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

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugin:

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

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

Open the font and minimize it.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by @nn and Jet.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes, the brush and the mask PSP - minimize them for now.

Export the brush by Custom brush to your Brush folder.

Set your foreground color to #b4a59e (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #392921 (or at your choice).

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

Open a transparent image of 700 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground back to color.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'brush22paper'.

Stamp it 1x on the left side and 1x on the right side, with your background color.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Lower the Opacity of this layer between 60 and 70.

Step 3

Open tube 'jet-whiteflower-mei-2007'.

Image - Resize - Height 525 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the lower left corner - see main image.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Sunburst' - with these settings:

Flood fill your layer with this gradient.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask '10e_diamond_circle' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 60 - Blur 13 - color black.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Open tube '@nn_031207_photos_269_manmodelsinc_tdstudio'.

Image - Resize - Height 450 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move him a little to the right.

Set the Opacity of this layer to about 46 (or at your choice).

Step 6

Open tube '@nn_260607_model_101_Tiara_tdstudio'.

Image - Resize - Height 450 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the right side - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 67 (or at your choice).

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Text tool - Font Monotype Corsiva - Size 48 - see image below:

Close your foreground color.

Type your text and put it on a nice place - or see main image.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Overlay.

Step 8

Set your foreground to below gradient:

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - red.

Activate your Magic wand - with these settings:

Step 9

Select the red border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II -

Pool Shadow - default settings - see image below:

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 15 pixels - color #9e8a81.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - background color - with these settings:

Step 11

Your foreground is still on the gradient of step 8.

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - red.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

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

Step 12

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Step 13

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

If you want your crea in my Gallery:

Image - Resize - Width 800 pixels.

Save your crea as a jpg file and please send me an email with your crea.

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on April 23, 2008.

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 May 30, 2014

 

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