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Materials:  

This tutorial is written for PSP15 but can also be made with other PSP versions.

 

 

Acknowledgements:

 

Plugins:

  • Toadies - What Are You?
  • Filter Factory C -  Interference
  • Transparency - Eliminate White

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Masks in PSP and minimize to tray

From PSP 14 and higher versions 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

 

Colors:

     
#9b9ab0 #755f61 #4b5d6e #ffffff #404040 #000000      

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #9b9ab0

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #755f61

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

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 30

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Tube "ametista_template_mystedflower

Note: If you are using tubes and colors of your own,  it is best to use the tube provided in the Materials for this step, otherwise the result will be different.

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 50

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


02

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to Color and change to #4b5d6e

Layers - New Raster - Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#436

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - X-dose 50 - Y-dose 50

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset Side by Side

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


03

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#437

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

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

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory C -  Interference

Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate White

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Weave Color #ffffff - Gap Color #ffffff

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay"

 


04

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - yaz-mask612

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - MASK-MD-098

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 75

Your work looks like this now:

 

 


06

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Color Palette: Change the  Backgroundcolor to #404040

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

 


07

On the same Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None


08

On the same Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#438

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 px

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


10

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

It looks like this now:

 


11

Layer Palette: Close the two Top Layers by clicking on the little Eye

Click on the Third Layer from the Top to make it active

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the dark rectangle

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Ambition_Woman_01

Image - Free Rotate

Edit - Copy

Edit - Undo Rotate

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 65% - Resize all Layers not checked

Move into the Selection like this

Selections - Invert

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Adjust - One Step Photo Fix

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


12

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top and open it

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the dark rectangle

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Ambition_Woman_02

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move into the Selection like this

Selections - Invert

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Adjust - One Step Photo Fix

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


13

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer and open it

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the dark rectangle

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Ambition_Woman_03

Image - Free Rotate

Edit - Copy

Edit - Undo Rotate

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Move into the Selection like this

Selections - Invert

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layers Merge Down

And again: Edit - Repeat Layers Merge Down

 


14

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Flood Fill Tool - Set the Opacity to 30

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Set the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool back to to 100

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #000000

Selections - Select None


16

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#439

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

 


17

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Text_Ambition

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Free Rotate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Backgroundcolor - Shadow on new Layer checked!

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Image - Resize - 105% - Resize all Layers not checked

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Hard Light"

 


18

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Ambition_Deco1

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


19

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Ambition_Deco2

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


20

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - Foregroundcolor

 


21

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Ambition_Deco3

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


22

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Text_Ambition_2

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

 


23

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

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:

 

Example by Nocturnes PSP World  who translated my tutorial into Dutch:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

 

Martalip:

 


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