Never Alone

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: 5 tubes - 1 picture - 1 gradient.

Place the gradient in your Gradient folder.

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

Step 1

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

Open a transparent image of 775 x 525 pixels.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Pastel_Sherbet_MMDM' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy image 'wallpaper-digital'.

Paste into the selection.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 22.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Copy tube 'Misted_Forest_Edge_RM'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper right.

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

Step 4

Copy tube 'landscape'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place it right below.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 76.

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

Step 5

Copy tube 'Marif_2006_aout_misted_oeil06'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper left.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 76.

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

Step 6

Copy tube 'sassyillusions_blonde22'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 76.

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

Step 7

Copy tube 'Tubed_by_monique42_3201'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 22.

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

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain - default settings.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Step 8

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - color #87485a.

Image - Add borders 27 pixels - different color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Repeat this - Horizontal not checked.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - color #87485a.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Image - Resize 85% - All layers checked.

Save your crea and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

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 4, 2012

 

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