Budha

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This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact: Glass, Extrude and Perspective Shadow

AP 01 (Innovations) - Lines-SilverLining

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Bkg Kaleidoscope - 4QFlip UpperR

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

If you have to install plugins, you have to restart your PSP, so they work immediately.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 picture - 1 selection - 1 mask - 2 plugin settings - 1 preset and Custom plugin - Emboss_3.

(just double click on the presets and they are in the correct folder)

Place the preset in Emboss_3 in your Preset folder.

Place the selection and the mask in there folder.

 

The tubes are by Gerrie, Graphnco, Tony Chavarria Tocha.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credits.

 

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 #ffd739 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #4a0207 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 900 x 600 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Copy picture 'red abstract'.

Back to your working image - paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 2

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 20.

Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Bkg Kaleidoscope - 4QFlip UpperR - see image below:

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Bkg Kaleidoscope - @BlueBerry Pie - see image below:

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked.

Flood fill your layer with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - AP Lines Silverlines - Dotty Grid - with these settings:

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Monaiekje mask 17' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Custom plugin - Emboss_3 - default settings - see image below:

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Gersel A' - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 50 - black.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What are you: 20 - 20.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling - default settings.

Effects - Find effects - click on Effects - click on Distortion effects - Lens distortion.

You now can see a screen below - click on Lens distortion Fish eye offset:

Step 5

Copy tube 'Budha'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Click on your Selection tool - Custom selection - with these settings:

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 1 - Repeats 1 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Extrude - with these settings:

Effects - Geometric effects - Skew - with these settings:

Place it at the bottom of the budha - see main image.

Place this layer under the budha layer.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place this one on top of the budha - see main image.

Make sure that the budha is exact between the 2 bars.

If there is still some of the budha outside the bars,

erase that with your Freehand selection - Point to point.

If you are satisfied:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 7

Copy tube 'Elementgerrie'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the left side - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 6 - foreground color.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 8

Copy tube 'Tocha24274'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the left side - see main image.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow - click on Settings - find 'Gerrie Budha' - click OK.

Step 9

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - foreground color.

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

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

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert minus 0 - Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 50 - background color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - foreground color.

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

Select the this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Reflection effects - Kaleidoscope - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Activate your Magic wand - with these settings:

Select the yellow borders on top and below.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass - find 'pspmagnifiqueglas' - click OK.

Step 11

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Resize - Width 800 pixels.

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 April 13, 2013.

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 June 7, 2013

 

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