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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 PSP17

 

 

Acknowledgements:

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited 2.0

  • &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Kaleidoscope Butterfly **

  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame

  • L&K SiteOfWonders - L en K"s Zitah
  • Dragonfly - Sinedots II
  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection file to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Double Click on the Eye Candy Preset, it will be imported automatically

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:

         
#754152 #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 #754152

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

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 600 px

Fill with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 50

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Kaleidoscope Butterfly

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame



Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling
 

 


02

Open Image "@nn_280914_bg_110_tdstudio[3]

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

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D) - Close the original and proceed on the copy

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

Edit - Copy


03

Go back to your main work image

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

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

 

04

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Tip: Colorize if you use different colors!

Edit - Repeat Promote Selection

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software>  Filters Unlimited - &Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Kaeidoscope Butterfly

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select None

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


Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling
 

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

05

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Tip: Colorize if you did so before!

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip Horizontal (earlier PSP versions: Image - Mirror)

Image - Flip Vertical (earlier PSP versions: Image - Flip)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - L&K SiteOfWonders - L en K"s Zitah

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color Foregroundcolor

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Layer Opacity of this Layer to 80

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 

 

06

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to Color #754152

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#461

 

Zoom in to 250 %

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Zoom out to 100 % again

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

07

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins  - Dragonfly - Sinedots II

 

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None


08

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Your work looks like this now:

 

 

 

09

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D)

Proceed on the copy

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

Image - Resize - 25% - Resize all Layers checked

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 10 px - #ffffff

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

Selecttions - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Color Foregroundcolor

Edit - Copy

 

10

Go back to your main image

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layers Merge Down

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 

 

12

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:  - Same settings as before

 

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Preset ASDwebs_pps_Shadow_03

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

Selections - Select None

Selection Tool - Rectangle - Custom Selection:    

 

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

Selections - Select None

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

 

 

13

Layers - Duplicate

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

 


14

Layer Palette: Click on the Top layer

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Deco_#2107

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Tip: Set the Blend Mode to Luminance Legacy if you are using colors of your own

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip Horizontal (earlier PSP versions: Image - Mirror)

 

15

Open Tube "Wordart_Destiny

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 Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 85

 

16

Open Tube "maelledreams-deco30

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Move to the Bottom Right side of your image like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 


17

Open Tube "Alies 1VR952-woman-03042014

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Flip Horizontal (earlier PSP versions: Image - Mirror)

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

Move to the Bottom Left side of your image like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 
 

18

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #754152

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 40 px - #ffffff 

 

19

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Deco_#2108

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Tip: Colorize if you use different colors

No need to Move

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #754152

 

20

Image - Resize - Width 900Pixels - 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:

 

 

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

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 

 

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