Fairy Tales

Elvira, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugin

Xero - Porcelain

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 2 pictures - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

 

The tubes are by Nel, Suzi Sgai and Roxanne.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Preparation:

Open the 2 pictures.

On both pictures:

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask '20-20'.

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Minimize them for now.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and the misted pictures in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 650 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #788557.

Set your background color to #3e6532.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Copy tube 'Misted_Forest_Edge_RM'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper left.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 82.

Layers - Duplicate.

Slide it with your Move tool to upper right.

Step 3

Open 'english_garden3' you just minimized.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it left below.

Step 4

Copy tube 'SS_1885'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Step 5

Open 'weekplaatje' - you minimized in the beginning.

Edit - copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Activate your Eraser.

Erase the flowers and the gate around both children.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain - default settings.

Step 6

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 20 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Texture effects - choose a nice texture.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Step 7

Copy tube 'nel's_creation_Gold_corner_08c'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 35 - Blur 5 - black.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror - Image - Flip.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 8

Add your name and/or watermark.

Image - Resize - 2x 85% - All layers checked.

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done :-)

 

This lesson can not arrive at groups without my permission.

I certainly don't like copying.

If you want to link my lesson, please mail me.

Love Elvira

 

Translated by Zial on August 3, 2012

 

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