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

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins:

Brush Strokes - Sumi-e...

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

 

The tubes are by kTs and LuzCristina.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and mask.

 

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to ##ded1a4 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #382b1a (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 650 x 550 pixels.

Step 2

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 1 - Invert checked.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'Vix_Mask398' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Move the mask a little to the right.

Step 4

Copy tube '1824-luzcristina'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her against the left edge.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 80 - Blur 8 - black.

Step 5

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Edit - Copy.

Step 6

Open a new transparent image of 500 x 400 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Edit - Paste into the selection (the copy is still in memory).

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Step 8

Activate your Magic wand - Outside checked - with these settings:

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - black.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 10 pixels - background color.

Step 10

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Step 12

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Step 13

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - black.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 15 pixels - background color.

Step 14

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Voluit - Pool Shadow - default settings.

Effects - Texture effects - Fur - with these settings:

Repeat 1x with the same settings.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames - 3D Glass Frame 2: 50 - 50.

Selections - Select none.

Step 15

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Step 16

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 25 pixels - foreground color.

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - Brush Strokes - Sumi-e... - default settings - see image below:

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Warp - default settings - see image below:

Selections - Select none.

Step 17

Open tube 'kTs_btv035 copie'.

Image - Resize - Height 300 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Lower the Opacity to 49 or at your choice.

If you want, you can also rotate it.

Step 18

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 19

Image - Resize - Width 500 pixels - All layers checked.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on October 21, 2009.

This lesson is and remains the property of Gerrie.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

All my lessons are registered with TWI.

 

Translated by Zial on February 24, 2014

 

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