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

 

For this lesson you need and the following plugins:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures

Kang 2 - the Persian Widow

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 6 tubes - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

The tubes are by Guismo, Kimla and NLD.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

The copyright of this tutorial belongs to Annarella.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #fbd269 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #f78805 (or at your choice).

Step 2

Open a transparent image of 650 x 400 pixels.

Step 3

Set your foreground to 'Foreground-background' - Linear - with these settings:

Step 4

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 5

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 30.

Step 6

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - with these settings:

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'NLD Overlay (2)'.

Back to your working image - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling - default settings.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Step 9

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Step 10

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 30 - Blur 40 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -2 (minus 2).

Step 11

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 12

Effects - Geometric effects - Pentagon - Repeat checked - see image below:

Step 13

Effects - Geometric effects - Circle - with these settings:

Step 14

Effects - Distortion effects - Polar coordinates - with these settings:

Repeat 1x with the same settings.

Step 15

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 16

Layers - New raster layer.

Image - Canvas size - with these settings:

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 17

Set your gradient to these settings:

Step 18

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 30.

Step 19

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures - Striped Paper, Fine - default settings - see image below:

Step 20

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'calguispoussins10310'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Don't move it!

Step 21

Copy tube 'calguisdouceur1410'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 90% - All layers not checked.

Place her in the lower right corner.

Step 22

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 23

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

Step 24

Copy tube 'NLD Flower cluster'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the flowers in the lower left corner.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 25

Copy tube 'KIMLA_~1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the flowers in the lower left corner.

Just before the flowers - see main image.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 26

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before, on both tubes.

Step 27

Activate your bottom layer

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Send to bottom.

Selections - Select all.

Image - Crop to selection.

Image - Canvas size - with these settings:

Step 28

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill the selection with your last gradient.

Step 29

Don't deselect!

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Plugins - Kang 2 - The Persian Widow - default settings - see image below:

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 40.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Don't deselect!

Step 30

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tool - Blend Emboss - default settings.

Step 31

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40 pixels.

Step 32

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 75 - Blur 25 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -10 (minus 10).

Don't deselect!

Step 33

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels.

Activate your top layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Step 34

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 30 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Step 35

Activate your Text tool - font 'RedWagonStylistic' - Size 100.

Close your foreground color.

Set your background color to #e4e4e4.

Type 'Tempo di Pasqua' or your own text.

Place the text on top of your crea.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Step 36

Layers - Duplicate.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 37

Copy tube 'Annarella'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in one of the corners.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Step 38

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 39

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Annarella on March 22, 2012.

This lesson is and remains the property of Annarella.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

All my lessons are registered with TWI.

 

Translated by Zial on February 17, 2015

 

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