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

 

The copyrights of this lesson are from Black4Roses.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins:

Cybia - Screenworks - Quad Dice

Xenofex 1.0 - Distress

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes.

 

You may not remove the  mark on the tubes, or use them as your own work.

If you use your own material, you must afcourse adapt the agreements.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP.

Copy them and close the originals.

Open a transparent image of 600 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #b08c42.

Set your background color to #5e3f3c.

Or choose your own colors.

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

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Copy tube 'SS-59'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it to the right edge.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Step 3

Copy tube 'Misted By Sorensen_Designs_Tube Jan 5_07'.>

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it to the upper left.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Adjust - A stepwise noise removal.

(in PSP 9 it is: Adjust - Photo correction - Noise removal from digital camera.)

Step 4

Copy tube 'glas'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move the glass to the bottom right - see main image.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Marif_2006_septembre_misted_face0144'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 120% - All layers not checked.

Image - Mirror.

Move it to the upper right - see main image.

Step 6

Copy tube 'iin_the_attic'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Don't move it's immediately good.

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 10 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Cybia - Screenworks - Quad Dice - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

If you don't want to animate, save your crea as a JPEG file.

 

Part 2

Animation

 

Step 10

Activate your Free hand selection - with these settings:

Make a selection - see image below:

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

You now have 3 layers.

Activate the bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 1.0 - Distress - with these settings:

Activate the middle layer.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 1.0 - Distress - Irregularity to 70 - the other settings remain the same.

Activate now the top layer of it.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 1.0 - Distress - Irregularity to 80 - the other settings remain the same.

Selections - Select none.

Save it as a Animation or PSP file.

Step 11

To AS: Open your crea in AS.

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

Save it as a gif file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

Black4Roses

2008

 

Translated by Zial on February 10, 2012

 

 

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