Gerrie, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

Click on the banner for the original lesson

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_sally

AP01 (innovations) - Lines - Silverlining

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Tramages - Tow The Line (import in Filters Unlimited 2.0)

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: 2 tubes - 1 picture - 1 mask - 1 plugin settings

(just double click on the 'glass_sally' and it's in the right settings)


The woman tube is by Mary.

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, picture 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, the mask and the color picture in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #918579.

Set your background color to #000000 (black).

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

Open a transparent image of 1000 x 650 pixels.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Effects - Texture effects - Weave (foreground- and background color) with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - with these settings:

Step 3

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

Select all the black parts with your Magic wand - see image below:

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - click on tab Settings - glass_sally - click OK.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - AP01 (innovations) - Lines - Silverlining - with these settings:

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Astrid masker 62a' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Tramages - Tow The Line - with these settings:

Step 5

Copy tube 'imageA'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them in the lower right corner - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

(Image - Hor. Mirror - Image Ver. mirror.)

Step 6

Copy tube 'Mary 0612-92'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her against the left edge.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 65 - Blur 10 - background color.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 8

Effects - Plugins - Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete - Tonal Contrast - default settings - see image below:

Image - Resize - Width 850 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 July 1, 2012.

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 26, 2013