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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:

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

You can download them

Place or install the plugin in your Plugins folder.

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

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 silver pattern - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your mask folder.

Place the pattern in your pattern folder.

 

The tubes are by Leny and Pascale.

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 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 to a light color from your tubes.

Set your background to a darker color from your tubes and to your silver pattern - Angle 45 - Scale 100.

Open a transparent image of 650 x 550 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'Leny-misteds35'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your silver pattern.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'Vix_Mask425' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 30 - Opacity 55 - Blur 45 - color white.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings.

Image - Resize - 120% - All layers not checked.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate tube 'trabajo' - copy layer Adorno.

Paste as a new layer on your working image (don't move it).

Step 4

Activate tube 'trabajo' - copy layer Rectangulo.

Paste as a new layer on your working image (don't move it).

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

Click with your Magic wand in the middle of black frame.

Step 5

Selections - Modify - Expand - 2 pixels.

Activate tube 'Leny-misteds35' - Edit - Copy merged.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 6

Activate tube 'trabajo' - copy layer Circulo.

Paste as a transparent selection.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down - repeat 1x.

Image - Resize - 110% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 30- Opacity 55 - Blur 45 - color black.

Step 7

Copy tube 'winter'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Put it on a nice place.

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

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 10 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your silver pattern.

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

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 20 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Step 9

Activate tube 'Leny-misteds35' - Edit - Copy merged.

Paste into the selection.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

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

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your silver pattern.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

Copy tube 'Pascale_101208_SnowLayer'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Copy tube 'Pascale_101208_LintStripes'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Step 12

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 13

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Adjust - Brightness/contrast - Brightness - 2.

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 December 8, 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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