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This is my first turotial that I wrote.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Andromeda - Perspective

Custom plugin - Emboss 3

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

Place Custom plugin - Emboss 3 into your Preset folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 mask - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by Alejandra Rosales and Virke.

The mask is by PIT.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

I want to thank all the makers of the beautiful tubes.

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 mask in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #b5c1d9 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #080d21 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 550 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'PIT_maskside_b224' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Plugins - Custom plugin - Emboss_3 - with these settings:

Step 3

Copy tube 'face20'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her down and a little to the left.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - at your choice.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the original tube layer.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Right - 100.

Step 4

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

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

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric not checked - color white (#ffffff) with these settings:

Select this border with your Magic wand - with these settings:

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked - see image below:

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - default settings - see image below:

Selections - select none.

Step 5

Effects - Plugins - Andromeda - Perspective - follow the steps.

Press Reset 1x (yellow hand).

You image should look like this:

Click 1x on the left yellow triangle.

Your image should look like this:

Click 1x on the checkmark near the yellow hand - see image below:

Your image should look like this:

Step 6

Click with your Magic wand in the white area.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Copy tube '2877-tulip9-ŽAlejandraRosalesUT-24-09-07'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tulip on the right side.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - at your choice.

Step 8

Copy tube 'parfum_virke_90'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it right below.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - at your choice.

Step 9

Activate your Text tool - font Eras Demi ITC - with these settings:

Close your foreground color.

Type 'Lady in Bleu' or your own text.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 11

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

Layers - Merge - Merge all.

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 February 27, 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 February 20, 2015

 

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