African Beauty

 

Daty, ich habe keine Worte des Dankes, dass meine Dankbarkeit für deine großzügige Angebot übereinstimmen, das du mir al deine Tutorials und Stationery's gegeben hast, vielen lieben Dank.

Daty, there are no words that can express my gratitude for your generous offer that you gave me all your stationery and tutorials, with lots of love, Zial.

This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

Here you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 working image with Alpha selections - 6 tubes - 1 pattern.

Leny's Design, Karine and Yvonne, thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Here you can download plugin MuRa's Meister.

If you placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Set your foreground color to #c3654c.

Set your background color to #431d15.

Or choose your own colors.

Open tube "Arbeitsbild_Africanbeauty"

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Cloud - with these settings:

Step 2

Copy tube "Afstrips".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the strip on the left side.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "Auswahl #1".

Settings flood fill bucket:

Flood fill the selection with pattern "afrikbeauty" - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Set your foreground to gradient "Foreground- background" - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "Auswahl #2".

Flood fill the selection with the pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Set your gradient to the following settings:

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 5

Kopieer tube "LD-balls".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply.

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 3x.

Arrange the layers as you can see below:

Close the bottom layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Open the bottom layer.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "Auswahl #3".

Flood fill the selection with the pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels - press Delete.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Select none.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "Auswahl #4".

Flood fill the selection with the pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels - press Delete.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "Auswahl #5".

Flood fill the selection with the pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your background color.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 11

Copy tube "AfriNull".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them on the bottom bar a bit away from the top edge.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Move them a bit away from the bottom edge of the bottom bar.

Step 12

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "Auswahl #6".

Flood fill the selection with the pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your background color.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Step 13

Copy tube "k@rine_plume_73".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the left side - see image below:

Erase carefully the sharp edge.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 40.

Erase carefully the ball off the face of the woman.

Step 14

Copy tube "Asizweig".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the branch on the right side in the middle - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 15

Copy tube "Yvonne_vrouw_65_16_december_2008".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the right side.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

Step 16

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Flood fill the selection with the pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 17

Add your name and/or watermark.

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done!

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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Translated by Zial on November 30, 2011

© by Daty