Hopeful Green

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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 plugins:

Filters Unlimited 2.0

Edges, Square - Edges, Round

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: Scrapkit HopefulGreen.

Thank you so much Doris, that I could use it for my tutorial.

 

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 materials in PSP.

Copy them with Shift+D - close the originals.

Open a transparent image of 600 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #d3d780.

Set your background color to #4d5903.

Or choose your own colors.

Step 2

Selections - Select all.

Open the Scrapkit - copy 'Paper9'.

Paste into the selection.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy 'Paper8' - Paste into the selection.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy 'Paper1' - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

 Activate layer 2.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edges, Square - Edge Square 17.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - black.

Step 6

Activate layer 3.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edges, Round - Round Edge 05.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - color #74971f.

Step 7

Copy 'Ribbon & Chain1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 45.

Place it in the upper right corner - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - black.

Step 8

Copy tube 'watergardens_Marie_Lu~mree'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place it on the left side - see main image.

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

Step 9

Copy tube 'Hope Bead String'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place it totaly to the left.

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

Step 10

Copy 'Dragonfly'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked - repeat 2x.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 45.

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

Step 11

Copy 'Lace Ribbon'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it at the bottom of your image - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

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

Step 12

Copy 'Ribbon2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the upper right corner.

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to top.

Step 13

Copy 'Sunflower2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Place it in the upper right corner - see main image.

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

Step 14

Copy 'Beads'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 90.

Activate your Eraser.

Erase the top 5 pearls - see image below:

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

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 4x.

Step 15

Activate your top layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 16

Activate your Text tool - find a nice font.

Type the text you can see in the example above this lesson.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 17

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

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

Select this border with your Magic wand - Tolerance 0.

Step 18

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy 'Paper9'.

Paste into the selection.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 19

Layers - New raster layer.

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

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 20

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

Image - Resize - Width 600 pixels.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

Black4Roses

2008

 

Translated by Zial on December 27, 2012

 

 

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