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Materials:  

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

 

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tube by Annelies from A&K Tubes unlimited. She shares her great tubes HERE

  • Mask by Narah.  She shares her beautiful masks HERE

 

Plugins:

  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow
 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Presets, they will be imported automatically

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:

     
#ffffff #9a9ac1 #2e1a51 #633f8b      

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #9a9ac1

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select All

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open Tube "Alies 1VR969-woman-18042014

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. You can colorize it to match your work.

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray, you need it again later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Colorize now if you are using different Colors!

Layers - Merge  - Merge All (Flatten)

 

 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Hard Light" and the Layer Opacity to 70

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

 

03

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:   

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Illuminations Effects - Sunburst - Color #ffffff

Note: If you are using different colors you might need to choose a darker color

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Burn" and the Layer Opacity to 60

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

 

04

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#403

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -  Narah_mask_Abstract279

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light" and the Layer Opacity to 50

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#404

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

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

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

 

06

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Maximize Tube "Alies 1VR969-woman-18042014

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Mirror

Move to the Right Edge like this:

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 

07

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D)

On the Duplicate:

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset ASDwebs_PPS_#01

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset Dropshadow, Lowest

Selections - Select None

Image - Resize - 25% - Resize all Layers checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Edit - Copy!

 

 

08

On your main image

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Effects - Texture Effects - Mosaic Glass

 

10

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects  3D Effects - DropShadow - Color: #2e1a51 (or choose a dark color from your tube)

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset ASDwebs_PPS_#01

 

 

11

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Deco_#2036

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 60

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#405

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 px

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

Selections - Select None

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again ASDwebs_Sel_#405

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Image - Flip

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 px

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

Selections - Select None

 

 

15

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom

Layers - Duplicate

Edit - Repeat Duplicate Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring To Top

Image - Resize - 95% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset ASDwebs_PPS_Shadow_02

 

 

16

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom

Effects - Distortion Effects - Spiky Halo

Note: If you are using a tube of your own the result may be a little different

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer  and set the Blend Mode to "Burn" and the Layer Opacity to 30

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

 

17

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Bottom

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 60

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

 

 

18

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Text_Charmaine

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Free Rotate - Left checked - 90

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

19

Color Palette: Set your Backgroundcolor to #633f8b

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 40 px - Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk -  ASDwebs_Sel_#406

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor   (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 px

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

Selections - Select None

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - again ASDwebs_Sel_#406

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

Image Flip

Image - Mirror

 

21

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #2e1a51

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950 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:

Tube by Annelies from A&K Tubes unlimited. She shares her great tubes HERE

Thank you Angela for testing and translating my tutorial into Dutch This is what she made:

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Thank you Bylinna for testing and translating my tutorial into Italian  This is what she made:

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 


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