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This tutorial was made in PSP X4, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugin:

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

You can download the plugin

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 mask - 1 brush.

Place the brush and the BrushTip in your Brush folder.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by Gerrie-PSP, Marif and Yoka.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes 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 in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #af9587 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #67564e (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 700 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

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

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

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

Layers - New mask layers - From image - find mask '216-kris' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Step 3

Open tube 'Yoka-Planten-Ogenplantzilla130807'.

Image - Resize - Height 550 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 1 - Opacity 50 - Blur 2 - color black.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

If you use other colors, Colorize at your choice.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Marif_2007_03Mars_misted_oeil047'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - with these settings:

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 43.

Step 5

Open tube 'Gerry-faces37-6 april 2008'.

Image - Resize - Height 505 pixels.

Edit - Copy - Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the right side.

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

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - Airbrush - with these settings:

Stamp 2x with your background color in the upper left corner - see main image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 8

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 5 pixels - background color.

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

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 January 21, 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 May 15, 2015

 

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