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This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Andromeda - Perspective

FunHouse - BugEye and Tunnel Tile

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by Augurius Design, Johanna and Nikita.

 

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 #e4d0dc (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #913753 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 700 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

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

Flood fill your layer with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - FunHouse - BugEye - default settings - see image below:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Effects - Geometric effects - Perspective Horizontal - with these settings:

Activate your Magic wand - with these settings:

Select the border you just made.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Step 4

Effects - Plugins - FunHouse - Tunnel Tile - with these settings:

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

Effects - Plugins - Andromeda - Perspective.

Click upper right on 'Preset' - see image below:

On the next screen click 'ff 02' - see image below:

Click on the checkmark and click again on the checkmark.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 60 - Blur 12 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to minus 2.

Place the tip in the lower left corner - see main image.

Step 5

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Plugins - Andromeda - Perspective.

Click upper right on 'Preset'.

On the next screen click 'ff 03' - see image below:

Click on the checkmark - click again on the checkmark.

Step 6

Copy tube 'nikita_femmes_1206812938'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place them left against the edge - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

Step 7

Copy tube 'JHanna-34a'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the right side - see main image.

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

Step 8

Copy tube 'motorolla'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 3x with 85% - All layers not checked.

If you use other colors you can colorize the tube by:

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize - enter the numbers of H and S from your foreground- or background color.

Rotate if you like.

Step 9

Activate your Text tool - font at your choice (I used font HandScript Bold for the titel) - with these settings:

Type 'Watch over You' or your own text.

Place the text on top of your crea.

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

Step 10

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

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

Select this border with your Magic wand.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 15 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

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

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

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

Select this border with your Magic wand.

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

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 12

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

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 April 27, 2008.

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 18, 2015

 

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