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Orinial tutorial by Benice Designs

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Materials  

Plugins:

Filters Unlimited 2.0

Andrew Filters 8 /  - Import in Filters Unlimited

Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass

Redfield - Ripples Magic /

Topaz / Simplify 2 HERE

You can download the other filters at the original tut page HERE

 

 

Preparations:

Copy the selection files to the selection folder of PSP

Open the mask files in PSP and minimize to tray

Copy the gradient file to the gradient folder of PSP

If you are not a windows 7 user you have to double click on the Ripple Magic preset, I will be copied to your register.

 

Used Colors

Foregroundcolor: #000000

Backgroundcolor: FFFFFF

This translation is written with PSP13 but can also be made with earlier PSP versions.

01.

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 600 px

Set Set your foregroundcolor to the Benice_ L141 Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

Fill your image with the gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 29

 

02.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select all

Open Image  "donna-becher-lattice-impressions-i" - Copy and paste into the selection

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Luminance"

 

 03.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select all

Open Tube "Benice_L141_misted_landscape" - Copy and paste into the selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Luminance (Legacy)"

 

04.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select all

Open Tube "Benice_L141_misted _tekst" - Copy and paste into the selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Multiply"

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

05.

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from disc: Benice 141.1

Selections - Promote selection to layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 100.

Effects - Plugins - Redfields - Ripple Magic - Preset  Benice_L141_Ripples Magic ( window 7 users, fill the settings yourself)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Luminance" and the Layer Opacity to 60

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

06.

Window - Duplicate  twice (or shift/D twice) - Minimize both to tray and go back to the original

 

07.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the backgroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From image - Jillmask_mohn

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from disc: Benice 141.2 - same settings as before

Hit the delete key of your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 78

 

08.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from disc: Benice 141.3 - same settings as before

Go back to one of the duplicates you have set aside - Edit - Copy

Back to your  work image - Paste into the selection

Selections - Select None

 

09.

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from disc: Benice 141.4 - same settings as before

Paste into the selection ( image is still in your PSP memory)

Selections - Select None

It looks like this now:

Selections - Select all

Selections - Float

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Border

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the foregroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 50.

 

10.

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Effects - Plugins - Topaz Labs - Topaz Simplify 2:

(if you are using this filter for the first time you need to fill out the serial number, click on Menu and on Enter Key

 

with these settings:

 

11.

Open Tube " ROSE by_Mago74 el (34)" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Lightness

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass -  Settings Tab: Click on Factory Default and next on preset Clear with Reflection - default settings

Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

Make a selection in the right bottom rectangle:

Selections - Promote selection to layer

Selections - Select None

Move them to the top rectangle

Image - Mirror

'Move like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layer Palette - Set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 60

 

12.

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  1 px - #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - 20 px - #ffffff

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

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  1 px - #000000

 

13.

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize all layers checked

Minimize to tray for now (I always save as PSP file for security, so you do not have to start over in case PSP shuts down or something)

 

14.

Go back to the second image you have set aside before

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins  - Filters Unlimited - Andrew's Filter 8  - Tow The Line

 

Layer Palette - Set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 46

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from disc: Benice 141.5 - same settings as before

Hit the delete key of your keyboard

Keep selected

 

15.

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom layer

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

 

16.

Layer Palette - Click on the Top layer

Open Tube "Benice_L141_white starlines" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 6 - Minus 6 - 60 - 24 - #000000:

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to 72

 

17.

Go back to the work image you have set aside - Copy and paste on the big image 

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 9 - 9 - 50 - 27 - #000000:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Minus 9 - Minus 9 - 50 - 27 - #000000:

It looks like this now:

 

18.

Open Tube "Benice_L141_black starlines" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 0 -0 - 50 - 24 - #ffffff

 

19.

Open Tube "Alek_Wek_by_Andrew_tubed_by_thafs" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - 0 - 0

Activate Gamma correction (Shift/G)

Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 6 - 6 - 50 - 24 - #000000:

 

20.

Open Tube "Benice_vazen_L141" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 6 - 6 - 50 - 24 - #000000:

 

21.

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  1 px - #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - 20 px - #ffffff

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

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  1 px - #000000

 

22.

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

With again my gratitude to Keitha and Martalip for testing.

Keitha:

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Martalip


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