Springtime in the Air

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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 me.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugin:

Simple - Top Left Mirror

Xero - Bad Dream - Fuzzifier and Lineart

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 10 tubes - 2 masks - 1 selection.

Place the masks in your Mask folder.

Place the selection in your Selection folder.

Place the 2 corners in your Picture tube folder.

 

The corners are from Karin's Creations:

The flower tube is by © Manue Designs (her site is no longer available).

 

If you like to have my poser tube, just mail me with the name of the lesson in the subject line and I'll send it to you.

 

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.

Duplicate them with Shift+D - close the originals.

Open a transparent image of 800 x 600 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #e5bc72.

Set your background color to #957086.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Radial' - with these settings:

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Effects - Distortion effects - Twirl - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Bad Dream - with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Fuzzifier - with these settings:

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with color #595631.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask '114-©chantoune2011' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Image49Flight of Fancy_LR._.'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the upper right corner.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'digiscrapations_leafswirlleaf1-2' - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with color #595631.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

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

Step 6

Copy tube 'Enchanted-7'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place it to the bottom.

Layers - Duplicate.

Place it in the lower right corner.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 7

Copy tube 'Enchanted-6'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move the flower a little to the left - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place this flower on the left side of the first flower.

Activate the original flower layer.

Layers - Arrange - Bring to top.

Step 8

Copy your poser tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

If you use my poser tube:

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Image - Mirror.

Place her on the left side.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 1 - Hor minus 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color black.

Step 9

Copy tube 'manueelement58'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Place them behind your tube.

Step 10

Copy tube 'manueelement35'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Activate your top layer.

Step 11

Copy tube 'manueelement59'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 4x with 50% - All layers not checked (I had to resize for 70% also).

Place the bird on the shoe of the tube.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 1 - Hor minus 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color #404040.

Step 12

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Image - Resize - 650 x 450 pixels - All layers checked.

Image - Canvas size - 800 x 650 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

Effects - 3D effects - Buttonize - color white - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

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

Repeat with Vert minus 1 and Hor to 1.

Step 13

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Picture tube tool - find tube '03corn10d'.

Click 1x in your crea.

Image - Resize - 200% - All layers not checked.

Place it in the upper left corner of the small image.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror - Image - Flip.

Step 14

Copy tube 'manueelement81'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it a little to the left and up - see main image.

Step 15

Copy tube 'manueelement36'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked (I had to resize with 90%).

Place it on the left big purple circle.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 60% - All layers not checked.

Place this one on the upper small purple circle.

Layers - Duplicate.

Place this one on the below small purple circle.

Step 16

Copy again tube 'manueelement36'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked (I had to resize with 95%).

Place this one upper right over the circle - see main image.

Step 17

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Picture tube tool - find tube '03corn1c'.

Click 1x in your crea.

Place it in the upper left corner.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 1 - Hor minus 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color black.

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror.

Step 18

Activate your Text tool - find a nice font.

Size and color at your choice.

Type Vertical 'Springtime'.

Objects - Align - Vert. centering on canvas.

Pull it a little to the left.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Type Horizontal 'in the air'.

Place left under the bottom of your crea - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - at your choice.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - at your choice.

Step 19

Activate your small image.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with color #aed03f.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'ATT44' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Lineart - with these settings:

Effects - Texture effects - Straw wall - color #2541b0 - with these settings:

Step 20

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with color #a17990.

Step 21

Place all © references.

Don't forget to add your name and/or watermark.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

Black4Roses

April 22, 2017

 

Translated by Zial on April 24, 2017

 

 

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