Violin Queen

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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 plugin:

FunHouse - Cirquelate

You can download the plugin

Place or install the plugin in your Plugin folder.

If you have to install plugin, you have to restart your PSP, so they work immediately.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 1 texture - 2 masks - 2 selections.

Place the masks in your Mask folder.

Place the selections in your Selection folder.

Place the texture in your Texture folder.

 

The masks are by Cameron and SF Josje.

The tubes are by Leny and YD.

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 and masks.

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 to a light color from your tubes.

Set your background to a darker color from your tubes.

Open a transparent image of 700 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'SF_MaskJosje2' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 3

Selections - Select all.

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'YD-Template2'

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 65 - or at your choice.

Step 4

Open tube 'Leny-misteds72'.

Image - Resize - Height 500 pixels - All layers checked.

Edit - Copy.

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

Move her a little to the left.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'maskcameron164' - same settings as before.

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Change the Blend mode to Screen.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 45.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'selectie6xd[1]'  - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Select none.

Move it a little to the right - see main image.

Effects - Texture effects - Sculpture - find texture 'SPIEGEL'  - with these settings:

Effects - Artistic effects - Enamel - with these settings (on the screen it seems different than in reality):

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Violin queen sel10' - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with white.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Step 8

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

Click with your Magic wand in the middle of the triangle.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Text tool - find a nice font - with these settings:

Type your text.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

You can rotate your font if you want.

Effects - Texture effects - Sculpture - find texture 'SPIEGEL' - same settings as before.

Step 11

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - same settings as before.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 30 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 10 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 15.

Effects - Plugins - FunHouse - Cirquelate - 20.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 60 - Blur 15 - color black.

Step 12

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Resize - Width 450 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 9, 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 May 22, 2013

 

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