My Valentine

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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:

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Filter Factory Gallery N - Wee Scratches

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

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: 7 tubes.

 

The tubes are by CibiBijyoux, Graça Macêdo BR, Lori Rhae and Paci.

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.

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 #b80105 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #010000 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 650 x 550 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'achtergrond Ger'.

Back to your working image.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 2

Copy tube 'corazon1a'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it left below - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Step 3

Open tube 'Graça_Macêdo_BR_003423misted.

Image - Resize - Height 385 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them upper right - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 65 - Blur 3 - color black.

Step 4

Open tube 'Hearts_CibiBijoux'.

Image - Resize - Width 562 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place it nicely over the couple.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 5

Open tube 'Red Poppies_LR-07-01-09'.

Image - Resize - Width 369 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it down and a little to the right - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 6

Open tube 'QB_LoveWordArt4'.

Image - Resize - Width 300 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Put it on a nice place or see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 0 - white or at your choice.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 8

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

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

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

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

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

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory Gallery N - Wee Scratches - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame - with these settings:

Step 9

Adjust - Brightness/Contrast - Brightness - 1.

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 700 pixels.

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

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on January 12, 2010.

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 January 24, 2014

 

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