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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:

Penta Com - Color Dot

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: 3 tubes - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your mask folder.

 

The tubes are by Calguiscomic and Syl.

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 color to #fafcfb (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #95a3a3 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 750 x 550 pixels.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear: Angle 45 - Repeats 4 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill this image with your gradient.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - color dot - default settings.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask ' @nn_200610_mask_016_tdstudio' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 8 - Opacity 40 - Blur 12 - color black.

Step 3

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Distortion effects - Ripple - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 8 - Opacity 40 - Blur 12 - color white.

Step 4

Open tube 'SvB (155) Beauty'.

Image - Resize - Height 500 pixels.

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

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

Step 5

Open tube 'calguisseanduccan3119'.

Image - Resize - Height 550 pixels.

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

Place it in the upper left corner.

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

Step 6

Copy tube 'winter time'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Put it on a nice place - rotate the text if you want.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 40 - Blur 0 - color black.

Step 7

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

Select the border with your Magic wand - Outside checked - with these settings:

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

Step 8

Image - Add borders - Symmetric not checked - with these settings:

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Reflection effects - Pattern - with these settings:

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 10.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 40 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 10

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

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

Image - Resize - Width 600 pixels (optional).

Adjust - Brightness/contrast - Brightness - default settings.

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 August 20, 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 21, 2013

 

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