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

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this lesson you need:

A silver pattern of your choice

and the following plugin:

Simple - Diamonds.

You can download it

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 1 image - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

 

The tubes are by Giada, Kat and Zuzzanna.

 

You need a silver pattern of your choice.

 

Step 1

Open a transparent image of 650 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #5c356c.

Set your background color to #000000 (black).

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 3 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill your image with black.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'zuzzanna_mask61' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - 2 - 30 - color #9660be - Horizontal and Light from left/top checked.

Repeat but now only Light from left/top checked.

Activate your Selection tool - Rounded rectangle.

Create a rectangle in the black erea - see image below:

Step 3

Lagen nieuwe rasterlaag.

Copy picture 'Goth_Castle'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - Outside checked - 1 - Anti alias not checked.

Set your foreground to a silver pattern of your choise - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Flood fill the selection with the silver pattern.

Selectie niets selecteren.

Step 4

Copy tube 'KAT_2007_020317'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked.

Image - Mirror.

Place her left below - see example.

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

Step 5

Copy tube 'purple_velvet_GI'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place her right below - see example.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Add your watermark.

Step 6

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your silver pattern.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - zwart.

Image - Add borders - 25 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your silver pattern.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Save it as a JPG file and you'r done!

 

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 April 17, 2012

 

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