EK Football 2008

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


Materials needed:

2 pictures of Football

1 tube of public

1 tube Height 226 pixels

1 accent tube - 200 pixels at the longest side.


you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 2 pictures.


The tube 'voorgerrie' is by Gerrie.

I don't know who the makers are from the other tubes.

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 pictures.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.


Step 1

Open the tubes and the pictures in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #729553.

Set your background color to #b63806.

Open a transparent image of 650 x 500 pixels.

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

Flood fill this image with your gradient.

Step 2

Copy picture 'les 1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Press the 'D' button and pull the side and the top, so the reach the left, top and right edge.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

Step 3

Copy tube 'publiekgerrie'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it to the bottom.

Press the 'D' button and pull the left and the right side until they reach the edge.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 4

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle.

Custom selection - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy picture '150' - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Repeat by now Horizontal checked.

Step 5

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - with these settings:

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with black.

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Copy tube 'voorgerrie'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the left side.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 8

Copy tube 'klu'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it totaly below left.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 55 - Blur 10 - color black.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 10

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - black.

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 May 11, 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 April 7, 2013