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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 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
  • Image used for Background by K@rine Dreams. She shares her wonderfull tubes HERE

 

 

Plugins:

  • L&K SiteOfWonders - L en K"s Zitah
  • 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 Preset, it 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:

         
#243986 #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 #243986

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Selections - Select All

Open Tube "_k@rine_ Dreams_Pretty_Lady_2830_Mars_2014" 

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. We are colorizing this image later

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Lightness (If you are using different colors play with the settings to match your tube)

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Image "Skyscape_by_camartin" 

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.

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 14

Adjust - Shapness - Sharpen More

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open Image "JHanna_218 background

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

On this Image:

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Edit - Copy

Selections - Select None

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 42

 

04

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#452

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - Hue 161 - Saturation 148 Note: These are the H and S numbers of your Foregroundcolor

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:
 
 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#453

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor, or depending on your colors with a contrasting color from your tube ( Click 3 times!)

Selections - Select None

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave 

Image - Flip

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Lightness (If you are using different colors play with the settings to match your tube)

 
 
 

07

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 px

Open Image "ASDwebs_BG_Hearts_BlueIf you are using differnet colors - colorize to match your work.

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Selections - Select None

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool - Rectangle   - Custom Selection:    

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

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

Selections - Select None

 

09

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Furry_Heart

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

If you are using different colors - colorize to match your work.

Image - Free Rotate - Left checked - Free - 8

Effects  - Image Effects - Offset

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Image - Resize - 66% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects  - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - Hue 154 - Saturation 180

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

11

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

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

Effects  - Image Effects - Offset

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects  - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - Hue 154 - Saturation 180

Layers - Arrange - Move Down


13

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down - Repeat two times

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


14

Color Palette: Change  the Foregroundcolor to #000000

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#454

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None


Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000
 
 

15

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Wordart_Sealed_With_A_Kiss

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

16

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Loveletters

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 


17

Layer Palette - Click on the Fourth Layer from the Bottom ( The page curl)

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 


18

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Top

Open Tube "Alies 392-valentine pillow-14012011

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask


 

19

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #243986

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

20

Open Tube "ASDwebs_Hearts

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

 

 

21

Note, if you do not want this tuturial for Valentine's Day you can skip this step

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - ASDwebs_Sel_#455

 

Fill the Selection with the Backgoundcolor

Selections - Select None

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 
 

22

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - #243986

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:

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

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Thank you Byllinna 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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