On a Mission

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

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow

penta.com - Dot and Cross

XE Xtras - Elemental

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 image - 1 mask - 1 font.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

The tubes are made by Elvira.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #002880.

Set your background color to black (#000000).

Open a transparent image of 900 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Effects - Plugins - XE Xtras - Elemental - with these settings:

Set the Opacity of this layer to 32.

Stay on this layer.

Step 3

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'Alysia002mask' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - with these settings:

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle.

Make a selection - see image below:

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy image 'ISS'.

Paste into the selection.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Selections - Modify.

Selections - Select selection borders - Inside checked - 3 pixels.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Activate raster layer 2 (with the picture).

Effects - Illumination effects - Sunburst - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Activate your top layer.

Step 6

Copy tube 'Randy_Bresnik'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place him right below - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 15.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Activate the top layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 25 - Blur 2 - black.

Step 7

Copy tube 'nasa'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 75%,

Place it upper left - see main image.

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

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 8

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Image - Add borders - 5 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - Dot and Cross - default settings.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - 25 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Step 11

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Effects - Plugins - XE Xtras - Elemental - with these settings:

Set the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Step 12

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 7 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - Dot and Cross - default settings.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - background color.

Step 13

Copy tube 'image_msg'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place him left below on the edge - see main image.

Step 14

Copy tube 'tekst'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Or type your own text - use font 'Old Englisch textMT'.

Place it upper right - see main image.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow.

Find by Settings 'Subtle White Glow' - press OK.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 32.

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

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Add your watermark.

Resize if you want.

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 June 30, 2012

 

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