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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:

Filters Unlimited 2.0

Andrew's filter 48 - Mixing Dots and More Dots

(you have to import it in Filters Unlimited 2.0)

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

If you have to install the plugins, you have to restart your PSP, so it works immediately.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 background.

 

The tubes are by Aclis, Hanni, Jet, JHanna and Luzcristina.

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.

Resize them and minimize them for now.

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp mask: 1 - 64 - 4.

Set your foreground to a light color from your tubes.

Set your background to a darker color from your tubes.

Open a transparent image of 650 x 550 pixels.

Step 2

Selections - Select all.

Copy picture 'JHanna_131 bground'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Open tube '1331-luzcristina'.

Image - Resize - Width 565 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Step 4

Open tube 'aclis_yelow_roses_01_03_02_2009'.

Image - Resize - Width 700 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Step 5

Open tube 'AH-Glasei_04_07'.

Image - Resize - Width 400 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Don't move it!

Step 6

Open tube 'jet-woman8-september-2008'.

Image - Resize - Height 450 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the left side - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 65 - Blur 2 - background color.

Step 7

Open tube 'jet-easterflower-februari-2009'.

Image - Resize - Height 500 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

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

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

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

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

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

Step 10

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 30 pixels - foreground color, but a little darker.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Rectangular - Angle 15 - Repeats 4 - Invert checked - Vert and Hor 50.

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

Step 11

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's filter 48 - Mixing Dots and More Dots - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

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 February 23, 2009.

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 14, 2013

 

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