Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - unchecked

    Move the tube to the Right like this:



    Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow





    15

    Your Layer Palette looks like this now:



    Layer Palette: Set your Backgroundcolor to #48362d

    Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #dacc3b

    Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #48362d

    Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - #dacc3b

    Select the last border with your Magic Wand

    Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout



    Selections - Select None

    Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #48362d


    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 Facebook Page

    Extra Example:

     

    With special thanks to my testers Anneli and Martalip

    Anneli:

    Martalip:

     

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