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Daty, ich habe keine Worte des Dankes, dass meine Dankbarkeit für deine großzügige Angebot übereinstimmen, das du mir al deine Tutorials und Stationery's gegeben hast, vielen lieben Dank.

Daty, there are no words that can express my gratitude for your generous offer that you gave me all your stationery and tutorials, with lots of love, Zial.

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

 

Here you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 2 brushes - 1 gradient.

Kara and Lamanouche, thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Here you can download the plugins:

Galaxy, Filter FM Tile Tools and Penta.com.

If you have placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Set your foreground to color #faeffe.

Set your background to color #ff5357.

Open a transparent image of 600 x 400 pixels.

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

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush "SGgrit".

Set your foreground back to color.

Click 1x with your foreground color in the lower left corner.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings - repeat 2x.

Step 3

Duplicate your bottom layer - activate your Distortion tool:

PSP X2    PSP 9

Push while holding down the Ctrl key, the left sides facing each other - see image below:

Effects - Distortion effects - Twirl - 70.

Pull with your Distortion tool the upper to mid, so that the rim is narrower and pull it down slightly on the bottom - see image below:

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - with these settings:

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 40 - such that the point is on the lower rim - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Step 4

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 35.

Move this layer to the left, so the bottoms just touch each other - see image below:

Activate your top layer.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground to gradient "azurow" - with these settings:

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If you use an other tube, you can also make your own gradient.

Click under gradient on "Edit".

If you click with your cursor in the top bar, you can specify a color from your tube:

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Step 6

Activate your Selection tool - Circle - Feather 30.

Draw a circle from the center.

Selections - Edit selection - you will see a red circle.

You can slide it down with your Distortion too - see image below:

If you have done that, again: Selections - Edit selection.

Flood fill the selection with your rainbow gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Place this in the middle of your image.

Effects - Plugins - Plugin Galaxy - Rainbow - (with other materials, you need to try the settings of this filter or just leave this the plugin out - with these settings:

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 24.

Effects - Plugins - Penta.com - Jeans - with these settings:

Pull the rainbow with your Distortion tool on the sides a bit, so the rainbow is a little wider - see main image.

Erase the bottom of the rainbow with preset "Feines Haar" what blurred.

Step 7

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Duplicate the top layer.

Duplicate the original layer.

Activate your Distortion tool:

For PSP X2 your Selection tool - for PSP 9 your Distortion tool:

PSP X2   PSP 9

Push while holding down Ctrl key, the left sides facing each other - see below:

Place this little picture in the upper left corner - see image below:

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Flip - Image - Mirror.

Place this one in the lower left corner.

Step 8

Copy tube "KaraT4801".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 70% - All layers not checked.

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

Image - Mirror.

Place the butterflies on the left side, in the middle of your image - see main image.

Step 9

Copy tube "Christmas_cactus".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Mirror.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the original layer.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Distortion Filters - Warp Jump - 106.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Activate your top layer.

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

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush "yoka-brush-luccacircles".

Click 2x with your foreground color at the lower left edge - see main image.

Image - Mirror.

Move this layer to the left - see main image.

If you like it better, you can duplicate this layer.

Step 11

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - background color - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 12

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

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 20 pixels - in a different color.

Select this layer with your Magic wand - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Step 13

Layers - New raster layer.

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

Flood fill this layer with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Penta.com - Jeans - with these settings:

Repeat 1x.

Step 14

Copy the selection.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Selections - Select none.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 57.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 15

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

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

Step 16

Add your name and/or watermark.

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

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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Translated by Zial on November 3, 2011

© by Daty