Forest-Fairy Dreams

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

The copyright rests solely with Black4Roses.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugin:

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

You can download the plugin

 

There are no materials for this lesson.

So you have to find your own tubes.

 

The for the tubes should not be removed and displayed as your own.

If you use your own material, you have to adjust them.

If you are ready, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP.

Copy them with Shift+D - close the originals.

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #85c806.

Set your background color to #0d2f00.

Or choose your own colors.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Copy your first tube (for me it's my treetube).

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tree on the left side.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place them so that the top of the crowns touching each other.

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

Set the Opacity of this layer to 72.

Step 3

Copy your second tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tube left below.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Step 4

Copy your third tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tube right below.

Step 5

Copy your last tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place this tube a little up and a little to the right.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

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

Activate layer 2.

Activate your Eraser - Daumenabdruck.

Erase everything that shines through the 3 tubes.

Step 6

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 15 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Click with your Magic wand the last border.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 20 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Activate your Pen tool - Line style 'Opposite arrowheads' - with these settings:

Switch your colors - close the foreground color.

Your background it now the light color.

Draw a line from left to right in the upper wide border.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Step 8

Activate your Text tool - find a nice font - Direction Vertical and left - Stroke width 0.

Type 'Forest-Fairy' (or your own text) - place it on the left side.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Change the Direction to Horizontal and down.

Type Dreams - place it left below.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 1 - Hor -1 (minus 1) - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - background color.

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

Repeat this plugin 1x.

Step 9

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

Black4Roses

June 17, 2013

 

Translated by Zial on June 23, 2013

 

 

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