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August 18 - 2014

 

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Materials:  

This tutorial 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 Vix
  • Texture by @nn from TD Studio. www.tdstudio.be

 

Plugins:

  • Toadies - Weaver

  • Tramages - Tow The Line

  • Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP

  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray

  • Copy the Texture to the Textures folder of PSP

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:

       
#f3a4ab #6f010b #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 #f3a4ab

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #6f010b

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

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Tube "Alies 1VR946-woman-01042014

Note: If you are using tubes and colors of your own, the result can be a bit different, if you do not want that it is best to use the tube provided in the Materials for this step,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 - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

 


02

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Hit the K key (or depending on your PSP version the D key) of your keyboard to activate the Pick Tool/Deformation tool

Set the Mode to Scale

Pull the Left and the Right Node to the edge of the image

 

Hit the M key of your Keyboard to remove the Nodes

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 85

 

 

04

Layer Palette - Click on the middle Layer

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

Effects - Texture Effects - Texture - @nn_textuur__Marble_051207_tdstudio

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 

05

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color and change to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50 px

Fill wih the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Vix_Mask386

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Selections - Select None

 

06

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#425

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Tow The Line - Default Settings

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

Selections - Select None

 

07

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Bottom (The mask Layer)

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#426

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

Selections - Select None

 

08

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Edit - Repeat Promote Selection

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

 

09

Layer Palette - Click on the Third Layer from the Bottom (The mask Layer)

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

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

Selections - Select None

 

 

10

On the same Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#427

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

Selections - Modify - Contract - 4 px

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 4 px

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

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

11

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#428

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Flip

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


13

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 px

Color Palette: Set the Foregroundcolor to #f3a4ab and to the same Gradient as before

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 35

Maximize Tube "Alies 1VR946-woman-01042014from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Minimize to tray, you need it again later

Move into the Selection like this:

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

14

Open Tube "ASDwebs_WordArt_Dreams

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


15

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 4 px - #6f010b

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

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - #6f010b

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Tow The Line Same Settings as before

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

16

Color Palette: Set the Foregroundcolor back to color and change to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#429

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

17

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 4 px - #6f010b

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric  not checked - #ffffff

 

18

Maximize Tube "Alies 1VR946-woman-01042014from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize all Layers not checked

Image - Mirror

Move to the Left like this:

Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

19

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 2 px - #6f010b

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

Image - Resize - Width 900 px  - 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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Example by Byllina who translated my tutorial into Italian:

 


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